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The HP Proliant DL585 servers are among the leading 4-processor servers
in the industry. The DL585 remains the elite option in perfomance
leadership. With an abundance of memory, the HP DL585 has the ability to
make most applications run faster or support more that other systems.
Vibrant carries refurbished and used HP DL585 servers and upgrades. At
Vibrant Technologies, we buy and sell new and used HP DL585 Servers. Please contact us for pricing and availability or click below to request a quote or sell your excess systems to us.
HP DL585 Gen5 / Generation 5 With support for up to
four quad-core AMD Opteron processors and a sizeable memory footprint,
the HP DL585 G5 server is architected for superior performance. Remote
management functions (Integrated Lights-Out 2) can assist your
organization in lowering costs and enhancing efficiency. HP DL585 G5 includes:
HP DL585 Storage Server Option:
Vibrant buys and sells new and used HP Proliant DL585 storage servers,
upgrades and parts. By supporting the Dual-Core AMD Opteron processors,
customers can expect an increase in performance from 15-65% improvement
in the same 4U chassis. In August 2004, the DL585 was the first Tier 1
server in the business capable of supporting 4 AMD Opteron processors
and the first platform which demonstrated Dual-Core AMD Opteron
processors. DL585 Storage Server benefits include:
[/tab] [tab title="Models: G4, G3, G2, G1"] HP DL585 Gen4
/ Generation 4 With support for up to four processors, the HP Proliant
DL585 G4 offers impressive performance and is capable of making many
applications run faster. HP DL585 Gen3 / Generation 3 A
business server with plenty of processing speed and RAM, the HP DL585
G3 has an AMD Dual-Core processor that can be upgraded to quad-core.
It’s flexible and scalable and can be used as a tower or in a rack
configuration. HP DL585 G3 Features:
HP DL585 Gen2
/ Generation 2 The DL585 G2 series has PC2-5300 memory server leads in
management and performance in a rack-optimized form factor. Made with a
newly designed chassis, the HP DL585 G2 is designed to be a powerful
file server in a network. It has a powerful AMD Dual-Core processor and
powerful server management tools that are easy to use. It also can
provide for remote browser access for a dispersed work force. HP DL585 G2 Features:
HP DL585 Gen1 / Generation 1
HP Proliant DL585 Review:
As opposed to the Opteron 6100 Processors, AMD is a clear winner and
the HP DL585 ProLiant server packs in a powerful processor but that is
not all about it. As opposed to the Gateway and Dell offerings, HP's
server is different for two reasons namely, the height and the
full-width drawer towards the front that holds both, the primary and
secondary daughter boards containing the memory and processors.
The Features That Make Up The HP DL585
To remove the drawer you simply press on the clip present on the top
that then releases a large handle. By locking tabs to the side, this
drawer can be completely slid out without the danger of accidental
Now, both daughter boards are vertically stacked in the HP DL585
with each containing one processor sockets and a total of 24 DIMM slots.
To access the bottom board the top board comes off easily with the help
of two release handles.
HP allocates 12 DIMM sockets to each board or
processor and the AMD chipset used actually can go all the way up to
512GB. Since 16GB DDR3 RDIMMs are expensive and will take only 32 of the
48 available sockets, it is actually better to go with the full house
8GB per socket configuration.
Coming to the front panel, you may think
that the entire drawer space is taken up by the daughter boards but
there are eight SFF hot-swap disk bays packed in as well. You can
customize this configuration based on your requirement with near-line
SAS models although 6Gbits/sec SAS drives are the best.
With 1GB of
flash backed write cache and using the battery backup pack, the HP DL585
can support RAID5, P410i stripes and mirrors as standard and with
appropriate licensing you can even use RAID6.
The horizontal SPI board
in this server actually provides a total of four Gigabit ports to the
backend with an expansion slot free to take in HP's dual port 10 Gigabit
SFP module. This particular server also comes with iLO3 remote
management and pairs of PS/2 ports and USB ports as well.
board offers up two internal USB ports, embedded SD card slot for the
purpose of Virtualization and if need arises you can even add a SATA DVD
drive to the front side. As you can see, this HP server is highly
customizable and can expand as required.
To ensure power redundancy, it
operates with four 1200 Watt hot-plug modules which provides more than
required power for the four 2.1GHz 6172 Opterons that peak at 710W each.
The Verdict As long as price isn't a deciding factor,
the HP DL585 is an excellent choice. While this particular model lacks
the virtualization, remote management and processing density of the Dell
PowerEdge R814, it suits those businesses that need server
consolidation and massive expansion potential without sacrificing on
storage options and remote management.
For pricing on new or used HP Proliant DL585 servers, upgrades or
parts, please contact Vibrant sales at email@example.com or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.