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Dell PowerEdge R740xd Server

Key attribute for Dell R740xd: Scalable storage performance

The R740xd delivers a perfect balance between storage scalability and performance. The 2U two-socket rack server is ideal for software-defined storage, service providers or as virtual desktop infrastructure.

The ability to mix any drive type to create the optimum configuration of NVMe, SSD and HDD for either performance capacity or both highlights the versatility of the Dell R740xd. It is the platform of choice for software-defined storage and is the foundation for ScaleIO/VxFlex, VSAN or the PowerEdge XC.

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Dell R740xd Specifications

R740xd Specs

The PowerEdge R740xd is a rack server that can gives you optimized scalability and performance in a 2U dual-socket platform.

Server Processor Information

  • 2nd generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor with up to 28 cores per processor


  • Front Bays
    • Up to 24 x 2.5” SAS/SSD/NVMe, max 184TB
    • Up to 12 x 3.5” SAS, max 192TB
  • Mid Bay
    • Up to 4 x 3.5” SAS, max 64TB
    • Up to 4 x 2.5” SAS/SSD, max 30.72TB
  • Rear Bays
    • Up to 4 x 2.5” SAS/SSD, max 30.72TB
    • Up to 2 x 3.5” SAS, max 32TB

Dell R740xd Memory

  • Up to 2933MT/s DIMM speed
  • 24 DDR4 DIMM slots
  • Memory types and maximum RAM: RDIMM (max 1.53TB), LRDIMM (max 3TB) , NVDIMM (max 192GB), DCPMM (6.14TB).
  • Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only


  • PCIe, 8 x Gen3 slots (4 x 16)

Dell R740xd Dimensions & Weight

  • Height—86.8mm (3.4 in.)
  • Width—434mm (17.1 in.)
  • Depth—737.5mm (29.0 in.)
  • Weight—33.1kg (73.0 lbs.)

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