New PowerEdge R940 Rack Server


Demand uncompromising performance

Power your mission-critical applications and make real-time decisions with the 4-socket R940 in just 3U with up to 12 NVMe drives.

Starting at $8,599.00

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Up to four Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 28 cores

Operating System

Canonical® Ubuntu® LTS Citrix® XenServer®
Microsoft Windows Server® with Hyper-V Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server VMware® ESXi


48 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, up to 2666MT/s, 6TB max
Up to 12 NVDIMM, 384 GB Max
Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only

Drive Bays

Front drive bays:
Up to 24 x 2.5” drives (up to 12 x NVMe)
Max Storage 122 TB

RAID Controllers

Internal controllers:
PERC S140, H330, H730P, H740P Boot optimized Storage Subsystem

External HBAs (RAID):

External HBAs (non-RAID):
12 Gbps SAS HBA


Platinum 1100W, 1600W, 2000W, 2400W, 336-
380VDC 1100W, Gold 48VDC 1100W
Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option 8 hot plugs fans with full redundancy


Optional LCD or Security bezel


Embedded / At-the-Server
iDRAC9 with Lifecycle Controller (Express, Enterprise)
iDRAC Direct
iDRAC REST API with Redfish

OpenManage Enterprise (coming soon)
OpenManage Essentials
OpenManage Power Center

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

OpenManage Integrations
Microsoft® System Center
VMware® vCenter™
BMC software (available from BMC)

OpenManage Connections
Nagios Core and Nagios XI
HPE Operations Manager i (OMi)


Form factor:
Rack (3U)

Chassis depth:
777.05 mm


Network daughter card options:
4x 1Gb, 4x 10Gb, 2x 10Gb+2x 1Gb, or 2x 25Gb

Front ports:
Video, 2 x USB 3.0, dedicated IDRAC Direct USB

Rear ports:
Video, serial, 2 x USB 3.0, dedicated iDRAC network port

Video card:
Up to 13 x Gen3 slots, (3 x8 + 10 x16)


Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page 
Dell and the Environment

Data Protection

TPM 1.2/2.0 optional Cryptographically signed firmware
Secure Boot
System Lockdown
Secure erase