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Dell PowerEdge R740 Rack Server

Dell PowerEdge R740 Rack Server , 8×3.5″ Chassis, 2 x Intel Xeon Gold 6230 2.1G, 26C/52T, 10.4GT/s, 35.75M Cache, Turbo, HT (150W) DDR4-2933, 256GB (8x32GB) RAM 32GB RDIMM


Dell PowerEdge R740 Rack Server

Dell PowerEdge R740 Rack Server , 8×3.5″ Chassis, 2 x Intel Xeon Gold 6230 2.1G, 26C/52T, 10.4GT/s, 35.75M Cache, Turbo, HT (150W) DDR4-2933, 256GB (8x32GB) RAM 32GB RDIMM, 3200MT/s RDIMMs, 0XHDD , 3.5in HYB CARR, PERC H750P RAID Controller, LP Adapter, RPS 750W, DVD+/-RW ,SATA , Int , iDRAC9 Enterprise, Broadcom 57416 Dual Port 10GbE BASE-T & 5720 Dual Port 1GbE BASE-T, Ready Rails Sliding Rails With Cable Management Arm , Riser Config 5, 6 x8, 2 x16 slots, Trusted Platform Module 2.0, PowerEdge 2U LCD Bezel, 3Yr’s warranty NBD

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 Dell PowerEdge R740 Rack Server 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.

Automate productivity with intelligent, embedded management

Dell EMC automation and intelligent management mean you spend less time on routine maintenance so you can focus on bigger priorities.

  • Help maximize uptime and reduce the IT effort to resolve issues by up to 72% with ProSupport Plus and Support Assist.
  • Leverage existing management consoles with easy integrations for VMware vSphere , Microsoft System Center and Nagios .
  • Help improve productivity with agent-free Dell EMC iDRAC9 for automated, efficient management.
  • Simplify deployment with Open Manage next-generation console and server profiles to fully configure and prep servers in rapid, scalable fashion.

Fortify your data center with comprehensive protection

Dell EMC provides a comprehensive, cyber-resilient architecture with security embedded into every server to protect your data.

  • Protect server configuration and firmware from malicious changes with new Configuration Lock-down.
  • Use system erase of local storage to help ensure data privacy when you repurpose or retire servers.
  • Automate updates that check file dependencies and proper update sequence, before deploying them independently from the OS/hypervisor.
  • Take control of your firmware consoles with embedded authentication that is designed to allow only properly designed updates to run.

Dell PowerEdge R740 Rack Server Intel Xeon Gold 6230


Processor : Up to two 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Gold 6230 Scalable processors with up to 28 cores per processor

Operating System : Canonical Ubuntu LTS , Citrix Xen Server , 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

Dell PowerEdge R740 Rack Server 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)


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

Dell PowerEdge R740 Rack Server 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 Open Manage Enterprise) , TPM 1.2/2.0, TCM 2.0 optional

Dell PowerEdge R740 Rack Server 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 , icro Focus Operations Manager I , Nagios Core , Nagios XI

Power Supplies : 495W Platinum , 750W Platinum , 750W 240VDC Platinum , 1100W Platinum , 1100W -48VDC Gold  , 1100W 380VDC 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

Dell PowerEdge R740 Rack Server Xeon Gold 6230Dell PowerEdge R740 Rack Server 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


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″)

Dell PowerEdge R740 Rack Server Width : 434.0mm (17.1″)

Depth : 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).

We also have Dell PowerEdge R640 R740 R740XD Heatsink C6R9H.

Recommended Support 

Choose 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.

additionally, Dell J14DC Raid compatible with this server

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