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HPE ProLiant ML370 G5 Server - Overview

Product description

The flagship ML370 G5 provides industry-leading management, performance and availability in a dual processor expansion server engineered to excel in a variety of environments - from corporate work groups in growing businesses to critical remote sites requiring continuous accessibility and uptime.


What's new

Support for:


  • HP 500GB 3G SATA 7.2K 2.5-inch MDL HDD

  • HP 160GB 3G SATA 7.2K 2.5-inch MDL HDD


Product features

  • Quad-Core Intel Xeon 5400 series processors with 12MB Level 2 cache (2 x 6MB) and 1333 MHz front-side bus for blazing performance

  • Six (6) PCI-Express + Two (2) PCI-X Non-hot plug I/O

  • Maximum 16 Fully Buffered DIMMs of 4:1 interleaved PC2-5300 667MHz DDR2 memory with Advanced ECC capabilities including Online Spare and Mirrored Memory (8 FB DIMMs per memory card; up to 2 supported); Maximum memory: 64 GB

  • Plenty of room for expansion with support for up to 16 drives with optional 2nd 8-bay cage

  • HP Integrated Lights-Out 2 (iLO2) industry leading remote management with high performance KVM support over IP and shared network access

  • Systems Insight Display for quick and easy server diagnostics (front drop-down panel)

  • SmartStart 7.5

  • HP Power Regulator for Intel Xeon processors

Upgrade options
  • Supports up to 16 drives with optional 2nd 8-bay cage

  • Hot plug fans and power with optional redundancy

  • Support for half and full height tape

  • High Performance models with 2nd processor, SCSI controller, extra memory, redundant fans and power supplies

  • Quad-core Intel Xeon 5400 sequence processors with 12 MB Level 2 cache (6 MB per die) for blazing performance

  • Servers support up to 2 processors (2 processors standard on all Performance models)

  • Preconfigured Performance models save valuable deployment time at a discounted bundle price

  • Intel 5000P chipset

Cache Memory
  • 4MB (2 x 2MB) Level 2 cache (5000 series)

  • 4MB (1 x 4MB) Level 2 cache (5100 series)

  • 6MB (1x 6MB) Level 2 cache (5200 series)

  • 8MB (2 x 4MB) Level 2 cache (5300 series)

  • 12MB (2 x 6MB) Level 2 cache (5400 series)

Intel 5000P Chipset
Memory Protection
  • Advanced ECC
  • Online Spare
  • Mirroring
    NOTE: Mirroring requires optional 2nd memory card.
Memory (One of the following depending on Model)
  • Type: PC2-5300 Fully Buffered DIMMs (DDR2-667) running at 533 MHz with 4:1 interleaving
    NOTE: 4-way interleaving requires optional 2nd memory card
  • Standard (Entry Models): 1GB (2 x 512MB)

  • Standard (Base Models): 2GB (2 x 1GB)

  • Standard(Performance Models): 4GB (2 x 2GB)

  • Maximum: 64GB (16 x 4GB with 2 memory cards)

NOTE: Memory DIMMs in systems with the Front Side Bus (FSB) running at 1333 MHz will run at 667 MHz and in systems with a FSB running at 1066 MHz or 667 MHz the memory DIMMs will run at 533 MHz.
Network Controller
Two embedded NC373i Multifunction Gigabit Network Adapters with TCP/IP Offload Engine, including support for Accelerated iSCSI through an optional Licensing Kit.
Storage Controller (One of the following depending on Model)
  • Base Models: HP Smart Array P400/256MB Controller (RAID 0/1/1+0/5)

    Available upgrades: 512MB memory BBWC module for, or battery for battery-backed write cache (BBWC) RAID 0/1/1+0/5/6.

  • Performance Models: HP Smart Array P400/512MB BBWC Controller (RAID 0/1/1+0/5/6)

  • Entry Models: HP Smart Array E200/64MB Controller (RAID 0/1/1+0)

    Available upgrades: 128MB memory module for RAID 0/1/1+0/5, battery for battery-backed write cache (BBWC).

  • Diskette Drive: None standard

  • Optical Drive (One of the following depending on Model):

    • DVD-ROM Drive (Performance Models)
    • 48x IDE CD-ROM Drive (Base and Entry Models)
    NOTE: All units after 11/12/2007 will come standard with a DVD-ROM Drive.
  • Hard Drives: None standard

Maximum Internal Storage
  • Hot Plug SAS:

    • 4.0TB: 8 x 500GB with standard 8-bay hot plug Serial-attached SCSI (SAS) drive cage

  • Hot Plug SATA

    • 8.0TB: 16 x 500GB with optional 2nd SAS drive cage

    • 8.0TB: 16 x 500GB

  • Serial: 1 (2nd serial and parallel port available via option Kit)

  • Pointing Device (Mouse) 1

  • VGA: 1 (+1 front VGA on rack models)

  • Keyboard: 1

  • Network RJ-45: 2

  • iLO 2 remote management port: 1

  • USB 2.0 Ports: 5 (2 on the rear, 2 on the front, 1 internal)
  • Dedicated USB 2.0 Port: 1 (available for DAT USB tape connectivity)

Integrated ATI ES1000, 32 MB video standard
  • 16 bit color: maximum resolution of 1600 x 1200

  • 32 bit color: maximum resolution of 1280 x 1024

NOTE: Maximum resolution available via iLO 2 remote console is 1280 x 1024.
Form Factor
Tower and Rack (5U) models available
Power Supply
  • 800 W-CE Mark Compliant Hot Plug Power Supply (1000 W high line)
  • Optional second Power Supply provides redundant capability
System Fans
Three hot-plug fans standard. Redundant fan kit includes three additional fans.


Software overview

Operating System Support
OS Support
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Microsoft Windows Server Hyper V
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)
  • Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL)
  • Solaris
  • VMware
  • Citrix XenServer
NOTE: Click here to visit our Support Matrix for more information on HP's Certified and Supported ProLiant Servers for OS and Virtualization Software and latest listing of software drivers available for your server and Click here to visit our driver download page .


Link to QuickSpecs


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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