The R730xd server offers a significant increase in performance over the previous generation Dell PowerEdge R720xd and significantly more storage and storage configuration options than the R730. While the R730 can handle up to 16 2.5-inch or 8 3.5-inch HDDs or SSDs the R730xd supports nearly twice as much storage with up to 24 2.5-inch or 16 3.5-inch HDDs or SSDs and even offers a Hybrid configuration.
Dell’s PowerEdge R730xd server is a powerhouse suitable for a number of different compute applications. For a 2U chassis, this system supports an impressive amount of storage and memory. With three different chassis to choose from, Administrators have options when it comes to maximizing performance or storage. This server is very affordable in a minimal single processor configuration, and can quickly scale to meet your changing needs.