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£654 Dell PowerEdge T605 Server 8-Core AMD 2GB RAM 160GB HDD

The PowerEdge T605 is an AMD based, general-purpose server that maintains the high availability and manageability features and is an AMD-based server.

The PowerEdge T605 server is ideal for remote or branch office sites that require premium performance, and simple, easy to maintain configurations that make enterprise integration a snap.

It supports the latest Dual Core Opteron processors from AMD. These deliver a significant increase in processing capacity without comparable increase in power consumption.

Included in the package are the following; two Shanghai class Processors (QuadCore Opteron 2376 2.3GHz, 75W ACP, HT-1), 2GB RAM, 3Yr Basic Warranty - Next Business Day, Add-in SAS6iR (SATA/SAS Controller) which supports 2-4 Hard Drives - RAID 0 and a 160GB, SATA, 3.5-inch, 7.2K RPM Hard Drive (Cabled).

The Dell PowerEdge T605 is supplied as standard with one power supply. By adding a second one you provide power supply redundancy for your critical server.

It has a single embedded Broadcom NetXtreme II 5708 Gigabit Ethernet NIC. TCP/IP Offload Engine (TOE) is included in the Broadcom 5708 LOM feature set. Enabling the TCP/IP Offload Engine (TOE) can provide greater performance for your PowerEdge server, that is running Windows 2003 Server SP1, by offloading the TCP/IP traffic from the main processor to an integrated NIC processor.

Select a secondary network card for additional redundancy or performance. Be sure to check out the Dell's PowerConnect switch products to unleash the full potential of your server.

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