Dell Precision T5500 Tower Workstation Desktop Computer

Dell Precision T5500 Tower Workstation Desktop Computer

Dell Precision T5500 Workstation
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Compact Powerhouse: Dell Precision T5500
Incredibly powerful and scalable despite its compact size, the dual-socket Dell PrecisionTM  T5500 delivers the full processor and memory performance of the new Intel®  Xeon®  architecture. Core features include:

  • Powerful dual-socket performance in a system that's compact enough for smaller workspaces and limited desk space.
  • Serious performance in complex application environments, thanks to next-generation Intel®  Xeon®  architecture.
  • Massive memory scalability (up to 72GB* of DDR3 Registered ECC memory).

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Intel®  Xeon®  5600 processors with up to six-cores, 6.4GT/s (Intel QuickPath Interconnect) and 12MB shared cache and Turbo Boost Mode on select processors.
All processors are 64-bit, support Intel DBS (demand based switching) and Intel®  VT (Intel®  Virtualization Technology).
Note: Intel®  TXT is not supported. Turbo Mode and HyperThreading technology on select processors.
  Operating System
Windows®  7 Home Basic 32-Bit
Windows®  7 Home Basic 64-Bit
Windows®  7 Home Premium 32-Bit
Windows®  7 Home Premium 64-Bit
Windows®  7 Professional 32-Bit
Windows®  7 Professional 64-Bit
Windows®  7 Ultimate 32-Bit
Windows®  7 Ultimate 64-Bit
Windows Vista®  Ultimate
Windows Vista®  Business 32-Bit
Windows Vista®  Business 64-Bit
Red Hat®  Enterprise Linux®  WS v.5.3 EM64T
Red Hat®  Enterprise Linux®  WS V6 64-Bit
Intel®  5520 chipset
Up to 72GB with dual processors installed. Three channel memory architecture per processor with 1333 MHz and 1066MHz DDR3 ECC Registered DIMM memory.
Up to 9 DIMM slots; 6 slots (2 per channel) on motherboard and additional 3 slots on optional 2nd processor riser card. The 2nd processor has an integrated memory controller which provides an additional 3 channels of memory bandwidth.
  Flash BIOS
BIOS 8MB flash memory for system BIOS
SMBIOS 2.5 support
Support for 2 PCI Express x16 Gen 2 graphics cards up to 150 watts
High End 3D:
NVIDIA Quadro®  6000
NVIDIA Quadro®  5000
Mid-range 3D:
AMD FireProTM  V7900
ATI FireProTM  V7800
AMD FireProTM  V5900
ATI FireProTM  V5800
NVIDIA Quadro®  4000
NVIDIA Quadro®  2000
Entry 3D:
ATI FireProTM  V4800
NVIDIA Quadro®  600
Professional 2D:
NVIDIA Quadro®  NVS 420 Quad monitor card
NVIDIA Quadro®  NVS 295
ATI FireMVTM  V2260
All graphics cards support dual monitor configurations.
  GPU (Graphics Processing Unit used for High Performance Computing, no graphics output)
NVIDIA TeslaTM  C1060 GPU card with 240 cores and 4GB of memory
  Hard Drives
SATA 3.0Gb/s 7200RPM with 16MB DataBurst CacheTM  up to 2.0TB
SATA 3.0Gb/s 7200RPM with 8MB DataBurst Cache up to 250GB
SATA 3.0Gb/s 10K RPM with 16MB DataBurst Cache up to 600GB
SAS 15K RPM up to 600GB
Dual orientation chassis supports up to two internal drives plus a 3rd drive in flex bay (mini-tower) or optical bay (desktop). (6.0TB maximum storage capacity). Max 2 SAS HDD in desktop chassis. 4 HDD tower configuration for centralized environments is available by special order and can support up to 8.0TB and RAID 10 (with optional PERC 6/I controller) in mini-tower orientation only.
  Hard Drive Controller
The T5500 uses an integrated SATA 3.0Gb/s host controller (part of the Intel chipset) and the optional PCI-e SAS 6/ir controller supports SAS drives with host based RAID 0 or 1.
The optional PERC 6/i PCI-e SAS/SATA/SSD hardware RAID card supports RAID 0, 1, 5 (RAID 5 in mini-tower orientation only). Single RAID 0 GPT DATA volumes greater than 2TB are available as factory installed option with the integrated controller and optional PERC 6/i RAID adapter under Windows XP64, Windows Vista and Windows 7 32Bit/ 64Bit operating systems.
  Network Controller
Integrated Broadcom®  5754 Gigabit Ethernet controller
2nd Gigabit port is available with the optional PCI-e Broadcom Gigabit controller card
  Audio Controller
Integrated High Definition Audio (Rev 1.0 Specification) implemented with a two-chip audio solution comprised of the ADI 1984a High Definition Audio CODEC and the ICH10's integrated AC97/High Definition digital controller.
  Chassis (Rackmountable)

Dual Orientation Desktop

Desktop orientation with feet: (WxHxD) 17.64" x 6.73" x 18.54" (44.8cm x 17.1cm x 47.1cm) (maximum including badge)
Mini-tower orientation with feet: (WxHxD) 6.73" x 17.64" x 18.54" (17.1cm x 44.8cm x 47.1cm) (maximum including badge)

Two internal 3.5" HDD bays
Two external 5.25" optical bays, one of which can accommodate a third HDD in desktop orientation
One external 3.5" flex bay for floppy drive or media card reader or third (SATA) HDD, in mini-tower orientation.

All full length except as noted.
Two PCI-e x16 slots wired as x8 (half length)
Two PCI-e x16 Gen 2 graphics slots up to 150 watts each
One PCI-X 64bit/100MHz slot with support for 3.3v or universal cards (half length)
One PCI 32bit/33Mhz 5V slot (half length in desktop orientation)

Standard I/O Ports
(11) USB 2.0 (two on front panel, six on back panel, three internal on motherboard)
(1) serial
(1) parallel
(2) PS/2
(1) RJ-45
(1) ESATA port on back panel
Stereo line-in and headphone line-out on back panel
Microphone and headphone connector on front panel
Front and rear IEEE 1394a ports are provided with optional 1394 PCI-e card
  Power Supply
The system uses a very efficient Active Power Factor Correction (APFC) power supply. Dell recommends only Universal Power Supplies (UPS) based on Sine Wave output for APFC PSUs, not an approximation of a Sine Wave, Square Wave or quasi-Square Wave (see UPS Technical Specifications). If you have questions, please contact the manufacturer to confirm the output type.
  Storage Devices
Optional Removable Storage
CD-RW/DVD Combo, DVD-ROM, DVD+/-RW, Blu-Ray DiscTM , USB Floppy Drive, USB media card reader

Optional Modem
Dell 56K v.92 Data/Fax PCI modem
Trusted Platform Module 1.2 (TPM 1.2)
Chassis intrusion switch
Setup/BIOS Password
I/O Interface Security

Kensington Lock slot
Padlock ring
Internal front panel chassis lock
  Regulatory and Environmental Compliance