HPE Proliant DL160 Gen8: Specs and Rack Compatibility

 

The HPE ProLiant DL160 Gen8 is a 1U rack server that provides high performance computing with enhanced management and networking. This server features high performance capabilities, space efficiency, and enhanced manageability and serviceability. For those who need increased scalability and flexibility, this rack server is ideal for High Performance Computing (HPC) environments and web serving.

Proliant DL160 Gen8 Mounting Equipment

Proliant DL160 Gen8 Mounting Specifications

Chassis Dimensions: 

  • Length (depth): 8 SFF/4 LFF: 27.5” (699 mm) / 29.5” (749.3 mm)
  • Width: 8 SFF/4 LFF: 17.1” (434 mm)
  • Height: 1.7” (42.9 mm)
  • Weight: 15.2 kg (33 Ib) maximum, 14.1 kg (31 lb) minimum

Mounting Requirements:

  • U height: 1U
  • Rack width: 17”
  • Mountable depth: 29”

Proliant DL160 Gen8 Hardware Specifications 

  • RAM: HPE SmartMemory, PC3-10600R registered DDR3 (1333 MHz), 24 DIMM slots
  • Storage: Up to 4 hot-plug SAS/SATA 8.89-cm (3.5-in) drives; Up to 8 hot-plug SAS/SATA 6.35-cm (2.5-in) drives
  • CPU options: Intel Xeon E5-2600 series; 2,4,6, or 8 cores available
  • Power: Power supply type 500 W Platinum-certified (92 percent) efficient power supply standard, common slot power supply (optional)
  • Remote management: HPE iLO (Firmware: HPE iLO 4)

Proliant DL160 Gen8 Dimensions and Rack Compatibility

The Proliant DL160 Gen8 chassis is 1 rack unit in height, has a depth of 29 inches and will fit in standard EIA 19 inch racks

Open Frame Desk Rack
Rails allow for the most efficient use of space when mounting servers. RackSolutions specifically designed a slide rail kit to fit the shoulder screws of the DL160.

HP DL380 Gen 8, Gen 9 & Gen 10, DL560 Gen 8 & Gen 10 Rack Rails
Universal rails that have a height of 1U and support up to 29 inches of depth will be compatible with the Proliant DL160. A benefit of these is the ability to re-use them for different servers or future upgrades. Plus, it’s easy to slide your server in and out of them for maintenance.

2U Universal Rail
Other products that will be useful when mounting your server can be found here:

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HPE Proliant DL160 Gen 8: Specs and Rack Compatibility
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The HPE ProLiant DL160 Gen8 is a 1U rack server that provides high performance computing with enhanced management and networking. For those who need increased scalability and flexibility, this rack server is ideal for High Performance Computing (HPC) environments and web serving.
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