The Dell PowerEdge R905 is an excellent choice for businesses requiring a balance of virtualization performance and reduced energy usage. The R905 features high-energy efficient power supplies and memory, as well as current AMD processors. Impressively, the R905 has up to twice the memory and I/O scalability of the previous generation standard 4U 4-socket servers.

Dell offers the PowerEdge R905 in a basic configuration system and a virtualization system. The Basic Configuration System features an internal PERC RAID controller with 2 hard drives in RAID 1 configuration, while the Virtualization System features an internal PERC RAID controller with 3 to 8 hard drives in RAID 5 configuration. V

Dell R905 Server Features:

  • Processors: Up to six –core AMD Opteron processors
  • Chipset: Broadcom HT-2100 and HT-1100 server
  • Memory: Max 256GB (32 DIMM slots): 512MB/1GB/2GB/4GB/8GB ECC DDR2 SDRAM
  • Maximum Internal Storage: Max 2.0 TB via five 3.5” 400 GB hot-plug SAS hard drives
  • Slots: Seven PCI Express (Two x8 slots, full height, half length; Five x4 slots; full height, half length)
  • Dimensions: 4U rack-mountable chassis measuring 27.6” D x 17.6” W x 6.8” H

Dell PowerEdge R905 Product Review

The Dell PowerEdge r905 is means serious business and is quite evident right out of the box. The r905 delivers excellent virtualization deployment and is infused with an ideal performance technology, scalability and memory capacity.

With up to twice as much I/O memory capacity and scalability and memory capacity as its predecessors, the Dell PowerEdge r905 eradicates the barriers associated with running I/O inclined tasks and applications.

The Dell PowerEdge r905 helps you manage your IT network with the tools you already have and then enhance productivity with the management tools onboard. Starting from its design to its deployment, the Dell PowerEdge r905 helps eradicate the hurdles in your virtual infrastructure and help you quickly boost productivity.

The internal dual SD module of the Dell PowerEdge r905 provides hypervisor redundancy, while the Lifecycle controller helps maximize uptime. The Dell PowerEdge r905 is embedded with state of the art validation processes and utilizes the durable and reliable materials to ensure its lasts a lifetime.

The Dell PowerEdge r905 helps you manage and maintain your network seamlessly and efficiently, which allows you to focus on other areas of your business. The Dell PowerEdge r905 comes kitted out with a host of options including the Dell Management Console, which provides you with a compact view of your entire infrastructure.

Vibrant offers complete configurations as well as individual parts and upgrades for this model. For pricing on new or used Dell PowerEdge R905 servers, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.