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HP ProLiant BL280c G6 Server Blade

The most versatile product in the BladeSystem scale-out server portfolio.

[598132-B21; 598130-B21; 632693-B21; 598131-B21; 598129-B21]
The HP ProLiant BL280c G6 is the most versatile product in the BladeSystem scale-out server portfolio. With outstanding dual-processor performance and price per watt, the BL280c helps reduce overall data center power consumption while maintaining high performance. The latest Intel® Xeon® 5600 series processors offer significant enhancements in both performance and power regulation to help high performance computing environments effectively manage their workloads. Also, the new low voltage DDR3 memory technology provides excellent bandwidth and lowers energy consumption. Overall, the BL280c offers customers the latest technology for improved power efficiency and performance optimization.
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High performance and efficiency.

• Supports up to two Intel® Standard or Low Voltage Six-Core, Quad-Core, or Dual-Core Xeon® 5600 and 5500 series processors.
• Up to 192 GB of DDR3 Registered or Unregistered DIMMS to memory intensive applications.
• Supports mezzanine expansion slots for I/O options such as multi-function gigabit NICs, standard NICs and Fibre Channel cards, which greatly improves I/O bandwidth and data throughput with additional levels of uptime.
• Choose up to two non-hot plug small form factor high performance serial attached SCSI (SAS) drives or lower cost serial ATA (SATA) drives.

Simple, flexible feature set for system optimization

• Affordable, low price server blade significantly reduces the initial investment cost for data centers deploying hundreds of servers at once.
• Simple feature set makes it easy to customize server nodes that only support one application.
• Exceptional price per watt delivers data center savings over the lifetime of the server.
• HP ProLiant Onboard Administrator streamlines data center management applications and allows quick deployment of servers.
• Insight Control suite delivers comprehensive management for HP BladeSystem including hardware resource deployment, health and performance monitoring, software version control, and vulnerability scanning and patch management.

Industry-leading management tools

• Conserve valuable IT resources and time by centralizing and simplifying management functions with ProLiant Onboard Administrator.
• HP iLO Advanced for BladeSystem-Additional iLO features with power capping, power regulator reporting, scripted multi-server virtual media and additional enterprise security.
• Insight Control suite is an integrated suite of software that simplifies the provisioning and management of HP BladeSystem infrastructures.
Part No. 598132-B21; 598130-B21; 632693-B21; 598131-B21; 598129-B21
Manufacturer HP
End of Life? Yes
Rack Units 1 Blade Unit
Height 180.6 mm
Width 51.4 mm
Depth 509.5 mm
Weight [Kg] 6.58
CPU Socket(s) 2
Compatible CPU(s) Six-Core Processors
Intel® Xeon® X5675 (3.06GHz)
Intel® Xeon® X5670 (2.93GHz)
Intel® Xeon® X5660 (2.80GHz)
Intel® Xeon® X5650 (2.66GHz)
Intel® Xeon® E5649 (2.53GHz)
Intel® Xeon® E5645 (2.40GHz)
Intel® Xeon® L5640 (2.26GHz)
Quad-Core Processors
Intel® Xeon® X5672 (3.20GHz)
Intel® Xeon® E5640 (2.66GHz)
Intel® Xeon® E5630 (2.53GHz)
Intel® Xeon® E5620 (2.40GHz)
Intel® Xeon® E5540 (2.53GHz)
Intel® Xeon® E5530 (2.40GHz)
Intel® Xeon® E5520 (2.26GHz)
Intel® Xeon® E5506 (2.13GHz)
Intel® Xeon® E5504 (2.00GHz)
Intel® Xeon® L5630 (2.13GHz)
Dual-Core Processors
Intel® Xeon® E5502 (1.86GHz)
Intel® Xeon® E5503 (2.0GHz)
Max CPU Clk Spd Up to 3.06GHz
CPU Cache 4, 8 or 12 MB Shared L3 per CPU
Max # Core(s) 2, 4 or 6
Memory Slot(s) 12
Memory Capacity 192 GB (@1066MHz)
Drive Bays 2x SFF HP SSD for ProLiant Server Blade Drive Bays;
2x SFF SATA or SAS Non-Hot Plug HDD
Capacity 1.2 TB (SAS); 1 TB (SATA); 800 GB (SSD)
RAID Controller HP Embedded SATA RAID Controller
Supported OS Supports Windows, Linux, VMware, Solaris, and Citrix XenServer
USB Port(s) 1x internal USB 2.0 connector for security key devices and USB drive keys;
1x internal SD-HC card slot
PCI Slot(s) 2x I/O expansion mezzanine slots (x8 PCI Express)
LAN Socket(s) Embedded NC362i Dual Port Gigabit Server Adapter;
1 additional 10/100 network adapter dedicated to iLO 2 Management
Graphics / GPU Integrated ATI RN-50 Graphics Controller
Resolution (Native) 1280x1024x16M