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HP ProLiant BL685c G7 Server Blade

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A server to deliver an ideal combination of performance, networking capability and memory capacity for compute intensive workloads with good value for money. The HP ProLiant BL685c G7 Server Blade does just that.
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Multicore Scalability—Up to 64 CoresCost Effective with up to 1 TB of Memory and I/O Bandwidth over 80 Gb

Economical blade design, for greater flexibility and lower TCO, reduces the amount of hardware required for the same performance Up to 1 TB of DDR3 Registered DIMMs with Advanced ECC enables a large memory footprint for demanding memory intensive applications Two embedded HP NC551i Dual Port FlexFabric 10Gb Converged Network Adapters deliver bandwidth for network intensive applications with Up To sixteen (16) connections to network and storage Lower your infrastructure costs and simplify management by converging LAN and SAN traffic over the same flexible connection Divide and fine-tune network and storage bandwidth to match application requirements with protocol offload for TCP/IP, FCoE, and iSCSI.

Industry-Leading Infrastructure Management for Virtual and Physical Servers

Deploy servers quickly, proactively manage virtual or physical server health, and reduce power consumption with HP Insight Control Save time and conserve valuable IT resources by simplifying remote management with HP Integrated Lights-Out 3 (iLO 3) Achieve agility through Cloud Infrastructure Management software with HP Matrix Operating Environment
Part No. BL685CGEN7
Manufacturer HP
End of Life? No
Height 50.95
Width 36.63
Depth 2.19
Weight [Kg] 12.25
CPU Socket(s) 2-4 AMD Opteron™ 6300 Series; AMD Opteron™ 6200 Series
CPU Cache 16 MB L3 cache
Max # Core(s) 16 or 12 or 8 or 4
Memory Slot(s) 32 DIMMs
Memory Capacity 1 TB
Memory Expansion DDR3 RDIMM
Drive Bays Hot-plug SFF SAS Hot-plug SFF SATA Hot-plug SFF SSD
SATA Controller Smart Array P410i Controller with 1 GB FBWC
PCI Slot(s) 3 PCIe 2.0 x 8 (mezzanine)
LAN Controller(s) (2) 10Gb NC551i FlexFabric Adapter 2 Ports per controller
Standard 3/3/3
Optional Server Warranty includes three years of parts, three years of labor, three years of onsite support coverage.
The HP ProLiant BL685c G7 Server Blade features the latest AMD Opteron 6300 series processors, integrated HP Virtual Connect FlexFabric architecture, and HP Integrated LightsOut 3 (iLO 3) remote management, helping to simplify network connections and lower infrastructure costs. All these benefits are ideal for your virtualization and compute-intensive database workloads. Incorporating superior technologies, this enhanced server blade comes with an HP Smart Array Controller, support for hot-plug drives, 32 DIMM sockets, and Virtual Connect FlexFabric networking.