Dell 740: Efficiency and Expandability
The PowerEdge R740xd is recognized as a superior performance server compatible with first and second generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors. This server is designed to meet the expanding needs of computing with efficiency and cost-effectiveness. It can accommodate a diverse range of storage options, including up to 28 2.5” drives, with certain chassis configurations supporting up to 24 NVMe drives for advanced storage performance, and as many as 18 3.5” drives. Additionally, the R740xd is capable of housing up to 2 300W GPUs. Its compatibility with the first and second generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors, which offer up to 28 cores and support for substantial RAM capacities, makes it a robust choice for high-density computing requirements.
At the core of the R740xd lies the powerful Intel Xeon Scalable v1 and v2 processors, known for their exceptional efficiency. These CPUs belong to the esteemed Xeon Scalable series, renowned for their capability to manage intensive tasks effortlessly. The R740xd supports dual processors, each with a maximum of 28 cores, enhancing its processing power. Coupled with an impressive memory capacity of up to 1.5TB, the R740 epitomizes the essence of 'high-performance'. Explore our range of processors here or customize your server here.
Advanced Storage Capabilities of the Dell PowerEdge R740
The Dell PowerEdge R740xd is a pinnacle of adaptability and high performance in server storage solutions. This server boasts an impressive capacity to house up to 24 2.5-inch drives, or even 28 with an optional flexbay. It also offers options for 12 3.5-inch drives or can be expanded to 16 with the optional midbay, and further to 18 drives with both the midbay and flexbay. This extensive range provides substantial space for both conventional hard drives and solid-state drives (SSDs), catering to diverse storage demands.
The R740xd further distinguishes itself with options for specialized NVMe chassis configurations, supporting an exceptional number of NVMe drives known for their ultra-fast data transfer speeds and efficiency. Such features make the R740xd an ideal server for scenarios that demand rapid data access and high throughput, such as in high-performance computing and data analytics.
Moreover, its compatibility with various storage controllers adds to its versatility, allowing for tailored customization to meet specific storage needs and preferences. This blend of adaptability, speed, and expansive capacity positions the PowerEdge R740xd as an exemplary choice for data centers, enterprise environments, and sophisticated homelab setups, offering a solid foundation for a wide array of demanding storage requirements.
Unleash GPU Power
For GPU-intensive tasks like machine learning and video encoding, the R740 supports up to two dual-width 300W GPUs. It's a game-changer for those seeking unparalleled processing capabilities. If you have any questions about GPU compatibility, our experts are just a message away.
Remote Management with iDrac 9
iDrac 9 stands as an indispensable asset for a wide range of integration scenarios. This advanced tool is designed to facilitate remote management and monitoring of your server, regardless of its location—be it in a laboratory, data center, or server closet. iDrac Enterprise empowers you with the capability to manage your server remotely, including the ability to power it on or off from a distance. Additionally, it offers comprehensive monitoring features, allowing you to keep a close eye on server temperatures, review logs, and access various other critical diagnostics. This suite of remote management functionalities makes iDrac Enterprise an invaluable tool for ensuring optimal server performance and reliability.
How does BMS Evaluate and Refurbish Server Components?
Every item is rigorously tested when it enters and before it leaves our facility. Should an item show any indications of failure upon intial evaluation, the item is
responsibly recycled according to R2-v3 standards. This is shared with items sold and to be shipped.
In the rare case that your Build My Server product or fails within it's warranty period, we will replace it as soon as possible. All products sold by Build My Server come with a
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Not only will we replace a failed item, we will send you a return label for the defective item to be sent back to us so that we can responsibly recycle it.
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