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PowerEdge R640 Rack Server

Intel® Xeon™
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Ideal balance of density and scalability

Get scalable computing and storage in a 1U, 2-socket platform with an ideal mix of performance, cost and density for most data centers.

  • Starting Price $335700
  • Instant Savings $171207
  • Subtotal $164493
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Dell EMC PowerEdge R640

 

Processor

  • Up to two 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with up to 28 cores per processor

Accelerators

  • Up to one single-width FPGA  
    Up to three single-width GPU (NVIDIA T4)

Memory*

  • DIMM Speed
    Up to 2933MT/s

    Memory Type
    RDIMM
    LRDIMM
    NVDIMM
    DCPMM (Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory)
     
    Memory Module Slots
    24 DDR4 DIMM slots (12 NVDIMM or 12 DCPMM only)
    Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
     
    Maximum RAM
    RDIMM 1.53TB
    LRDIMM 3TB
    NVDIMM 192GB
    DCPMM 6.14TB (7.68TB with LRDIMM)

Storage Controllers

  • Internal Controllers:
    PERC H330, H730P, H740P, HBA330
      
    External Controllers (RAID)
    12Gbps SAS HBA

    Software RAID
    S140 

    Internal Boot
    Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS):
    HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB, 480 GB

Power Supplies

  • 495W Platinum
    750W Platinum
    750W 240HVDC Platinum*
    1100W 48VDC
    1100W Platinum
    1100W 380HVDC Platinum*
    1600W Platinum
    750W Titanium
    Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
    Up to 8 hot plugs fans with full redundancy

Dimensions & Weight

  • Height
    42.8mm (1.69”) 
     
    Width*
    482.0mm (18.98")
     
    Depth*
    808.5mm (31.8")

    Weight
    21.9kg (48.3 lbs.)

Bezel

  • Optional LCD bezel or security bezel

Security

  • Cryptographically signed firmware
    Secure Boot
    Secure Erase
    Silicon Root of Trust
    System Lockdown (requires OpenManage Enterprise)
    TPM 1.2/2.0, TCM 2.0 optional

Supported Operating Systems

  • Canonical® Ubuntu® Server LTS
    Citrix® Hypervisor  
    Microsoft® Windows Server® LTSC with Hyper-V
    Oracle® Linux
    Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 
    SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server

Recommended Support

  • Choose Dell ProSupport Plus for critical systems or Dell ProSupport for premium hardware and software support for your PowerEdge solution. Consulting and deployment offerings are also available. Contact your Dell representative today for more information. Availability and terms of Dell Services vary by region.

Ports

  • Network Options
    4 x 1GbE 
    2 x 10GbE + 2 x 1GbE
    4 x 10GbE 
    2 x 25GbE
     
    Front Ports
    1 x Dedicated iDRAC direct USB 
    1 x USB 2.0
    1 x USB 3.0 (optional)
    1 x Video

    Rear Ports
    1 x Dedicated iDRAC network port
    1 x Serial
    2 x USB 3.0
    1 x Video

Storage

  • Front Bays
    Up to 10 x 2.5” with up to 8 NVMe, SAS/SATA/SSD/NVMe, max 76.8TB 
    Up to 10 NVMe drives max 64TB  
    Up to 4 x 3.5” SAS/SATA, max 56TB
     

    Rear Bays
    Up to 2 x 2.5” SAS/SATA/SSD/NVMe, max 15.36TB

Slots

  • PCIe
    3 x Gen3 slots (all x16)

    Video Card
    1 x VGA

Management

  • Embedded / At-the-Server
    iDRAC9
    iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
    iDRAC Direct
    Quick Sync 2 BLE/wireless module
     
    Consoles
    OpenManage Enterprise
    OpenManage Power Center
     
    Mobility
    OpenManage Mobile
     
    Tools
    Dell EMC RACADM CLI
    Dell EMC Repository Manager
    Dell EMC System Update
    Dell EMC Server Update Utility
    Dell EMC Update Catalogs
    iDRAC Service Module
    IPMI Tool
    OpenManage Server Administrator
    OpenManage Storage Services
     
    OpenManage Integrations
    BMC Truesight
    Microsoft® System Center
    RedHat® Ansible® Modules
    VMware® vCenter
     
    OpenManage Connections
    IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus
    IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Edition
    Micro Focus® Operations Manager I
    Nagios® Core
    Nagios® XI

Rack Support

  • ReadyRails™ sliding rails with optional cable management arm for 4-post racks (optional adapter brackets required for threaded hole racks).
Uncompromising performance and density for data center productivity and scale

Uncompromising performance and density for data center productivity and scale

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.

Ideal workloads:
  • Dense software-defined storage
  • Service providers: application tier
  • Dense private cloud
  • Virtualization
  • HPC
PowerEdge-r640 - Drive transformation with the Dell EMC PowerEdge portfolio

Drive transformation with the Dell EMC PowerEdge portfolio

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.

  • Simplify deployment and easily scale from 3 to 1000+ nodes for software-defined storage with Dell EMC Ready Node for ScaleIO.
  • Maximize performance with up to 10 NVMe drives and 24 DIMMs, 12 of which can be DCPMMs or NVDIMMs
  • Scale compute resources with 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, and tailor performance based on your unique workload requirements.
Automate productivity with intelligent, embedded management

Automate productivity with intelligent, embedded management

Dell EMC automation and intelligent management mean you spend less time on routine maintenance so you can focus on bigger priorities.

  • Help maximize uptime and reduce the IT effort to resolve issues by up to 72%* with ProSupport Plus and SupportAssist.
  • Leverage existing management consoles with easy integrations for VMware® vSphere®, Microsoft® System Center and Nagios®.
  • 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

Fortify your data center with comprehensive protection

Dell EMC 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 erase 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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