Dell PowerEdge R720xd Tech Specs

Dell PowerEdge R720xd Server Datasheet

PowerEdge R720xd Specs - At A Glance
Manufacturer Dell
Brand PowerEdge
Model R720xd
Processors Intel Xeon E5-2600 & v2 product family

 Up to 24 x 2.5” (front) + 2 x 2.5” (back)
 Up to 12 x 3.5” (front) + 2 x 2.5” (back)

Generation 12th Generation
Form Factor 2U Rack-Mountable

Dell PowerEdge R720xd Server Overview

The Dell PowerEdge R720xd server is an excellent entry-level server for those looking to expand into data management, but still have a shortened budget in mind. With both LFF and SFF options, you are able to get drive scalability and flexibility. Choose between either 12x 3.5" drives or up to 24x 2.5" drives. This 12th generation server uses the E5-2600 V2 processors for excellent processing power. 

PowerEdge R720xd Server Manuals
Server Manual Dell PowerEdge R720xd Manual
iDRAC 8 Guide iDrac Firmware & Manuals
Installation Guide R720xd Installation Guide
Drivers Dell Drivers & R720xd Bios Updates *links to 

Detailed R720xd Server Specifications

Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Family Intel Xeon E5-2600 v1 & v2 product family
Memory Channels Supported Maximum of four memory channels supported
Processor Cache 5MB to 30MB (w/Intel Smart Cache)
Processor Chipset C602 Chipset
Processor Sockets 2
Total Cores 2 to 12-cores per processor
Total Threads 4 to 24 total threads per processor
TDP 60W to 135W
Processor Base Frequency 1.70 GHz to 3.50 GHz
QPI Links 2
Technology Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x), Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology, Intel® Trusted Execution Technology, Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Memory Type DDR3-SDRAM Chassis Type Rack Mount
Memory Slots Up to 768GB (24 DIMM slots): 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR3 up to 1866MT/s Chassis Size 2U
Maximum Memory 768GB Width 17.49 inches
Memory Channels Supported 4 Height 3.44 inches
Memory Support Type (LRDIMM) – Load-Reduced DIMM, (UDIMM) - Unbuffered DIMM, and (RDIMM) – Registered DIMM. Typically, RDIMM’s are used up to 32GB/per memory module and have a lower latency. LRDIMMS are used for higher total capacity at 64GB. Depth 26.92 inches
Error Correcting ECC Weight 55 pounds
Memory Clock Speed

Up to 1866MT/s

Drive Bays

24 x 2.5” drives (front) + 2 x 2.5” drives (back)
12 x 3.5” drives (front) + 2 x 2.5” drives (back)

Graphics Family  Integrated Matrox G200 w/ 16MB Shared Memory
Maximum Drive Size

8TB SAS (3.5")

GPU Compatibility?

NO. Please use the R720 instead.

Total Maximum Storage  96TB SAS Embedded Management

iDRAC7 with Lifecycle Controller Express (default), iDRAC7 Enterprise (upgrade option) 8GB vFlash media (upgrade option), 16GB vFlash media (upgrade optional)

Storage Type (SAS) – Serial-Attached SCSI, (SATA) Serial Advanced Technology Attachment, (SSD) – Solid State Drive are typically SATA and offer SAS as optional SSD type. (NL-SAS) - Near-Line Serial-Attached SCSI compatible but would require special ordering. NIC Options

Broadcom® 5720 quad-port 1GbE Base-T (no TOE or iSCSI offload)
Broadcom 57800S dual-port 10GbE Base-T with 2 x 1GbE (TOE and iSCSI offload available on 10GbE ports
Broadcom 57800S dual-port 10GbE SFP+ with 2 x 1GbE (TOE and iSCSI offload available on 10GbE ports
Broadcom 57840S quad-port 10GbE SFP+ Rack NDC (NPAR1.0, SRIOV, DCB, iSCSI and FCoE offloads and CEM)
Intel I350 quad-port 1GbE Base-T (no TOE or iSCSI offload)
Intel X540 dual-port 10GbE Base-T with 2 x 1GbE (FCoE capability enabled on the 10GbE ports)

RAID Controller Options

Internal controllers:
External HBAs (RAID):
External HBAs (non-RAID):
LSI 9207-8i HBA

PCI Express x16 Slots

 Two x16 full-length, full-height

RAID Levels 0,1,5,50,6,60,10 PCI Express x8 Slots

One x8 full-length, full-height
Three x8 half-length, half-height

Hot-Plug Support Yes PCI Express Version  3.0
Number of Power Supplies 2
Wattage Options 750W, 1000W

Product Highlights

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The PowerEdge R720xd utilizes the Intel Xeon E5-2600 V1 & V2 processors. These CPUs have up to two QPI links and up to four memory channels. These server processors outpace their previous generations in cache and core count! With Intel Turbo boost you're getting excellent processing power for your server.

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The PowerEdge R720xd is able to hold up to 768GB DDR3 RDIMM, UDIMM, & LRDIMM. We use major brands for the RAM such as Samsung and Hynix. If you are looking for specific brands, please contact us.

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We offer a variety of different drive options for our refurbished servers. As the Dell R720xd comes in both a SFF and LFF version, we have different 2.5" and 3.5" options in both name branded Dell as well as Enterprise versions. These drives come in varying sizes, and we also have new SSDs as a choice as well. Looking for something else? Contact us directly for more information.

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