Help Me Choose: Chassis Configuration-R740

 

R740 Chassis Options

8x 3.5'' 
Hard Drives
8x 2.5''
Hard Drives
16x 2.5'' 
Hard Drives
Maximum Drives8816
Maximum Memory7.68TB7.68TB7.68TB
NVDIMM-N non-volatile memory optionYesYesYes
Boot Optimized Storage Solution (M.2)YesYesYes
Internal Dual SD Module (IDSDM) OptionYesYesYes
PCIe SSD SupportNoNoNo
PCIe SSD Upgrade AvailableNoNoNo
Software RAID from FactoryYesNoNo
Hardware RAID from FactoryYesYesYes
DVD-ROM / DVD+RWOptionalOptionalOptional
FPGA/GPU supportYesYesYes
Dell PCIe SSD Express Flash drivesNoNoNo
Single Processor Configuration Available Yes Yes Yes