PowerEdge R740 Rack Server
Maximize application performance with the optimal mix of accelerator cards, storage and compute power in a 2U, 2-socket platform optimized for VDI.
PowerEdge R740 Rack Server
Trusted Platform Module
Processor Thermal Configuration
Memory DIMM Type and Speed
Memory Configuration Type
RAID/Internal Storage Controllers
Hard Drives for 2nd RAID Container
Boot Optimized Storage Cards
OS Media Kits
Embedded Systems Management
iDRAC Systems Management Options
iDRAC Service Module
Network Daughter Card
Additional Network Cards
Optics & Cables for Network Cards
Fibre Channel Adapters
NVME and PCIe Storage Adapters
IDSDM and VFlash Card Reader
Internal SD Module
Internal Optical Drive
Quick Sync 2 (At-the-box mgmt)
BIOS and Advanced System Configuration Settings
Advanced System Configurations
Virtualization Software and Support
Microsoft SQL Server
CPF and PM Fee
Also included in this system
The following options and default selections are included with your order.
General-purpose workhorse optimized for workload acceleration
- Cloud applications/Web tech
Achieve IT transformation with the Dell EMC PowerEdge portfolio
- Simplify and accelerate VMware vSAN™ deployments with validated, pre-bundled and tailored Ready Nodes.
- Drive demanding workloads with 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory.
- 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 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®.
- 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
- 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.
Dell EMC offers complete end-to-end services
ProSupport Enterprise Suite
Training & Certification
Awards & Reviews
Channel Pro Reader's Choice Awards 2019
IT Brand Pulse Servers Brand Leader Awards
"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
iF Design Award 2018 in the Product Discipline category — iF World Design Guide
"IF Design Award 2018 in the Product Discipline" — IF World Design Guide
"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
"Dell EMC’s win included an especially strong product innovation performance, support and partnership." — CRN®