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Flexible and dense compute resources for virtualization, collaborative and software-defined workloads in a 2-socket, single-width sled.
One or two Intel™ Xeon™ Scalable Processor
Up to 28 cores per processor
Maximum Thermal Design Power (TDP): 205W
24 DIMMs in total; supports DDR4 RDIMMs, LRDIMMs, NVDIMM-Ns
Maximum capacity (NVDIMM-N): 192GB
Maximum capacity (RDIMM): 768GB
Maximum capacity (LRDIMM): 3TB
Up to 6 channels with 2 DPC
DDR4 speeds up to 2667 MT/s
S140 Software RAID, HBA330 Internal SAS HBA, PERC H730P Adapter, PERC H745P Adapter, PERC HBA330 mini-mezzanine
Internal boot options:
Choice of Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS) (2 X M.2 SDDs) or Internal Dual SD Module (IDSDM)
Up to 6 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HD/SDD) or NVMe SSD
Up to 6 x 3000W; PSU and grid redundancy support (MX7000 chassis)
5 rear- and 4 front-accessible hot-swap fans (MX7000 chassis)
Full width enclosure:
250.2 mm (9.85 inches) width (x)
42.14 mm (1.65 inches) height (y)
620.35 mm (24.42 inches) depth (z)
9.5 kg (20.94 lbs.) maximum weight
OpenManage Enterprise – Modular Edition (OME-Modular); running on up to 2 redundant MX9002m management modules
Unified control; single management point for server, storage and networking
Intelligent automation: Operational template methodology and comprehensive RESTful API
Quick Sync 2 Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)/wireless module
On the compute sled:
As every other PowerEdge server, the Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) 9 with Lifecycle Controller (LC)
iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
2 PCIe 3.0 x 16 mezzanine slots (Fabric A and B)
1 PCIe 3.0 x 16 mini-mezzanine slot (Fabric C)
OpenManage Mobile (OMM)
OpenManage Power Center OMPC)
Microsoft® System Center
BMC Software (available from BMC)
Ansible by Red Hat
Nagios Core and Nagios XI
Oracle Enterprise Manager
Microfocus Operations Manager (OM) and Operations Manager i (OMi)
IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
TPM 1.2/2.0 (optional)
Cryptographically signed firmware
Silicon Root of Trust
Management LED (1 USB 2.0 MicroAB port with iDRAC management function
1 USB 3.0 port external port
System status LED
Hard disk status LED
1 x USB 3.0 internal port
1 x USB 2.0 management port to iDRAC
1 x USB 3.0 + USB 2.0 for IDSDM
Integrated VGA controller in iDRAC, VGA over LAN
Canonical® Ubuntu® Server LTS
Microsoft® Windows Server® with Hyper-V
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
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.
PowerEdge MX7000 chassis: 7U modular enclosure with 8 full width slots for combination of compute and storage sleds
Intel® C628 Chipset with optional Intel® QuickAssist Technology
Up to 2 pair redundant general purpose switch or pass-through bays (Fabrics A and B); redundant pair of storage specific switch bays (Fabric C)
Up to 25GbE, 32Gbps Fibre Channel, 12Gbps SAS
iDRAC Service Module
OpenManage Storage Services
Dell EMC Repository Manager
Dell EMC System Update
Dell EMC Server Update Utility
Dell EMC Update Catalogs
Optimized for Dell EMC’s PowerEdge MX kinetic infrastructure ecosystem, the PowerEdge MX740c server, with dense compute, large memory capacity and rich set of storage subsystem options, delivers the flexibility and agility needed in today’s software-defined data centers.
Disaggregate and granularly reassign resources with the PowerEdge MX architecture to maximize utilization and minimize overprovisioning and stranded infrastructure. PowerEdge MX740c fully configurable, no compromise compute provides impressive performance in compact customizable configurations for workload optimization.
Deploy and provision PowerEdge MX servers faster and automate daily operations with agent-free lifecycle management. Unify and simplify management of compute, storage and fabric with Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise – Modular Edition within the MX7000 chassis.
Designed to support future generations of compute sleds regardless of processor/chipset architecture and I/O needs, the PowerEdge MX responsive design helps eliminate the uncertainty of planning for emerging workload and data center needs. Industry leading thermal architecture, unique no mid plane design, forward thinking mechanical design and control algorithms for dense configurations allows for emerging technologies to easily integrate with existing infrastructure.
PowerEdge MX7000: Editor's Choice
"A solid solution for a segment of the market that wants the integration, flexibility, and deployment ease of blade servers." — ServeTheHome
"The two-socket blade delivers a fully configurable compute modular server with high performance and a rich set of storage options." — CRN®
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