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Dell Poweredge 2850 2X XEON 2800 36GB

Dell Poweredge 2850 2X XEON 2800 36GB
alaScore 80

3 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Dell Poweredge 2850 2X XEON 2800 36GB. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Dell Poweredge 2850 2X XEON 2800 36GB is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Dell PowerEdge 2850


The PowerEdge 2850 is Dell's newest 2U workhorse server. With its high-performance disk I/O setup and excellent manageability, the 2850 is our clear Editors' Choice.

Latest hardware makes good base for future expansion. Dell OpenManage 4 is a decent upgrade to management software. Daughter cards give sys admins 24/7 accessibility to downed servers without taking valuable PCI space. Server is definition of easy to...

Have to wait for Microsoft if you want Windows Server-64. PCI-Express cards of any type are still rare

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Dell PowerEdge 2850


It may have been around for a while, but with its dual-core processors the PowerEdge 2850 is still bang up to date and ready for just about anything.

Dual-core Xeon processors ; six hot-swap drive bays ; integrated remote management ; integrated RAID controller ; lots of high-availability options

Fairly hefty power consumption

We used the server to run both the Linux implementation of VMWare Server and Microsoft's Windows Virtual Server 2005 R2. We then configured and ran a variety of Windows and Linux virtual machines under these environments. The PE2850 handled this work...

Jun, 2006

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Training Course

Category:Networking hardware
Target Audience:IT professionals
Title:Dell PowerEdge 2850 Technical Overview
Type:Web-based training
User Level:Intermediate