PowerEdge MX740c Compute Sled

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One or two Intel™ Xeon™ Scalable Processor
Up to 28 cores per processor
Maximum Thermal Design Power (TDP): 205W


24 DIMMs in total; supports DDR4 RDIMMs, LRDIMMs, NVDIMM-Ns
Maximum capacity (NVDIMM-N): 192GB
Maximum capacity (RDIMM): 768GB
Maximum capacity (LRDIMM): 3TB
Up to 6 channels with 2 DPC
DDR4 speeds up to 2667 MT/s

Storage Controllers

Internal controllers:
S140 Software RAID, HBA330 Internal SAS HBA, PERC H730P Adapter, PERC H745P Adapter, PERC HBA330 mini-mezzanine

Internal boot options:
Choice of Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS) (2 X M.2 SDDs) or Internal Dual SD Module (IDSDM)

Drive Bays

Up to 6 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HD/SDD) or NVMe SSD

Power Supplies

Up to 6 x 3000W; PSU and grid redundancy support (MX7000 chassis)


5 rear- and 4 front-accessible hot-swap fans (MX7000 chassis)


Full width enclosure:
250.2 mm (9.85 inches) width (x)
42.14 mm (1.65 inches) height (y)
620.35 mm (24.42 inches) depth (z)
9.5 kg (20.94 lbs.) maximum weight

Embedded Management

MX7000 chassis:
OpenManage Enterprise – Modular Edition (OME-Modular); running on up to 2 redundant MX9002m management modules
Unified control; single management point for server, storage and networking
Intelligent automation: Operational template methodology and comprehensive RESTful API
Quick Sync 2 Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)/wireless module

On the compute sled:
As every other PowerEdge server, the Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) 9 with Lifecycle Controller (LC)
iDRAC Direct
iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish

I/O Expansion Slots

2 PCIe 3.0 x 16 mezzanine slots (Fabric A and B)
1 PCIe 3.0 x 16 mini-mezzanine slot (Fabric C)

OpenManage Software

OpenManage consoles:
OpenManage Enterprise
OpenManage Essentials
OpenManage Mobile (OMM)
OpenManage Power Center OMPC)

OpenManage Integrations:
Microsoft® System Center
VMware® vCenter™
BMC Software (available from BMC)
Ansible by Red Hat

OpenManage Connections:
Nagios Core and Nagios XI
Oracle Enterprise Manager
Microfocus Operations Manager (OM) and Operations Manager i (OMi)
IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus


TPM 1.2/2.0 (optional)
Cryptographically signed firmware
Silicon Root of Trust
Secure Boot
System Lockdown
System Erase

I/O and Ports

Front ports:
Management LED (1 USB 2.0 MicroAB port with iDRAC management function
1 USB 3.0 port external port

Front buttons/indicators:
Power button
System status LED
Hard disk status LED

1 x USB 3.0 internal port
1 x USB 2.0 management port to iDRAC
1 x USB 3.0 + USB 2.0 for IDSDM

Video Card:
Integrated VGA controller in iDRAC, VGA over LAN

Supported Operating Systems

Canonical® Ubuntu® Server LTS
Cirtix® XenServer®
Microsoft Windows Server®
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
VMware® ESXi®

Recommended Support

Dell ProSupport Plus for critical systems or Dell ProSupport for premium hardware and software support for your PowerEdge solution; consulting and deployment offerings are also available. Contact your Dell representative today for more information.


PowerEdge MX7000 chassis: 7U modular enclosure with 8 full width slots for combination of compute and storage sleds


Intel® C628 Chipset with optional Intel® QuickAssist Technology

Enclosure I/O Modules

Up to 2 pair redundant general purpose switch or pass-through bays (Fabrics A and B); redundant pair of storage specific switch bays (Fabric C)
Up to 25GbE, 32Gbps Fibre Channel, 12Gbps SAS


iDRAC Service Module
OpenManage Server
OpenManage Storage Services
Dell EMC Repository Manager
Dell EMC System Update
Dell EMC Server Update Utility
Dell EMC Update Catalogs

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