Intel Xeon 5600 Series Processors—
Your system requires a BIOS and iDRAC firmware upgrade to support Intel
Xeon 5600 series processor (less than 130 W). You can download the BIOS and
iDRAC firmware for the Intel Xeon 5600 series processor at support.dell.com.
A BIOS and iDRAC firmware update only supports a limited feature set of
the Intel Xeon 5600 series processor.
The following new Dell PowerEdge systems marked with the Roman Numeral
II on the chassis support the complete feature set of Intel Xeon 5600 series
The PowerEdge R410, T410, and R510 systems do not support 130 W
Intel Xeon 5600 series processors.
The modular systems, PowerEdge M610 and M710, support the 130 W
Intel Xeon X5680 only in the 130 W processor category.
The PowerEdge R610 and M710 systems need specific heat sinks to
support the 130 W Intel Xeon 5600 series processors.
Mixing of Intel Xeon 5500 and 5600 series processors is not supported.
Systems with the Intel Xeon 5600 series processors support memory sparing.
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