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Dell PowerEdge 13th Generation Servers (R730, R630, T630)
Last Updated: 07/20/2018

Dell PowerEdge 13th Generation Servers (R730, R630, T630)

The 13th Generation PowerEdge line includes several major design and firmware enhancements to boost performance by moving storage closer to compute, enabling software defined storage, and simplifying and streamlining lifecycle management processes. This generation is the latest and most advanced in Dell's PowerEdge offering of rack, tower and shared infrastructure platforms to date. It delivers a robust server solution, accelerating workloads, and automating management while simplifying execution.

With intelligent management embedded in every server, 13th Generation PowerEdge highlights include peak performance, versatile configurations, and zero-touch deployment. Aventis Systems recommends 13th Generation servers for bleeding-edge enterprise-level server applications, providing IT departments the ability to access transactional data with extremely low latency as well as process real-time analytics for the business. The 13th Generation new features include:

  • The Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 processor family adds 50 percent more cores and cache. It features up to 18 cores per socket, 45MB cache, and Intel Advanced Vector Extensions 2 and Quick Path Interconnect for faster I/O.
  • Dell PowerEdge 13th Generation also supports DDR4 memory for increased speed and density.
  • Support using hybrid storage, including 1.8 inch solid-state drives, 3.5 inch SATA drives, as well as flash-based PCIe.
  • Near Field Communication assists with mobile systems management, monitoring, and setup.

R730 / R730XD

The PowerEdge R730 is a versatile server, delivering outstanding functionality in just 2U of rack space. With the combination of powerful processors, large memory, fast storage options and GPU accelerator support, the R730 performs exceptionally well in a number of demanding environments.

Featuring the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v3 product family and up to 24 DIMMs of DDR4 RAM, the R730 supports up to 18 cores per cpu and up to 768GB of memory with a max frequency of 2133MT/s. T Highly scalable storage, with the R730 boasting up to sixteen 2.5" or 8 3.5" SAS, SATA, or SSD drives and the R730XD supporting up to 28 drives including 1.8" SATA SSDs, 12Gb SAS SSDs and ultra-high-performance NVMe Express Flash PCIe drives. Backed by higher 12Gb/s storage subsystem throughput, the R730/R730 XD offers optional Dell Fluid Cache for SAN and SanDisk DAS Cache application acceleration technology for even faster data access. The Dell PowerEdge R730/R730xd are perfect for XaaS providers, Hadoop and big data applications, co-location hosting, or graphics intensive workloads like medical imaging and Virtual Desktops (VDI), SharePoint, Lync, Exchange and consolidated collaboration solutions.


With 2U performance packed into a compact 1U chassis, the PowerEdge R630 two-socket rack server delivers uncompromising density and productivity. The R630 is ideal for virtualization, driving large business applications or running transactional databases. Supporting up to 18 cores per processor and E5-2600 v3 product family and up to 24 DIMMs of DDR4 RAM. The R630 also exhibits unprecedented storage flexibility by supporting up to 24TB’s or local storage in a 1U system, with up to 24 x 1.8" SSD or 10 x 2.5" HDDs and NVMe PCIe options. The PowerEdge R630 provides an ultra-dense virtualization or database engine for large-scale transactional and analytical processing solutions, such as Oracle and SQL.


The PowerEdge T630 is a powerful 2-socket tower and 5U rackmountable server, with performance for demanding workloads in mind. This server is ideal for small and mid-size businesses needing ability to run the latest mail and messaging applications, business imaging, and virtualization to the business.

The T630 supports the latest Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 processors, up to 768GB of DDR4 memory with 24 DIMM slots, seven PCIe slots, and 2 1Gb network controllers. For storage, the tower server also offers the capability to us 32 2.5 inch drives or 18 3.5 inch drives as well as four optional express flash PCIe SSDs. The Dell PowerEdge T630 are perfect for cloud computing, transaction processing, security, virtualization, and more.

Packing state-of-the-art technology, the 13th Generation PowerEdge server line offers the most advanced processing and memory innovations as well as improved storage density. These new features accelerate workloads and simplify deployments for growing mid-size and enterprise businesses needing high performance computing for heavy transactional use, ERP, and using intensive IO bandwidth simultaneously. Companies looking to pursue true big data analytics could look to the latest 13th Generation PowerEdge server lines to achieve the highest level of performance in computing and applications.

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