Important Information • 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. NOTE: A BIOS and iDRAC firmware update only supports a limited feature set of the Intel Xeon 5600 series processor.
Low Voltage Memory Modules (DDR3L DIMMs) Intel Xeon 5600 series processors support DDR3L DIMMs enabling a lower operating voltage (1.35 V) that ensures memory power savings up to 20% per DIMM. DDR3L memory is backward-compatible to Intel Xeon 5500 series and operates at standard voltage (1.5 V) without any limitations.
When set to Advanced ECC Mode, two controllers are joined in 128-bit mode running multi-bit advanced ECC. The Spare mode option is present on systems with the Intel Xeon 5600 series processors only. Description enable TXT, enable & activate VT & TPM with pre- boot measurement.
New POST Messages The following are the new POST messages for the Intel Xeon 5600 series processors. Message System Memory Size: X.X GB, System Memory Speed: XXX MHz, Voltage: 1.5V or 1.35V This CPU power rating is not supported Non-ECC DIMM detected...
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