PowerEdge R450 Rack Server

1U, value and density-focused, built for general purpose IT

The Dell Technologies PowerEdge R450, with 3rd generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, offers exceptional value and density with excellent performance.

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Tech Specs & Customization


  • Up to two 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, with up to 24 cores per processor
  • Air cooled


Operating System:

  • Canonical® Ubuntu® Server LTS
  • Citrix® Hypervisor®
  • Microsoft® Windows Server® with Hyper-V
  • RedHat® Enterprise Linux
  • SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
  • VMware® ESXi®



  • Intel® C620A chipset



  • DIMM Speed: Up to 2933 MT/s
  • Memory Type: RDIMM
  • Memory Module Slots: 16 DDR4 DIMM slots
  • Maximum RAM: RDIMM 1 TB



Front Bays:

  • Up to 4 x 3.5-inch SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD) max 16 TB
  • Up to 8 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD) max 7.68 TB


Rear bays:

  • N/A


Storage Controllers:

Internal Controllers:

  • PERC H345, PERC H355, PERC H745, PERC H755, HBA355i


External Controllers:

  • PERC H840, HBA355e


Software RAID:

  • S150


Internal Boot:

  • Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS-S2): HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240 GB or 480 GB
  • Internal Dual SD Module or USB



  • 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 / At-the-Server:

  • iDRAC9
  • iDRAC Service Module
  • iDRAC Direct
  • Quick Sync 2 wireless module



  • OpenManage Enterprise
  • OpenManage Power Manager plugin
  • OpenManage SupportAssist plugin
  • OpenManage Update Manager plugin



  • OpenManage Mobile



  • iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
  • IPMI
  • System Update Utility
  • Update Catalogs


OpenManage Integrations:

  • BMC® Truesight
  • Microsoft® System Center
  • RedHat® Ansible® Modules
  • VMware® vCenter and vRealize Operations Manager


OpenManage connections:

  • IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus
  • IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Edition
  • Micro Focus® Operations Manager
  • Nagios® Core
  • Nagios® XI


Power Supplies:

  • 1100 W DC/-48 – (60) V
  • 1100W Titanium 100–240 VAC/ 240 VDC
  • 800W Platinum 100–240 VAC/ 240 VDC
  • 700W Titanium 200–240 VAC/240 VDC
  • 600W Platinum 100–240 VAC/ 240 VDC
  • Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option



  • Up to seven cold swap fans



Network Options:

  • 2 x 1 GbE LOM and 1 x OCP 3.0


Front Ports:

  • 1 x dedicated iDRAC Direct micro-USB
  • 1 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x VGA


Rear Ports:

  • 1 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x Serial (optional)
  • 1 x USB 3.0
  • 2 x Ethernet
  • 1 x VGA


Internal Ports:

  • 1 x USB 3.0




  • 2 x PCIe Gen4 slots


Video Card:

  • 1 x VGA



  • Optional LCD bezel or security bezel


Form Factor:

  • 1U rack server


Dimensions & Weight:


  • 42.8 mm (1.68 inches)



  • 482 mm (18.97 inches)



For 4 x 3.5-inch configuration:

  • 748.79 mm (29.48 inches) with bezel
  • 734.95 mm (28.93 inches) without bezel


For 8 x 2.5-inch configuration:

  • 698.03 mm (27.48 inches) with bezel
  • 684.19 mm (26.93 inches) without bezel



  • For 4 x 3.5-inch system: 18.62 kg (41.05 Pound.)
  • For 8 x 2.5-inch system: 16.58 kg (36.55 Pound.)


Rack Support:

  • ReadyRails™ II sliding rails with optional cable management arm (CMA) and strain relief bar (SRB) for 4-post racks.
  • Combo (Drop-in/Slide-in) rails with optional CMA and SRB for 4-post racks.
  • ReadyRails™ static rails for 4-post and 2-post racks.

Product Details

Innovate at scale with challenging and emerging workloads

The Dell Technologies PowerEdge R450 is a 1U, two-socket entry-level server that offers the best value for organizations seeking updated processing, I/O, and storage capabilities in a dense form factor. It lets you:

  • Add additional power: Adds additional power with up to two 3rd generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors with up to 24 cores per socket

  • Built with faster memory: Supports up to 16 DDR4 RDIMMS at 2933 MT/sec

  • Improve throughput, reduce latency with up to 2 PCIe Gen4 slots

  • Include flexible local storage: Offers up to 8x 2.5-inches HDDs or SSDs; or up to 4x 3.5-inches HDDs or SSDs

  • Support distinctive needs: Perfect for smaller infrastructures and light virtualization demands

Increase efficiency and accelerate operations with autonomous collaboration

The Dell Technologies 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 Technologies 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

Built-in proactive resilience through a complete portfolio of solutions

From the silicon and supply chain all the way to asset retirement, know that your servers are safe and secure with innovative Dell Technologies and Intel technologies. We give you the confidence of cyber resilience with enterprise class security that minimizes risk for any organization, from small business to hyperscale.

  • Start strong with platform security features, even before the server is built, including Secured Component Verification and Silicon Root of Trust

  • Stay strong with continuous innovations that bolster cyber resilience, like OpenManage Secure Enterprise Key Manager and Automatic Certificate Enrollment

  • Outmaneuver threats with intelligence, automation, and recovery tools that include iDRAC9 Telemetry, BIOS live scanning, and Rapid OS recovery

PowerEdge R450

Power your innovation with the Dell Technologies PowerEdge R450, the 1U 2-socket server that’s built for high density and added value.

  • Small IT Infrastructure
  • Light VM (virtual machine density)
  • Small Business Specific