Dell PowerEdge™ 850

Novell Technology Partner

product details

New Dual Core technology:
Dual Core technology combines two processing units into a single processor chip. This is designed to increase performance and power efficiency compared to single core processors, especially when running multiple applications on a single server like:
  • Web server – caching, firewall
  • Infrastructure server – domain controller
Multiple processor options based on business needs:
  • Pentium® D – New Dual Core technology for best performance running multiple applications or compute-intensive multi-threaded single applications
  • Pentium® 4 – Value, price/performance, single application
  • Celeron® D – Entry-level, price sensitive, simple file/print
Expansive memory configurations help improve system performance:
  • The PowerEdge 850 comes with up to twice the memory of the previous server product series
  • Up to 8GB of DDR-2 SDRAM memory helps improve system performance with more bandwidth
Scalability and headroom for future demands through next generation technologies:
  • New high-performance PCI Express architecture can deliver flexibility and investment protection
    –The PowerEdge 850 has a choice of two risers – one with x4 and x8 PCIe slots, a second with one x8 PCIe slot and one PCI-X 64/133 slot
  • Dual embedded Gigabit1 NICs provide high bandwidth network connectivity with support for I/O traffic load balancing and fail-over
  • SCSI and SATA RAID controllers provide flexibility and high data availability, allowing customers to match the performance and availability needed to their applications
  • The system has scalability to 1067 MHz FSB to help support future processors

product compatibility

  • Open Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
  • Novell eDirectory
  • Novell GroupWise
  • NetWare

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regional availability

  • North America

language availability

  • English


This product has demonstrated compatibility by successfully completing Novell's stringent product certification requirements.


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