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PowerEdge R740 Rack Server

Starting at £4,600.69 £4,600.69

Accelerate your applications

Maximize performance for cloud applications, XaaS, and virtualization workloads. Designed to balance accelerator cards and storage.

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Processor

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

Operating System

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

Accelerators

Up to three 300W or six 150W GPUs
Up to three double-width or four single-width FPGAs

Memoryi

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

Front Bays
Up to 16 x 2.5” SAS/SATA/SSD, max 122.88TB
Up to 8 x 3.5” SAS/SATA, max 128TB

Storage Controllers

Internal Controllers
PERC H330, H730P, H740P, HBA330

External Controllers
H840, 12 Gbps SAS HBA

Software RAID
S140

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

Internal Dual SD Module

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

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 RACADM CLI
Dell Repository Manager
Dell System Update
Dell Server Update Utility
Dell Update Catalogs
iDRAC Service Module
IPMI Tool
OpenManage Server Administrator
OpenManage Storage Services

OpenManage Integrations
BMC Truesight
IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Editio
Microsoft® System Center
RedHat® Ansible® Modules
VMware® vCenter

OpenManage Connections
IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
Micro Focus Operations Manager I
Nagios® Core
Nagios® XI

Power Supplies

495W Platinum
750W Platinum
750W 240VDCi Platinum
1100W Platinum
1100W -48VDC Gold 
1100W 380VDCi Platinum
1600W Platinum
2000W Platinum
2400W Platinum
750W Titanium
Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
Up to 6 hot plugs fans with full redundancy

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
2 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.0 (optional)
1 x VGA

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

Slots

PCIe
8 x Gen3 slots (4 x16)

Video Card
1 x VGA

Bezel

Optional LCD bezel or security bezel

Form Factor

2U Rack Server

Dimensions & Weight

Height
86.8mm (3.4")

Widthi
434.0mm (17.1")

Depthi
737.5mm (29.0")

Weight
28.6kg (63.0lbs.)

Rack Support

ReadyRails™ sliding rails with optional cable management arm for 4-post racks (optional adapter brackets required for threaded hole racks).

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.

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