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HP ProLiant DL585 G6 Server - Overview

Product description

Powered by Latest AMD Opteron Six-Core Processors DL585 G6 is positioned as the leading performance 4P multi-core rackmount server with the expansion capabilities to make it ideal for server virtualization, server consolidation, multi-tiered enterpriseapplication, and corporate infrastructure applications.


Product features

Processor (Two or four of thefollowing depending onmodel)
Six-Core Processors
  • AMD Opteron processor Model 8439SE (2.8 GHz,105W ACP)

  • AMD Opteron processor Model 8425HE (2.1 GHz, 55W ACP)

  • AMD Opteron processor Model 8435 (2.6 GHz,75W ACP)

  • AMD Opteron processor Model 8431 (2.4 GHz, 75W ACP)

NOTE: Processor wattage references reflect Average CPU Power (ACP).

Click here for more information on ACP Non-HPE site .

Cache memory
6MB Level 3 cache memory
Upgradeable to quad (4) processors
NVIDIA NForce Professional 2200 and 2050 chipsets, and AMD-8132 chipset
Memory protection
Advanced ECC capabilities
  • Type: REG PC2-6400 DIMMs (DDR2-800)

  • Standard: 16GB (8 x 2GB)

  • Maximum: 256GB (32 x 8GB)

Network controller
Two embedded NC371i Multifunction Gigabit Network Adapters with TCP/IP Offload Engine, includingsupport for Accelerated iSCSI through an optional Licensing Kit
Storage controller (One of the following depending on Model)
  • Base models: HP Smart Array P410/256 MB Controller (Raid 0/1/1+0/5/5+0)

  • Performance models: HP Smart Array P410/512 MB BBWC Controller (RAID 0/1/1+0/5/5+0)

  • Diskette drives: 1.44MB Diskette Drive bay available

  • Optical drives :Slimline DVD/CD-RW Drive Standard on some models - ejectable forsecurity and serviceability

  • Hard drives: None Standard

  • Hard Disk Drive(HDD) backplane: Internal SAS backplane supports up to eight SFF hard disk drives

Maximum internal storage
  • Hot-Plug SAS - 4.0 TB - 8 x 500GB SFF SAS (internal hot plug)

  • Hot-Plug SATA - 4.0 TB - 8 x 500GB SFF SATA (internal hot plug)

Integrated ATI RN-50 1600x1280x64K 16M color (32 MB DDR1 memory)
Form factor
Rack (4U = 7 inches), ships with sliding rails and cable management system.Space saving form factor (4U) provides space efficiencies while providing maximum deploymentflexibility
  • Power-on password

  • Keyboard password

  • Diskette drive control enable/disable

  • Diskette boot control enable/disable

  • External USB port enable/disable

  • Network Server Mode

  • Serial interface control

  • Administrator's password

  • Removable optical drive

Power supply
910W (low line), 1300W (high line) with 12V main output. Size is 2.8 inch(H) X 4.9 inch(W) X 7.5 inch(L).
NOTE: One Hot Plug Power Supply ships with Standard Models (optional Redundant Hot Plug PowerSupply Option Kit available). High Performance models ship with two Hot Plug Power Supplies.
System fans
6 Hot plug, redundant fans (individually removable)


Software overview

Operating Systems (OS)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2

  • VMware

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)

  • Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL)

  • Solaris 10 for x86/x64 based Systems

  • HP Citrix Essentials for XenServer


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Link to drivers, firmware, software and manuals

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



NOTE: One or more of the links above will take users outside the Hewlett-Packard Enterprise website, HPE does not control and is not responsible for information outside of the HPE website.

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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