DELL EMC PowerEdge R250 Rack Server

    DELL EMC PowerEdge R250 1U Rack Server

    The Dell PowerEdge R250 affordably addresses common business workloads while delivering compute with an entry-level 1U rack server.



    Your Innovation Engine for businesses of all sizes


    The Dell PowerEdge R250, powered by Intel® Xeon® E-2300 processors, delivers powerful compute for common business applications and streamlines productivity. It supports 3200 MT/s DDR4 speeds and 32 GB DIMMs, up to 128 GB for memory intensive workloads. In addition, to address substantial throughput improvements, the PowerEdge R250 supports PCIe Gen 4 and offers enhanced thermal efficiency to support increasing power and thermal requirements. This makes the PowerEdge R250 an rack ideal server for buisness critical workloads, cloud infrastructure, and point of sale transactions in a 1U form factor, for small to midsized businesses, inside and outside of the data center.


    Increase efficiency and accelerate operations with autonomous collaboration


    The Dell OpenManage systems management portfolio tames the complexity of managing and securing IT infrastructure. Using Dell Technologies' intuitive end-to-end tools, IT can deliver a secure, integrated experience by reducing process and information silos in order to focus on growing the business. The Dell OpenManage portfolio is the key to your innovation engine, unlocking the tools and automation that help you scale, manage, and protect your technology environment.

    • Built-in telemetry streaming, thermal management, and RESTful API with Redfish offer streamlined visibility and control for better server management
    • Intelligent automation lets you enable cooperation between human actions and system capabilities for added productivity
    • Integrated change management capabilities for update planning and seamless, zero-touch configuration and implementation
    • Full-stack management integration with Microsoft, VMware, ServiceNow, Ansible and many other tools


    Protect your data assets and infrastructure with proactive resilience


    The Dell PowerEdge R250 server is designed with a cyber-resilient architecture, integrating security deeply into every phase in the lifecycle, from design to retirement.

    • Operate your workloads on a secure platform anchored by cryptographically trusted booting and silicon root of trust
    • Maintain server firmware safety with digitally signed firmware packages
    • Prevent unauthorized configuration or firmware change with system lockdown
    • Securely and quickly wipe all data from storage media, including hard drives, SSDs and system memory with System Erase

    PowerEdge R250 Spec Sheet



    Technical Specifications


    One Intel Xeon E-2300 series processor with up to 8 cores or

    one Intel Pentium processor with up to 2 cores


    •   Four DDR4 DIMM slots, supports UDIMM 128 GB max, speeds up to 3200 MT/s

    •   Supports unregistered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only

    Note: For Pentium processor, the maximum memory speed is 2666 MT/s.

    Storage controllers

    •   Internal controllers: PERC H345, H755, HBA355i, S150

    •   Internal Boot: Internal Dual SD Module or USB or Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS-S1): HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs

    •   External HBAs (non-RAID): HBA355e

    Drive bays

    Front bays:

    •   Up to 4 x 3.5-inch hot swap SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD) max 30.72 TB

    •   Up to 2 x 3.5-inch cabled SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD) max 15.36 TB

    •   Up to 4 x 3.5-inch cabled SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD) max 30.72 TB

    Power supplies

    •   450 W Bronze 100-240 V AC, cabled

    •   450 W Platinum 100-240 V AC, cabled

    •   700 W Titanium 100-240 V AC, cabled

    •   700 W Titanium 240 V DC, cabled

    Cooling options

    Air cooling


    •   Up to four cabled fans


    •   Height: 42.8 mm (1.68 inches)

    •   Width: 482 mm (18.97 inches)

    •   Depth: 598.64 mm (23.56 inches) with bezel

    585 mm (23.03 inches) without bezel

    Form Factor

    1U rack server

    Embedded management

    •   iDRAC9

    •   iDRAC Direct

    •   iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish

    •   iDRAC Service Manual


    Optional bezel or security bezel

    OpenManage Software

    •   OpenManage Enterprise

    •   OpenManage Power Manager plugin

    •   OpenManage SupportAssist plugin

    •   OpenManage Update Manager plugin


    OpenManage Mobile

    Integrations and Connections

    OpenManage Integrations

    OpenManage Connections

    •   BMC Truesight

    •   Microsoft System Center

    •   Red Hat Ansible Modules

    •  VMware vCenter and vRealize Operations Manager

    •   IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus

    •   IBM Tivoli Network Manager IP Edition

    •  Micro Focus Operations Manager

    •   Nagios Core

    •   Nagios XI


    •   Cryptographically signed firmware

    •   Secure Boot

    •   Secure Erase

    •   Silicon Root of Trust

    •   System Lockdown (requires iDRAC9

    Enterprise or Datacenter)

    •   TPM 1.2/2.0 FIPS, CC-TCG certified,

    TPM 2.0 China NationZ

    Embedded NIC

    2 x 1 GbE LOM

    GPU options

    Not supported


    Front Ports

    •   1 x USB 2.0

    •   1 x iDRAC Direct (Micro-AB USB) port

    Rear Ports

    •   1 x USB 2.0

    •   1 x iDRAC ethernet port

    •   1 x USB 3.0

    •   1 x VGA

    •   1 x Serial port

    Internal Ports

    •   1 x USB 3.0 (optional)


    2 PCIe slots:

    •   1 x8 Gen4 (x16 connector) low profile, half length

    •   1 x8 Gen4 (x8 connector) low profile, half length

    Operating System and Hypervisors

    •   Canonical Ubuntu Server LTS

    •   Microsoft Windows Server with Hyper-V

    •   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

    •   VMware ESXi (support only from Dec’21)

    •   Red Hat Enterprise Linux

    OEM-ready version available

    From bezel to BIOS to packaging, your servers can look and 

    feel as if they were designed and built by you.


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