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Dell PowerEdge R740xd2
14th Generation 2U Rackmount Servers
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The PowerEdge R740xd2 delivers a perfect balance between storage scalability and performance. The 2U two-socket platform is ideal for software defined storage, service providers or as virtual desktop infrastructure.

The scalable system architecture behind the R740xd2 with up to 24 NVMe drives creates the ideal balance between scalability and performance. The R740xd2 versatility is highlighted with the ability to mix any drive type to create the optimum configuration of NVMe, SSD and HDD for either performance, capacity or both. The R740xd2 is the platform of choice for software defined storage and is the foundation for VSAN or the PowerEdge XC.

  • Maximize storage performance with up to 24 NVMe drives and ensure application performance scales to meet demands.
  • Free up storage space using internal M.2 SSDs optimized for boot.
  • Simplify and accelerate ScaleIO or VMware vSAN™ deployments with validated, pre-bundled and tailored Ready Nodes.
  • Accelerate workloads with up to 3 double-width 300W GPUs, up to 6 single-width 150W GPUs or up to 4 FPGAs.
Dell PowerEdge R740xd2
Technical Specifications
Form Factor:
2U Rackmount Server
Chassis Depth:
737.5 mm
Processors:
Up to two Intel Xeon Scalable processors, up to 28 cores per processor
Memory:
24 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, speeds up to 2933MT/s, 3TB max
Up to 12 NVDIMM, 192 GB Max
Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
Storage Controllers:
Internal Controllers: PERC H330, H730P, H740P, HBA330
External Controllers: H840, 12 Gbps SAS HBA
Software RAID:S140
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS):HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB, 480GB
Internal Dual SD Module
Drive Bays:
Front bays: Up to 24 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD), NVMe SSD max 153TB or up to 12 x 3.5” SAS/SATA HDD max 144TB
Mid bay: Up to 4 x 2.5”, max 25TB SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD), NVMe SSD max 25TB or up to 4 x 3.5”, max 48TB
Rear bays: Up to 4 x 2.5”, max 25TB SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD), NVMe SSD or up to 2 x 3.5” max 24TB SAS/SATA HDD
Power Supplies:
Titanium 750W, Platinum 495W, 750W, 1100W, 1600W, and 2000W
48VDC 1100W, 380HVDC 1100W, 240HVDC 750W (China/Japan)
Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy Up to 6 hot plugs fans with full redundancy
Embedded Management:
iDRAC9, iDRAC Direct, iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
Quick Sync 2 wireless module (optional)
Bezel:
Optional LCD bezel or security bezel
OpenManage Software:
OpenManage Enterprise
OpenManage Mobile
OpenManage Power Center
Integrations and Connections:
Integrations: Microsoft® System Center, VMware® vCenter™, BMC Truesight, Red Hat® Ansible Modules
Connections: Nagios® Core & Nagios® XI, Micro Focus Operations Manager, IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
Security:
TPM 1.2/2.0 optional
Cryptographically signed firmware
Secure Boot
System Lockdown (requires iDRAC Enterprise or Datacenter)
Silicon Root of Trust Secure erase
I/O & Ports:
Network daughter card options
4 x 1GE or 2 x 10GE + 2 x 1GE or 4 x 10GE or 2 x 25GE
Front ports:  1 x Dedicated iDRAC Direct Micro-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
Video card: 2 x VGA Riser options with up to 8 PCIe Gen 3 slots, maximum of 4 x 16 slots
Accelerator Options:
Up to three 300W or six 150W GPUs, or up to three double-width or four single-width FPGAs. GPU and FPGA options are available only on 24 x 2.5” drive chassis.
Supported Operating Systems:
Canonical® Ubuntu® Server LTS
Citrix® Hypervisor
Microsoft Windows Server® LTSC with Hyper-V
Oracle® Linux
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
VMware® ESXi

More information can be found on the official Dell PowerEdge R740xd2 Specs PDF.

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