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Dell EMC PowerEdge FC640 Server

Flexibility and performance with best-in-class density


The PowerEdge FC640 delivers powerful performing processors, large memory capacity and highly scalable I/O capability that meet virtualisation, server consolidation, scale-out, private cloud or hybrid cloud needs.

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Powerful 2-socket modular architecture server

A flexible, two-socket half-height/width compute sled powered by up to two 28-core, Intel Xeon Scalable processors, each FC640 supports up to 2TB of DDR4 memory, making it a perfect candidate for dense virtualisation environments, software defined storage, databases, HPC, big data analytics, and private cloud workloads. The FC640 storage options include two 2.5-inch drives, with an option of NVMe PCIe SSDs for high performing direct attached storage requirements. The FX2 chassis supports up to four FC640 servers.

Innovative management with intelligent automation

The Dell EMC OpenManage systems management portfolio enables peak efficiency for PowerEdge servers, through intelligent, automated management of routine IT tasks. Combined with the unique agent-free management capabilities of the embedded iDRAC9 with Lifecycle Controller, the FC640 is simply managed, freeing up your time for high profile projects.

  • Increase IT data protection and integrity with the embedded security features of iDRAC9.
  • Enable collective or individual management of your servers with the Dell EMC Chassis Management Controller (CMC), embedded within the FX2 enclosure.
  • Improve IT productivity and agility with OpenManage Essentials: from bare-metal deployment to ongoing maintenance, and enforcemenet of IT policies within production environments.

End-to-end server ecosystem and life cycle security

Every PowerEdge server is designed as part of a cyber resilient architecture, integrating security into the full server life cycle. The FC640 leverages new security features built-into every new PowerEdge server strengthening protection so you can reliably and securely deliver accurate data to your customers no matter where they are. By considering each aspect of system security, from design to retirement, Dell EMC ensures trust and delivers a worry-free, secure infrastructure without compromise.

  • Rely on a secure component supply chain to ensure protection from factory to the data centre.
  • Maintain data safety with cryptographically signed firmware packages and Secure Boot.
  • Prevent unauthorised or malicious change with Server Lockdown.
  • Wipe all data from storage media including hard drives, SSDs and system memory quickly and securely with System Erase.
Part No. FC640
Manufacturer Dell EMC
End of Life? No
Height 40.3
Width 211
Depth 535.8
CPU Socket(s) Up to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 28 cores per processor
Memory Slot(s) 16 DDR4 DIMM slots, supports RDIMM / LRDIMM / AEP, up to 2666MT/s speeds, 2TB max mem CC Registered DDR4
Drive Bays Front: Up to 2 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDD/SDD), NVMe SSD on a Universal Backplane, max 12.8TB (PCIe SSD)
Supported OS Canonical® Ubuntu® Server LTS
Citrix® XenServer®
Microsoft Windows Server ® with Hyper-V
Oracle® Linux
Red Hat ® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
VMware vSphere
LAN Socket(s) Network daughter card options 2 x 10GE + 2 x 1GE, 4 x 10GE