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PowerEdge R520

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A powerful, 2-socket rack server, the Dell™ PowerEdge™ R520 delivers balanced performance and storage expandability for data-intensive applications.

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Compatible with

  • Citrix Hypervisor 8.0
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service
  • XenServer 6.0
  • XenServer 6.0.2
  • XenServer 6.1
  • XenServer 6.2
  • XenServer 6.5
  • XenServer 7.0
  • XenServer 7.1 LTSR
  • XenServer 7.2
  • XenServer 7.3
  • XenServer 7.4
  • XenServer 7.5
  • XenServer 7.6


  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service (XenApp & XenDesktop service)
  • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer)

Product Details

Balanced performance with smart scalability. Power through data-intensive applications and easily scale for growing utilization with the next-generation PowerEdge R520.

Flexible computing platform

Tackle the core business applications and virtualization requirements with the power and versatility of the Intel® Xeon® processors and up to 12 DIMMs of memory. Designed to deliver the combination of performance, built-in capabilities and optional features, the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2400 product family is an efficient engine for the PowerEdge R520 and your growing business.

High-capacity storage options

Configure storage options to suit your needs. The PowerEdge R520 enables you to tailor your system with up to eight internal drives, four PCIe expansion slots and either hardware or software RAID options for data protection.

Extensive I/O bandwidth

Get results quickly for your data-intensive applications and databases with the next-generation PCIe Gen3-enabled expansion slots and flexible I/O options.


  • Form factor 2U rack
  • Processors Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2400 product family
  • Processor sockets 2
  • Internal interconnect Intel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) link: 6.4GT/s; 7.2GT/s; 8.0GT/s
  • Cache 2.5MB per core; core options: 4, 6, 8
  • Chipset Intel C600 series
  • Memory Up to 384GB (12 DIMM slots): 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR3 up to 1600MT/s