Dell PowerEdge R720

The Dell PowerEdge R720 is a 2U rackmount server which supports
  • Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 or E5-2600v2
  • 24 DDR3 Sticks up to 1536GB with LRDIMM or 768GB RDIMM
  • Up to Up to 16 2.5" Hard Drives
  • 7 PCIe expansion slots
  • Quick Specs

    Ports:

    1 back NIC port

    1 back serial port

    2 back USB 2.0 ports

    1 back VGA port

    2 front USB 2.0 ports

    1 front VGA port

    1 front flash card slot with iDRAC7 Enterprise card

    1 internal USB 2.0 port

    2 internal flash memory card slots

    Hard Drive Bays: 8 3.5" or 16 2.5"
    Internal Slots:
    1

    Expansion Card Riser

    Riser 1

    Height

    half-height

    Length

    low-profile

    Link Width

    x8

    2

    Expansion Card Riser

    Riser 1

    Height

    half-height

    Length

    low-profile

    Link Width

    x8

    3

    Expansion Card Riser

    Riser 1

    Height

    half-height

    Length

    low-profile

    Link Width

    x8

    4

    Expansion Card Riser

    Riser 2

    Height

    full-height

    Length

    full-length

    Link Width

    x16

    5

    Expansion Card Riser

    Riser 2

    Height

    full-height

    Length

    full-length

    Link Width

    x8

    6

    Expansion Card Riser

    Riser 3 (Default)

    Height

    full-height

    Length

    full-length

    Link Width

    x8

    7

    Expansion Card Riser

    Riser 3

    Height

    full-height

    Length

    full-length

    Link Width

    x8

    6

    Expansion Card Riser

    Riser 3 (Alternate for GPU)

    Height

    full-height

    Length

    full-length

    Link Width

    x16

    RAM Type: DDR3 RDIMMs, LRDIMMs, UDIMMs
    Socket Type: FCLGA2011
    Model: R720
    Processor Socket Count: 2
    Compatible Processor Series: E5-2600 or E5-2600 v2
    Number of Ram Slots: 24

    Compatibility

    Compatibility
    Fan Headers 6 fan headers. Possible replacement part numbers W2GCK, 03RKJC, NCJH0, KVN8J
    Product Dimensions 17.44" x 26.8" x 3.4"
    Compatible Processor Part Numbers E5-2600, E5-2603, E5-2609, E5-2620, E5-2630, E5-2630L, E5-2637, E5-2640, E5-2643, E5-2650, E5-2650L, E5-2660, E5-2665, E5-2667, E5-2670, E5-2680, E5-2687W, E5-2690, E5-2648L, E5-2658, E5-2600 V2*, *Needs BIOS update 2.0.19 for v2 E5-2603 V2*, E5-2609 V2*, E5-2620 V2*, E5-2630 V2*, E5-2630L V2*, E5-2637 V2*, E5-2640 V2*, E5-2643 V2*, E5-2650 V2*, E5-2650L V2*, E5-2660 V2*, E5-2665 V2*, E5-2667 V2*, E5-2670 V2*, E5-2680 V2*, E5-2687W V2*, E5-2690 V2*, E5-2648L V2*, E5-2658 V2*, E5-2695 V2*, E5-2697 V2*, E5-2618L V2*, E5-2628L V2*
    Compatible Memory Part Numbers No
    Compatible Heat Sink Socket Compatible with Narrow-FCLGA2011 Socket heatsinks Dell official part number #05JW7M or #5JW7M
    Memory Compatibility
    RDIMM

    Frequency

    Up to 1866MT/s *If using 3 DIMMs per channel, the maximum frequency is 1333MT/s

    Capacity

    2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 32GB (Single, Dual, Quad), 16GB (Single, Dual)

    LRDIMM

    Frequency

    Up to 1866MT/s *If using 2 DIMMs per channel, the maximum frequency is 1600, If using 3 DIMMs per channel, the maximum frequency is 1333

    Capacity

    32GB (Quad), 64 (Octal)

    CPU BIOS Compatibility
    2.5.4

    E5-2600

    E5-2600 V2

    Notable Updates

    N/A

    2.5.2

    E5-2600

    E5-2600 V2

    Notable Updates

    N/A

    2.4.3

    E5-2600

    E5-2600 V2

    Notable Updates

    Maximum supported memory speed for 32GB  LRDIMMs (2 DIMMs per channel) to 1866MT/s for v2 processors

    2.2.2

    E5-2600

    E5-2600 V2

    Notable Updates

    N/A

    2.0.19

    E5-2600

    E5-2600 V2

    Notable Updates

    Added support for E5-2600 V2 Processors

    2.1.3

    E5-2600

    E5-2600 V2

    Notable Updates

    N/A

    2.1.2

    E5-2600

    E5-2600 V2

    Notable Updates

    Added 64GB LRDIMM memory support for v2 processors

    1.6.0

    E5-2600

    E5-2600 V2

    Notable Updates

    N/A

    1.4.8

    E5-2600

    E5-2600 V2

    Notable Updates

  • Maximum supported frequency for UDIMM and RDIMM 1 and 2 channel (1.5V or 1.35V) upped to 1600MHz
  •  Updated maximum default frequency at 3 DIMMs per channel for RDIMMs and LRDIMMs to 1333

  • 1.3.6

    E5-2600

    E5-2600 V2

    Notable Updates

    N/A

    1.2.6

    E5-2600

    E5-2600 V2

    Notable Updates

    N/A

    1.0.4

    E5-2600

    E5-2600 V2

    Notable Updates

    N/A

    Videos

    Official Dell Video Playlist:

    CPU Upgrade Video Guide:

    RAM Upgrade Video Guide:

    Case Cover Removal Video Guide:

    Documentation