PowerEdge T560 Tower Server

Faster, more powerful and balanced

A purpose-built office-friendly server, maximizing next-gen technologies with GPU options to achieve enterprise-level performance in remote or branch office locations.

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Tech Specs & Customization


  • Up to two 4th Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors with up to 56 cores per processor and optional Intel® QuickAssist Technology



  • 32 DDR5 DIMM slots, supports RDIMM 8 TB max, speeds up to 4800 MT/s
  • Supports registered ECC DDR5 DIMMs only


Storage Controllers:

  • Internal controllers: PERC H965i, PERC H755, PERC H755N, PERC H355, HBA355i
  • Internal Boot: Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS-N1): HWRAID 2 x M.2 NVMe SSDs or USB
  • External HBAs (non-RAID): HBA355e, H965e
  • Software RAID: S160


Drive Bays Front Bays:

  • Up to 6 x E3.S Gen5 NVMe, max 46.08 TB
  • Up to 6 x 2.5-inch NVMe, max 92.16 TB
  • Up to 8 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA/NVMe, max 122.88 TB


Power Supplies:

  • 3200 W Titanium 277–305 VAC or 336 HVDC, hot swap redundant
  • 2800 W Titanium 200–240 VAC or 240 HVDC, hot swap redundant
  • 2400 W Platinum 100–240 VAC or 240 HVDC, hot swap redundant


Cooling Options:

  • Air cooling
  • Optional Direct Liquid Cooling (DLC) Note: DLC is a rack solution and requires rack manifolds and a cooling distribution unit (CDU) to operate.



  • Standard (STD) fan
  • Up to six hot plug fans



  • Height – 86.8 mm (3.41 inches)
  • Width – 482 mm (18.97 inches)
  • Depth – 946.73 mm (37.27 inches) – without bezel 932.89 mm (36.73 inches) – with bezel
  • Form Factor 2U rack server


Embedded Management:

  • iDRAC9
  • iDRAC Direct
  • iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
  • iDRAC Service Module
  • Quick Sync 2 wireless module



  • Optional LCD bezel or security bezel


OpenManage Software:

  • OpenManage Enterprise
  • OpenManage Power Manager plugin
  • OpenManage Service plugin
  • OpenManage Update Manager plugin
  • CloudIQ for PowerEdge plug-in
  • OpenManage Enterprise Integration for VMware vCenter
  • OpenManage Integration for Microsoft System Center
  • OpenManage Integration with Windows Admin Center



  • OpenManage Mobile


OpenManage Integrations:

  • BMC Truesight
  • Microsoft System Center
  • OpenManage Integration with ServiceNow
  • Red Hat Ansible Modules
  • Terraform Providers
  • VMware vCenter and vRealize Operations Manager



  • Cryptographically signed firmware
  • Data at Rest Encryption (SEDs with local or external key mgmt)
  • Secure Boot
  • Secured Component Verification (Hardware integrity check)
  • Secure Erase
  • Silicon Root of Trust
  • System Lockdown (requires iDRAC9 Enterprise or Datacenter)
  • TPM 2.0 FIPS, CC-TCG certified, TPM 2.0 China NationZ


Embedded NIC:

  • 2 x 1GbE LOM card (optional)


Network Options:

  • 1 x OCP card 3.0 (optional) NOTE: The system allows either LOM card or an OCP card or both to be installed in the system.


GPU Options:

  • Up to 4 x 350 W DW PCIe x16 GPU cards
  • Up to 12 x 75 W SW PCIe x8 GPU cards



Front Ports:

  • 1 x iDRAC Direct (Micro-AB USB) port
  • 1 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x VGA


Rear Ports:

  • 1 x Dedicated iDRAC Ethernet port
  • 1 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x Serial (optional)
  • 1 x VGA (optional for Direct Liquid Cooling configuration)


Internal Ports:

  • 1 x USB 3.0 (optional)



  • Up to twelve PCIe slots (x16 connector)
  • 4 x16 Rear Full height, Half length + 4 x16 Front Full height, Full length DW
  • 4 x16 Rear Full height, Half length + 8 x 8 Front Full height, Full length SW


Operating System and Hypervisors:

  • Canonical Ubuntu Server LTS
  • Microsoft Windows Server with Hyper-V
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • VMware ESXi For specifications and interoperability details, see Dell.com/OSsupport.


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. For more information, visit Dell.com -> Solutions -> OEM Solutions.

Product Details

Innovate at scale with an expandable tower server for mission-critical business workloads

The Dell PowerEdge T560, powered by the 4th Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, is an enterpriseclass tower server that offers advanced technologies with accelerators. It is a purpose-built server with officefriendly acoustics that maximizes next-gen technologies to achieve optimal performance in a small footprint. The Dell PowerEdge T560 is an ideal tower server for traditional corporate IT, virtualization, database and analytics, and inferencing for AI/ML, delivering robust compute performance.

The latest technologies for balanced performance

This all-in-one powerhouse provides ease of management and expandability for growth and performance.

  • Provides additional support for database applications with expanded storage with up to 12 x 3.5-inches drives and 24 x 2.5-inches drives allowing for a mix of HDD, SAS4 SSD, and NVMe support.

  • Virtualization and AI inferencing capabilities with up to two Xeon Scalable processors, doubled-bandwidth DDR5 memory, double-speed PCIe Gen5, and up to 6 GPUs.

  • Achieves enterprise-level security requirements with cyber-resilience to store, process and analyze data.

Cyber Resilient Architecture for Zero Trust IT environment & operations

Security is integrated into every phase of the PowerEdge lifecycle, including protected supply chain and factory-to-site integrity assurance. Silicon-based root of trust anchors end-to-end boot resilience while Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and role-based access controls ensure trusted operations.

Increase efficiency and accelerate operations with an autonomous infrastructure

The Dell OpenManage™ systems management portfolio delivers a secure, efficient, and comprehensive solution for PowerEdge servers. Simplify, automate and centralize one-to-many management with the OpenManage Enterprise console and iDRAC.


From recycled materials in our products and packaging, to thoughtful, innovative options for energy efficiency, the PowerEdge portfolio is designed to make, deliver, and recycle products to help reduce the carbon footprint and lower your operation costs. We even make it easy to retire legacy systems responsibly with Dell Technologies Services.

PowerEdge T560

The Dell PowerEdge T560 is designed to address enterprise-class workloads. Ideal for:

  • Traditional corporate IT
  • Database and Analytics
  • Virtualization
  • AI/ML and inferencing