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PowerEdge 2970

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$1,349
E-Value Code: 6W300 - becwtk1
SYSTEM OPTIONS
 
PowerEdge 2970

Dual Core AMD Opteron™ 2210; 1.8GHz,2X1MB Cache,1Ghz HyperTransport

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Dual Core AMD Opteron™ 2210; 1.8GHz,2X1MB Cache,1Ghz HyperTransport [Included in Price]
Dual Core AMD Opteron™ 2212; 2.0GHz,2X1MB Cache,1Ghz HyperTransport [add $50]
Dual Core AMD Opteron™ 2212HE; 2.0GHz,2X1MB Cache,1Ghz HyperTransport [add $100]
Dual Core AMD Opteron™ 2216; 2.4GHz,2X1MB Cache,1Ghz HyperTransport [add $250]
Dual Core AMD Opteron™ 2220; 2.8GHz,2X1MB Cache,1Ghz HyperTransport [add $650]
Dual Core AMD Opteron™ 2222SE; 3.0GHz,2X1MB Cache,1Ghz HyperTransport [add $850]
 
Additional Processor

Single Processor only

Single Processor only [Included in Price]
Dual Core AMD Opteron™ 2210, 2x1MB Cache, 1.8GHz,1Ghz HyperTransport [add $249]
Dual Core AMD Opteron™ 2212, 2x1MB Cache, 2.0GHz,1Ghz HyperTransport [add $299]
Dual Core AMD Opteron™ 2212HE, 2x1MB Cache, 2.0Ghz,1GHz HyperTransport [add $399]
Dual Core AMD Opteron™ 2216, 2x1MB Cache, 2.4GHz,1Ghz HyperTransport [add $549]
Dual Core AMD Opteron™ 2220, 2x1MB Cache, 2.8Ghz,1GHz HyperTransport [add $949]
Dual Core AMD Opteron™ 2222SE, 2x1MB Cache, 3.0Ghz,1GHz HyperTransport [add $1,049]
 
Memory

1GB DDR2, 667MHz, 2x512MB Single Ranked DIMMs

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1GB DDR2, 667MHz, 2x512MB Single Ranked DIMMs [Included in Price]
2GB DDR2, 667MHz, 2x1GB Single Ranked DIMMs [add $169]
2GB DDR2, 667MHz, 4x512MB Single Ranked DIMMs [add $189]
4GB DDR2, 667MHz, 4x1GB Single Ranked DIMMs [add $519]
4GB DDR2, 667MHz, 8x512MB Single Ranked DIMMs [add $819]
4GB DDR2, 667MHz, 2x2GB Dual Ranked DIMMs [add $609]
8GB DDR2, 667MHz, 8x1GB Single Ranked DIMMs [add $1,109]
8GB DDR2, 667MHz, 4x2GB Dual Ranked DIMMs [add $1,269]
8GB DDR2, 667MHz, 2x4GB Dual Ranked DIMMs [add $3,269]
16GB DDR2, 667MHz, 4x4GB, Dual Ranked DIMMs [add $6,639]
16GB DDR2, 8x2GB, 667MHz, Dual Ranked DIMMs [add $2,669]
32GB DDR2, 667MHz, 8x4GB Dual Ranked DIMMs [add $13,609]
 
Operating System

No Operating System

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Windows Server® 2003 R2, Standard Edition, Includes 5 CALs [add $799]
Windows Server® 2003 R2, Enterprise Edition, Includes 25 CALs [add $3,295]
Windows Server® 2003 R2, Standard x64 Edition,Includes 5 CALs [add $799]
Windows Server® 2003 R2, Enterprise x64 Edition, Includes 25 CALs [add $3,295]
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, Up to 32 CPUs, 1 YR Subscription, FI [add $280]
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, Up to 32 CPUs, 3 YR Subscription, FI [add $698]
No Operating System [Included in Price]
VMware VI 3.0.1,Standard,2 CPU,1 Yr Support and Upgrade Subscription [add $4,688]
VMware VI 3.0.1,Standard,2 CPU,3 Yr Support and Upgrade Subscription [add $6,563]
VMware VI 3.0.1,Enterprise,2 CPU,1 Yr Support and Upgrade Subscription [add $7,188]
VMware VI 3.0.1,Enterprise,2 CPU,3 Yr Support and Upgrade Subscription [add $10,063]
 
OS Partitions

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None  
16GB Microsoft OS Partition Override add $0
20GB Microsoft OS Partition Override add $0
Maximum Partition Size for Microsoft OS add $0
 
Operating System Addition

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None  
5-pack of Windows® Server 2003 Device CALs (Standard or Enterprise) [add $169]
10-pack of Windows® Server 2003 Device CALs (Standard or Enterprise) [add $338]
15-pack of Windows® Server 2003 Device CALs (Standard or Enterprise) [add $507]
25-pack of Windows® Server 2003 Device CALs (Standard or Enterprise) [add $845]
 
Backplane

1x8 Backplane for 2.5-inch Hard Drives

1x8 Backplane for 2.5-inch Hard Drives [Included in Price]
 
Primary Controller

SAS 5/i Integrated, X8, No RAID

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PERC 5/i, x8 Backplane, Integrated Controller Card [add $299]
SAS 5/i Integrated, X8, No RAID [Included in Price]
 
2nd Controller

Select options below

None  
Dell Single Channel ultra 320 SCSI PCIe Host Adapter [add $249]
2x Dell Single Channel ultra 320 SCSI PCIe Host Adapter [add $449]
PERC 5/E SAS RAID Adapter, PCI-Express, 2x4 Connectors, External [add $799]
2x PERC 5/E SAS RAID Adapter, PCI-Express, 2x4 Connectors, External [add $1,599]
Dual-External-Port SAS 5/E HBA for Power Vault MD3000, PCI Express [add $199]
2x Dual-External-Port SAS 5/E HBA for Power Vault MD3000, PCI Express [add $398]
 
Hard Drive Configuration
''''To Protect your business data, Dell recommends at least a RAID 1 configuration for all servers. RAID 1 requires 2 hard drives and ''''mirrors'''' your data so that, in the event of a crash, the 2nd hard drive automatically takes the place of the original hard drive without any loss of performance, data or time.''''

Integrated SAS/SATA No RAID, SAS 5/i Integrated

Integrated SAS/SATA No RAID, SAS 5/i Integrated [Included in Price]
Integrated SAS/SATA RAID 0, PERC 5/i Integrated add $0
Integrated SAS/SATA RAID 1, PERC 5/i Integrated add $0
Integrated SAS/SATA RAID 5, PERC 5/i Integrated add $0
Integrated SAS/SATA RAID 10, PERC 5/i Integrated add $0
Integrated SAS/SATA RAID 0/RAID 0, PERC 5/I Integrated add $0
Integrated SAS/SATA RAID 1/RAID 1, PERC 5/i Integrated add $0
Integrated SAS/SATA RAID 1/RAID 5, PERC 5/i Integrated add $0
Integrated SAS/SATA RAID 1/RAID 10, PERC 5/i Integrated add $0
 
Hard Drive

36GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive

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36GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [Included in Price]
73GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $50]
146GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $150]
36GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 15K RPM Hard Drive [add $120]
73GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 15K RPM Hard Drive [add $250]
80GB 5.4K RPM SATA Universal Hard Drive add $0
 
2nd Hard Drive

Select options below

None  
36GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $249]
73GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $299]
146GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $399]
36GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 15K RPM Hard Drive [add $369]
73GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 15K RPM Hard Drive [add $499]
80GB 5.4K RPM SATA Universal Hard Drive [add $249]
 
3rd Hard Drive

Select options below

None  
36GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $249]
73GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $299]
146GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $399]
36GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 15K RPM Hard Drive [add $369]
73GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 15K RPM Hard Drive [add $499]
80GB 5.4K RPM SATA Universal Hard Drive [add $249]
 
4th Hard Drive

Select options below

None  
36GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $249]
73GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $299]
146GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $399]
36GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 15K RPM Hard Drive [add $369]
73GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 15K RPM Hard Drive [add $499]
80GB 5.4K RPM SATA Universal Hard Drive [add $249]
 
5th Hard Drive

Select options below

None  
36GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $249]
73GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $299]
146GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $399]
36GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 15K RPM Hard Drive [add $369]
73GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 15K RPM Hard Drive [add $499]
80GB 5.4K RPM SATA Universal Hard Drive [add $249]
 
6th Hard Drive

Select options below

None  
36GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $249]
73GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $299]
146GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $399]
36GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 15K RPM Hard Drive [add $369]
73GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 15K RPM Hard Drive [add $499]
80GB 5.4K RPM SATA Universal Hard Drive [add $249]
 
7th Hard Drive

Select options below

None  
36GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $249]
73GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $299]
146GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $399]
36GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 15K RPM Hard Drive [add $369]
73GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 15K RPM Hard Drive [add $499]
80GB 5.4K RPM SATA Universal Hard Drive [add $249]
 
8th Hard Drive

Select options below

None  
36GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $249]
73GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $299]
146GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 10K RPM Hard Drive [add $399]
36GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 15K RPM Hard Drive [add $369]
73GB, SAS, 2.5-inch, 15K RPM Hard Drive [add $499]
80GB 5.4K RPM SATA Universal Hard Drive [add $249]
 
Chassis Configuration

No Rack Rails Included

No Rack Rails Included [Included in Price]
Rack Chassis w/Sliding Rapid/Versa Rails and Cable Management Arm,Universal [add $249]
 
Power Supply

Non-Redundant Power Supply

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Non-Redundant Power Supply [Included in Price]
Redundant Power Supply with No Cord [add $299]
Redundant Power Supply with Y-Cord [add $299]
Redundant Power Supply with Dual Cords [add $299]
 
Bezel

Active ID Bezel

No Bezel [subtract $10]
Active ID Bezel [Included in Price]
INTERNET/NETWORKING OPTIONS
 
Network Adapter

Dual Embedded Broadcom® NetXtreme II 5708 Gigabit Ethernet NIC

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Dual Embedded Broadcom® NetXtreme II 5708 Gigabit Ethernet NIC [Included in Price]
Intel® PRO 1000PT Dual Port Server Adapter, Gigabit NIC, Cu, PCIe x4 [add $199]
2x Intel® PRO 1000PT Dual Port Server Adapter, Gb NIC, Cu, PCIe x4 [add $398]
Intel® PRO 1000PT Single Port Server Adapter, Gigabit NIC, Cu, PCIe x1 [add $139]
2x Intel® PRO 1000PT Single Port Server Adapter, Gb NIC, Cu, PCIe x1 [add $278]
Intel® PRO 1000PF Single Port Server Adapter, Gigabit, Optical PCI-Ex [add $399]
2x Intel® PRO 1000PF Single Port Server Adapter, Gigabit, Optical PCIe [add $798]
Broadcom® NetXtreme II 5708 Single Port Gigabit NIC w/TOE, PCIe-4 [add $99]
Broadcom® NetXtreme 5721 Single Port Gigabit Ethernet NIC, Cu, PCIe x1 [add $59]
 
TCP/IP Offload Engine Enablement

Broadcom® Dual Port TCP/IP Offload Engine Not Enabled

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Broadcom® Dual Port TCP/IP Offload Engine Enabled, Microsoft OS Only add $0
Broadcom® Dual Port TCP/IP Offload Engine Not Enabled [Included in Price]
Broadcom TCP/IP Offload Engine Not Enabled, Linux OS Only add $0
 
Remote Management

Select options below

None  
Dell Remote Access Card, 5th Generation for PowerEdge Remote Management [add $299]
STORAGE OPTIONS
 
Additional External Storage Interconnect

Select options below

None  
Emulex LPE 1150, 4Gb, Optional, Host Bus Adapter, PCIe [add $679]
Qlogic 2460 4Gb Optical Fiber Channel HBA, PCIe [add $779]
Qlogic 2462 Dual Channel 4GB Optical Fiber Channel HBA, PCIe [add $1,219]
Qlogic QLE220 FC4 HBA, Factory Installed [add $550]
 
Removable Disks and Tape Drives

Select options below

None  
PowerVault 100T, DAT72 Tape Backup, 36/72GB, w/Controller, Internal [add $859]
 
Tape Backup Software

Select options below

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None  
Symantec Backup Exec v11d Server Suite [add $449]
Symantec Backup Exec v11d SAN Suite [add $1,099]
Symantec Backup Exec Replication Suite [add $1,399]
Symantec Backup Excec v11d Email Server Suite [add $1,399]
Symantec Backup Exec v11d DataBase Server Suite [add $1,399]
Symantec Backup Exec v11d Multi-Server Suite [add $699]
Symantec Backup Exec v11d Quickstart Edition Suite [add $49]
Yosemite Backup Enhanced Pro Suite [add $299]
CV GALAXY Master Server w/ CDs [add $1,299]
CommVault Galaxy Express File Server Edition [add $449]
CommVault Galaxy Express E-mail and Database Server Edition [add $1,169]
Yosemite Backup Enterprise [add $1,199]
Yosemite Backup SBS [add $219]
CommVault Galaxy Express for Microsoft SBS [add $269]
Symantec Backup Exec v11d System Recovery Server Edition Protection Suite [add $849]
VMware VirtualCenter 2.0.1, 1 Year Support and Upgrade Subscription [add $6,250]
VMware VirtualCenter 2.0.1, 3 Year Support and Upgrade Subscription [add $8,750]
 
Removable Disk and Tape Backup Media

Select options below

None  
DAT72, Tape media cartridge, 36/72GB, 1PK [add $15]
SOFTWARE OPTIONS
 
Open Manage Subscription

Select options below

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None  
OpenManage Subscription 12 Edition [add $589]
OpenManage Subscription Service (4 edition) [add $239]
OpenManage Subscription (8 edition) [add $429]
 
Documentation

Electronic Documentation and OpenManage CD Kit

Electronic Documentation and OpenManage CD Kit [Included in Price]
No Documentation, No OpenManage CD Kit add $0
 
Additional Documentation

Select options below

None  
PERC5 English Documentation add $0
PERC5 French Documentation [add $10]
PERC5 Spanish Documentation [add $10]
SAS 5/i and SAS 5/E English Documentation add $0
SAS5/i and SAS5/E French Docs add $0
SAS 5/i and SAS 5/E Spanish Documentation add $0
 
HBA Documentation

Select options below

QLE220 Documentation Kit [$49]
OTHER OPTIONS
 
MS SQL Server

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None  
Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Standard (5 CAL),OEM,NFI [add $1,859]
Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Standard (1 Socket),OEM,NFI [add $5,999]
Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Standard (2 Socket),OEM,NFI [add $11,998]
Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Workgroup (5 CAL),OEM,NFI [add $739]
Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Workgroup(1 Socket),OEM,NFI [add $3,899]
Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Workgroup (2 Socket),OEM,NFI [add $7,798]
Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005X64 Standard (5 CAL),OEM,NFI [add $1,859]
Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005X64 Standard (1 Socket),OEM,NFI [add $5,999]
Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005X64 Standard (2 Socket),OEM,NFI [add $11,998]
 
MS SQL Server OEM CAL Packs

Select options below

None  
Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Workgroup,5 Add USR Licenses,OEM [add $740]
Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Workgroup,5 Add DVC Licenses,OEM [add $740]
Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Standard,5 Add USR Licenses,OEM,NFI [add $810]
Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Standard,5 Add DVC Licenses,OEM,NFI [add $810]
 
CD/DVD Drive

24X IDE CD-ROM

24X IDE CD-ROM [Included in Price]
24X IDE CD-RW/DVD ROM Drive [add $69]
8X DVD-ROM [add $69]
 
Floppy Drive

No Floppy Drive with Filler Panel

1.44MB Floppy Drive, Internal, Black [add $30]
No Floppy Drive with Filler Panel [Included in Price]
 
Keyboard

Select options below

None  
Keyboard, USB [add $10]
 
Mouse

No Mouse Option

No Mouse Option [Included in Price]
Optical Two-Button Mouse, USB [add $9]
Mechanical Two-Button Mouse, USB [add $9]
 
Server Accessories

Select options below

USB to PS2 Adapter for KVM Connectivity [$29]
1.44MB USB Floppy Drive, External [$39]
8x DVD-ROM, External, USB [$199]
 
Power Cords

Power Cord, 125 volt, NEMA 5-15P to C14,15 amp, Wall Plug, 10 feet (3 meter

Power Cord, 125 volt, NEMA 5-15P to C14,15 amp, Wall Plug, 10 feet (3 meter [Included in Price]
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PowerEdge 2970

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1. COMPONENTS2. SERVICES & SUPPORT

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Printer Pages Per Minute: Actual print speed will vary with use.
Software purchased along with your computer may differ from the retail version.
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Based on the SPECjbb2005 benchmark test performed by Dell Labs in July 2006 on a PowerEdge 2950 server with the processors specified, 8GB of memory, 1x80GB SATA hard drive and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise x64 Edition + SP1 (64-bit) . Actual performance will vary based on configuration, usage and manufacturing variability.
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