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.

 

Processor

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

 

Operating System

  • Canonical® Ubuntu® LTS
  • Citrix® XenServer®
  • Microsoft Windows Server® with Hyper-V
  • Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
  • SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
  • VMware® ESXi

 

Accelerators

  • Up to three 300W or six 150W GPUs
  • Up to three double-width or four single-width FPGAs

 

Memory

  • DIMM Speed
  • Up to 2933MT/s

 

Memory Type

  • RDIMM
  • LRDIMM
  • NVDIMM
  • DCPMM (Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory)

 

Memory Module Slots

  • 24 DDR4 DIMM slots (12 NVDIMM or 12 DCPMM only)
    Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only

 

Maximum RAM

  • RDIMM 1.53TB
  • LRDIMM 3TB
  • NVDIMM 192GB
  • DCPMM 6.14TB (7.68TB with LRDIMM)

 

Storage

  • Front Bays
  • Up to 16 x 2.5” SAS/SATA/SSD, max 122.88TB
  • Up to 8 x 3.5” SAS/SATA, max 128TB

 

Storage Controllers

  • Internal Controllers
  • PERC H330, H730P, H740P, HBA330

 

External Controllers

  • H840, 12 Gbps SAS HBA

 

Software RAID

  • S140

 

Internal Boot

  • Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS):
  • HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB, 480GB

 

Internal Dual SD Module

  • 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

 

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
  • IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Editio
  • Microsoft® System Center
  • RedHat® Ansible® Modules
  • VMware® vCenter

 

OpenManage Connections

  • IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
  • Micro Focus Operations Manager I
  • Nagios® Core
  • Nagios® XI

 

Power Supplies

  • 495W Platinum
  • 750W Platinum
  • 750W 240VDCi Platinum
  • 1100W Platinum
  • 1100W -48VDC Gold
  • 1100W 380VDCi Platinum
  • 1600W Platinum
  • 2000W Platinum
  • 2400W Platinum
  • 750W Titanium
  • Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
  • Up to 6 hot plugs fans with full redundancy

 

Ports

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

 

Front Ports

  • 1 x Dedicated iDRAC direct USB
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x USB 3.0 (optional)
  • 1 x VGA

 

Rear Ports

  • 1 x Dedicated iDRAC network port
  • 1 x Serial
  • 2 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x VGA

 

Slots

  • PCIe
  • 8 x Gen3 slots (4 x16)

 

Video Card

  • 1 x VGA

 

Bezel

  • Optional LCD bezel or security bezel

 

Form Factor

  • 2U Rack Server

 

Dimensions & Weight

  • Height
    86.8mm (3.4″)
  • Widthi
    434.0mm (17.1″)
  • Depthi
    737.5mm (29.0″)
  • Weight
    28.6kg (63.0lbs.)

 

Rack Support

  • ReadyRails™ sliding rails with optional cable management arm for 4-post racks (optional adapter brackets required for threaded hole racks).