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Dell T430 vs. T630 Servers

Updated: June 7, 2021

The perfect solution for office environments in small and medium sized businesses, Dell PowerEdge Tower Servers have all that you need. The Dell T430 and T630 servers are designed with the goal of achieving high performance, maximum efficiency, and increased versatility. Both servers are ideal for handling demanding workloads in a wide range of office applications.

But just what makes the Dell T430 and T630 servers stand out? Let’s look at how they stack up against each other in a side-by-side comparison of their capabilities.

Model T430 T630
PROCESSORS Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 product family Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 product family
MEMORY 12 DIMM slots: 4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR4 up to 2400MT/s 24 DIMM slots:  2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB/64GB DDR4 up to 2133MT/s
I/O SLOTS Support for up to 6 full height slots: 4 x PCIe 3.0, 2 x PCIe 2.0 Support for up to 8 full height slots
MAX. INTERNAL STORAGE 8 x 3.5” HDD – up to 32TB via 4TB hot-plug SAS hard drives 18 x 3.5” HDD – up to 72TB via 4TB hot-plug SAS hard drives 32 x 2.5” HDD – up to 38TB via 1.2TB hot-plug SAS hard drives

Workload Applications

The Dell T430 is designed to handle heavy office-workloads and make them seem like a breeze. Workgroup-collaboration activities, productivity applications, and mail and messaging will work very efficiently with this server. In addition, offices that utilize file and print serving also stand to benefit from the T430.

The Dell T630 takes office-processing power to another level. It can carry out all of the T430 office workloads and it can also support-online transaction processing (OLTP) within a retail environment. This powerhouse also has the ability to be applicable in healthcare and education sectors by recording retention and management.


The Dell T430 comes with an array of systems management tools that maximize efficiency and reduce the potential for error. These management tools include Dell OpenManage Essentials, Microsoft System Center and VMware vCenter.

The Dell T630 takes efficiency to the next level by accelerating the time to production and improving ROI. The server incorporates the Dell OpenManage portfolio of management systems that allow for streamlining and automated deployment.

Intelligent Automation

In the world of automation and innovative management, the Dell T430 and T630 servers stack up right next to each other in terms of their functions and capabilities. Both servers feature Dell’s flagship systems management feature- iDRAC (integrated Dell Remote Access Controller), which allows for integration with third-party management solutions such as Microsoft and BMC.

iDRAC also allows for the operating of server deployment, updates and configurations across the OpenManage portfolio even from remote locations. These capabilities allow for both servers to be productive and cost-effective.

Wrap Up

In conclusion, both the T430-and-T630 servers were built for office workload efficiency in both small and medium businesses. They are both powerful and versatile options for your workload requirements, with the T630 having a slightly larger memory capacity, expandable GPUs, and virtualization capabilities. The choice should be based on your specific budget and requirements.

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