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Drive GPU database acceleration for business-critical applications with a powerful, four-socket server. Scale capacity with large internal storage.
Up to four 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with up to 28 cores per processor
Optional LCD bezel or security bezel
Up to 2933MT/s
DCPMM (Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory)
Memory Module Slots
48 DDR4 DIMM slots (12 NVDIMM or 24 DCPMM slots only)
Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
DCPMM 12.28TB (15.36TB 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
Red Hat® Ansible® Modules
IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus
IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Edition
Micro Focus Operations Manager I
Canonical® Ubuntu® LTS
Microsoft® Windows Server® LTSC with Hyper-V
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
PERC H730P, H740P, H330, HBA330
External HBAs (non-RAID)
12Gbps SAS HBA
External PERC (RAID)
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem
HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB or 480GB
Cryptographically signed firmware
Silicon Root of Trust
System Lockdown (requires OpenManage Enterprise)
TPM 1.2/2.0, TCM 2.0 optional
Up to four doublewidth GPUs
Up to four double-width or 8 single-width FPGAs
Up to 8 2.5” SAS SATA (HDD/SSD) max 61.44TB
Up to 24 x 2.5” SAS SATA (HDD/SSD) max 184.32TB
Up to 32 x 2.5" SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD) with up to 4 NVME PCIe SSD max 245.76TB
1100W 240VDC Platinum*
Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
Up to 6 hot plug fans with N +1 redundancy
12 x Gen3 slots (6 x 16 or 2 x 16 + 10 x 8)
1 x VGA
4U Rack Server
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4 x 1GbE
4 x 10GbE
2 x 10GbE + 2 x 1GbE
2 x 25GbE
1 x Dedicated iDRAC Direct Micro-USB
2 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.0 (optional offered only on the 8-drive configuration)
1 x VGA
1 x Dedicated iDRAC port
1 x Serial
2 x USB 3.0
1 x VGA
1 x USB 3.0
The PowerEdge R940xa accelerates applications to deliver real-time decisions. The R940xa combines four CPUs with four GPUs in a powerful 1:1 ratio to drive database acceleration. With up to 6TB of memory and four-socket performance, the R940xa delivers consistent and fast response times. Scale on-premises capacity to offset rising cloud fees and security risks.
The 4U R940xa allows you to flexibly adapt to changing business demands. Large internal storage gives you the space to grow as your databases increase in complexity and size.
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Best Server Hardware: Gold Winner
Channel Pro Reader's Choice Awards 2019
2019 Market Leader: Rackmount Servers
IT Brand Pulse Servers Brand Leader Awards
"Designed to accelerate applications to deliver real-time decisions for GPU database workloads." — CRN®
Dell EMC Infrastructure: Server Design Language Award
iF Design Award 2018 in the Product Discipline category — iF World Design Guide
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