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M520 Blade Server

The Dell PowerEdge M520 Blade Server is a half-height blade server that delivers and extraordinary balance of value and performance for mainstream business applications, with no compromise on enterprise-class features. With up to 16 processor cores and up to 12 DIMM slots for RAM, the scalability and performance of the M520 blade server makes it a natural fit for general business applications such as e-mail and databases, as well as mid-tier virtual environments.

The M520 blade server comes with built in redundancy for power, cooling and networking infrastructure, designed to provide the stability and resiliency our customers demand for Enterprise-class deployments. The M520's design matches Dell's commitment to reliability, with features such as multiple hardware RAID choices and our unique failsafe virtualization technology, which utilizes redundant SD media to provide failover capabilities for embedded hypervisors.

Dell PowerEdge M520 Blade Server Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications for Dell PowerEdge M520 Blade Server
Form Factor Half-height blade
Processors Intel® Xeon E5-2400 Series Product Family Processors
Internal Interconnect Intel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI): 6.4GT/s, 7.2GT/s, 8.0GT/s
Cache 2.5MB per core
Core Options: 4, 6, 8
Memory Up to 384GB (12 DIMM slots): 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR3 up to 1600MT/s
Chipset Intel C600
Primary Storage Hot-plug Hard Drive Options:
USB Ports 2 in Front
1 Internal with Optional RIPS Card
NIC/LOM Two Broadcom® 5720 1Gb Dual Port LOMs (4 x 1Gb ports)
RAID Controller Options Internal:
PERC S110 (software RAID)
PERC H710p
I/O Mezzanine Card Options Ethernet:
Broadcom® 5719 Quad Port 1Gb
Intel I350 Quad Port 1Gb
1Gb/10Gb Adapters:
Brocade® BR1741M-K Dual Port 10Gb CNA
QLogic ® QME8262-K Dual Port 10Gb KR CNA
Broadcom® 57810S-k Dual Port 10Gb KR
Intel Ethernet X520-x/k Dual Port 10Gb
Intel I350 Quad Port 1Gb
Broadcom 5719 Quad Port 1Gb
Fibre Channel:
QLogic QME2572 (FC8)
Emulex® LPe1205-M (FC8)
Mellanox® ConnectX®-3 Dual Port FDR10
Mellanox ConnectX-3 Dual Port QDR
Power Supplies and Fans Supplied by M1000e Blade Enclosure
Remote Management iDRAC7 with Lifecycle Controller for Blades (default)
iDRAC7 Enterprise with Lifecycle Controller (upgrade)
Systems Management IPMI 2.0 Compliant
Dell OpenManage™ Essentials and Dell Management Console
Dell OpenManage Power Center

Dell OpenManage Connections:
OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft® System Center
Dell Plug-in for VMware® vCenter™
HP Operations Manager, IBM Tivoli® Netcool®, and CA Network and Systems Management
Operating Systems Microsoft Windows Server® 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, x64 (includes Hyper-V® v2)
Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®

Virtualization Options:
Citrix® XenServer®
VMware® vSphere® ESX™ and ESXi™
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization®
Embedded Hypervisor Two internal SD cards dedicated for hypervisor or one SD card dedicated for vFlash media support