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Get scalable computing and storage in a 1U, 2-socket platform with an ideal mix of performance, cost and density for most data centers.
Up to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 28 cores per processor
Canonical® Ubuntu® LTS
Microsoft Windows Server® with Hyper-V Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server VMware® ESXi
Optional LCD or Security bezel
Front drive bays:
Up to 10 x 2.5” with up to 8 NVMe, SAS/SATA/SSD/NVMe, max 58TB
Up to 4 x 3.5” SAS/SATA, max 40TB
Rear drive bays:
Up to 2 x 2.5” SAS/SATA/SSD/NVMe, max 12TB
24 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, speeds up to 2666, 1.5TB max
Up to 12 NVDIMM, 192 GB Max
Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
Embedded / At-the-Server
iDRAC9 with Lifecycle Controller (Express, Enterprise)
iDRAC REST API with Redfish
Quick Sync 2 BLE/wireless module
OpenManage Power Center
iDRAC Service Module
OpenManage Server Administrator
OpenManage Storage Services
Dell EMC Repository Manager
Dell EMC System Update
Dell EMC Server Update Utility
Dell EMC Update Catalogs
Microsoft® System Center
BMC software (available from BMC)
Nagios Core and Nagios XI
HPE Operations Manager i (OMi)
IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus
IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Edition
Network daughter card options:
4 x 1GE or 2 x 10GE + 2 x 1GE or 4 x 10GE or 2 x 25GE
Video, 1 x USB 2.0, available USB 3.0, dedicated IDRAC Direct USB
Video, serial, 2 x USB 3.0, dedicated iDRAC network port
VGA, NVIDIA NVS310 available as PCIe card Up to 3 x Gen3 slots, all x16
Titanium 750W, Platinum 495W, 750W, 1100W, and 1600W
48VDC 1100W, 380HVDC 1100W, 240HVDC 750W
Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option Up to 8 hot plugs fans with full redundancy
TPM 1.2/2.0 optional Cryptographically signed firmware
PERC H330, H730p, H740p, Software RAID (SWRAID) S140
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem:
HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 120GB, 240 GB
External PERC (RAID):
12Gbps SAS HBAs (non-RAID):
External- 12Gbps SAS HBA (non-RAID)
Internal- HBA330 (non-RAID)
The PowerEdge R640 is the ideal dual-socket platform for dense scale-out data center computing and storage. Benefit from the flexibilty of 2.5” or 3.5” drives, the performance of NVMe and embedded intelligence to ensure optimized application performance in a secure platform. With embedded diagnostics and SupportAssist, the R640 delivers maximum uptime in a worry-free environment.
Data center evolution starts with modern platforms that easily scale and are optimized for application performance. The PowerEdge R640 is built upon a scalable system architecture and provides the choice and flexibility to easily meet performance demands.
Dell EMC automation and intelligent management mean you spend less time on routine maintenance so you can focus on bigger priorities.
Dell EMC provides a comprehensive, cyber-resilient architecture with security embedded into every server to protect your data.
Dell EMC PowerEdge R640 Review
"If you are looking for a highly customizable, rock solid, 1U server platform, the Dell EMC PowerEdge R640 is a great bet." — ServeTheHome
Dell EMC PowerEdge R640: IT Pro Product Of The Year Awards, 'Best 1U Server' Winner
"Not only does it have full support for Intel's Xeon Scalable processors, it's also got some mightily impressive storage options." — IT PRO
2017 CRN Annual Report Card: Industry Standard Servers Winner
"Dell EMC’s win included an especially strong product innovation performance, support and partnership." — CRN®
Dell EMC PowerEdge R640: 'Editor’s Choice' Award
"A versatile, low-profile Xeon Scalable rack server with a big heart." — IT PRO
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