Dell PowerEdge R620 Server

The Dell PowerEdge R620 server is designed to deliver outstanding performance across a wide range of applications and is a great platform for data centers with limited space.

The R620 server has an oversized memory of up to 768 GB at 1U and is powered by Intel Xeon E5-2600 and E5-2600 v2 series processors.
The R620 server performs well when working with virtualization, high-performance computing (HPC), and group collaboration applications.

The Dell PowerEdge R620 is designed for outstanding performance across a wide range of applications.

Second, the PowerEdge R620 rack server is a general-purpose platform suitable for space-constrained data centers.

Thanks to Dell’s built-in integrated remote controllers (iDRAC), users can remotely manage multiple virtual machines, making these servers highly scalable and suitable for a wide variety of applications.

They are reliable machines that create enough for extra work plans.

With very dense memory (up to 768 GB in a 1U factor) and equipped with Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 processors.

It also shines when managing high performance virtualization and computing (HPC) and workgroup collaboration programs.

When Dell PowerEdge R610 launched, it was ranked as the best 1U rack server design

In this exclusive review, we look at the 12th generation PowerEdge R620.

Although its main goal is virtualization, it has a strong focus on HPC programs and workgroups.

In addition, it supports the entire Xeon E5-2600 family of processors, offers high memory capacity, and is well suited for any of these tasks.

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Virtualization is further enhanced by the optional Dell Dual SD Card Controller.

Therefore, it has been redesigned and placed in a slot at the back that, in the event of a breakdown, retains the internal copy of the boot original media.

There are many networking options in it. There’s room for a girl card on the back of the motherboard, and it can accommodate four Intel or Broadcom Gigabit four-port modules.

Our review unit was not equipped with a dual Intel 10GBase-T / dual Gigabit module that includes Fiber Channel via Ethernet Loading (FCoE) on 10GbE ports.

10GbE NICs generate heat. But the heart has this cover and the module has a copper heatsink on the screen that extends to the radiator matrix to dissipate heat.

The iDRAC7 remote control and its sleek web interface put Dell ahead of its HP and iLO3.

In addition, along with a wealth of operational information, it provides improved monitoring power features, charts that show current consumption in addition to historical data.

It sets new standards for server design, offering a wide range of unique features and significant expansion potential. The review system is also of great value.

Dell R620 Facilities

 Accomplish more

Challenge more computing power in a space data center with the PowerEdge R620, which offers an ultra-large memory footprint with balanced, scalable input and output capabilities, including integrated development slots with PCI Express 3.0 capability. Give.

With reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) such as hot-swappable fans, disks, power supply units (PSUs) and even additional unwanted hypervisors, it keeps you going.

Dense design for heavy loads

Virtualization environments require high memory capacity to maximize the number of virtual machines per server.

Secondly, the PowerEdge R620 is specifically designed with these environments in mind.

It provides outstanding computational density for HPC application clusters by providing powerful processing capability in a compact form factor.

Adjust your mesh fabric

Network features allow you to tailor your network power to your application needs and provide added input and output functionality.

Dell Select Network Adapters, our flexible NIC technology, lets you choose the right network fabric without the use of a valuable PCI slot.

And you can choose speed, technology, vendor and other options, such as independent switch partitioning, which lets you share and manage bandwidth on 10GbE connections.

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Technical guide


This server has exceptional performance, value and efficiency of the Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 family of products.

E5-2600 v2 processors with a maximum of 12 cores and 30 MB of cache, can gain up to 40% performance compared to the previous generation E5-2600 processors.

No matter your limitations – floor space, power and budget – E5-2600 v2 processors can help you achieve more computing horsepower, in the same footsteps, with better security and efficiency.

And supports up to two processors with up to 12 cores per processor.

Processor features

Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 series processors have powerful features and offer enhancements to many of the features of the Intel Xeon E5-2600 series processors:

  • E5-2600 v2 processors with a maximum of 4 more cores, 10 MB more cache, and 17% more memory speed, increase the performance of Dell PowerEdge servers up to 40%.
  • Support for 1866MT / s DDR3 memory provides faster connections across the system.
  • Up to 24 DIMM slots and DIMM support with a maximum capacity of 32 GB, increase the memory capacity to a maximum of 768 GB. Dell’s exclusive Fault Resilient Memory technology provides a protected memory area for a hypervisor without consuming even half of all system RAM.
  • Intel Secure Key and Intel OS Guard provide faster and more secure encryption.
  • Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller virtualization (APIC) improves virtualization performance by reducing virtual machine (VM) outputs, thereby reducing the overhead required to service each APIC interrupt.
  • Intel Integrated PCI Express 3.0 offers a maximum of 40 lines per socket.
  • Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 is twice as advanced as the previous generation turbo technology.
  • Dell Processor Acceleration technology, which is activated through the BIOS, minimizes the transfer time when the processor is operating in turbo mode. As a result, it reduces noise and causes less delay.
  • DDIO (Intel Data Direct I / O) directs I / O traffic directly from the system’s main memory to the CPU cache, which significantly reduces latency and low-power memory performance.


So more memory options are available with the Dell PowerEdge R620, more capacity, higher frequencies and more flexibility.

It supports up to 768 GB of memory (24 DIMMs) and has a maximum speed of 1866 MB per second and provides excellent performance in various applications.

High memory density means no compromise when it comes to virtualization.

In short, increase your working time and reduce data loss as Dell focuses on reliability, availability, and serviceability (RAS) capabilities.

RAS helps detect faults that require service quickly and accurately, and increases your memory capacity.

System usage time is boosted and recorded by support for these features such as memory support, flexible and many more to support existing bufferless DIMMs (UDIMMs).

The R620 supports load-bearing DIMMs (LRDIMMs), which use a buffer to reduce memory load and create more compression, and provide maximum platform memory capacity.

Memory settings

The PowerEdge R620 server supports flexible memory settings from 4 GB to 768 GB and up to 12 DIMMs per processor (up to 24 DIMMs in a dual processor configuration).

It has four memory channels in each processor, each channel accommodates a maximum of three DIMMs, and has a flexible memory configuration according to these basic rules:

Speed: If different DIMM speeds are mixed together, all channels in all processors work with the lowest common DIMM frequency.

DIMM type: Only one type of DIMM is allowed in each system: UDIMM, RDIMM or LRDIMM. This type can not be mixed.

As a result, additional instructions for the following memory population apply to the R620:

A maximum of two fourth degrees (QR), DIMMs, and a maximum of three second-degree (DR) or single-rank (SR) DIMMs may be filled in each channel.

LRDIMM is physically a QR DIMM, the logic in which it can be represented as DR DIMM in the system, up to three LRDIMMs per channel is possible.

The DIMM must be installed on each channel, starting from the DIMM farthest from the processor.

They must be installed with the highest number to the lowest rank.


With comprehensive storage options, it offers different types of drives, internal and external storage controllers, and various chassis and rear panel options for a variety of drives.

The Dell PowerEdge R620 features the potential of Express Flash PCIe solid state drives, and CacheCade offers faster acceleration performance than previous technologies.

Express Flash drives use PCIe lines to connect directly to the processor and chipset are easily accessible via a hot drive.

CacheCade uses Dell PERC storage controllers to speed up the performance of hard drives or traditional solid state drives (SSDs).

internal storage

With 8-bay or 10-bay bay options, the R620 has four different internal storage options:

  • 4 x 2.5-inch drives
  • 4 x 2.5-inch drives plus 2 x 2.5-inch Express Flash PCIe SSDs
  • 8 x 2.5-inch drives
  • 10 x 2.5-inch drives

Dell PowerEdge R620 hard drives

The Dell PowerEdge R620 has up to eight (8) or ten (10) 2.5% SAS, SATA or SSD depending on the portable chassis.

All hard drives are genuine Dell OEMs and have been tested and extracted from active servers.

Each is installed in a tray for this server.

Hard disks erase previous data using the latest DOD standards and are backed by a 90-day component replacement warranty.


1.Optical drive:

The R620 supports an ultra-slim, 9.5mm internal optical drive (4-, 6-, or 8-bay options) embedded in the SATA system screen and DVD-ROM and DVD +/- RW.

However, the 10-drive Bay Chassis does not support an internal optical drive due to space constraints. An external USB optical drive is an option for the 10-bay Bay Chassis.

2.Tape drive

This product only helps to drive external tape via SAS 6Gbps HBA.

Althuogh does not support internal tape drives.

PCIe slots

The PCIe connection is integrated with the processor, so the number of processors in a system affects the number of PCIe slots and the bandwidth of each PCIe slot. The PowerEdge R620 server is a two-slot option available only on 4, 6, or 8 drive bays, and a three-slot option, which is only available on 10-drive chassis but also on 4, 6, and 8-drive chassis. Be.

PowerEdge R620 server in two models of two slots (available only on 4, 6, or 8 drive bays) and three slots (which is the only option on 10-drive chassis but also on 6 or 8 drive bays Available) Produced and supplied.

For a single-processor R620 server, two slot options are available:

  • Two PCIe x16 slots, one with x16 bandwidth and the other with x8 bandwidth

For the dual-processor R620 server, two slot options are available:

  • Two PCIe x16 slots, both x16 bandwidth slots
  • Three PCIe x16 slots, two with x16 bandwidth and one with x8 bandwidth

Power, heat and sound

Most importantly, the decline in overall system-level power is the result of Dell’s successful design.

The R620 PowerEdge server maximizes performance per watt through a combination of power and cooling, low-power technologies and tools.

However, it is a wide array of sensors that automatically track thermal activity.

And helps regulate temperature thus reducing server noise and power consumption.

Dell PowerEdge r620 Power Consumption and Energy Efficiency
With increasing energy costs and increasing data center density.

And Dell provides tools and technologies to help you achieve more performance with less energy and less energy waste.

More efficient use of the data center can reduce costs by reducing the need for additional center space.

Dell PowerEdge R620 Power Supply Units

First, smart power supplies have intelligent features, such as the ability to optimize dynamic performance while maintaining availability and redundancy.

Also, advanced technologies to reduce power consumption, such as high-efficiency power conversion, advanced thermal management techniques, built-in power management features, including high-precision power monitoring, are great features.

Therefore, the following power supply unit options are available for the R620:

  • 495W AC
  • 750W AC
  • 1100W AC
  • 1100W DC

Dell PowerEdge R620 server is compatible with the following operating systems:

  • (Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (includes Hyper-V
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, x64 (includes Hyper-V
  • Microsoft Windows HPC Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Virtualization options:

  • Citrix XenServer
  • VMware vSphere ESXi
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization

Technical Details

Item model number462-7557
Hardware PlatformPC
Operating SystemNone
Item Weight47.5 pounds
Product Dimensions36 x 24 x 11 inches
Item Dimensions LxWxH36 x 24 x 11 inches
Processor BrandIntel
Computer Memory TypeDDR3 SDRAM
Hard Drive Rotational Speed7200 RPM
Technical Details

Dell PowerEdge r620 Rack rails and cable management

Rack systems for the Dell PowerEdge R620 provide toolless support for 4-post shelves with square holes or no round threads.

Compared to those sliding rails, which require the use of adapter brackets.

And, the sliding rails for the R620 now support perforated racks with the ReayRails II installation interface.

The optional cable management arm (CMA) can be installed to the left or right of the sliding rails without the use of tools for quick and easy deployment.

Sliding and static rail systems

The R620 supports sliding rails and static rails. Both rails have a new narrow rail design that contributes to the wide system chassis.

The rails are in the toolless installation configuration and can be quickly and easily converted to over-settings.

And, the sliding rails for the R620 also include a self-adjusting mechanism that accommodates both chassis depths.

And allow you to extend the server for easy access to the service completely off the shelf and are available with or without optional CMA.

Front bezel (optional)

First, the front panel is attached to the front of the system, which prevents accidents when removing the hard drive or pressing the reset or power button.

The front cover can be locked for added security.

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