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Dell PowerEdge R840 Rack Server Chassis (8x2.5")

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Refurbished Dell PowerEdge R840 Rack Server Chassis (8x2.5") Configure To Order (CTO)

Designed to drive faster insights, the PowerEdge R840 delivers four-socket performance in a dense 2U design. Power your business-critical workloads with up to 24 direct-attached NVMe drives.

The Configurations for the Dell R840 are :

  • 8 x 2.5 inch SAS/SATA drives
  • 8 x 2.5 inch SAS/SATA/NVMe drives + 16 x 2.5 inch NVMe drives
  • 12 x 2.5 inch SAS/SATA drives + 12 x 2.5 inch SAS/SATA/NVMe drives
  • 24 x 2.5 inch SAS/SATA drives + 2 x 2.5 inch rear SAS/SATA
  • 24 x 2.5 inch NVMe drives

PowerEdge R840
Boost performance and minimize

  • Choose an all-flash configuration withup to 24 direct-attached NVMe drives
  • Add up to 24 PMems of memory

Maximize performance for demanding workloads

The R840 delivers consistent, high performance results for data-intensive applications and data analytic workloads. With powerful 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors and up to 112 cores, the R840 can quickly turn analytics into insights to drive your business forward faster. Create an optimal configuration of NVMe, SSD, HDD and GPU resources to address your most demanding workloads - all in a 2U chassis.

  • Scale capacity and performance with up to 26 2.5” HDDs and SSDs, 62% more than the previous generation.
  • Accelerate applications with up to 2 double-width GPUs or up to 2 FPGAs.
  • Speed data transfers with a fully integrated ultra path interconnect across all four sockets.
  • Eliminate bottlenecks with up to 48 DIMMs, including up to 24 DCPMMs or 12 NVDIMMs.

Automate everyday tasks with Dell EMC OpenManage

The Dell EMC OpenManage portfolio helps deliver peak efficiency for PowerEdge server customers, delivering intelligent, automated management of routine tasks. Combined with unique agent-free management capabilities, the R840 is easy to manage, and by doing routine work automatically, you can free up time for higher-value projects.

  • Unify monitoring and management of your IT infrastructure with OpenManage Enterprise.
  • Utilize a variety of OpenManage integrations and connections to take advantage of your existing IT management platform.
  • Take advantage of QuickSync 2 capabilities and gain access to your servers easily through your phone or tablet.
Safeguard your data center with built-in security
Every PowerEdge server is made with a cyber-resilient architecture, delivering security into all parts of a server’s life
cycle. The R840 uses these new security features so you can reliably and securely deliver the right data to where yourcustomers are, no matter where they are. Dell EMC considers each part of system security, from design to end of life,to ensure trust and deliver worry-free systems.
  • Rely on a secure component supply chain to ensure protection fromfactory to the data center.
  • Maintain data safety with cryptographically signed firmwarepackages and Secure Boot.
  • Protect your server from malicious malware with iDRAC9 ServerLockdown mode (requires Enterprise or Datacenter license)
  • Wipe all data from storage media including hard drives, SSDs andsystem memory quickly and securely with System Erase.

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

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 (24 of which can be DCPMMs) and up to 15.36TB 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)

    Product Specs for Dell PER840-8x2.5

    Base Server Standard Capabilities

    FeaturesTechnical specification
    ProcessorUp to four 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 28 cores each
    Memory48 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, up to 2933MT/s, 6TB max
    Up to 12 NVDIMM, 384GB Max
    Up to 24 Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory PMem, max 12.28TB, (15.36TB max with PMem and LRDIMM)
    Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
    Storage controllersInternal Controllers: PERC H330, H730P, H740P, HBA330
    External Controllers: H840, 12 Gbps SAS HBA
    Software RAID:S140
    Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS):HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB, 480GB
    Internal Dual SD Module
    Drive baysFront bays:
    • Up to 8 x 2.5” SAS SATA (HDDs/SSDs) max 61.44TB
    • Or up to 24 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDDs/SSDs) with up to 12 NVMe PCIe SSDs max 184.32TB
    • Or up to 24 NVMe PCIe SSDs max 153TB
    Rear bays:
    • Up to 2 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDDs/SSDs), max 15.36TB
    Power suppliesGold:1100W - 48VDC
    Platinum: 750W, 1100W, 1100W 240VDC, 1600W, 2000W, 2400W
    Titanium: 750W
    Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
    6 fans with N +1 redundancy
    DimensionsForm factor: Rack (2U)
    Height: 86.8mm (3.4”)
    Width*: 434.0mm (17.08”)
    Depth*: 835.9mm (32.9”)
    Weight: 36.6kg (80.7lbs.)
    *Dimensions do not include bezel, brackets or PSU handles
    Embedded managementiDRAC9, iDRAC Direct, Quick Sync 2 BLE/wireless
    BezelOptional LCD bezel or security bezel
    OpenManage SoftwareOpenManage Enterprise, OpenManage Power Center, OpenManage Mobile
    Integrations and connectionsIntegrations:
    Microsoft System Center
    VMware vCenter
    BMC Software
    Red Hat Ansible Modules
    IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus
    Micro Focus Operations Manager i (OMi)
    Nagios® Core
    Nagios® XI
    ToolsDell EMC Repository Manager
    Dell EMC Update Package
    Dell EMC System Update
    Dell EMC Server Update Utility
    iDRAC Service Module
    iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
    OpenManage Server Administrator
    OpenManage Storage Services
    SecurityTPM 1.2/2.0 optional
    Cryptographically signed firmware
    Secure Root of Trust
    Secure Boot
    Secure Erase
    System Lockdown (requires iDRAC Enterprise or Datacenter)
    I/O & PortsNetwork daughter card options:
    • 4 x 1GbE
    • 4 x 10GbE
    • 2 x 10GbE + 2 x 1GbE
    • 2 x 25GbE
    Front Ports:
    • 1 x USB 2.0
    • 1 x VGA
    • 1 x Dedicated IDRAC Direct Micro USB
    • (Optional 1 x USB 3.0 only offered on the 8-drive configuration)
    Rear Ports:
    • 1 x Dedicated iDRAC port
    • 1 x Serial
    • 2 x USB 3.0
    • 1 x VGA
    Internal ports:
    • 1 x USB 3.0
    Video card:
    • 2 x VGA
    • Up to 6 x Gen3 slots, (4x16 slots or 2x16 + 4x8 slots)
    Accelerator OptionsUp to 2 doublewidth GPUs or up to 2 full-height FPGAs
    ***GPUs/FPGAs not available with the 2 x 2.5” rear drive bay.
    Supported operating systemsCanonical® Ubuntu® LTS
    Citrix® Hypervisor
    Microsoft Windows Server® LTSC with Hyper-V
    Oracle® Linux
    Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
    SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
    VMware® ESXi

    Spec Sheet

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    Express Computer Systems (ECS) provides a 1 year parts warranty against defects in material or workmanship that will affect the products functionality. All refurbished items are tested prior to shipping to guarantee up-time upon arrival. If you are having issues with an item we provided please Contact Us and we will do our best to assist you.

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    We offer 1 year warranty as standard and additional years can be added to fit your needs. Please reach out to a sales associate via the Contact Us page or live chat for more information on extended coverage options. During the coverage period if your product fails we will offer a Next Business Day replacement. If we are unable to replace the product we will refund its original selling price. Shipping costs and tax are not refundable. Express Computer Systems retains the right to decide whether the goods will be replaced or refunded.

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    Our warranty does not cover any problem caused by the following conditions:

    1. accidents; misuse; carelessness; electrostatic discharge; shock; temperature or humidity beyond the specifications of the product; improper installation; operation; modification;
    2. any improper use that contravenes the instructions in the user manual;
    3. problems caused by other equipment. Our warranty is void if the product is returned with damaged, removed, counterfeit labels, or any modifications (including any component or external cover removal). Our warranties do not cover data loss or damages to any other equipment. In addition, our warranties do not cover incidental damages, consequential damages, or costs related to data recovery, removal, and installation.

    Important notes:

    • Please ask for additional warranty/coverage that you may require in addition to the standard 1 ECS warranty prior to final purchase. Requesting additional warranty after your purchase can be denied.
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    About Express Computer Systems

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    We specialize in building custom server configurations, custom storage solutions, networking solutions, and components from top manufacturers including HPE, Dell, Cisco, NetApp, Dell EMC, HPE Nimble and many others.

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