PowerEdge R6515 Rack Server

Dual-socket performance in a single-socket 1U rack design

The Dell Technologies PowerEdge R6515 rack server is a dense single-socket 1U rack server delivering peak performance and excellent TCO.

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Tech Specs & Customization


  • One 2nd or 3rd Generation AMD EPYCTM Processor with up to 64 cores



  • DDR4: Up to 16 x DDR4 RDIMM (1TB), LRDIMM (2TB), bandwidth up to 3200 MT/S



  • HW RAID: PERC 9/10 – HBA330, H330, H730P, H740P, H840, 12G SAS HBA
  • SATA/SW RAID: S150


Drive Bays

Front Bays:

  • Up to 4x 3.5” Hot Plug SAS/SATA HDD
  • Up to 10x 2.5” Hot Plug SAS/SATA/NVMe
  • Up to 8x 2.5” Hot plug SAS/SATA
  • Internal: Optional 2 x M.2 (BOSS)


Power Supplies:

  • 550W Platinum



  • Standard/High-Performance FANs
  • N+1 Fan redundancy.



  • Height: 42.8 mm (1.7”)
  • Width: 434.0mm (17.09”)
  • Depth: 657.25mm (25.88”)
  • Weight: 16.75 kg (36.93 lb)


Rack Units:

  • 1U Rack Server


Embedded Management:

  • iDRAC9
  • iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
  • iDRAC Direct
  • Quick Sync 2 BLE/wireless module



  • Optional LCD or Security Bezel


OpenManage™ SW: Consoles:

  • OpenManage Enterprise
  • OpenManage Enterprise Power Manager Mobility:
  • OpenManage Mobile Tools:
  • Dell Technologies RACADM CLI
  • Dell Technologies Repository Manager
  • Dell Technologies System Update
  • Dell Technologies Server Update Utility
  • Dell Technologies Update Catalogs
  • iDRAC Service Module
  • IPMI Tool
  • OpenManage Server Administrator
  • OpenManage Storage Services


Integrations & Connections:

OpenManage Integrations:

  • BMC Truesight
  • Microsoft® System Center
  • Redhat® Ansible® Modules
  • VMware® vCenter™


OpenManage Connections:

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



  • Cryptographically signed firmware
  • Secure Boot
  • Secure Erase
  • Silicon Root of Trust
  • System Lockdown
  • TPM 1.2/2.0, TCM 2.0 optional


Embedded NIC Networking Options (NDC):

  • 2 x 1GbE
  • 2 x 10GbE BT
  • 2 x 10GbE SFP+
  • 2 x 25GbE SFP+


GPU Options:

  • Up to 2 Single-Wide GPU



Front Ports:

  • 1 x Dedicated iDRAC direct micro-USB
  • 1 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x Video


Rear Ports:

  • 2 x 1GbE
  • 1 x Dedicated iDRAC network port
  • 1 x Serial
  • 2 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x Video


Internal Ports:

  • 1 x USB 3.0



Up to 2:

  • 1 x Gen3 slot (1 x16)
  • 1 x Gen4 slot (1 x16)


Operating Systems & Hypervisors:

  • Canonical® Ubuntu® Server LTS
  • Citrix® HypervisorTM
  • Microsoft® Windows Server® with Hyper-V
  • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
  • SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
  • VMware® ESXi®

Product Details

Deliver breakthrough performance, innovation and density for traditional and emerging workloads

Data center evolution starts with modern platforms that scale easily and are optimized for application performance. The PowerEdge R6515 is built upon a scalable system architecture and provides choice and flexibility to meet performance demands. High-level specifications:

  • 100%1 more processing cores and faster data transfer speeds with PCIe Gen 4

  • 20%2 more memory performance for scale out environments

  • Improved TCO with VM density and SQL performance improvements

  • High parallelism for low latency on ROBO and Dense Azure Stack HCI

Increase efficiency and accelerate operations with an automated infrastructure

The Dell Technologies OpenManage™ systems management portfolio delivers an efficient and comprehensive solution for PowerEdge servers through tailored, automated, and repeatable processes.

  • Automate server life cycle management with scripting via the iDRAC Restful API with Redfish conformance.

  • Simplify and centralize one to many management with the OpenManage Enterprise console.

  • Utilize the OpenManage Mobile app and PowerEdge Quick Sync 2 to easily manage servers using a phone or tablet.

  • Resolve issues with up to 72% less IT effort using automated proactive and predictive technology from ProSupport Plus and SupportAssist

Fortify your data center with integrated security

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

  • Enhance security with platform enablement of AMD Secure Memory Encryption (SME) and Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV).

  • 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.

  • Detect and remediate unauthorized or malicious change with drift detection and system lockdown.

  • Securely and quickly wipe all data from storage media including hard drives, SSDs and system memory with System Erase.

PowerEdge R6515

The Dell Technologies PowerEdge R6515 rack server is a dense single-socket 1U rack server delivering peak performance and excellent TCO. Ideal for:

  • Virtualization
  • Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI)
  • Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)