Architected to provide performance, scalability and reliability, the Dell PowerEdge T420 features Intel Xeon E5-2400 processors, advanced I/O capabilities and flexible storage options. The dense memory footprint combined with fast processing makes the PowerEdge T420 ideal for the business critical applications of small and midsize business offices.

Dell PowerEdge T420 Features:


Intel Xeon processor E5-2400

Processor Sockets



4, 6, or 8 cores, 2.5MB per core


Intel C602


Up to 384GB (12 DIMM slots) 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR3 up to 1600MT/s

Max Internal Storage

Up to 32TB

Drive bays

Choose between four 3.5” cabled, eight 3.5” hot-plug, or sixteen 2.5” hot-plug drive bays


6 PCIe slots

Network Controller

Embedded Broadcom 5720 GbE Dual Port 1Gb LOM


Titanium efficiency, hot-plug, redundant 750W

Platinum efficiency, hot-plug redundant 750W or 1100W power supplies

Auto-ranging power supplies


Tower (5U Rackable)

Dell PowerEdge T420 Extended Description:

The Dell PowerEdge t420 is marketed as a high powered Swiss knife of servers, and is an excellent choice for both small and large businesses. The PowerEdge t420 is able to comfortably cope with high demanding applications, database and file sharing devices and has all the horsepower it takes to confidently replace old servers on the same platform.

Powered by E5-25oo Xeons, the Dell PowerEdge t420 which may come at a low cost but doesn’t disappoint. The Dell PowerEdge t420 comes with a low balanced power supplies, but you can always opt for the 495 Watt configurations if you’re lighter applications.

For robust graphic applications such as medical imaging and virtualization, the Dell PowerEdge t420 can be fitted with NVIDIA GPU cards, but these will require a power upgrade to 1100 Watts. An ideal choice for small offices and those with limited spaces, the Dell PowerEdge t420 uses a single 12cm diameter fan for all its cooling, and runs quietly in even 40 degree environments.

The Dell PowerEdge t420 is fitted with the iDRAC7 remote console, which has simplified upgrades as the system requires no additional hardware. The PowerEdge t420 makes an excellent choice for virtualization as well since Dell is the only manufacturer to offer Hypervisor Redundancy.

The operating system installation process is made rather seamless with the help of the Lifecycle controller, and the PowerEdge t420c comes with the upgraded version that adds even more features.

Vibrant offers complete configurations as well as individual parts and upgrades for this model. For pricing on new or used Dell PowerEdge T420 servers, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.