Intended for branch offices and small businesses, the Dell PowerEdge 500SC is available with a single Intel Celeron or Intel Pentium III CPU. The PowerEdge 500SC can serve as an affordable replacement for desktop systems currently being used as file or print servers, remote servers, backup servers, or other non-mission-critical applications.

Dell PowerEdge 500sc Features:


Single Intel Celeron/900 or Intel Pentium 1GHz CPU


ServerWorks ServerSet LE 3.0

Front side bus

133 MHz



I/O Channels

5 PCI slots

Operating system

Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000 Server, NetWare 5.1 and Linux 7.2

Dell PowerEdge 500sc Extended Description: The Dell PowerEdge 500sc is the company’s latest addition to their server lineup and is tagged with a reasonable price.

The 500sc is designed for home networking, small business and even branch office environments. The Dell PowerEdge 500sc can be fitted with either with a 1 GB Pentium III CPU or a Celeron 900, and is powered by a 3.0 ServerWorks chipset.

Furthermore, the Dell PowerEdge 500sc supports 2 GB of SD ECC RAM, 133 MHZ front side BUS and up to five PCI slots. The entry level Dell PowerEdge 500sc comes appointed with a powerful 900 MHZ Celeron processor, 20 Gigabyte of hard disk space, 128 MB RAM and even a CD ROM drive.

Just like most Dell servers, the Dell PowerEdge 500sc arrives with the IT Assistant and OpenManage server utilities that make it easy keep up with the onboard drive, CPU and memory usage.

Furthermore, there’s an onboard LCD panel that indicates the systems temperature and makes it easy to handle remote management applications such as system wake ups, reboots, shutdowns as well as BIOS flashing.

To top this off, the Dell PowerEdge 500sc is able to run Windows NT 4.0, NetWare 5.1, Windows 2000 Server and Linux 7.2. Although the Dell PowerEdge 500sc doesn’t distinguish itself as a high end server, it does exemplify server functionality at a reasonable price, and is a great fit for budget conscious IT administrators and first time server buyers.

Vibrant offers complete configurations as well as individual parts and upgrades for this model. For pricing on new or used Dell PowerEdge 500sc servers, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.