Dell Power Edge R830

Dell Power Edge R830

The Dell PowerEdge R830 is a 2U rack server that supports four processors and loads of memory. This is a foundational server ideally suited for dense virtualization, database, and in-memory applications.

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Dell PowerEdge R830 Gen13 Rack Server – Specifications

Processor – 4 Socket
  • Intel® Xeon® processor E5-4600 v4 product family
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows Server® 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
  • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
  • VMware vSphere® ESXi®

Optional embedded hypervisors:

  • Microsoft Windows Server with Hyper-V®
  • Citrix® XenServer®
  • VMware vSphere ESXi

Intel C612


Up to 3TB
48 DIMM slots: 8GB/16GB/32GB/64GB


Up to 16 x 2.5” SATA/SAS SSD, SAS HDD (15K, 10K), nearline SAS HDD (7.2K)

Drive Bays

Up to 16 x 2.5”


7 PCIe slots:

  • 2 x16 half-length, full-height
  • 1 x8 half-length, full-height
  • 3 x8 half-length, half-height
  • 1 x8 half-length, full-height for the RAID controller
Raid Controller

Internal controllers:

  • PERC H330
  • PERC H730
  • PERC H730P

External HBAs (RAID):

  • PERC H830

External HBAs (non-RAID):

  • 12Gbps SAS HBA
  • Hot-plug hard drives
  • Hot-plug redundant power
  • Hot-plug redundant fans
  • ECC memory
  • Internal dual SD module
  • Broadcom® 5720 quad-port 1GbE Base-T (no TOE or iSCSI offload)
  • Broadcom 57800S dual-port 10GbE Base-T with 2 1GbE (TOE and iSCSI offload available on 10GbE ports)
  • Broadcom 57800S dual-port 10GbE SFP+ with 2 1GbE (TOE and iSCSI offload available on 10GbE ports)
  • Intel I350 quad-port 1GbE Base-T (no TOE or iSCSI offload)
  • Intel X540 dual-port 10GbE Base-T with 2 1GbE (FCoE capability enabled on the 10GbE ports)
  • Platinum 750W AC, auto-ranging
  • Platinum 1600W AC, auto-ranging

2U Rack
Height: 8.68 cm (3.42 in)
Width: 43.4 cm (17.08 in)
Depth: 74.06 cm (29.16 in)


Systems management:

  • IPMI 2.0 compliant
  • Dell OpenManage Essentials
  • Dell OpenManage Mobile
  • Dell OpenManage Power Center

Remote management:

  • iDRAC8 with Lifecycle Controller
  • iDRAC8 Express (default)
  • iDRAC8 Enterprise (upgrade)
  • 8GB vFlash media (upgrade)
  • 16GB vFlash media (upgrade)
  • iDRAC Quick Sync

Dell OpenManage Integrations:

  • Dell OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft® System Center
  • Dell OpenManage Integration for VMware® vCenter™

Dell OpenManage Connections:

  • HP Operations Manager, IBM Tivoli® Netcool® and CA Network and Systems Management
  • Dell OpenManage Plug-in for Oracle® Database Manager
Rack Support

ReadyRails™ II sliding rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded hole racks, with support for optional tool-less cable management arm.