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DELL PowerEdge T20

DELL PowerEdge T20 4 Core Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.2GHz 4GB 1TB HDD

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4 Intel Xeon E3 V3 3.2GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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The PowerEdge T20 server packs large internal storage capacity and capable performance into a quiet mini tower chassis designed to deliver efficient and worry-free operation. With the T20, data... More
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22 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites liked this PC. This DELL desktop computer received a "Recommended" award from Alphr.com and it received a "Value for Money" award from Itpro.co.uk who decided it provided a good bang for your buck.

Good Expert Reviews

Five experts from sites including Expert Reviews, Techradar, itpro.co.uk and techradar.com/au/ have rated this DELL computer on average 85 out of 100. This means that PC experts think this DELL PC is one of the better desktop computers that have been around for more than a year.

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, PowerEdge T20 owners rated this desktop computer as brilliant. Most PowerEdge T20 owners think it is one of the very best computers of this type and age.

Good Size

Some DELL PowerEdge T20 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this PC was compact. Techradar mentioned “Compact mini, tower with easy access to internals” and scored the product 80 out of 100. Expert website Alphr.com mentioned in their review of this PC “This compact desktop system packs lots of potential into a tiny, affordable package, making it a rival to HP's ProLiant MicroServer Gen8” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

Good Value for Money

Expert review site Itpro.co.uk highlighted in their review that this DELL desktop computer was great for its price.

Large Storage Capacity

One DELL PowerEdge T20 reviewer who reviewed this PC thought it had good storage. Expert website Itpro.co.uk rated it 4 stars and wrote two years ago “Has has plenty of storage potential making it suitable for SMBs” in their review.

Robust

One DELL PowerEdge T20 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made.

Easy to Use

One DELL PowerEdge T20 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Expert review site Crn.com wrote “The NAS would win every time; it's specialized to be easy to set up and maintain”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on desktop computers of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,200 megahertz, the PowerEdge T20 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other desktop computers that have been around for more than a year. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of comparable spec computers that have been around for around the same time as the PowerEdge T20 is 640MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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DELL PCs Have Good Reviews

DELL is one of the better rated PC manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and DELL also has good ratings for its medium processor core PCs.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the similar spec personal computers that have been available for more than a year the hard drive capacity range from 1GB to 3TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL PowerEdge T20 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other desktop computers of a comparable type and age to the PowerEdge T20.

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L3 Processor Cache Level

This PC has a L3 processor cache level, which is the most frequently found processor cache level on similar spec desktop computers that are a comparable age to it.

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10/100/1000Base-T(X) Cabling Technology

This personal computer has a 10/100/1000Base-T(X) cabling technology, which is the most frequently found cabling technology on medium processor core PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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3 PCI Express Slots Version

This personal computer supports a 3 PCI Express slots version, which is typical of many computers of this age and type.

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Four 3.5" Bays

The DELL PowerEdge T20 is a four 3.5" bay PC. Most of the other PCs of this age and spec have between one and six 3.5" bays.

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Six USB 2.0 Ports

The PowerEdge T20 is a six USB 2.0 port computer.

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Two 2.5" Bays

The PowerEdge T20 is a two 2.5" bay computer.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 8 megabytes, the DELL PowerEdge T20 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other computers that have been around for more than a year. PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the PowerEdge T20 have processor caches of between 2MB and 10MB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Medium processor core PCs that have been around for around the same time as the PowerEdge T20 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 520GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 32GB. The PowerEdge T20 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that have been available for around the same time as the PowerEdge T20.

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Supports One Case Placement

The number of placements supported by the PowerEdge T20 is more than most comparable spec computers that were released around the same time as it. This desktop computer supports a Vertical case placement, which is the most frequently supported case placement supported by personal computers of a comparable age and spec to the PowerEdge T20.

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Has One Memory Slot

The number of memory slots found on the DELL PowerEdge T20 is more than most personal computers of a similar age and spec to it. This desktop computer has a 4x DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot found on comparable spec personal computers that came out more than a year ago.

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3 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

The storage speed of this PC is HDD, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is the traditional storage method for computers. A HDD stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are cheap, but they are slower than Flash and SSD bases storage systems.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the DELL PowerEdge T20 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core PCs that came out around the same time as the PowerEdge T20. The internal memory of medium processor core PCs that are a comparable age to the PowerEdge T20 range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average internal memory is 8GB.

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Only One PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slot

The DELL PowerEdge T20 is a one PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slot desktop computer. Most of the other medium processor core PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the PowerEdge T20 have between one and two PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL PowerEdge T20

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when DELL released the PowerEdge T20.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 3.2 gigahertz, the DELL PowerEdge T20 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other personal computers of a similar age and spec to the PowerEdge T20.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL PowerEdge T20 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other computers that were released around the same time as the PowerEdge T20.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Thread
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Cache Level
Processor Cache
Processor Socket
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Memory Channel Supported Processor
Max Memory Bandwidth Supported Processor
Memory Clock Speed Supported by Processor
Memory Type Supported Processor
Max Internal Memory Supported Processor
Processor Series
PCI Express Lane (maximum)
Stepping
QPI Link
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Codename
Processor Lithography
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Bus Type
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive
Storage Drive Installed
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Displayssupported by On-Board Grap
Operating System/software
Operating System
Networking
WiFi
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Expansion Slots
PCI Express X16 (Gen 3.x) Slot
PCI Express X16 (Gen 2.x) Slot
PCI Express X1 (Gen 2.x) Slot
Design
Chassis Type
Case Placement
2.5" Bay
3.5" Bay
Case Colour
Water Cooling System
Performance
Motherboard Chipset
Product Type
Processor Special Features
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Embedded Options Available
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Idle States
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Instruction Set
Processor Code
Scalability
Thermal Solution Specification
Processor Package Size
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
Power Supply
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature Range
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Display Included
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Technical Details
Intel Visual Technology

2 Awards

alphr.com Recommended itpro.co.uk Value for Money

Expert Reviews

(8)
31 July 2014

A lot of server for the price of the average desktop, the PowerEdge T20 is fast and has room for lots of storage. The base configuration is a bit lean, management is lacking and for Windows you'll...

Compact mini, tower with easy access to internals
Fast quad, core Xeon processor
Room for six internal disks
On, board RAID
Lots of USB ports
Single Gigabit network port
No embedded hypervisor option
No hot, swapping of disks
Needs more than 4GB of RAM
Basic Intel AMT management
30 July 2014

We liked With its quad-core Xeon processor the T20 is a very nippy little server, booting from cold in just a few seconds and handling Windows Server 2012 R2 with ease. We would have liked an...

15 May 2014

More powerful and flexible than a NAS, this server is great value for small businesses that want to keep their options open...

9 May 2014

The PowerEdge T20 is powerful and has has plenty of storage potential making it suitable for SMBs and SOHOs wanting an affordable, purpose built server...

Itpro.co.uk

25 March 2014

Remote-management features are lacking, but Dell's affordable entry-level server has plenty of potential...

Alphr.com

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User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 9 April 2014 by NELSON V.
(Verified Purchase)

This server box is perfect for FreeNAS, I am using 4 x 3TB hard drives on RAIDZ2. Installation and setup was as smooth as it can possibly get, thanks Dell...

Reviewed 16 July 2015 by Adam O.

I have the Pentium 3ghz version procured elsewhere. Using two Western Digital Red 3 TB drives in RAID 1. Idles at 20 watts and goes to 24 watts when writing data to the server...

Quiet, low power, easy drive install, fast enough, Intel server north bridge, ECC memory. Intel on-board RAID. Server 2012 2 installed fine. Intel on-board NIC
Low profile
Attractive bezel
Intel chipset
UEFI
Lacking full size optical bay
Longer than appears in the photos
Only one NIC
The bottom bay for the storage drive may be a bit too low
Not really a con, but it only supports 4 internal drives 3.5"). To use the full 6 you need an option adapter and even then, you must use the small 2.5" drives. Again, not a problem at all and it is c
Reviewed 26 August 2014 by Joseph W.
(Verified Purchase)

Its a good little server for light duty stuff. You'll probably need to add RAM for something heavier like VMware (or any other HyperVisor) but thats not what this box is for...

Reviewed 19 July 2015 by Max V.
(Verified Purchase)

I would buy it again if I could repeat the opportunity...

Reviewed 18 June 2015 by Bill c.
(Verified Purchase)

Purchased this to use as a back-end server hosting SageTV PVR with 4 OTA streams from HDHR's. Playon/Playlater, Crashplan, and iSpy capturing surveillance data streams from outside cameras. The... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 203708, dell p222580, dell t203708, dell b282za00, dell b282zs00, dell e31225v3, dell p222580p, dell e31220v2
Barcodes 05397063563708
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