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PowerEdge R840 Rack Server

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Turbocharge your data analytics

Drive faster insights with four-socket performance in a dense 2U design. Minimize latency with up to 24 direct-attached NVMe drives.

 
 
PowerEdge R840 Rack Server

 

Processor

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

Accelerators

  • Accelerators
    Up to two double-width GPUs
    Up to two full-height FPGAs

Memory*

  • DIMM Speed
    Up to 2933MT/s

    Memory Type
    RDIMM
    LRDIMM
    NVDIMM

    Memory Module Slots
    48 DDR4 DIMM slots (12 NVDIMM only)
    Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only

    Maximum RAM
    RDIMM 3TB
    LRDIMM 6TB
    NVDIMM 384GB

Storage Controllers

  • Internal Controllers
    PERC H330, H730P, H740P, HBA330

    Software RAID
    S140

    External HBAs (non-RAID)
    12Gbps SAS HBA

    External PERC (RAID)
    H840

    Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem
    HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB or 480GB

Power Supplies

  • 750W Platinum
    750W 240VDCPlatinum
    750W Titanium
    1100 Platinum
    1100W 240VDC* Platinum
    1100W - 48VDC Gold
    1600W Platinum
    2000W Platinum
    2400W Platinum
    Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
    Up to 6 hot plug fans with N +1 redundancy

Dimensions & Weight

  • Height
    86.8mm (3.4”)

    Width*
    482.0mm (18.9") 434.0mm (17.8")

    Depth*
    812.0mm (31.9") 835.9mm (32.9")

    Weight
    36.6kg (80.7lbs.)

    Dimensions do not include bezel,brackets or PSU handles

Bezel

  • Optional LCD bezel or security bezel

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

Supported Operating Systems

  • 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®

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.

Ports

  • Network Options
    4 x 1GbE
    4 x 10GbE
    2 x 10GbE + 2 x 1GbE
    2 x 25GbE 

    Front Ports
    1 x Dedicated iDRAC direct USB 
    2 x USB 2.0
    1 x USB 3.0 (optional on the 8-drive configuration only)
    1 x VGA

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

    Internal Ports
    1 x USB 3.0

Storage

  • Front Bays
    Up to 8 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD) max 61.44TB
    Up to 24 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDD/SSDs) with up to 12 NVMe PCIe SSDs max 184.32TB
    Up to 24 x NVMe PCIe SSDs max 153TB

    Rear Bays
    Up to 2 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD), max 15.36TB

Slots

  • PCIe
    6 x Gen3 slots

    Video Card
    1 x VGA

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 your business-critical workloads

Power your business-critical workloads

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.

Ideal workloads:
  • Data intensive applications
  • Data analytics
Scale application performance for demanding data analytics workloads

Scale application performance for demanding data analytics workloads

The R840 offers versatile resources that allow you to meet changing business demands. Maximize performance and minimize latency with direct-attached NVMe drives.

  • Boost performance with up to four 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and up to 112 processing cores
  • Address large data sets with up to 48 DIMMs (12 of which can be NVDIMMs) and up to 6TB of memory
  • Scale capacity and performance with up to 26 2.5” HDDs/SSDs (up to 24 NVME drives)
  • Accelerate applications with two doublewide GPUs or two FPGAs
  • Speed data transfers with fully integrated ultra path interconnects (UPIs)
Automate everyday tasks

Automate everyday tasks

Reduce the time and effort required to manage IT environments with intelligent automation.
  • Improve efficiency with agent-free iDRAC9 with Lifecycle Controller for automated, simplified management
  • Deploy OpenManage Enterprise as a virtual appliance in your choice of ESXI, Hyper-V or KVM environments
  • Use OpenManage Integrations or Connections to manage PowerEdge servers with existing console investments
  • Resolve issues with up to 72% less IT effort using automated proactive and predictive technology from ProSupport Plus and SupportAssist.*

 

Safeguard IT operations

Safeguard IT operations

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.
  • Maintain data safety with cryptographically signed firmware packages and Secure Boot
  • Detect and prevent unauthorized or malicious changes with Server Lockdown
  • Ensure a trusted backup is used from a secure, hidden boot device with Rapid OS/BIOS recovery
  • Wipe all data from storage media quickly and securely with System Erase
  • Help deliver high availability with hot-pluggable drives and power supplies
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