What is the difference between R720 and R720xd?


What is the difference between R720 and R720xd?

The R720XD has a few different options for hard drive bays and can hold a staggering twenty-four two and a half inch hard drives or twelve three and a half inch hard drives while the R720 can only hold a maximum of sixteen two and a half inch or alternatively eight three and a half inch hard drives.

What is Dell R720xd?

The R720xd is a great solution for any mid-size or large business that requires scalability in both memory density and storage capacity. With ultra-dense internal storage, the 2-socket, 2U Dell™ PowerEdge™ R720xd rack server is performance balanced for data intensive operations.

Does Dell R720 support SATA drives?

The PowerEdge R720 is also available with a chassis configured for 8 3.5-inch LFF drives. Hot-plug hard drive options: 2.5” PCIe SSD, SAS SSD, SATA SSD, SAS (15K, 10K), nearline SAS (7.2K), SATA (7.2K) 3.5” SAS (15K), nearline SAS (7.2K), SATA (7.2K)

How deep is a Dell R720?

29.75 inch
Technical Specifications

Without rack latches 444 mm (17.48 inch)
Depth (includes bezel) 755.8 mm (29.75 inch)
Weight (maximum)
2.5-inch hard-drive systems (PowerEdge R720) 29.5 kg (65.03 lbs)

What is a Dell PowerEdge R720?

Designed to excel at running a wide range of applications and virtualization environments for both midsized and large enterprises, the PowerEdge R720 rack server is a general purpose platform with highly expandable memory (up to 768GB) and impressive I/O capabilities to match.

What depth rack do I need?

Determine the maximum rack depth required to mount your equipment in a floor-standing or wall-mount rack enclosure cabinet….Wall-Mount Rack Depth Designations.

Rack Depth (in.) Ideal for…
Patch-depth < 16 Patch panels
Switch-depth 16 – 23.99 Switches
UPS-depth 24 – 31.99 UPS systems
Server-depth > 32 Servers

What is Dell PowerEdge R720?

The Dell PowerEdge R720 offers a winning combination of scalability and performance for any virtual environment. The 2U form factor, high-density memory, ample storage, and flexible I/O options make this an excellent general purpose platform.

How deep should racks be?

Most often measured in inches, the depth of a server rack will be between 0 and 50 inches. The most popular options include depths of 24 and 48 inches, but there are also a fair few 29-inch server racks for open-frames.