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Cloud Ninjas' Dell PowerEdge R340 Specifications
The Dell PowerEdge R340 server is perfect for automation. This 1U rackmount server has two different chassis options to choose from: 4 Bay LFF and 8 Bay SFF.
4 Bay LFF
The 4 Bay LFF chassis for the PowerEdge R340 supports up to four 3.5 SAS/SATA drives. 2.5" HDDs and SSDs can be plugged into the backplane via a 2.5" to 3.5" drive adapter. This chassis supports hot swap drives, meaning that drives can be installed or removed while the system is powered on. The rear of the chassis consist of one low-profile PCIe slot, one full-height PCIe slot, a serial connector, a VGA port, a dedicated iDRAC LAN port, two 1GbE RJ45 LAN ports, two type A USB 3.0 ports, and two hot-swap power supply bays.
8 Bay SFF
The 8 Bay SFF chassis is nearly identical to the 4 Bay LFF chassis, however the 8 Bay SFF supports up to eight 2.5" SAS/SATA hard drives or solid-state drives. The rear of the 8 Bay SFF chassis is the exact same as the 4 Bay LFF, and includes one low-profile PCIe slot, one high-profile PCIe slot, a serial connector, a VGA port, a dedicated iDRAC LAN port, two 1GbE RJ45 LAN ports, two USB type A USB 3.0 ports, and two hot-swap power supply bays.
The Dell PowerEdge R340 server has a single CPU socket that accepts Intel Xeon E-2100, Intel Xeon E-2200, Intel Pentium, Intel Core i3, or Intel Celeron processors. A maximum of 8 CPU cores are supported.
Supported Intel Xeon E-2100 Processors
|E-2104G||SR3WV||4||3.2 GHz||8 MB|
|E-2124||SR3WQ||4||3.3 GHz||8 MB|
|E-2124G||SR3WL||4||3.4 GHz||8 MB|
|E-2126G||6||3.3 GHz||12 MB|
|E-2134||SR3WP||4||3.5 GHz||8 MB|
|E-2136||SR3WW||6||3.3 GHz||12 MB|
|E-2144G||SR3WM||4||3.6 GHz||8 MB|
|E-2146G||SR3WT||6||3.5 GHz||12 MB|
|E-2174G||SR3WN||4||3.8 GHz||8 MB|
|E-2176G||SR3WS||6||3.7 GHz||12 MB|
|E-2186G||SR3WR||6||3.8 GHz||12 MB|
Supported Intel Xeon E-2200 Processors
|E-2224||SRFAV||4||3.4 GHz||8 MB|
|E-2224G||SRFAW||4||3.5 GHz||8 MB|
|E-2226G||SRF7F||6||3.4 GHz||12 MB|
|E-2234||SRFAX||4||3.6 GHz||8 MB|
|E-2236||SRF7G||6||3.4 GHz||12 MB|
|E-2244G||SRFAY||4||3.8 GHz||8 MB|
|E-2246G||SRF7N||6||3.6 GHz||12 MB|
|E-2274G||SRFDE||4||4.0 GHz||8 MB|
|E-2276G||SRF7M||6||3.8 GHz||12 MB|
|E-2278G||SRFB2||8||3.4 GHz||16 MB|
|E-2286G||SRF7C||6||4.0 GHz||12 MB|
|E-2288G||SRFB3||8||3.7 GHz||16 MB|
Supported Intel Core i3 Processors
|i3-8100||4||3.6 GHz||6 MB|
|i3-9100||4||3.60 GHz||6 MB|
Supported Intel Celeron/Pentium Processors
|Celeron G4900||2||3.10 GHz||2 MB|
|Celeron G4930||2||3.20 GHz||2 MB|
|Pentium G5420||2||3.80 GHz||4 MB|
|Pentium G5500||2||3.80 GHz||4 MB|
DIMM Slots & Channels
The Dell PowerEdge R340 Server has a total of 4 DIMM slots. There is a total of two memory channels, each consisting of two DIMM slots.
Memory Types & Module Capacities
This system accepts DDR4 memory. ECC Unbuffered (ECC UDIMM) memory is the only type of memory that can be used with the R340. Capacities of 4GB, 8GB, and 16GB can be used with the PowerEdge R340.
The R340 server allows for a maximum memory configuration of 64GB with 4x16GB ECC UDIMMs.
Supported Memory Speeds
The Dell R340 supports memory speeds of 2133MT/s, 2400MT/s, 2666MT/s. The processor you have installed will determine the max memory speed that you can use with your system. For example, if your processor supports a max memory speed off 2400MT/s and you install a 2666MT/s module, the module will clock down to 2400MT/s. 2666MT/s is the fastest possible speed for this system.
Supported Drives (2.5”)
|Type||Speeds||Max Capacity (Per Drive)|
|SAS||7.2K, 10K, 15K||2.4TB|
Supported Drives (3.5")
|Type||Speeds||Max Capacity (Per Drive)|
How Many Power Supplies does the R340 Support?
The PowerEdge R340 server supports up to two hot-swap power supply units (PSUs). Hot-swap means that PSUs can be removed or added while the system is powered on as long a one unit remains plugged in the system.
Power Supply Options
There are two power supply options for the PowerEdge R340: Platinum 350W and Platinum 550W. For higher-end applications, it is best to go with the 550W option. For lower-end applications, the 350W option is fine.
|RAID Options||RAID Levels||Cache||Drive Speeds||PCIe Generation||RAID Hardware|
|S140 onboard software||0,1,5,10||None||6 Gb/s SATA/NVMe||N/A||Software|
|HBA330||Passthrough||None||6 Gb/s SAS/SATA
12 Gb/s SAS
|12Gbps SAS Ext. HBA||Passthrough||None||12 Gb/s SAS||PCIe 3.0||Hardware|
|H330||0, 1, 5, 10, 50||None||6 Gb/s SATA
12 Gb/s SAS
|H730P||0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60||2 GB NV||6 Gb/s SATA
12 Gb/s SAS
Systems Management Solutions
The Dell PowerEdge R340 Server utilizes the Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 9 (iDRAC9), which allows you to easily manage your Dell server. The iDRAC9 web interface provides a variety of useful information and features, that make managing your Dell server an easy task. Features include, but are not limited to hardware monitoring, power control, remote console, control over system settings, firmware update control, storage management, and much more. You can access the iDRAC9 web interface, by setting the iDRAC IP in system setup, and searching the IP in a web browser.
Supported Operating Systems:
The PowerEdge R340 supports a wide variety of operating systems which ranges from different distributions of Linux, VMware, and Windows Server. These operating systems are:
- ⦿ Citrix XenServer 7.1
- ⦿ Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 7
- ⦿ Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 8
- ⦿ Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 9
- ⦿ SUSE Linux ES 15
- ⦿ Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
- ⦿ Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS
- ⦿ VMware ESXi 6.5
- ⦿ VMware ESXi 6.7
- ⦿ VMware ESXi 7.0
- ⦿ VMware ESXi 8.0
- ⦿ Window Server 2012 R2
- ⦿ Window Server 2016
- ⦿ Window Server 2019 LTSC
Technical Information Overview
The Dell PowerEdge R340 is a powerful 1U rackmount server, that can handle almost anything you throw at it. It is loaded with features that expand the cababilities of the system. Learning about these features is the best thing you can do to fully take advantage of the perks of the R340. We have compiled a few guides that are useful for learning the ins and outs of the Dell PowerEdge R340 server.
Learn the ins and outs of the R340: View PowerEdge R340 Technical Guide
For all technical information regarding the PowerEdge R340, refer to the R340 technical specificaitons: View PowerEdge R340 Technical Specifications
Need a quick overview of the R340's specs? Check out the R340 spec sheet: View PowerEdge R340 Spec Sheet
Installation and Service Manual
Need help installing/replacing components or with using diagnostic's tools? The Installation and Service Manual is a fantastic resource: View PowerEdge R340 Installation and Service Manual
Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 9 User's Guide
Everything you need to know about iDRAC 9, all in one place: View PowerEdge R340 iDRAC 9 User's Guide
Lifecycle Controller User's Guide
Navigate Lifecycle Controller with the Lifecycle Controller User's Guide: View PowerEdge R340 Lifecycle Controller Setup Guide
Dell Systems Management Overview
Learn about the R340's System Managment Technologies: View PowerEdge R340 Dell System Management Overview Guide
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