Dell EMC R740 Server

Dell EMC PowerEdge R740 Rack Server

  • Processor: Up to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors
  • Form Factor: 2U Rackmountable
  • Memory: 24 DDR4 DIMM slots, 3TB max
  • Support: 3-years NBD Support
SKU: R740 Category:


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 can scale up to three 300W GPU’s or six 150W GPU’s. 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.

Every PowerEdge server is designed as part of a cyber resilient architecture, integrating security into the full server lifecycle. The R740 leverages new security features built-into every new PowerEdge server strengthening protection so you can reliably and securely deliver accurate data to your customers no matter where they are. By considering each aspect of system security, from design to retirement, Dell EMC ensures trust and delivers a worry-free, secure infrastructure without compromise.

Additional information



R740 8-Core 16Gb, R740 8-Core 48Gb, R740 2×8-Core 96Gb, R740 2×8-Core 192Gb


Processor Intel
Processor family Intel® Xeon® Scalable
Number of processors 2, maximum depending on model
Processor core available up to 28
Power supply type 2 Flex Slot
Maximum memory 3TB max
Memory slots 24 DDR4 DIMM slots
Memory type Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, Up to 12 NVDIMM
System fan features Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
Network Options 4 x 1GE or 2 x 10GE + 2 x 1GE or 4 x 10GE or 2 x 25GE
Storage controller 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- 12Gbps SAS HBA (non-RAID), Internal- HBA330 (non-RAID)
Supported Operating Systems Canonical® Ubuntu® LTS
Citrix® XenServer®
Microsoft Windows Server® with Hyper-V
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
VMware® ESXi
Security TPM 1.2/2.0 optional
Cryptographically signed firmware
Secure Boot
System Lockdown
Secure erase
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