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Dell PowerEdge R740 CTO Rack Server

Brand:  
Dell
Type:  
CTO Servers
Condition:  
ECS Refurbished & Tested

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Server Chassis

Processors

Intel Xeon Platinum

Supports up to (2) 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

Memory

12 DIMMs per processor (up to 24 DIMMs in a dual-processor configuration)

Internal Dual SD Module (IDSDM)

RAID Controllers

Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS)

Supports up to (2) BOSS modules

SFF (2.5") SAS Drives

SFF (2.5") SATA Drives

LFF (3.5") SAS Drives

LFF (3.5") SATA Drives

Network Daughter Card

PCIe Riser Full Height

8 PCIe Slots (6 Full Height, 2 Low Profile)

PCIe Riser Low Profile

8 PCIe Slots (6 Full Height, 2 Low Profile)

iDRAC Remote Options

Power Supplies

Supports up to (2) PSU's

Optical Drive

Security

Rail Kits

ECS Warranty

Dell PowerEdge R740 CTO Rack Server Product Description

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.

Expand and optimize application performance

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.

  • Scale your VDI deployments with 3 double-width GPUs, supporting up to 50% more users when compared to R730.
  • Free up storage space using internal M.2 SSDs optimized for boot.
  • Scale compute resources with Intel Xeon Scalable delivering a 27% increase in processing cores and 50% increase in bandwidth over previous generation of Xeon processors

Automate systems management with OpenManage

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.

  • Simplify management with the New OpenManage Enterprise console, with customized reporting  and automatic discovery.
  • Take advantage of QuickSync 2 capabilities and gain access to your servers easily through your phone or tablet.
R740 front view ( 8 x 2.5-inch )
R740 front view ( 8 x 2.5-inch ) 
R740 front view ( 16 x 2.5-inch )
R740 front view ( 16 x 2.5-inch ) 
R740 front view ( 8 x 3.5-inch )
R740 front view ( 8 x 3.5-inch ) 

General-purpose workhorse optimized for workload acceleration

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.

Ideal workloads:

  • Cloud applications/Web tech
  • XaaS
  • HPC
  • Virtualization

 

Achieve IT transformation with the Dell EMC PowerEdge portfolio

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).

  • Simplify and accelerate VMware vSAN deployments with validated, pre-bundled and tailored Ready Nodes.
  • Drive demanding workloads with 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors and Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory.
  • Scale your VDI deployments with 3 double-width GPUs, supporting up to 50% more users when compared to R730.
  • Free up storage space using internal M.2 SSDs optimized for boot.
R740 rear view 8x PCIe slots

R740 rear view 8x PCIe slots

R740 rear view 4x PCIe slots

R740 rear view 4x PCIe slots

FeaturesTechnical Specification
ProcessorUp to two Intel Xeon Scalable processors, up to 28 cores per processor
Memory24 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 controllersInternal 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 baysFront 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 suppliesTitanium 750W, Platinum 495W, 750W, 1100W, 1600W, and 2000W48VDC 1100W, 380HVDC 1100W, 240HVDC 750W (China/Japan) Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy Up to 6 hot plugs fans with full redundancy
DimensionsForm factor: Rack (2U) Max depth: 715.5 mm
Embedded managementIPMI 2.0 compliant iDRAC9 with Lifecycle Controller (Express, Enterprise) Quick Sync 2 wireless module optional
BezelOptional LCD Bezel or Security bezel
OpenManage SoftwareOpenManage Enterprise OpenManage Essentials OpenManage Mobile OpenManage Power Center
Integrations and connectionsIntegrations: 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
SecurityTPM 1.2/2.0 optional Cryptographically signed firmware Secure Boot System Lockdown Secure erase
I/O & PortsNetwork 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 optionsUp 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 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 supportDell 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.

Spec Sheet

Shipping Information

Express Computer Systems can ship to virtually any address in the world and provides you with the best shipping rates possible. Cost of shipping varies depending on what service you require, your destination and size of the shipment. Shipping costs will be calculated separately from your order and billed to you post purchase. In the notes section of your order please provide us with your preferred shipping method and we will get back to you.

Custom configured orders ship within 2 business days after all required products are in stock.

Please allow 3 business days for products that are not in stock to arrive to our facility in Irvine, California.

Domestic Shipments

Standard Ground Shipping time: 2-7 business days
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 2-10 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.
3 Business Days Shipping time: 3 business days
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 3-6 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.
2 Business Days Shipping time: 2 business days
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 2-5 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.
Overnight / Next Business Day Shipping time: 1 business day
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 1-4 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.


International Shipments

International Economy Shipping time: 4-6 business days
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 5-9 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.
International Priority Shipping time: 1-3 business days
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 2-6 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.

 

For more information on shipping view our Shipping Information page or send us a message

ECS Warranty Information

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.

What does our ECS warranty cover?
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.

What is not covered by our warranty?
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.
  • FREE technical support is provided on purchased items via phone, email, or live chat.

About Express Computer Systems

Express Computer Systems is committed to transforming our customers’ IT infrastructure with high quality products at affordable costs. Our sales reps and customer support engineers understand our customers rely heavily on advanced technology to run their business but need to do so without breaking the bank.

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.

Same-Day Shipping
At Express Computer Systems, we know hardware emergencies can happen at anytime. We also understand that you want to receive the best hardware as quickly as possible. At Express Computer Systems we'll ship the majority of our orders out the same day payment is made. Curious if the item you need will make it out on time? Feel free to contact us directly via the Contact Us link at the bottom, Live Chat feature or (800) 327-0730.

Buy, Sell, Rent, Lease, Trade-In
At Express Computer Systems we not only will sell you equipment at a great value, but we'll also purchase your used Dell, Cisco, NetApp or other networking equipment. Feel free to contact us with the model of the items you're looking to sell and we'll get you a quote ASAP. We also have flexible financing options for your purchasing needs.

In-House Configuration and Testing Lab
Every item we sell is tested on-site in our state-of-the-art hardware engineering lab. We use certified technicians to test every piece of equipment as well as updating all necessary firmware. The highest quality of testing and certification is guaranteed. We warranty all of our items we sell. Ask us today about warranty for a specific item.