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Dell PowerEdge R515

Dell PowerEdge R515

The PowerEdge R515 offers outstanding price for performance with AMD Opteron™ processors and enterprise-class features, including advanced systems management capabilities, an interactive LCD screen (8 hard drive model) as well as hot-swap hard drives and redundant power supplies for additional business data protection. The PowerEdge R515 also offers a choice of an 8 or 12 hard drive configuration delivering up to 25TB of internal storage space, making it ideally suited to meet the demands of the small- to mid-sized business or data center with superior stability, efficiency and long-term business value

Form Factor 2U rack height
Processors AMD Opteron™ 4100, 4200 and 4300 series processors
Processor Sockets 2
Front Side Bus or HyperTransport Hyper-Transport3 Links
Cache L2: 512K/core; L3: 6MB
Chipset AMD (SR5670 and SP5100)
Memory Up to 256GB (8 DIMM slots): 1GB/2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR3 up to 1600MT/s
I/O Slots

3 PCIe G2 slot:
Slot 1: PCIe x8 < br /> Two PCIe x4 Slot 3: Storage x4 Slot

RAID Controller

Internal Controllers:
PERC H200 (6Gb/s); PERC H700 (6Gb/s); Non-Volatile battery-backed cache: 512MB, 1G;  SAS 6/iR; PERC S300 (software based)
External Controllers:
PERC H800 (6Gb/s); Non-Volatile battery-backed cache: 512MB, 1G
External HBAs (Non-RAID):

Drive Bays Up to eight or twelve 3.5” SAS or SATA, or 2.5” SAS or SSD drives (cabled or hot-plug options available)
Maximum Internal Storage Up to 8TB
Hard Drives

3.5” SATA(7.2K RPM) 160GB, 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, 2TB
3.5” Near Line SAS(7.2K RPM) 500GB,1TB, 2TB
3.5” SAS (15K RPM): 146GB, 300GB, 450GB, 600GB
2.5” SAS(10K RPM) 146GB, 300GB, 600GB
2.5” SATA SSD: 50GB, 100GB
2.5” (7.2K) Nearline SAS: 1TB


Intel® 10GBase-T Copper Single Port NIC, PCI-E x8;  Intel® PRO 1000 PT Single Port Adapter, Gigibit Ethernet NIC, PCI-E x1; Intel® Gigabit ET Dual Port Server Adapter, PCI-E x4; Intel® Gigabit ET Quad Port Server Adapter, PCI-E x4; Intel® X520-T2 Dual-Port 10 Gigabit Ethernet Server Adapter; Intel® Ethernet X520 DA2 Dual-Port 10 Gigabit Server Adapter; Broadcom® BCM5709C IPV6 Gigabit Copper Dual Port NIC  with TOE and iSCSI Offload, PCI-E x4; Broadcom® BCM5709C IPV6 Gigabit Copper Dual Port NIC
with TOE, PCI-E x4;  Broadcom® BCM5709C 10/100/1000BASET Quad Port NIC; Broadcom®  NetXtreme™ II 57711 Dual-Port SFP+/Direct
Attach 10Gb Ethernet PCI-Express Network Interface Card with TOE and iSCSI Offload

Optional add-in CNA or FC HBAs:
Brocade® 1020 10G Converged Network Adapter (CNA)–dual port; Emulex® LPe11002 FC4 HBA, Dual Port; Emulex® LPe1150 FC4 HBA, Single Port;
Emulex® LPe12000 8Gbps FC HBA, Single Port; Emulex® LPe12002 8Gbps FC HBA, Dual Port; Emulex® OCE10102FXD, 10G PCI-e FCoE CNA, Dual Port; Qlogic® QLE220 FC4 HBA, Single Port ; Qlogic® QLE2460 FC4 HBA, Single Port ;
Qlogic® QLE2462 FC4 HBA, Dual Port ; Qlogic® QLE2560 8Gbps FC HBA, Single Port; Qlogic® QLE2562 8Gbps FC HBA, Dual Port ; Qlogic® QLE8152 8Gbps FC HBA, Dual Port; Brocade® FC HBA BR815; Brocade® FC HBA BR825

Power supply Non-Redundant, 480W (80+ BRONZE)
Optional Redundant, 500W (80+ SILVER)

Hot-plug hard drives, Hot-plug redundant power, ECC memory, and Quad-pack LED diagnostic or interactive LCD only with hot-swap HDD chassis


Matrox® G200eW w/ 8MB memory

Remote management
Optional: iDRAC6 Express, iDRAC6 Enterprise and vFlash (upgrade optional)
Systems management

Dell OpenManage™ featuring Dell Management Console;
BMC, IPMI 2.0 compliant;
Lifecycle Controller enabled via optional: iDRAC6 Express, or iDRAC6 Enterprise and Vflash;
Unified Server Configurator

Rack support

ReadyRails™ sliding rails for 4-post racks with support for optional cable management arm or ReadyRails™ static rails for

4-post and 2-post racks

Operating Systems Microsoft® Windows Server 2003 R2, Standard, Enterprise and Web Edition, x64, Standard and Enterprise Edition;
Microsoft® Windows® Storage Server 2003 R2, Workgroup, Standard, Enterprise Edition;
Red Hat® Linux® Enterprise v4, ES and ES EM64T;
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 EM64T

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Dell PowerEdge R515 - 12 x 3.5" Chassis

Quick Overview

2x 3.1GHz Hex-Core CPU*


12x 3.5" 2TB Hard Drives*

H700 RAID Controller

3 Year Warranty

*Upgrades Available and more...