Server Rack

PowerEdge R320

Product Description

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Strong performance and density

Deliver the right combination of performance, availability and power efficiency in a dense, 1-socket, 1U chassis with the next-generation PowerEdge R320.
PowerEdge R320 Server — Strong performance and density
Powerful processing
Experience high-level productivity with the option-packed PowerEdge™ R320 —powered by the latest Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2400 and E5-2400 v2 product families and paired with six dual in-line memory modules (DIMMs) and extensive reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) features, the R320 is ideal for keeping core business applications up and running.

Impressive I/O capabilities
Help improve the performance of your business applications and virtualized environments using the scalable I/O (input/output) bandwidth of the PowerEdge R320 with its PCI Express (PCIe) 3.0-enabled expansion slots.

Versatile storage options
Configure your storage options to suit your needs. The PowerEdge R320 enables you to tailor your system with up to eight internal drives — 100 percent more hard drives than the previous Dell™ generation — two PCIe expansion slots and either hardware or software RAID options for data protection.


  • Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2400 and E5-2400 v2 product families
    Intel Xeon processor E5-1410 
    Intel Pentium® processor 1400 product family 

    Processor sockets 

    2.5MB per core; core options: 4, 6, 8, 10

    Internal interconnect 
    Intel DMI 2.0

Operating System

  • Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012
    Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, x64 (includes Hyper-V®)
    Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
    Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
    Virtualization options:
    Citrix® XenServer®
    VMware® vSphere® ESXi ™
    Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization®


  • Intel C602


  • Up to 192GB (6 DIMM slots) 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR3 up to 1600MT/s


  • Maximum internal storage
    Up to 16TB 

    Hard drives 
    Hot-plug hard drive options: 

    2.5” SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K, 10K), SAS SSD, SATA SSD, SAS 512n (15K) 
    3.5” SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K) 

    Cabled hard drive options: 
    3.5” SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K) 
    Self-encrypting drives available

Drive Bays

  • Up to eight 2.5” hot-plug SAS, SATA or SSD
    Up to four 3.5" hot-plug SAS, SATA or SSD


  • 2 PCIe slots: 
    One x8 PCIe slot with x4 bandwidth, half-length, half-height 
    One x16 PCIe slot with x16 bandwidth, half-length, full-height

RAID Controllers

  • Internal controllers: 
    PERC S110 (SW RAID) 
    PERC H310 
    PERC H710 

    External HBAs (RAID): 
    PERC H810 

    External HBAs (non-RAID): 
    6Gbps SAS HBA


Network Controller

  • Embedded NIC:
    Broadcom® 5720 Dual Port 1Gb LOM


    I/O adapter options:


    1Gb Ethernet:
    Broadcom 5720 Dual Port 1Gb NIC
    Broadcom 5719 Quad Port 1Gb NIC
    Intel I350 Dual Port 1Gb stand-up adapter
    Intel I350 Quad Port 1Gb stand-up adapter


    10Gb Converged Ethernet:
    Brocade® BR1020 Dual Port 10Gb CNA
    QLogic® QLE8262 Dual Port 10Gb DA/SFP+
    Broadcom 57810S Dual Port 10Gb Base-T CNA
    Broadcom 57810S Dual Port 10Gb DA/SFP+ CNA


    10Gb Ethernet:
    Intel X520 Dual Port 10Gb DA/SFP+ server adapter
    Intel X540 Dual Port 10Gb Base-T adapter


    FC8/FC4 HBA:
    QLogic QLE2460 4Gb Single Port FC HBA
    QLogic QLE2462 4Gb Dual Port FC HBA
    QLogic QLE2560 8Gb Single Port FC HBA
    QLogic QLE2562 8Gb Dual Port FC HBA
    Emulex® LPe-12000-E 8Gb Single Port FC HBA
    Emulex LPe-12002-E 8Gb Dual Port FC HBA
    Brocade 815 8Gb Single Port FC HBA
    Brocade 825 8Gb Dual Port FC HBA


  • Platinum efficiency, hot-plug, redundant 350W power supply
    Bronze efficiency, cabled 350W power supply
    Auto-ranging power supplies


  • High-efficiency, hot-plug, redundant power supplies; hot-plug hard drives; TPM; dual internal SD support; fan fault tolerance; optional bezel; luggage tag; ECC memory, interactive LCD screen; ENERGY STAR® compliant


  • Form factor 
    1U rack


  • Remote management 

    Basic management (default) 
    iDRAC7 with Lifecycle Controller 
    iDRAC7 Express (upgrade option), iDRAC7 Enterprise (upgrade option) 8GB or 16GB vFlash media (upgrade options) 

    Systems management 

    IPMI 2.0 compliant 
    Dell OpenManage™ Essentials and Dell Management Console 
    Dell OpenManage Power Center 

    Dell OpenManage Connections: 
    OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft® System Center 
    Dell plug-in for VMware® vCenter™ 
    HP Operations Manager, IBM Tivoli® Netcool®, and CA Network and Systems Management 

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

    ReadyRails static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded and 2-post (Telco) racks