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HP ProLiant ML330 G3 Server series - Overview

Product description

HP ProLiant ML330 G3
The HP ProLiant ML330 G3 server is a multipurpose server with advanced memory protection and high levels of availability, expansion, and integrated fault-tolerant storage.


Product features

  • Intel Xeon 3.06 GHz PGA (Pin Grid Array) processor

  • Intel Xeon 2.40 GHz PGA (Pin Grid Array) processor

  • Intel Xeon 2.80 GHz PGA (Pin Grid Array) processor

Cache Memory
512K iL2 cache (full speed)
Front-side bus
533 MHz
ServerWorks GC SL Chipset
Upgradeable to Dual Processor
  • 256MB of PC2100 DDR SDRAM DIMMs

  • Maximum memory capacity is 4GB

Network Controller
NC7760 Integrated 10/100/1000 Broadcom Gigabit Ethernet with WOL support (Wake on LAN)
Expansion Slots
4 x 64-bit/33 MHz PCI 3.3V (1 slot taken by Single Channel Wide Ultra3 SCSI controller in SCSI models)
Hard Drive
(1) 36.4GB Wide Ultra320 SCSI 10,000 rpm 1 inch Drive
Storage Controller
Integrated Single Channel Wide Ultra3 SCSI Adapter in a PCI slot (SCSI Models only)
Integrated Dual Channel Ultra ATA 100 IDE Adapter with Integrated ATA RAID 0, 1, & 1+0 (ATA Models) 6
  • 1.44MB diskette drive

  • 48x IDE CD-ROM Drive

  • Hard drives: None included with base system.

  • One of the following

    • (1) 36.4GB Wide Ultra320 SCSI 10,000 rpm 1inch Drive (SCSI Models only)

    • (1) 40GB ATA/100 7200 rpm 1 inch Drive (ATA Models only)

  • Maximum Internal Storage:

  • Options

    • SCSI Model using optional SCSI hard drives, total capacity 512GB (3 x 72.8GB non-hot-plug + 2 x 146.8GB hot plug) using 3 internal drive bays and optional 2 bay hot plug drive cage. (244509-B21)

    • ATA Model using optional ATA hard drives, total capacity 640GB (4 x 160.0GB) using 3 internal drive bays and removable media bay.

  • Parallel: 1

  • Serial: 1

  • Pointing Device (Mouse): 1

  • Graphics: 1

  • Network RJ-45: 1

  • USB Ports 2 1

Integrated ATI Rage XL Video Controller with 8MB SDRAM Video Memory
Form Factor
Tower (5U) (Tower to Rack Enabling Option Kit (PN 238547-B22) available)
Management Software
  • Insight Manager 7

Insight Manager 7 helps maximize system uptime and performance and reduces the cost of maintaining the IT infrastructure by providing proactive notification of problems before those problems result in costly downtime and reduced productivity. Insight Manager 7 is easy to set up and provides rapid access to detailed fault and performance information gathered by the Management Agents. One-click-access to the Remote Insight Lights Out Edition board allows systems administrators to take full graphical control of ProLiant servers in remote locations or lights-out data centers. Finally, Insight Manager 7 in concert with the Version Control Agents and Version Control Repository Manager enables systems administrators to version manage and update system software across groups of ProLiant servers.
  • SmartStart

SmartStart is a tool that simplifies server setup, providing a rapid way to deploy reliable and consistent server configurations.
SmartStart version supported (minimum): SmartStart 6.30
  • Management Agents

The Management Agents form the foundation for HP’s Intelligent Manageability strategy. They provide direct, browser-based access to in-depth instrumentation built into HP servers, workstations, desktops, and portables, and send alerts to Insight Manager 7 and other enterprise management applications in case of subsystem or environmental failures.
For additional information about the Management Agents and other management products from HPE, visit the HPE System Management Homepage Software website. Click here to access HPE System Management Homepage Software website .
  • ActiveUpdate

ActiveUpdate is a web-based application that keeps IT managers directly connected to HP for proactive notification and delivery of the latest software updates.
  • ROMPaq, support software, and configuration utilities

The latest software, drivers, and firmware fully optimized and tested for your ProLiant server and options.
  • Survey Utility and diagnostics utilities

The most advanced configuration analysis, reporting and troubleshooting utilities used by HP and at your fingertips.
  • Optional ProLiant Essentials Value Packs 2

Optional software offerings that selectively extend the functionality of an Adaptive Infrastructure to address specific business problems and needs:
  • Rapid Deployment Pack – an automated solution for multi-server deployment and provisioning, enabling companies to quickly and easily adapt to changing business demands.

  • Workload Management Pack - provides easier management of complex environments, improving overall server utilization and enabling Microsoft Windows 2000 customers for the first time to confidently deploy multiple applications on a single multiprocessor ProLiant Server.

  • Recovery Server Option Pack - entry-level high availability software that will provide reliable protection and increased uptime against server hardware and operating system failures.

  • Performance Management Pack - a performance management solution that identifies and explains hardware performance bottlenecks on ProLiant servers and attached options enabling users to better utilize their valuable resources.

Industry Standard Compliance
  • ACPI V1.0b Compliant

  • PCI 2.2 Compliant

  • PXE Support

  • WOL Support

  • Microsoft Logo certifications

  • Insight Manager 7

  • Redundant ROM

  • Remote Flash ROM

  • Automatic Server Recovery-2 (ASR-2)

  • Remote Insight Lights-Out Edition II (optional) Drive Parameter Tracking (with Smart Array Controller)

  • Dynamic Sector Repairing (with Smart Array Controller)

  • Pre-Failure Warranty (covers processors, memory and hard drives)

  • Power-on password

  • Setup password

  • Diskette boot control

  • Power switch security

Power Supply
300 Watts, PFC (Power Factor Correcting)
Server Power Cords
One Lowline power cord ships standard
System Fans
1 non-hot plug; non-redundant fan shipped standard. 1 fan total supported.
OS Support 3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000

  • Microsoft BackOffice Small Business Server 2000

  • Windows Server 2003

  • Novell NetWare

  • Novell NetWare Small Business Suite 6.0

  • LINUX (Red Hat , United Linux)

Service and Support
HP Services provides a one-year, limited warranty 4, including Pre-Failure Warranty 4 (coverage of hard drives, memory and processors) fully supported by a worldwide network of resellers and service providers. HP technical assistance is available 24 x 7, toll free in the United States and Canada. Telephone support services may be covered under warranty or available for an additional fee. A full range of Care Pack packaged hardware and software services:
  • Installation and start up

  • Extended coverage hours and enhanced response times

  • System management and performance services

  • Availability and recovery services

  1. Flexible and volume quantity license kits are available for ProLiant Essentials Value Packs. Refer to the various ProLiant Essentials Value Pack product QuickSpecs. Click here to access the QuickSpecs . This Website is available in English only.

  2. For a more complete and up-to-date listing of supported OSs and versions. Click here to visit Server Operating Systems and Virtualization Software .

  3. Limited Warranty includes 1 year Parts, 1 year Labor, 1-year on-site support. Certain restrictions and exclusions apply. Consult the Compaq Customer Support Center at 1-800-345-1518 for details.

  4. Tape and Hard Drive device options are based on this adapter.

  5. The new ATA RAID implementation in June 2003, using the ServerWorks CSB6 south bridge as the ATA controller. This design allows for the elimination of the AMI ASIC and the server feature board. This may cause issues with some operating systems and the drivers used for this controller.


Link to driver, firmware, software and manuals

Click here to access the updated driver, firmware, software and manuals .


Legal Disclaimer: Products sold prior to the November 1, 2015 separation of Hewlett-Packard Company into Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company and HP Inc. may have older product names and model numbers that differ from current models.

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