Are you looking to breath some new life in to your PowerEdge R630 Server?  You’ve found the best site on the net for free hardware upgrade ideas.  We’ll show you how to get some more quality years out of your PowerEdge R630 Server.  The PowerEdge R630 is a 1U Rackmount Server produced by Dell.  It is a dual socket Intel Xeon based server that  supports up to 1.5TB of DDR4 19200R ECC Reg Memory.  Dell provided multiple hard drive backplane options when they released the R630 server to meet the needs of most server environments.  Let us show you our awesome upgrade ideas for the PowerEdge R630 Server.

Where to buy?

If you haven’t already acquired a PowerEdge R630 Server we’d recommend checking out a company called Serverworlds.  They sell the R630’s cheap and they provide free ground shipping to the lower 48 states.  You can click one of these links and it’ll bring you directly to there R630 Pages: Poweredge R630 1U Server.

The goal is to upgrade your processors, memory, and controller to optimize the server for your particular solution.

 

Recommended Processors:

V3 Processors:

Up to 2 x QC Xeon E5-2637 V3 3.5Ghz 15MB 9.6GTs Processors | 3.7Ghz Max Turbo Frequency (SR202)

Up to 2 x 6C Xeon E5-2643 V3 3.4Ghz 20MB 9.6GTs Processors | 3.7Ghz Max Turbo Frequency (SR204)

Up to 2 x 8C Xeon E5-2667 V3 3.2Ghz 20MB 9.6GTs Processors | 3.6Ghz Max Turbo Frequency (SR203)

Up to 2 x 10C Xeon E5-2687W V3 3.1Ghz 25MB 9.6GTs Processors | 3.5 Max Turbo Frequency (SR1Y6)

Up to 2 x 12C Xeon E5-2690 V3 2.6Ghz 30MB 9.6GTs Processors | 3.5 Max Turbo Frequency (SR1XN)

Up to 2 x 14C Xeon E5-2697 V3 2.6Ghz 35MB 9.6GTs Processors | 3.6 Max Turbo Frequency (SR1XF)

Up to 2 x 16C Xeon E5-2698 V3 2.3Ghz 40MB 9.6GTs Processors | 3.6 Max Turbo Frequency (SR1XE)

Up to 2 x 18C Xeon E5-2699 V3 2.3Ghz 45MB 9.6GTs Processors | 3.6 Max Turbo Frequency (SR1XD)

 

V4 Processors:

Up to 2 x QC Xeon E5-2637 V4 3.5Ghz 15MB 9.6GTs Processor | 3.7Ghz Max Turbo Frequency (SR2P3)

Up to 2 x 6C Xeon E5-2643 V4 3.40Ghz 20MB 9.6GTs Processor | 3.7Ghz Max Turbo Frequency (SR2P4)

Up to 2 x 8C Xeon E5-2667 V4 3.2Ghz 25MB 9.6GTs Processor | 3.6Ghz Max Turbo Frequency (SR2P5)

Up to 2 x 10C Xeon E5-2640 V4 2.40Ghz 25MB 8GTs Processor | 3.4Ghz Max Turbo Frequency (SR2NZ)

Up to 2 x 12C Xeon E5-2687W V4 3.0Ghz 30MB 9.6GTs Processor | 3.5Ghz Max Turbo Frequency (SR2NA)

Up to 2 x 14C Xeon E5-2690 V4 2.6Ghz 35MB 9.6GTs Processor | 3.5Ghz Max Turbo Frequency (SR2N2)

Up to 2 x 18C Xeon E5-2697 V4 2.3Ghz 45MB 9.6GTs Processor | 3.6Ghz Max Turbo Frequency (SR2JV)

Up to 2 x 18C Xeon E5-2698 V4 2.2Ghz 50MB 9.6GTs Processor | 3.6Ghz Max Turbo Frequency (SR2JW)

Up to 2 x 22C Xeon E5-2699 V4 2.2Ghz 55MB 9.6GTs Processor | 3.6Ghz Max Turbo Frequency (SR2JS)

 

Poweredge R630 Standard Processor Heatsink (H1M29)

Poweredge R630 High Performance Processor Heatsink (Y8MC1)

 


How much Memory should I get?

The base line should be a minimum of 16GB of memory.  However, 24GB to 32GB would be ideal.

Memory PNs:

4GB 1Rx8 2400T DDR4 ECC Reg Module (K67DJ)

8GB 1Rx8 2400T DDR4 ECC Reg Module (888JG)

16GB 1Rx8 2400T DDR4 ECC Reg Module (HNDJ7)

32GB 2Rx4 2400T DDR4 ECC Reg Module (CPC7G)

64GB 4Rx4 2400T DDR4 ECC LR Module (29GM8)

 

 


Recommended Raid Controllers:

Perc H730 w/1GB and Battery Backup (KMCCD)

Perc H730P w/2GB and Battery Backup (7H4CN)

 

Raid Controller Cables:

H330/H730/H730P Mini 8 HDD SAS Cable (K43RY)

H330/H730/H730P Mini 10 HDD SAS Cable (5DP9R)

 


What Hard Drive should I get?

The Poweredge R630 has multiple Hard Drive Backplanes:

8 x 2.5″ SAS Backplane

10 x 2.5″ SAS Backplane

24 x 1.8″ SAS Backplane

 


SATA 2.5″ Enterprise Drives:

Dell 1TB SATA 6GBPS 7.2K Enterprise 2.5″ Hard Drive (8DN1Y) (9KW4J) (WF12F)

Dell 2TB SATA 6GBPS 7.2K Enterprise 2.5″ Hard Drive (VR92X) (CK3MN)


NL SAS 2.5″ Drives:

Dell 500GB NL SAS 7.2K 6GBPS 2.5″ Hard Drive (55RMX) (R734K) (W335K SED)

Dell 1TB NL SAS 6GBPS 7.2K 2.5″ Hard Drive (9W5WV) (XKGH0 SED)

Dell 1TB NL SAS 12GBPS 7.2K 2.5″ Hard Drive (56M6W) (D4N7V)

Dell 2TB NL SAS 12GBPS 7.2K 2.5″ Hard Drive (TMVN7)

 


SAS 2.5″ Drives:

Dell 300GB SAS 10K 12GBPS 2.5″ Hard Drive (3NKW7)

Dell 300GB SAS 15K 12GBPS 2.5″ Hard Drive (377CF) (7FJW4) (YFKXK)

Dell 600GB SAS 10K 12GBPS 2.5″ Hard Drive (4WX8Y) (6DWVP) (XXTRP)

Dell 600GB SAS 15K 12GBPS 2.5″ Hard Drive (4HGTJ) (DYDW0) (FPW68)

Dell 1.2TB SAS 10K 12GBPS 2.5″ Hard Drive (01M0D) (G2G54) (WXPCX)

Dell 1.8TB SAS 10K 12GBPS 2.5″ Hard Drive (0WRRF) (2TRM4) (383N9) (VTHDD)

Dell 2.4TB SAS 10K 12GBPS 2.5″ Hard Drive (RWR8F)


Sata SSD 2.5″ Drives:

Dell 120GB SATA 6GBPS Enterprise SSD (394XT) (PGNY6)

Dell 240GB SATA 6GBPS Enterprise SSD (24RW7) (88T52) (JFMNH) (JGY8V) (MFN95)

Dell 480GB SATA 6GBPS Enterprise SSD (008R8) (28R4H) (334TT) (3DCP0) (3KVC5) (FH49G) (FR8WC)

Dell 800GB SATA 6GBPS Enterprise SSD (9T0ND) (HVK3V) (VDPRV)

Dell 960GB SATA 6GBPS Enterprise SSD (HY1F8)

Dell 1.6TB SATA 6GBPS Enterprise SSD (2CC4N) 

Dell 1.92TB SATA 6GBPS Enterprise SSD (9W12R)

Dell 3.84TB SATA 6GBPS Enterprise SSD (1RHK2) (9Y3HD) (3RRN8) (RMWFG) (N54PD) (T55G2)


SAS SSD 2.5″ Drives:

Dell 200GB SAS 12GBPS Enterprise SSD (CV6W8)

Dell 400GB SAS 12GBPS Enterprise SSD (HKK8C)

Dell 480GB SAS 12GBPS Enterprise SSD (06VJ7) (KMV69) (43PCJ) (T27HK) (8Y64H)

Dell 800GB SAS 12GBPS Enterprise SSD (CN3JH) (N9PTK)

Dell 960GB SAS 12GBPS Enterprise SSD (4KG4X) (503M7) (YYC10) (VMN7Y) (YVD63) (MWGK7) (WXVRK)

Dell 1.6TB SAS 12GBPS Enterprise SSD (DR0HX) (GVTYD)

Dell 1.92TB SAS 12GBPS Enterprise SSD (086DD)

Dell 3.84TB SAS 12GBPS Enterprise SSD (XCRDV)


Network Daughter Cards:

Intel i350 Quad Port Gigabit Network Daughter Card (R1XFC)

Broadcom 5720 Quad Port Gigabit Network Daughter Card (FM487)

Intel X540-T2 Dual Port 10GB Copper + Intel I350 Dual Port 1GB Network Daughter Card (98493) (99GTM)

Broadcom 57416 Dual Port 10GB Copper + Intel I350 Dual Port 1GB Network Daughter Card (1224N)

Intel X520-DA2 Dual Port 10GB Copper + Intel I350 Dual Port 1GB Network Daughter Card (C63DV)

Intel X710 Dual Port 10GB Copper + Intel I350 Dual Port 1GB Network Daughter Card (6VDPG)

Broadcom 57800 Dual Port 10GB SFP + Broadcom 5720 Dual Port 1GB Network Daughter Card (MT09V)

Broadcom 57412 Dual Port 10GB SFP + Broadcom 5720 Dual Port 1GB Network Daughter Card (NWMNX)

Intel X710 Quad Port 10GB SFP Network Daughter Card (68M95)

 

 


Popular Replacement Parts:

Poweredge R630 System Board (CNCJW) (2C2CP) (86D43)

Poweredge R630 1×8 2.5″ SAS Backplane (MG81C)

Poweredge R630 1×10 2.5″ SAS Backplane (22VC9)

Poweredge R630 PCIe x16 Riser Board (CY3R8)

Poweredge R630 PCIe x16 Riser Board (NG4V5)

Poweredge R630 PCIe X16 Riser Board (KKVN7)

Poweredge R630 Control Panel (CMVRK)

H330 Mini Controller (0 or 1) (GDJ3J)

H730 w/1GB Mini Controller (0, 1, 5, 10, 50) (KMCCD)

H730P w/2GB Mini Controller (0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50) (7H4CN)

H330/H730/H730P Mini 8 HDD SAS Cable (K43RY)

H330/H730/H730P Mini 10 HDD SAS Cable (5DP9R)

Poweredge R630 System Fan (TGC4J) (14VG6) (VV0W8) (2X0NG)

Poweredge R630 495W Power Supply (GRTNK) (N24MJ) (3GHW3)

Poweredge R630 750W Power Supply (PJMDN) (5RHVV) (W8R3C) (TPJ2X)

Poweredge R630 1100W Power Supply (Y26KX) (CMPGM)

iDrac 8 Enterprise License (License)

Poweredge R630 Dual SD-Reader (PMR79)

 

Sample Configuration:

PowerEdge R630 1U Server (8HDD)

2 x Intel Xeon E5-2670 V3 2.30Ghz 30MB 9.6GTs

256GB PC2133P ECC Reg (16 x 16GB)

8 x 1.92TB NL SAS 12GBPS 2.5″ Hot Plug

Dual SD-Reader w/2 x 16GB (Loaded with ESXI 6.7)

H730P w/2GB and BBU

4 x 10/100/1000 Intel i350 NDC

iDrac 8 Enterprise

2 x 1100W Power Supplies

Bezel

4 Post Ready Rail Kit