PowerEdge R6525 Rack Server

Ideal for High Performance Dense-Computing environments

The Dell Technologies PowerEdge R6525 Rack Server is a highly configurable, dual-socket 1U rack server that delivers outstanding balanced performance and innovations for dense compute environments to address traditional and emerging workloads and applications.

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Tech Specs & Customization


  • Two 2nd or 3rd Generation AMD EPYCTM Processors with up to 64 cores per processor



  • Up to 32 x DDR4
  • Maximum RAM
  • RDIMM: 2 TB
  • LRDIMM: 4TB Max
  • Bandwidth up to 3200 MT/S



  • Hot plug redundant Hard drives, Fans, PSUs



  • PERC 10.5 – HBA345, H345, H745, H840, 12G SAS HBA
  • PERC 11 – H755, H755N
  • Chipset SATA/SW RAID (S150): Yes


Drive Bays:

Front Bays:

  • Up to 4 x 3.5” hot plug SAS/SATA (HDD)
  • Up to 8 x 2.5” hot plug SAS/SATA (HDD)
  • Up to 12 x 2.5” (10 Front + 2 Rear) hot plug SAS/SATA/NVMe
  • Optional Internal: 2 x M.2 (BOSS)
  • Optional Rear: 2 x M.2 (BOSS-S2)


Power Supplies:

  • 800W Platinum
  • 1400W Platinum
  • 1100W Titanium



  • Hot plug Fans



  • Height: 42.8mm (1.7”)
  • Width: 434.0mm (17.1”)
  • Depth: 736.54mm (29”)
  • Weight: 21.8kg (48.06lbs)


Rack Units:

  • 1U Rack Server


Embedded Management:

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



  • Optional LCD bezel or security bezel


OpenManage™ SW:

OpenManage Enterprise:

  • OpenManage Enterprise Power Manager
  • OpenManage Mobile


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:

  • 2 x 1 GbE LOM ports


Networking Options (NOC):

  • OCP x16 Mezz 3.0 + 2 x 1GE LOM


GPU Options:

  • Up to 2 Single-Wide GPU



Front Ports:

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


Rear Ports:

  • 1 x Dedicated iDRAC network port
  • 1 x Serial (optional)
  • 1 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x VGA



  • 3 x Gen4 slots (x16) at 16GT/s


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

The Dell Technologies PowerEdge R6525 is a highly configurable, dual-socket 1U rack server that delivers outstanding balanced performance and innovation for dense compute environments. It’s ideal for traditional and emerging workloads and applications. High-level features include:

  • 64 processing cores and faster data transfer speeds with PCIe Gen 4

  • Up to 3200MT/s memory speed to reduce latency and deliver faster response

  • Multi GPU support to accelerate end user VDI performance

  • Highest core count PE 1U server with cryptographic isolation between hypervisor and VMs

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 R6525

The PowerEdge R6525 provides a unique dense – 1U, dual-socket server – to address and scale traditional and emerging workloads like:

  • High Performance Computing (HPC)
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
  • Virtualization