Dell PowerEdge R740 Rack Server
Accelerate your applications with Dell PowerEdge R740 Rack Server
General-purpose workhorse optimized for workload acceleration
Maximize your application performance with the Dell PowerEdge R740 server, which brings you the perfect balance of accelerator cards, storage, and compute resources in a 2U, 2-socket platform. With up to three 300W accelerator cards or six 150W cards, Dell PowerEdge R740 has the versatility to adapt to virtually any application and provides the optimum platform for VDI deployments. Dell PowerEdge R740 offers up to 16 x 2.5” or 8 x 3.5” drives and iDRAC9, so you can scale to meet demands and simplify the entire IT lifecycle.
- Private cloud
- Artificial intelligence
- Machine learning
Achieve IT transformation with theDell PowerEdge R740 PowerEdge portfolio
The Dell PowerEdge R740 is a general-purpose workhorse optimized for workload acceleration. With its versatility, the R740 can help you transform your data center for VDI, artificial intelligence and software-defined storage (SDS).
- Simplify and accelerate VMware vSAN™ deployments with validated, pre-bundled and tailored Ready Nodes.
- Scale compute resources with Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, delivering a 27% increase in processing cores and 50% increase in bandwidth over previous generation of Xeon processors.
- Scale your VDI deployments with 3 double-width GPUs, supporting up to 50% more users when compared to R730.
- Free up storage space using internal M.2 SSDs optimized for boot.
Automate productivity with intelligent, embedded management
Dell PowerEdge R740 automation and intelligent management mean you spend less time on routine maintenance so you can focus on bigger priorities.
- Help maximize uptime with proactive diagnostics and automated remediation that increase productivity up to 90%.
- Leverage existing management consoles with easy integrations for VMware® vSphere®, Microsoft® System Center and Nagios®.
- Help improve productivity with agent-free Dell EMC iDRAC9 for automated, efficient management.
- Simplify deployment with OpenManage next-generation console and server profiles to fully configure and prep servers in rapid, scalable fashion.
Fortify your data center with comprehensive protection
Dell PowerEdge R740 provides a comprehensive, cyber-resilient architecture with security embedded into every server to protect your data.
- Protect server configuration and firmware from malicious changes with new Configuration Lock-down.
- Use system erases of local storage to help ensure data privacy when you repurpose or retire servers.
- Automate updates that check file dependencies and proper update sequence, before deploying them independently from the OS/hypervisor.
- Take control of your firmware consoles with embedded authentication that is designed to allow only properly designed updates to run.
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iDRAC9 Enterprise with OpenManage Essentials
Server Configuration ManagementSecurity features:
TPM 1.2/2.0 optional
Cryptographically signed firmware
Server, power supply, documentation
EPEAT Compliant: YesEPEAT Level: EPEAT Bronze
Chassis Form Factor: 2U RackmountColor: Black
Supports up to two Intel Xeon processors, 28 cores per processor.
Cache Memory (installed): 16 MBRAM (installed): 32 GBRAM (max): 3000 GBRAM Technology: DDR4 SDRAM
32GB (2x16GB) 2666MHz* ECC RDIMM DDR4 SDRAM, 3TB maximum.
There are twenty-four DIMM slots. Two slots are occupied by removable 16GB modules; the other slots are free.
*Memory will operate at 2400MHz due to processor limitations.
Supports both RDIMM and LRDIMMs, but memory types cannot be intermixed.
Only supports ECC DDR4 memory.
Video memory: graphics card(s) sold separately.
There is no operating system pre-installed.
Supported operating systems include:
Canonical Ubuntu LTS
Microsoft Windows Server with Hyper-V
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
OS Provided: No Operating System Installed
CD/DVD Type: No Optical Drive
Riser config 5:
(6) PCIe x8
(2) PCIe x16
NOTE: Chassis supports a variety of riser options with up to (8) PCIe Gen 3 slots and a maximum of (4) x16 slots.Expansion bays:
(8) 2.5″ SATA/SAS hot-plug drive bays
NOTE: Chassis supports up to (16) 2.5″ SAS/SATA storage drives or (8) 3.5″ SAS/SATA storage drives depending on the configuration.I/O:
(2) USB 2.0
(1) USB 3.0
(1) iDRAC direct micro-USB
(2) USB 3.0
(1) Dedicated iDRAC network port
(2) Power supported storage controllers:
Installed controller: PERC H730p RAID controller, 2GB NV cache, mini-card
Internal controller options: PERC H330, H730p, H740p, HBA330, Software RAID (SWRAID) S140
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem: HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 120GB, 240 GB
External PERC (RAID): H840
External HBAs (non-RAID): 12 Gbps SAS HBASupported networking controllers:
Installed card: Intel X520 DP 10GbE DA/SFP+ w/I350 DP GbE
Network daughter card options:
4xGBE or 2x10GbE + 2xGbE or 4x10GbE or 2x25GbE
Riser options with up to 8 PCIe Gen 3 slots, maximum of 4 x 16 slots
# Power Supplies Installed: 2# Power Supplies Supported: 2Power Provided: 1500.00 watt(s)
(2) 750W hot-plug power supplies; maximum.
1+1 power redundancy
# Processors Installed: 2# Processors Supported: 2Data Bus Speed: 2400 MHzNumber of Cores: 12-coreProcessor Features: Intel Turbo Boost TechnologyProcessor Manufacturer: IntelProcessor Model Number: 4116Processor Speed: 2.1 GHzProcessor Speed (Boosted): 3.00 GHzProcessor Type: Xeon SilverProcessor Upgradability: Upgradable
Networking Protocol: 10 Gigabit Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
Due to manufacturer restrictions, all sales on this item are final.
Compliant Standards: EPEAT Bronze
Hard Drive Capacity: 240 GBHard Drive Interface: SATA 6.0Gb/sHard Drive Type: Hot-plug, Solid State DriveStorage Controller RAID Level: RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10, RAID 5, RAID 50, RAID 6, RAID 60Storage Controller Type: SATA
Video Card: No Graphics ControllerVideo Slot Type: PCI Express x8