HP ProLiant DL165 G7 Server
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Achieve flexible virtualization with the high-performance,
energy-efficient, affordable, and easy-to-deploy HP
ProLiant DL165 G7 Server to meet your computing needs
Get more value with improved
features at lower cost
The HP ProLiant DL165 G7 Server is the latest addition
to the ProLiant portfolio of energy-efficient servers.
The HP ProLiant DL165 G7 Server is a cost-efficient,
1U server with support for up to two AMD Opteron™
6100 Series processors and 24 DIMM slots, driving
outstanding performance and flexible virtualization for
cost-conscious server deployments.
The server increases performance, saves power, and
its Easy Setup CD reduces deployment time—making
it especially suitable for Web serving, scale-out
grid computing, and memory-intensive applications.
Coupled with its unmatched expandability, this
server is ideal for high-performance computing (HPC)
environments, small and medium businesses (SMBs),
and corporate scale-out market segments.
Ready for more?
Now with the new DL165 G7 server, you can get more
with its array of improved and robust features:
•Driving virtualization and high performance with:
–– Up to 2 eight- or twelve-core AMD Opteron™
6100 Series processors
–– 24 DIMM sockets—up to 256 GB of DDR3 memory
–– 2 Dual-port Multifunction Gigabit NICs standard
–– 2 PCI Gen 2 expansion slots
–– Internal USB support; optional SD card reader
•Providing flexibility and expandability with:
–– Multiple drive options
•8 SFF or 4 LFF drives
•SAS, SATA, or SSD drives for increased I/O
performance, and optional RAID 5 data protection
–– Optional rear SD card reader
–– PCI-e Gen 2 x16 slot and internal-only x4 slot
•Maintaining ProLiant confidence with:
–– N+1 fan redundancy (optional; standard in
2-processor models)
–– Advanced ECC memory
–– HP Lights-Out 100 (LO100), Systems Insight
Manager (SIM), and Easy Setup CD for
rapid deployment
–– Trusted Platform Module (TPM) support
–– Common ProLiant options and accessories
Key features and benefits
Easy to own and simple to maintain
The DL165 G7 server is affordable and easy to own,
with features such as:
•Affordable—This well-featured dual-processor
system is available at an affordable price.
No wasted expense
and no worries
about hitting power
•Rack-optimized, 1U—The server’s rack-optimized,
1U form factor provides for fast deployment and
efficient maintenance of large-scale cluster and
grid solutions.
•Fast and simple maintenance and expansion—
The easy-access chassis and internal component
labels make maintenance and expansion fast
and simple.
•Easy Setup CD for rapid deployment—The
server includes an Easy Setup CD, an additional
feature added to the 100 series line, which
enables rapid deployments.
the standard models are configured with 4 GB and
6 GB of memory, and performance models are
configured with 12 GB of memory; the model also
provides a choice of memory expansion using 2 GB,
4 GB, 8 GB, or 16 GB DIMMs.
•2 dual-port 1 GB NICs on board—includes
two integrated HP NC362i dual-port 1 GB
NICs that feature load-balancing, failover, and
sideband support.
•4 LFF or 8 SFF drives—includes even more scalable
internal bays to meet your storage needs, with up
to four 3.5-inch large form factor non-hot plug SATA
or hot plug SATA/SAS or support of up to eight
2.5-inch small form factor hot plug SAS or SSD hard
drive bays.
Save power with energy-efficient
leadership solutions
The DL165 G7 server offers greater power efficiency
and features:
•High-efficiency power supplies save energy—The
server provides high-efficiency power supplies that
increases data center power efficiency. It improves
efficiency in the industry, as evidenced by meeting
the Climate Savers Computing Initiative 80 PLUS
Gold level, and sets the standard for Energy Star
server compliance.
•Right-sized power supplies reclaim lost power—
You can reclaim lost data center power by right
sizing your power supply to meet your exact needs.
Now you can run more equipment with your existing
infrastructure. Less oversubscription provides more
opportunity to utilize your capacity. The HP Power
Calculator also helps in selecting the right-size
power supply.
•Smart sensors compensate for wasted power—
•Comprehensive management agents—SNMP
ProLiant G7 systems can tell when you are wasting
agents provide comprehensive management solutions.
power and can compensate for it. Smart sensors
throughout the server enable intelligent actions that
Right-sized solution with robust
help preserve, protect, and enhance performance.
This in turn unlocks the lost capacity in your data
The DL165 G7 server provides a right-sized solution,
center and produces energy savings.
with the following improved and robust features:
•The latest 8- and 12-core AMD Opteron™
processors—offers up to 2 eight- or twelve-core
AMD Opteron™ 6100 Series processors.
•Versatile application solutions—delivers high
performance for 32-bit and 64-bit application
•Support for up to 256 GB of DDR3 memory—
offers standard industry-leading DDR3 registered
and unbuffered DIMMs that can be expanded
to 256 GB to provide increased bandwidth for
high uptime and memory-intensive performance;
Global support
•Single point of contact with global server
support—HP offers a global server support network
to assist you with setup and installation, and to
provide reliable post-sales support when you need it
from a single point of contact.
•Large range of cluster packages—HP provides a
broad choice of preconfigured, factory-integrated,
and tested cluster packages that are ideal for
midrange technical computing.
Technical specifications
HP ProLiant DL165 G7 Server
Processor and memory
Processor type
AMD Opteron™ 6100 Series processors
Available processors
12-core and 8-core processors
6128 (2.0 GHz, 12 MB Level 3 cache, 80 W)
6128 HE (2.0 GHz, 12 MB Level 3 cache, 65 W)
6134 (2.3 GHz, 12 MB Level 3 cache, 80 W)
6136 (2.4 GHz, 12 MB Level 3 cache, 80 W)
6164 HE (1.7 GHz, 12 MB Level 3 cache, 65 W)
6172 (2.1 GHz, 12 MB Level 3 cache, 80 W)
6174 (2.2 GHz, 12 MB Level 3 cache, 80 W)
Processor core
8 or 12 core
Cache memory
Up to 12 MB shared L3 cache
Maximum processor speed
2.4 GHz
Memory type
Standard memory
4 ,8, or 16 GB RDIMMs
Maximum memory
256 GB
Memory slots
24 DIMM slots
Advanced memory protection
Advanced ECC
Unbuffered ECC
Storage type
SAS, SATA, or SSD drives
Number of hard drives
Up to 8 drives
Removable media bays
Optional DVD-ROM, or DVD-RW/CD-RW
Expansion slot
Up to 2
Network controller
1GbE NC362i ports per controller
Storage controller
HP Smart Array B110i SATA RAID
Form factor
Rack height
Remote management software
HP ProLiant Onboard Administrator powered by Lights-Out 100 and Systems Insight Manager
Drive bays
Up to 4 LFF or 8 SFF
Standard storage connection
Hot plug 2.5-inch SAS
Hot plug 3.5-inch SAS
Hot plug 3.5-inch SATA
Non-hot plug 3.5-inch SATA
2.5-inch SATA-SSD
3.5-inch SATA-SSD
Power supply type
High-efficiency power supply
System fans features
Optional N+1 redundant fans
Warranty—years(s) (parts/labor/
Ideal environments and applications
The HP ProLiant DL165 G7 Server is well suited for the following
• High-performance computing environments
(using compute node for server deployments)
• Corporate scale-out market segments
(using Web serving and search applications)
The HP ProLiant DL165 G7 Server is ideal for the following applications:
• Server-based computing
• File and print
• Web 2.0
• HPC-specific applications
• Domain/directory server environments
• Scientific applications
• SMB and emerging markets
• Financial applications and models
• Seismic applications
• CAD, DCC, and visualization
• Various grid computing
• Various cluster deployments
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to develop and maintain an agile and efficient server infrastructure
that delivers the service levels your business needs. HP Technology
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Minimum recommended HP Care Pack offerings
To understand how the HP ProLiant DL165 G7
Server can be easily deployed to virtualize your
environment and achieve greater power efficiency,
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• Three-year, next-business-day response, onsite nine-hour x five-day
coverage, and hardware support
• Hardware installation
Enhanced service-level HP Care Pack offerings
• Support Service: 3-Year 24x7 24-Hour Call-to-Repair service
support coverage
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support coverage
• Support Plus: 24x7 24-Hour Call-to-Repair service support,
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Benefit from HP Care Pack Services
• Reduce deployment time and manage ProLiant server solutions
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