Now with support for the latest 16, 12, 8 and 4 core AMD Opteron 6200 series processors, the HP Proliant BL685c blae server can help simplify network connections while reducing infrastructure costs. The latest BL685c G7 also supports up to 1TB of DDR3 RDIMMs with Advanced ECC. Vibrant buys and sells new and used HP BL685c Proliant Blade Servers. Request a Quote today for pricing or contact us for more information or to sell your excess equipment.

HP BL685c General Specifications:

Processor AMD Opteron™ 6100 Series AMD Opteron™ 6200 Series
Number processors 4
Processor core 4 or 8 or 12 or 16
Maximum memory 1TB DDR3 RDIMM
Memory slots 32 DIMM slots
Expansion slots 3
Network Controller (2) 10GbE NC551i FlexFabric 2 Ports per controller
Maximum drive bays (2) SFF SAS/SATA/SSD
Supported drives Hot plug SFF SAS, SATA, SDD
Storage Controller (1) Smart Array P410i/1GB FBWC

HP Proliant BL685c Blade Server product overview:

For IT administrators looking for dense, scale-up and affordable 4 socket performance for literally the most demanding networking environments, the HP BL685c the perfect fit. With an overwhelming registers 32 DDR3 DIMM slots and up to 64 cores running of a single blade, the HP BL685c is able to boast a memory footprint of 1 TB, giving it the power to handle any application you through at it.

The HP BL685c is an ideal four socket blade for many reasons starting with its ability to deliver over 80 GB of bandwidth with of course three expansion slots and four 10 GB embedded network adapter ports.

With the power to run up to four AMD Opteron 4, 8, 12, or 16 core processors, the HP BL685c earn top position in any intense virtualization and high density database environments. The HP BL685c sports an economical blade design, which helps reduce the amount of hardware without compromising on performance.

With the HP BL685c, you can simplify management and greatly reduce infrastructure costs by merging SAN and LAN traffic over the same network connection.

The HP BL685c is your all in one solution and allows you to proactively manage servers and deploy quickly and the HP Insight control works in the background to reduce power consumption. These features combined help you save on valuable IT resources and costs, which can be used in other areas of your business.

When you need to keep up with demanding computing burdens, the HP Proliant BL685c can support you by offering the densest four processor server blade form factor obtainable. The BL685c will help you keep pace with even the most arduous enterprise class applications by offering up to four 4 core AMD Opteron processors, 128 GB of DDR2 memory, two hot plug serial hard-drives, four embedded Gigabit NIC’s and three I/O expansion slots.

HP BL685c Features:
  • Up to four AMD Opteron 8300 Series Processors
  • Max Memory: 128 GB; 8 DIMM slots
  • Up to 3 I/O expansion slots
  • Supports hot plug SFF SAS OR hot plug SFF SATA drives
  • Max 2 SFF SAS/SATA
  • Form factor (fully configured): 4 (c3000); 8 (c7000)
  • iLO2

Common HP BL685 Gen7 Server Part Numbers / Models:

  • HP 654800-B21
  • HP 518873-B21
  • HP 654799-B21
  • HP 632993-B21
  • HP 518870-B21

Vibrant offers complete configurations as well as individual parts and upgrades for this model. For pricing on new or used HP BL685c Proliant servers, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.