6 Expert Configurations of Dell PowerEdge R540 Server

Adapt to a variety of application demands, the Dell PowerEdge R540 Server provides a 2-socket, 2U rack server that offers an ideal balance of resources and affordability. As the servers need to configure processor, memory, hard drive and others, Router-switch.com provides you 6 expert configurations of Dell R540 servers.

(Dell R540 series is one of the Dell Rack Server Family. See all members of this family, you can click here: Dell Rack Servers List)

Before that, let’s learn about the features of Dell R540 series:

  1. Up to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 20 cores per processor
  2. Its balanced combination of resources, expandability and affordability adapt to the changing demands of a modern data center.
  3. Scale for future requirements with up to 14 x 3.5″ drives.
  4. Free up storage with boot-optimized M.2 SSDs
  5. Dell EMC OpenManage intelligent automation enables you to spend less time on routine maintenance so you can focus on business-critical priorities.
  6. 2RU Form factor

 

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Table 1 shows you the Dell PowerEdge R540 Specs.

Dell PowerEdge R540 Servers Tech Specs
Processor Up to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 20 cores per processor
Bezel Optional LCD bezel or security bezel
Memory 16 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, speeds up to 2666 MT/s, 1TB* max
Drive Bays Front drive bays: Up to 12 x 3.5” SAS/SATA HDD max 168TB
Rear drive bays: Up to 2 x 3.5 SAS/SATA HDD max 28TB
Optional DVD-ROM, DVD+RW
Fans Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
Storage Controllers Internal controllers: PERC H330, H730p, H740p, HBA330, Software RAID (SWRAID) S140
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem: HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 120GB, 240 GB
Dimensions & Weight Form factor: 2RU
Chassis depth:
Max depth: 707.74 mm (w/bezel)
Max depth: 693.81 mm (w/o bezel)

For various demands, our tech experts provide these 6 configurations of Dell R540. Let’s see.

Name Processor (Intel Xeon) Memory Hard Drive Power Supply Price
Dell Poweredge R540 3104/8G/600G SAS 10K/2*1GE/H330/DVD/495W/3.5-8 Server 3104 8G × 1 600G SAS 10K × 1 495W × 1 $2112
Dell Poweredge R540 3106/8G/600G SAS 10K/2*1GE/H330/DVD/495W/3.5-8 Server 3106 8G × 1 600G SAS 10K × 1 495W × 1 $2307
Dell Poweredge R540 4110/8G/600G SAS 10K/2*1GE/H330/DVD/495W/3.5-8 Server 4110 8G × 1 600G SAS 10K × 1 495W × 1 $2544
Dell Poweredge R540 4114/8G/600G SAS 10K/2*1GE/H330/DVD/495W/3.5-8 Server 4114 8G × 1 600G SAS 10K × 1 495W × 1 $2863
Dell Poweredge R540 5115/8G/600G SAS 10K/2*1GE/H330/DVD/495W/3.5-8 Server 5115 8G × 1 600G SAS 10K × 1 495W × 1 $3399
Dell Poweredge R540 5118/8G/600G SAS 10K/2*1GE/H330/DVD/495W/3.5-8 Server 5118 8G × 1 600G SAS 10K × 1 495W × 1 $3461

Want to order one? Visit here: Dell R540 Series Model List

More: How to Choose a Server for Your Data Center’s Needs?

Official Datasheet: PowerEdge R540 Rack Server

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