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Drive faster insights with four-socket performance in a dense 2U design. Minimize latency with up to 24 direct-attached NVMe drives.
Up to four Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 28 cores each
Optional LCD bezel or security bezel
Form factor: Rack (2U)
Chassis length: 482mm
Chassis weight: 36.6kg
Chassis depth: 812mm
Front drive bays:
Up to 8 2.5” SAS SATA (HDDs/SSDs) max 30TB, or up 24 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDDs/SSDs) with up to 12 NVMe PCIe SSDs max 122TB, or up to 24 NVMe PCIe SSDs max 153TB
Rear drive bays:
Up to 2 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDDs/SSDs), max 7.68TB
Up to 2 doublewide GPUs or up to 2 full-height FPGAs*
Nvidia Tesla P100, P40, V100
Network Daughter Card Options:
4x 1GE, 4x 10GE, 2x 10GE + 2x 1GE, or 2x 25GE
Video, 2x USB 2.0, 1 dedicated IDRAC Direct Micro-USB. (Optional 1 x USB 3.0 only offered on the 8-drive configuration.)
Video, serial, 2 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 3.0
Up to 6 Gen3 slots, (4 x 16 slots or 2 x 16 + 4 x 8 slots)
48 DDR4 DIMM slots, supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, up to 2666MT/s, 6TB max
Up to 12 NVDIMMs, 384GB Max
Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
Embedded / At-the-Server:
iDRAC9 with Lifecycle Controller
iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
Quick Sync 2 BLE/wireless module
OpenManage Power Center
iDRAC Service Module
OpenManage Server Administrator
OpenManage Storage Services
Dell EMC Repository Manager
Dell EMC System Update
Dell EMC Server Update Utility
Dell EMC Update Catalogs
Microsoft® System Center
BMC software (available from BMC)
Ansible by RedHat
Nagios Core & Nagios XI
Oracle Enterprise Manager
MicroFocus (formerly HPE Software) Operations Manager i (OMi)
IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
Platinum: 750W,1100W, 1600W, 2000W, 2400W
Mix Mode/HVDC: 750W, 1100W*
Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
6 hot plug fans with N +1 redundancy
Canonical ® Ubuntu ® LTS Citrix ® XenServer ®
Microsoft Windows Server ® with Hyper-V
Red Hat ® Enterprise Linux
SUSE ® Linux Enterprise Server
VMware ® ESXi
PERC H730P, H740P, H330, Software RAID (SWRAID) S140
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem:
HWRAID 2x M.2 SSDs 120GB or 240GB
External PERC (RAID):
TPM 1.2/2.0 optional
Cryptographically signed firmware
Silicon Root of Trust
The PowerEdge R840 accelerates business insights and delivers unprecedented performance density for your in-database analytics. Deliver consistent results for demanding applications with powerful, four-socket performance and large memory. Even as your workloads become more complex, OpenManage™ Enterprise simplifies management of your IT infrastructure so you can focus on your business objectives. Integrated security and proven reliability helps ensure maximum uptime in your enterprise data center.
The R840 offers versatile resources that allow you to meet changing business demands. Maximize performance and minimize latency with direct-attached NVMe drives.
Reduce the time and effort required to manage IT environments with intelligent automation.
Fortify your data center with comprehensive protection to protect, detect and recover from cyber-attacks. Maximize uptime with a cyber-resilient architecture and robust security features.
PowerEdge R840: Editor's Choice
"Provides the best combination of performance, rock-solid engineering and comprehensive system management in the 2U server category." — StorageReview
"Along with a radically revamped internal design, the R840 offers twice the memory capacity, a 27% increase in CPU cores and a 62.5% boost in drive bays." — IT Pro
Dell EMC Infrastructure: Server Design Language Award
iF Design Award 2018 in the Product Discipline category — iF World Design Guide
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