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Dell PowerEdge R540 CTO Rack Server

Part#:  
R540
Brand:  
Dell
Type:  
CTO Servers
Condition:  
ECS Refurbished & Tested
Warranty:  
ECS 1 Year Hardware Warranty

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Server Chassis

Processors

Intel Xeon Gold 6000

Supports up to (2) processors

Intel Xeon Gold 5000

Supports up to (2) processors

Intel Xeon Silver

Supports up to (2) processors

Intel Xeon Bronze

Supports up to (2) processors

Memory

8 DIMMs per processor (up to 16 DIMMs in a dual-processor configuration)

Internal Dual SD Module (IDSDM)

RAID Controllers

Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS)

LFF (3.5") SAS Drives

LFF (3.5") SATA Drives

PCIe Riser Full Height

5 PCIe Slots (1 Full Height and 4 Low Profile)

PCIe Riser Low Profile

5 PCIe Slots (1 Full Height and 4 Low Profile)

iDRAC Remote Options

Power Supplies

Supports up to (2) PSU's

Optical Drive

Security

Rail Kits

ECS Warranty

Dell PowerEdge R540 CTO Rack Server Product Description

The PowerEdge R540 delivers the ideal balance of resources and affordability to adapt to a variety of application demands.

Power your applications with the versatility of the R540

The PowerEdge R540 delivers the versatility and flexibility to power a variety of applications. With a balanced set of resources, expandability and affordability the R540 adapts to the demands of the modern data center with the ideal value optimized design. Automatically optimize performance with one button application tuning and scale for future demands with up to 14 3.5” drives.

  • Scale compute resources with 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors, and tailor performance based on your unique workload requirements.
  • Automatically optimize application performance with one-button tuning.
  • Flexible storage with up to 14 3.5” drives.
  • Free up storage with boot optimized M.2 SSDs.

Intuitive systems management with intelligent automation

Dell EMC PowerEdge servers are optimized for top efficiency and uptime, with intelligent automation that decreases time spent on the most common IT tasks. Combined with the agent-free management of the embedded iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller, the R540 is easily and effectively managed.

  •  Simplify data center management with OpenManage Essentials to intelligently automate the entire server life cycle management process – from bare-metal deployment, through configuration and updates, to ongoing maintenance.
  • Use the OpenManage Mobile app to take advantage of new wireless Quick Sync 2 capabilities to efficiently perform management procedures at-the-server, across multiple servers within the data center, or monitor server status and respond to alerts, anytime, anywhere.
R540 Front
R540 ( 8 x 3.5-inch )

Power your applications with a versatile 2-socket rack server

Satisfy a variety of applications with the flexible PowerEdge R540. Its balanced combination of resources, expandability and affordability adapt to the changing demands of a modern data center. Optimize your application performance with one-button tuning. Scale for future requirements with up to 14 x 3.5" drives. Embedded diagnostics and SupportAssist help to maximize uptime without added effort, in a worry-free environment.

Ideal for:

  • Virtualization
  • Mail
  • Messaging
  • Video streaming

 

Achieve performance at scale with the PowerEdge portfolio

Our modern compute platforms are built to scale easily and take advantage of technologies that lift application performance. The PowerEdge R540 rack server combines affordably and versatility, so you can adapt to a variety of applications and meet future demands.

  • Scale compute resources with 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors and tailor performance based on your unique workload requirements.
  • Optimize application performance with one-button tuning.
  • Enable storage flexibility with up to 14 x 3.5" drives.
  • Free up storage with boot-optimized M.2 SSDs.

R540 Side

R540 ( 8 x 3.5-inch ) side view

FeaturePowerEdge R540 Technical specification
ProcessorUp to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 20 cores per processor
Memory16 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, speeds up to 2666MT/s, 1TB max*
Storage controllersInternal controllers: PERC H330, H730p, H740p, HBA330, Software RAID (SWRAID) S140
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem: HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 120GB, 240 GB
External PERC (RAID): H840
External HBAs (non-RAID): 12 Gbps SAS HBA
Drive baysFront drive bays: Up to 12 x 3.5” SAS/SATA HDD max 168TB
Rear drive bays: Up to 2 x 3.5 SAS/SATA HDD max 28TB
Optional DVD-ROM, DVD+RW
Power supplies FansTitanium 750W, Platinum 495W, 750W, and 1100W
450W bronze
240HVDC 750W, 1100W 380 VDC
Six hot pluggable fans for N+1 redundancy
SizingForm factor: Rack (2U)Chassis max depth: 693.81 mm (without bezel)
Max depth: 707.74 mm (with bezel)
BezelOptional LCD or security bezel
Embedded / At-ServeriDRAC9 with Lifecycle Controller
iDRAC Direct
iDRAC REST API with Redfish
Quick Sync 2 BLE/wireless module
Consoles & MobileOpenManage Enterprise (available soon)
OpenManage Essentials
OpenManage Mobile
OpenManage Power Center
IntegrationsOpenManage integrations: Microsoft® System Center, VMware® vCenter™, BMC Software
ConnectionsNagios Core and Nagios XI, HPE Operations Manager i (OMi)
ToolsDell EMC Repository Manager
Dell EMC Update Package
Dell EMC System Update
Dell EMC Server Update Utility
iDRAC Service Module
OpenManage Server Administrator
OpenManage Storage Services
SecurityTPM 1.2/2.0 optional
Cryptographically signed firmware
Silicon Root of Trust
Secure Boot
System Lockdown
System Erase
I/O & PortsNetwork options: 2 x 1GE LOM + (optional) LOM Riser 2 x 1GE or 2 x 10GE SFP+ or 2 x 10GE BaseT
Front ports: Video, 1 x USB 2.0, dedicated IDRAC Direct USB
Rear ports: Video, serial, 2 x USB 3.0, dedicated iDRAC network port
With Optional Riser: Non rear storage config: 1xFH/FL + 1xHH/HL (2U Right riser) slots + 3 HH/HL slots
Rear storage config: 1xHH/HL (1U Left Riser) + 1xHH/HL (1U Right risers) slot or 1xHH/HL (1U Left Riser) + 1x FH/HL (1U Right riser)
Supported operating systemsCanonical® Ubuntu® LTS
Citrix® XenServer®
Microsoft Windows Server® with Hyper-V
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
VMware® ESXi
For specifications and interoperability details see Dell.com/OSsupport.
OEM-ready version availableFrom bezel to BIOS to packaging, your servers can look and feel as if they were designed and built by you. For more information, visit Dell.com/OEM.
Recommended support and servicesChoose 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. For more information, visit dell.com/itlifecycleservices.
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Spec Sheet