By Bruce Wagner

Date: July 15, 2016 at 1:45 PM Central Time

Dell Tech Center Blog (EXTERNAL)

Performance benchmarking of this new PowerEdge R630 rack server, configured just as many data center customers prefer, confirms Dell remains committed to its goal of providing highest possible energy efficiency solutions.

  • 1U rack server configuration of highest order acceptance. 13G+ configuration included: 2 x Xeon E5-2620v4 CPU, 64GB DDR4 memory, 2 x 300GB 10K SAS RAID1 storage, 4 x 1GbaseT ETN LOM ports, redundant PSU.

  • Costing analysis based upon:
  1. US EIA 2016 average retail price of electricity for commercial sector in ($ per KWh) = $0.10.  http://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/epm_table_grapher.cfm?t=epmt_5_6_a
  2. The fully burdened cost of a watt (annualized) to operate a data center computer server = $2.69  http://perspectives.mvdirona.com/2008/12/06/AnnualFullyBurdenedCostOfPower.aspx