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HP ProLiant DL120 G7 Server - Overview

Product description

The HP ProLiant DL120 G7 Server is an entry-level rack-optimized server providing you with all the confidence of an HP ProLiantserver. The single processor, 1U server is ideal for single-application IT infrastructure, web and edge-of-network applications. The HPProLiant DL120 provides two PCI-Express slots with optional upgrades, including HP HBAs and Smart Array Controllers, whichprovide support for SAS hard disk drives. The DL120 G7 supports HP iLO 3 Remote Management which provides cost-effectiveremote management from anywhere, anytime. Plus, you get the cost-effective solution of a single-processor platform with theperformance advantages of quad-core technology.


What's new

  • Support for HP 1.2TB 6G SAS 10K 2.5in DP ENT HDD

  • Support for HP 4TB 3G SATA 7.2k 3.5in MDL HDD


Product features

(One of the followingdepending on model)
Quad-core processors
  • Intel Xeon E3-1280 (3.50 GHz/4-core/8MB/95 W), 1333, HT, Turbo 1/2/3/4 Processor

  • Intel Xeon E3-1270 (3.40 GHz/4-core/8MB/80 W), 1333, HT, Turbo 1/2/3/4 Processor

  • Intel Xeon E3-1240 (3.30 GHz/4-core/8MB/80 W),1333, HT, Turbo 1/2/3/4 Processor

  • Intel Xeon E3-1230 (3.20 GHz/4-core/8MB/80 W), 1333, HT, Turbo 1/2/3/4 Processor

  • Intel Xeon E3-1220 (3.10 GHz/4-core/8MB/80 W),1333, Turbo 1/2/3/4 Processor

Dual-core processors
  • Intel Xeon E3-1220L (2.2 GHz/2-core/3MB/20 W), 1333, Turbo 0/0/0/10 Processor

  • Intel Core i3-2130 (3.40 GHz/2-core/3MB/65 W), 1333, HT Processor

  • Intel Core i3-2120 (3.30 GHz/2-core/3MB/65 W), 1333, HT Processor

  • Intel Core i3-2100 (3.10 GHz/2-core/3MB/65 W),1333, HT Processor

  • Intel Pentium G860 (3.0 GHz/2-core/3MB/65 W), 1333 Processor

  • Intel Pentium G850 (2.90 GHz/2-core/3MB/65 W), 1333 Processor

  • Intel Pentium G840 (2.80 GHz/2-core/3MB/65 W), 1333 Processor

  • Intel Pentium G630 (2.70 GHz/2-core/3MB/65 W), 1066 Processor

  • Intel Pentium G620 (2.60 GHz/2-core/3MB/65 W), 1066 Processor

  • Intel Celeron G530 (2.40 GHz/2-core/2MB/65 W), 1066 Processor

Cache memory
  • Integrated 1 x 8MB Level3 Intel Smart Cache

  • Integrated 1 x 3MB Level3 Intel Smart Cache

Intel C200 Series Chipset
Memory protection
(One of the followingdepending on Model)
DDR3 1333 MHz Unbuffered (UDIMM)
DIMM slots
Total 4 DIMM slots
Standard (Entry Model)
2GB (1 x 2GB) UDIMM
Standard (Base Models)
4GB (2 x 2GB) UDIMM
Standard (PerformanceModels)
4GB (2 x 2GB) UDIMM
Maximum memory
Supports up to 32GB DDR3 1333 Unbuffered ECC DIMM
Supports up to 4 UDIMMs
Network Controller
HP NC112i 1-Port Ethernet Server Adapter (x2)
Expansion slots3
Bus number
Device number
Full length, full height slot
Half height, low profile slot
Storage controllers4
Entry and base model4
HP Smart Array B110i SATA RAID Controller (RAID 0/1/1+0)
Performance model5
HP Smart Array P212/256MB Controller (RAID 0/1/1+0/5/5+0)
Internal storage devices drives
Optical drive
Optional 9.5 mm DVD-ROM or DVD-RW Drive
Hard drives
(One of the following depending on model)
Entry model(Cold plug)
Up to 4 pluggable SATA/SAS 3.5 inch drivessupported
1 x 250GB pluggable SATA 3.5 inch drive shipsstandard6
Base model(Cold plug)
Up to 4 pluggable SATA/SAS 3.5 inch drivessupported
1 x 250GB pluggable SATA 3.5 inch drive shipsstandard6
Performance model(hot plug)
Up to 4 hot plug SATA/SAS 3.5 inch drivessupported. None ships standard
Maximum internalstorage
Hot Plug SAS
(4 x 2TB) 3.5 inch SAS
Hot Plug SATA
(4 x 4TB) 3.5 inch SATA
Graphics (rear)
Network RJ-45
Optional iLO 3remote RJ-45management port7
USB 2.08
7 (2 front, 1 internal, 4 rear)
Industry standardcompliance
  • ACPI 3.0a

  • PCI Express Rev 2.0

  • PXE Support

  • WOL Support

  • Microsoft Logo certifications

  • USB 2.0

  • IPMI 2.0

  • DCMI 1.0

  • Serial ATA Gen ll

Power supply
Auto-sensing PFC Power Supply, CE Mark Compliant
System fans
4 dual rotor fans ship standard
Embedded Matrox G200
Resolution color depths:
  • 600 x 1200, 64K, 256, 16

  • 1280 x 1024, 16.7M, 64k, 256, 16

  • 1024 x 768, 16.7M, 64k, 256,16

  • 800 x 600, 16.7M, 64k, 256, 16

  • 640 x 480, 16.7M, 64k, 256, 16

Form factor
Rack (1U), (1.75 in/44.45 mm), 27.56 inch deep
  • Power-on password

  • Keyboard password

  • USB Port control

  • Removable DVD-ROM Drive Assembly (optional)

  • Dedicated/Shared LO100 management NIC port

  • Administrator's password

  • iLO 3 (Integrated Lights-Out 3) has 12 customizable user accounts and SSL encryption

  • iLO 3 can be disabled via a Global Setting

  • iLO Advanced supports directory services integration

NOTE: 1: Available through Configure To Order only. See Factory Integration Models section for moredetails.

HT indicates that the processor model supports Intel Hyper-Threading Technology.

Turbo indicates the maximum potential frequency increment when using Intel Turbo BoostTechnology, with 4, 3, 2, and 1 cores are active.

DDR3 speed is the maximum memory speed of the processor. Actual memory speed maydepend on the quantity and type of DIMMs installed.

2: Depending on the memory configuration and processor model, the memory speed may run at1333 MHz or 1066 MHz. Click here to view the Online Memory Configuration Tool .

3: Bus number: Default bus assignment (in decimal). Inserting cards with PCI bridges may alter the actual busassignment number.

Device no: Slots are enumerated differently based on OS. MS OS's enumerate from lowest to highest Device IDby bus (starting with the lowest bus).

Buswidth: Indicates the number of physical electrical lanes running to a PCI-e connector.

4: Transfer rate: 3 Gb/s SATA

SATA Hot Plug available via Hot Plug Advance Pack for B110i.

Hot Plug SAS and SATA controllers available via PCI card option.

Available upgrade: HP Smart Array Hot Plug Advance Pack forB110i.

5: Available upgrades: Battery Kit upgrade (for BBWC), and SmartArray Advanced Pack (SAAP).

6: SAS requires optional HBA or SA card.

SATA Hot Plug functionality available viaHot Plug Advance Pack for B110i.

8: This is shared NIC port for iLO. If users do not purchase iLO dedicated NIC option card they can still use this port as shared NIC Port.

9: Internal USB port (optional) for flexible storage, security, or USB drive key deployment.


Software overview

Operating systems andVirtualization software
  • Microsoft Windows Server

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)

HP Insight managementsoftware
  • HP Insight Foundationsuite for ProLiant

  • HP Integrated Lights-OutStandard (iLO 3)

  • Subscriber's Choice

  • ROMPaq, software andlatest drivers

HP Insight Controlmanagement software
  • HP Insight control

  • Insight control serverdeployment


Link to QuickSpecs

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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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