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PowerEdge R640 Rack Server

Starting at $2,949.00 $2,949.00

As low as $89/mo.^ with Dell Business Credit

Ideal balance of density and scalability

Get scalable computing and storage in a 1U, 2-socket platform with an ideal mix of performance, cost and density for most data centers.

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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® with Hyper-V
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
VMware® ESXi®

Accelerators

Up to one single-width FPGA
Up to three single-width GPU (NVIDIA T4)

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 10 x 2.5” with up to 8 NVMe, SAS/SATA/SSD/NVMe, max 76.8TB 
Up to 10 NVMe, max 64TB
Up to 4 x 3.5” SAS/SATA, max 56TB
 
Rear Bays
Up to 2 x 2.5” SAS/SATA/SSD/NVMe, max 15.36TB

Storage Controllers

Internal Controllers:
PERC H330, H730P, H740P, HBA330

External Controllers
12Gbps SAS HBA

Software RAID
S140 

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

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 EMC RACADM CLI
Dell EMC Repository Manager
Dell EMC System Update
Dell EMC Server Update Utility
Dell EMC Update Catalogs
iDRAC Service Module
IPMI Tool
OpenManage Server Administrator
OpenManage Storage Services
 
OpenManage Integrations
BMC Truesight
Microsoft® System Center
RedHat® Ansible® Modules
VMware® vCenter
 
OpenManage Connections
IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus
IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Edition
Micro Focus® Operations Manager I
Nagios® Core
Nagios® XI

Power Supplies

495W Platinum
750W Platinum
750W 240HVDC Platinumi
1100W 48VDC
1100W Platinum
1100W 380HVDC Platinumi
1600W Platinum
750W Titanium
Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
Up to 8 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 
1 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.0 (optional)
1 x Video

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

Slots

PCIe
3 x Gen3 slots (all x16)

Video Card
1 x VGA

Bezel

Optional LCD bezel or security bezel

Form Factor

1U Rack Server

Dimensions & Weight

Height
42.8mm (1.69”) 
 
Width
482.0mm (18.98")
 
Depth
808.5mm (31.8")

Weight
21.9kg (48.3 lbs.)

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.

Uncompromising performance and density for data center productivity and scale

Uncompromising performance and density for data center productivity and scale

The PowerEdge R640 is the ideal dual-socket platform for dense scale-out data center computing and storage. Benefit from the flexibility of 2.5” or 3.5” drives, the performance of NVMe and embedded intelligence to ensure optimized application performance in a secure platform. With embedded diagnostics and SupportAssist, the R640 delivers maximum uptime in a worry-free environment.

Ideal workloads:
  • Dense software-defined storage
  • Service providers: application tier
  • Dense private cloud
  • Virtualization
  • HPC
PowerEdge-r640 - Drive transformation with the Dell EMC PowerEdge portfolio

Drive transformation with the Dell EMC PowerEdge portfolio

Data center evolution starts with modern platforms that easily scale and are optimized for application performance. The PowerEdge R640 is built upon a scalable system architecture and provides the choice and flexibility to easily meet performance demands.

  • Simplify deployment and easily scale from 3 to 1000+ nodes for software-defined storage with Dell EMC Ready Nodes.
  • Maximize performance with up to 10 NVMe drives and 24 DIMMs, 12 of which can be DCPMMs or NVDIMMs
  • Scale compute resources with 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, and tailor performance based on your unique workload requirements.
Automate productivity with intelligent, embedded management

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®.
  • 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

Fortify your data center with comprehensive protection

Dell EMC provides a comprehensive, cyber-resilient architecture with security embedded into every server to protect your data.

  • 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

Optimizing the IT lifecycle is vital. We have expert services* for all lifecycle phases that save you time and resources, reduce effort, and improve your IT experience.
Consulting
Consulting
Consulting services give expert guidance to help you grow, optimize and transform your IT environment at your own pace and budget. We employ a broad range of certified consultants and engineers, backed by program management teams, who can deliver deep technical expertise. We give you the confidence that your project will be done right and on time.
Support
Support
Gain the freedom to focus on your business transformation with the support expertise and insights Dell EMC is known for across the globe. Choose the right support based on the criticality of specific systems with available automated predictive analysis, collaborative third-party assistance and a Technology Service Manager.
Deployment
Deployment
ProDeploy Enterprise Suite helps you get more out of technology starting on day one. Residency Service provides ongoing transition assistance to accelerate adoption. Trust our experts to lead deployments from basic hardware installations through planning, configuration and complex integrations to help you achieve business outcomes today and tomorrow.
Education
Education
Education Services offers an expansive suite of training services with multiple delivery methods, including instructor-led, self-paced online and virtual instructor-led training. With comprehensive and flexible training programs, we make it easy to ensure your staff has the skills they need to successfully manage and utilize your new technology to its full potential.
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