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The PowerEdge R740 was designed to accelerate application performance leveraging accelerator cards and storage scalability. The 2-socket, 2U platform has the optimum balance of resources to power the most demanding environments.
The scalable business architecture of the R740 can scale up to three 300W or six 150W GPUs, or up to four FPGAs. With up to 16 2.5” drives or 8 3.5” drives the R740 provides the versatility to adapt to virtually any application and provides the perfect platform for VDI deployments.
The Dell EMC OpenManage portfolio helps deliver peak efficiency for PowerEdge servers, delivering intelligent, automated management of routine tasks. Combined with unique agent-free management capabilities, the R740 is simply managed, freeing up time for high profile projects.
Maximize your application performance with the PowerEdge R740 server, which brings you the perfect balance of accelerator cards, storage and compute resources in a 2U, 2-socket platform. With a wide range of GPU and FPGA options, the R740 has the versatility to adapt to virtually any application and provides the optimum platform for VDI deployments. The R740 offers up to 16 x 2.5” or 8 x 3.5” drives and iDRAC9, so you can scale to meet demands and simplify the entire IT lifecycle.
The R740 is a general-purpose workhorse optimized for workload acceleration. With its versatility, the R740 can help you transform your data center for VDI, artificial intelligence and software-defined storage (SDS).
R740 rear view 8x PCIe slots
R740 rear view 4x PCIe slots
|Processor||Up to two Intel Xeon Scalable processors, up to 28 cores per processor|
|Memory||24 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, speeds up to 2666MT/s, 3TB max Up to 12 NVDIMM, 192 GB Max Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only|
|Storage controllers||Internal controllers: PERC H330, H730p, H740p, Software RAID (SWRAID) S140 Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem: HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 120GB, 240 GB External PERC (RAID): H840 12Gbps SAS HBAs (non-RAID): External- 12 Gbps SAS HBA (non-RAID), Internal- HBA330 (non-RAID)|
|Drive bays||Front drive bays: Up to 16 x 2.5 SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD) max 61TB or up to 8 x 3.5 SAS/SATA HDD max 96TB Optional DVD-ROM, DVD+RW|
|Power supplies||Titanium 750W, Platinum 495W, 750W, 1100W, 1600W, and 2000W||48VDC 1100W, 380HVDC 1100W, 240HVDC 750W (China/Japan) Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy Up to 6 hot plugs fans with full redundancy|
|Dimensions||Form factor: Rack (2U) Max depth: 715.5 mm|
|Embedded management||IPMI 2.0 compliant iDRAC9 with Lifecycle Controller (Express, Enterprise) Quick Sync 2 wireless module optional|
|Bezel||Optional LCD Bezel or Security bezel|
|OpenManage Software||OpenManage Enterprise OpenManage Essentials OpenManage Mobile OpenManage Power Center|
|Integrations and connections||Integrations: Microsoft System Center, VMware vCenter, BMC Software Connections: Nagios & Nagios XI, Oracle Enterprise Manager,||HP Operations Manager, IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus, IBM Tivoli Network Manager, CA Network and Systems Management|
|Security||TPM 1.2/2.0 optional Cryptographically signed firmware Secure Boot System Lockdown Secure erase|
|I/O & Ports||Network daughter card options 4 x 1GE or 2 x 10GE + 2 x 1GE or 4 x 10GE or 2 x 25GE Front ports: Video, 2 x USB 2.0, available USB 3.0, dedicated IDRAC Direct Micro-USB Rear ports: Video, serial, 2 x USB 3.0, dedicated iDRAC network port Video card: VGA Riser options with up to 8 PCIe Gen 3 slots, maximum of 4 x 16 slots|
|Accelerator options||Up to three 300W or six 150W GPUs, or up to four FPGAs. Nvidia Tesla P100, K80, K40, Grid M60, M10, P4, Quadro P4000, NVIDIA V100, or Intel Arria 10GX FPGA See Dell.com/GPU for latest information.|
|Supported operating systems||Canonical 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 available||From 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||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/ServiceDescriptions.|