Dell PowerEdge R740
The Dell PowerEdge R740 is a very versatile, two-socket 2U rack server with impressive scalability. The business architecture 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 perfect platform for VDI deployments with 3 double-width GPUs, supporting up to 50% more users when compared to R730. With scalable Intel® Xeon® delivering a 27% increase in processing cores and 50% increase in bandwidth over previous generation of Xeon processors.
The R740 has the processing cycles and threads and large memory footprint necessary to deliver larger and higher-performing virtual machines for data centers and cloud platforms. This system allows two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and up to 28 cores per processor with 24 DDR4 DIMM slots allowing 3TB max, Supporting RDIMM /LRDIMM with speeds up to 2666MT/s.
Helpful features include:
- Redundant power supply units (PSUs)
- Hot-plug and swappable PSUs, HDDs and fans
- Dual SD card option for failsafe hypervisors