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HPE ProLiant DL160 Gen8 Server series - Overview

Product description

The HPE ProLiant DL160 Gen8 is a dual-socket, high-performance, dense rack server with enhanced manageability and scalability suited for High Performance Computing (HPC) environments, web serving and other hyperscale environments.

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What's new

New HDD offering

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Product features

Feature
Description
Processor (One of the following depending on the model)
  • Eight-core processors:

    • Intel Xeon E5-2680 (2.70 GHz/8 cores/20MB/8-GT/s QPI / 130 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo 2 - 4/4/5/5/5/7/8/8)

    • Intel Xeon E5-2670 (2.60 GHz/8 cores/20MB/8-GT/s QPI / 115 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo 2 - 4/4/5/5/6/6/7/7)

    • Intel Xeon E5-2665 (2.40 GHz/8 cores/20MB/8-GT/s QPI / 115 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo 2 - 4/4/5/5/6/6/7/7)

    • Intel Xeon E5-2660 (2.20 GHz/8 cores/20MB/8-GT/s QPI / 95 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo 2 - 5/5/6/6/7/7/8/8)

    • Intel Xeon E5-2650 (2.0 GHz/8 cores/20MB/8-GT/s QPI / 95 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo 2 - 4/4/5/5/5/7/8/8)

    • Intel Xeon E5-2650L (1.80 GHz/8 cores/20MB/8.0-GT/s QPI / 70 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo 2 - 2/2/3/3/4/4/5/5)

  • Six-core processors:

    • Intel Xeon E5-2667 (2.90 GHz/6 cores/15MB/8-GT/s QPI / 130 W, DDR3-1600, HT, Turbo 2 - 3/3/3/4/5/6)

    • Intel Xeon E5-2640 (2.50 GHz/6 cores/15MB/7.2-GT/s QPI / 95 W, DDR3-1333, HT, Turbo 2 - 3/3/4/4/5/5)

    • Intel Xeon E5-2630 (2.30 GHz/6 cores/15MB/7.2-GT/s QPI / 95 W, DDR3-1333, HT, Turbo 2 - 3/3/4/4/5/5)

    • Intel Xeon E5-2630L (2.0 GHz/6 cores/15MB/8.0-GT/s QPI / 60 W, DDR3-1333, HT, Turbo 2 - 3/3/4/4/5/5)

    • Intel Xeon E5-2620 (2.0 GHz/6 cores/15MB/7.2-GT/s QPI / 95 W, DDR3-1333, HT, Turbo 2 - 3/3/4/4/5/5)

  • Quad-core processors:

    • Intel Xeon E5-2609 (2.40 GHz/4 cores/10MB/6.4-GT/s QPI / 80 W)

    • Intel Xeon E5-2603 (1.80 GHz/4 cores/10MB/6.4-GT/s QPI / 80 W)

Cache memory (One of the following depending on the model)
  • 20MB (1 x 20MB) Level 3 (For eight-core processors)

  • 15MB (1 x 15MB) Level 3 (For six-core processors)

  • 10MB (1 x 10MB) Level 3 (For quad-core processors)

  • 5MB (1 x 5MB) Level 3 (For dual-core processors)

Chipset
  • Intel C600 series chipset

  • Intel E5-2600 processor family

Upgradeability
  • Upgradeable to 2 processors (16 cores)

  • Up to 24 DIMM slots available for higher Memory capacity

  • Up to 8 SFF hard drive bays; or 4 LFF drive bays (optional)

  • 2 PCIe generation 3 I/O slots for additional communications and storage expansion

  • Optical drive bay

On system management chipset
HPE iLO (Firmware: HPE iLO 4)
Memory protection
  • Advanced memory protection

  • Lock-step mode

Memory (One of the following depending on the model)
  • Type:

    HPE SmartMemory, PC3-10600R registered DDR3 (1333 MHz)

  • DIMM slots available:

    24 DIMM slots

  • Standard (Entry model):

    4GB (1 x 4GB) RDIMM

  • Standard (Base models):

    8GB (2 x 4GB) RDIMM

  • Standard (Performance/Energy Star models):

    16GB (4 x 4GB) RDIMM

  • Maximum capacity (LRDIMM):

    768GB (24 x 32GB @1066 MHz)

  • Maximum (RDIMM):

    384GB (24 x 16GB)

  • Maximum (UDIMM):

    128GB (16 x 8GB)

Network controller
HPE NC361i Integrated Dual Port Gigabit Server Adapter
Storage controller (One of the following depending on the model)
  • Entry models:

    HPE Dynamic Smart Array B120i controller

  • Base models:

    HPE Dynamic Smart Array B120i controller

  • Performance models:

    HPE Smart Array P420/1GB FBWC controller

Internal storage devices
  • Diskette drive:

    Via USB only

  • Optical drive:

    • Optional SATA 9.5-mm DVD-ROM

    • Optional SATA 9.5-mm DVD RW optical drive

  • Drive bays (One of the following depending on the model):

    • Up to 4 hot-plug SAS/SATA 8.89-cm (3.5-in) drives

    • Up to 8 hot-plug SAS/SATA 6.35-cm (2.5-in) drives

Maximum internal storage
Hot Plug LFF SATA
16.0TB
4 x 4TB
Hot Plug LFF SATA SSD
3.2TB
4 x 800GB
Hot Plug LFF SAS
16.0TB
4 x 4TB
Hot Plug SFF SATA
8.0TB
8 x 1TB
Hot Plug SFF SATA SSD
6.4TB
8 x 800GB
Hot Plug SFF SAS
9.6TB
8 x 1.2TB
Hot Plug SAS SSD
6.4TB
8 x 800GB
Non-Hot Plug LFF SATA
12.0TB
4 x 3TB
Non-Hot Plug LFF SAS
2.4TB
4 x 600GB
Interfaces
  • Network RJ-45 (Ethernet): 2 NIC ports, 1 dedicated iLO port

  • Serial: 1 (Rear)

  • Pointing device (Mouse): 0 (via USB only)

  • Graphics: 2 VGA ports (1 rear, 1 front)

  • Keyboard: 0 (via USB only)

  • USB 2.0 ports:7 (Two front, one internal, four rear)

Industry standard compliance
  • ACPI 2.0b compliant

  • PCIe 3.0 compliant

  • PXE support

  • WOL support

  • Microsoft logo certifications

  • IPMI 2.0, SMASH CLP, DCMI 1.0 compliant

  • USB 2.0 support

Graphics
Integrated Matrox G200 video standard
  • 1280 x 1024 (32 b/p)

  • 1920 x 1200 (16 b/p)

System fans (One of the following depending on the model)
  • 5 non-hot plug redundant fans ship standard in 1P models

  • 7 non-hot plug redundant fans ship standard in 2P models

Form factor (One of the following depending on the model)
  • Rack (1U), 4.45 cm (1.75 in)

  • 8 SFF drive bay version (H x W x L): 43.2 x 434.6 x 699 mm (1.7 x 17.1 x 27.5 in)

  • 4 LFF drive bay version (H x W x L): 43.18 x 434.6 x 750 mm (1.7 x 17.11 x 29.5 in)

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Software overview

Feature
Description
Operating System (OS) and Virtualization Software support for ProLiant servers 1
  • Microsoft Windows Server

  • Oracle Solaris

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)

  • VMware

NOTE: For more information, visit the Support Matrix for Certified and Supported ProLiant Servers for OS and Virtualization Software and the latest listing of software drivers available for the server. Click here to access Server operating system and virtualization solutions for HPE servers web site .

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Link to driver, firmware, software and manuals

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

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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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