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The Dell PowerEdge R330 server is a flexible and capable system that is great for businesses of all sizes. This 1U rackmount server has three chassis options to choose from: 4 Bay LFF Cabled, 4 Bay LFF Hot-swap, and 8 Bay SFF Hot-swap.
4 Bay LFF Cabled and Hot-swap
The 4 Bay LFF chassis for the PowerEdge R330 comes in a cabled drive or hot-swap drive version. Both chassis are the exact same, except for the drive bays. Both chassis accept up to four 3.5" SAS/SATA drives. 2.5" hard drives or solid state drives can be installed via a 2.5" to 3.5" drive adapter. The cabled chassis has cables that plug directly into the drive, and the drive can only be removed from the inside of the chassis. Drives in the 4 Bay LFF cabled chassis cannot be installed/removed while the system is powered on. For the hot-swap chassis, drives can be added or removed while the system is powered on. You also do not need to open the server in order to add/remove drives. The rear of both chassis include a serial connector, a VGA port, a removable iDRAC port, a removable vFlash card slot, two 1GbE RJ45 Ethernet LAN ports, two USB 3.0 ports, one low-profile PCIe 3.0 slot, one full-height PCIe 3.0 slot, and two hot-swap power supply bays.
8 Bay SFF Hot-swap
The 8 Bay SFF Hot-swap chassis is very similar to the 4 Bay LFF Hot-swap chassis, but accepts up to eight 2.5" SAS/SATA drives. This chassis supports hot-swap drives, meaning that drives be added/removed while the server is powered on. The 8 Bay SFF chassis has the exact same rear as the 4 Bay LFF cabled and 4 Bay LFF hot-swap. The rear includes a serial connector, a VGA port, a removable iDRAC port, a removable vFlash card slot, two 1GbE RH45 Ethernet LAN ports, two USB 3.0 ports, one low-profile PCIe slot 3.0, one full-height PCIe 3.0 slot, and two hot-swap power supply bays.
The Dell PowerEdge R330 server has a single LGA1151 socket and supports Intel Xeon E3-1200 v5 and E3-1200 v6 series processors. Intel Core i3 6100, Celeron G3900, Pentium G4500, and Pentium G4600 series processors are also supported. A maximum of 4 CPU cores is supported.
Intel Xeon E3-1200 v5 Series
|E3-1220 v5||SR2LG||4||3.00 GHz|
|E3-1225 v5||SR2LJ||4||3.30 GHz|
|E3-1230 v5||SR2LE||4||3.40 GHz|
|E3-1235L v5||SR2LM||4||2.00 GHz|
|E3-1240 v5||SR2LD||4||3.50 GHz|
|E3-1240L v5||SR2CW||4||2.10 GHz|
|E3-1245 v5||SR2LL||4||3.50 GHz|
|E3-1260L v5||SR2LH||4||2.90 GHz|
|E3-1268L v5||SR2LQ||4||2.40 GHz|
|E3-1270 v5||SR2LF||4||3.60 GHz|
|E3-1275 v5||SR2LK||4||3.60 GHz|
|E3-1280 v5||SR2LC||4||3.70 GHz|
Intel Xeon E3-1200 v6 Series
|E3-1220 v6||SR329||4||3.00 GHz|
|E3-1225 v6||SR32C||4||3.30 GHz|
|E3-1230 v6||SR328||4||3.50 GHz|
|E3-1240 v6||SR327||4||3.70 GHz|
|E3-1245 v6||SR32B||4||3.70 GHz|
|E3-1270 v6||SR326||4||3.80 GHz|
|E3-1275 v6||SR32A||4||3.80 GHz|
|E3-1280 v6||SR325||4||3.90 GHz|
|E3-1285 v6||SR373||4||4.10 GHz|
DIMM slots & Memory Channels
The Dell PowerEdge R330 is a DDR4 based machine with four total DIMM slots. There are two memory channels, that each consist of two DIMM slots.
Supported Memory Types
ECC Unbuffered (ECC UDIMMs) are the only type of memory that is supported by the R330. Installing unsupported memory types can lead to many issues, such as boot failure.
Supported Memory Capacities
Module capacities of 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB are accepted by the R330 server. It is important to note, that only two 32GB modules can be installed. You are not able to fill up all four DIMM slots using 32GB modules.
A maximum RAM configuration of 64GB can be achieved via 4 x 16GB or 2 x 32GB modules. 64GB is the highest possible capacity that can be reached for the PowerEdge R330 server.
Supported Memory Speeds
The PowerEdge R330 server supports module speeds of 2133MT/s and 2400MT/s. The fastest speed that the installed modules can run at will be determined by the processor that is installed. If you have a E3-1200 v5 series processor installed, a maximum speed of 2133MT/s is supported. If a E3-1200 v6 processor is installed, then there is a maximum speed of 2400MT/s. If you installed a module with a speed that is higher than the maximum supported speed, that module will clock down to the max speed. For example, if your system has a max speed of 2133MT/s, and you install a 2400MT/s module, the module will clock down to 2133MT/s.
|Type||Speeds||Max Capacity (Per Drive) 2.5"|
|SAS||7.2K, 10K, 15K||2.4TB|
|SSD||3GB/s, 6GB/s, 12GB/s||7.68TB|
|Type||Speeds||Max Capacity (Per Drive) 3.5"|
|SSD||3GB/s, 6GB/s, 12GB/s||7.68TB|
Power Supplies Overview
There are two power supply options for the PowerEdge R330 server: 350W hot-swap and 550W hot-swap. The R330 has two hot-swap power supply bays on the rear, which allows you to plug in up to two power supply units. If you install two power supplies, the wattages must be matching. Utilizing two power supplies allows for redundancy, so if one unit fails, the other unit will take over, keeping your server online. Power supplies can added or removed while the system is powered on, as long as one unit remains plugged into the server.
The Dell PowerEdge R330 server does not accept Mini Monolithic PERC RAID Controllers. Only PCIe RAID controllers can be installed into the Dell R330. In the rear of the R330, there a dedicated PCIe slot for RAID controllers.
|RAID Options||RAID Levels||Cache||Drive Speeds||PCIe Generation||RAID Hardware|
|S130 onboard software||0,1,5,10||None||6 Gb/s SATA
12 Gb/s SAS
|H330||0,1,5,10,50||None||6 Gb/s SATA
12 Gb/s SAS
|H730||0,1,5,6,10,50,60||1GB||6 Gb/s SATA
12 Gb/s SAS
|H730P||0,1,5,6,10,50,60||2GB||6 Gb/s SATA
12 Gb/s SAS
|H830||0,1,5,6,10,50,60||2GB||6 Gb/s SATA
12 Gb/s SAS
Network Interface Card Options
The Dell PowerEdge R330 server has two 1GbE RJ45 LAN ports built into the motherboard. The R330 does not have a Daughter Card slot. If you want 10GbE speeds, additional network ports, and/or fiber connectivity (SFP+), you must install a PCIe network card into one of the R330's PCIe slots.
PCIe Network Cards
|Broadcom 5719 Quad Port 4 x 1GbE RJ45|
|Broadcom 5720 Dual Port 2 x 1GbE RJ45|
|Broadcom 57402 Dual Port 2 x 10GbE SFP+|
|Broadcom 57406 Dual Port 2 x 10GbE RJ45|
|Broadcom 57810 Dual Port 2 x 10GbE RJ45|
|Broadcom 57810 Dual Port 2 x 10GbE SFP+ CNA|
|Intel I350-T2 Dual Port 2 x 1GbE RJ45|
|Intel I350-T4 Dual Port 4 x 1GbE RJ45|
|Intel 57810S Dual Port 2 x 10GbE RJ45|
|Intel 57810S Dual Port 2 x 10GbE DA/SFP+|
|Intel X520-DA2 Dual Port 2 x 10GbE DA/SFP+|
|Intel X540-T2 Dual Port 2 x 10GbE RJ45|
|Intel X710-DA2 Dual Port 2 x 10GbE DA/SFP+|
|Intel X710-T4 Quad Port 4 x 10GbE RJ45 CNA|
|Intel X710-DA4 Quad Port 4 x 10GbE SFP CNA|
|Intel XL710-QD2 Dual Port 2 x 40GbE QSFP|
|Intel OPA Single Port 1 x 100Gb QSFP HFA|
|Brocade 815 Single Port 1 x 8Gb FC SFP+ HBA|
|Brocade 825 Dual Port 2 x 8Gb FC SFP+ HBA|
|Brocade 1020 Dual Port 2 x 10Gb SFP+ CNA|
|QLogic QLE2560 Single Port 1 x 8Gb FC HBA|
|QLogic QLE2562 Dual Port 2 x 8Gb FC HBA|
|QLogic QLE2564 Quad Port 4 x 8Gb SFP+ HBA|
|QLogic QLE2660 Single Port 1 x 16Gb SFP+ HBA|
|QLogic QLE2662 Dual Port 2 x 16Gb SFP+ HBA|
|QLogic QLE2690 Single Port 1 x 16Gb SFP+ HBA|
|QLogic QLE2692 Dual Port 2 x 16Gb SFP+|
|QLogic QLE2742L Dual Port 2 x 32Gb FC HBA|
|QLogic QLE8262 Dual Port 2 x 10GbE SFP+ CNA|
|Mellanox ConnectX-3 CX322A Dual Port 2 x 10GbE SFP+|
|Mellanox ConnectX-3 CX324A Dual Port 2 x 40Gb QSFP HBA|
|Mellanox ConnectX-3 CX354A Dual Port 2 x 10GbE SFP+|
|Mellanox ConnectX-3 Single Port 1 x 40Gb QSFP|
|Mellanox ConnectX-4 CX4121A Dual Port 1 x 25GbE SFP+|
|Mellanox ConnectX-4 CX456A Dual Port 1 x 100GbE QSFP|
|Mellanox ConnectX-5 Single Port 1 x 100Gb QSFP|
|Dell Emulex LPE12000 Single Port 1 x 8Gb SFP+ HBA|
|Dell Emulex LPE12002-E Dual Port 2 x 8Gb SFP+ HBA|
|Dell Emulex LPE15002B-E Dual Port 2 x 8GbE SFP+ HBA|
|Dell Emulex LPE16002 Dual Port 2 x 16GbE SFP+ HBA|
|Dell Emulex LPE35002 Dual Port 2 x 32Gb FC SFP+ HBA|
|Dell Emulex OCe14102-U1D Dual Port 2 x 10GbE SFP CNA|
|Dell Emulex OCe14102B-U1D Dual Port 2 x 10GbE SFP+|
|Dell Emulex OCe14102B-N1D Dual Port 2 x 10GbE SFP+ CNA|
|Chelsio T520-CR Dual Port 2 x 10GbE SFP+ CNA|
Systems Management Solutions
The Dell PowerEdge R330 Server utilizes the Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 8 (iDRAC8), which allows you to easily manage your Dell server. The iDRAC8 web interface provides a variety of useful information and features, that make managing your Dell server an easy task. Features include, but are not limited to hardware monitoring, power control, remote console, control over system settings, firmware update control, storage management, and much more. You can access the iDRAC8 web interface, by setting the iDRAC IP in system setup and searching the IP in a web browser.
Supported Operating Systems:
The Dell PowerEdge R330 Server supports a wide variety of operating systems which ranges from different distributions of Linux, VMware, and Windows Server. The operating systems include, but are not limited to:
- ⦿ Citrix XenServer 7.0
- ⦿ Novell SuSE Linux ES 11
- ⦿ Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 6
- ⦿ Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 7
- ⦿ SUSE Linux ES 12
- ⦿ VMware ESXi 5.5
- ⦿ VMware ESXi 6.0
- ⦿ VMware ESXi 6.5
- ⦿ VMware ESXi 6.7
- ⦿ Window Server 2008 R2
- ⦿ Window Server 2012
- ⦿ Window Server 2012 R2
- ⦿ Window Server 2016
- ⦿ Window Server 2019 LTSC
Technical Information Overview
The Dell PowerEdge R330 is a powerful 1U rackmount server, that can handle almost anything you throw at it. It is loaded with features that expand the cababilities of the system. Learning about these features is the best thing you can do to fully take advantage of the perks of the R330. We have compiled a few guides that are useful for learning the ins and outs of the Dell PowerEdge R330 server.
Learn the ins and outs of the R330: View PowerEdge R330 Owner's Manual
Need a quick overview of the R330's specs? Check out the R330 spec sheet: View PowerEdge R330 Spec Sheet
Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 8 User's Guide
Everything you need to know about iDRAC 8, all in one place: View PowerEdge R330 iDRAC 8 User's Guide
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