Video: The PowerEdge R740 Rack Server 1:28
Up to two 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with up to 28 cores per processor
Canonical® Ubuntu® LTS
Microsoft Windows Server® with Hyper-V
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
Optional LCD or Security bezel
TPM 1.2/2.0 optional Cryptographically signed firmware
*Dimensions do not include bezel
Front drive bays:
Up to 16 x 2.5” SAS/SATA/SSD, max 122.88TB
Up to 8 x 3.5” SAS/SATA, max 112TB
Up to 2933MT/s
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
DCPMM 6.14TB (7.68TB with LRDIMM)
Embedded / At-the-Server
iDRAC Restful API with Redfish
Quick Sync 2 BLE/wireless module
OpenManage Power Center
Dell EMC RACADM CLI
Dell EMC Repository Manager
Dell EMC System Update
Dell EMC Server Update Utility
Dell EMC Update Catalogs
iDRAC Service Module
OpenManage Server Administrator
OpenManage Storage Services
Microsoft® System Center
RedHat® Ansible® Modules
IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
Micro Focus Operations Manager I
4 x 1GbE
2 x 10GbE + 2 x 1GbE
4 x 10GbE
2 x 25GbE
1 x Dedicated iDRAC direct USB
2 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.0 (optional)
1 x VGA
1 x Dedicated iDRAC network port
1 x Serial
2 x USB 3.0
1 x VGA
Titanium 750W, Platinum 495W, 750W, 1100W, 1600W, 2000W and 2400W
48VDC 1100W, 380HVDC 1100W, 240HVDC 750W (China/Japan)
Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy. Up to 6 hot plugs fans with full redundancy.
PERC H330, H730P, H740P, HBA330
External HBAs (non-RAID):
12Gbps SAS HBA
External PERC (RAID):
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem:
HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB or 480GB
Up to three 300W or six 150W GPUs, or up to three double-width or four single-width FPGAs.
Maximize your application performance with the PowerEdge R740 server, which brings you the perfect balance of accelerator cards, storage and compute resources in a 2U, 2-socket platform. With a wide range of GPU and FPGA options, the R740 has the versatility to adapt to virtually any application and provides the optimum platform for VDI deployments. The 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.
The 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).
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.
"The new R740 was designed to maximize application performance and provide the perfect balance of accelerator cards, storage and compute resources in a 2U 2-socket platform." — IDEA by Idsa
Dell EMC Infrastructure: Server Design Language Award
iF Design Award 2018 in the Product Discipline category — iF World Design Guide
Red Dot Award 2017 Winner: Product Design
"The Dell EMC PowerEdge R740 proves to be an innovative server that complies with modern demands for stable and reliable connectivity with the cloud." — The Red Dot jury 2017
2017 CRN Annual Report Card: Industry Standard Servers Winner
"Dell EMC’s win included an especially strong product innovation performance, support and partnership." — CRN®
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