HPE ProLiant DL385 Gen10: Specs and Rack Compatibility


The HP Proliant DL385 Gen10, released in 2017, was the first HP server to support AMD EPYC processors, which boasted more cores than Intel competition at a lower price. AMD promised that these processors would reduce the cost per virtual machine by up to 50%. 

This server is great for virtualization and enterprise applications thanks to its power, wide variety of storage configurations and industry leading remote management software=

ProLiant DL385 Gen10 Mounting Equipment

ProLiant DL385 Gen10 Mounting specifications

Chassis Dimensions: 

  • Length (depth): 
  • SFF drives: 26.75” (679.4mm)
  • LFF drives: 28.75 (730.2mm)
  • Width: 17.54” (445.4mm)
  • Height: 3.44” (87.3mm)
  • Weight: 51.5 lb maximum

Mounting Requirements:

  • U height: 2U
  • Rack width: 19”
  • Mountable depth: 26.75” or greater

ProLiant DL385 Gen10 hardware specifications 

  • RAM: Up to 4TB / 2666 MT/s / 32 x 128GB DDR4
  • Storage: Up to 368TB / various SFF & LFF configurations available 
  • CPU options: Up to two EPYC 7000 series processors / 128 cores max
  • Power: 2x Flexible Slots ( HPE 500W, 800W and 1600W options)
  • Remote management: HPE iLO Remote Management

ProLiant DL385 Gen10 dimensions and rack compatibility

The ProLiant DL385 Gen10 chassis is 2 rack unit in height, has a depth of 26.75 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 DL385 Gen10.

HP DL380 Gen 8, Gen 9 & Gen 10, DL560 Gen 8 & Gen 10 Rack Rails
Universal rails that have a height of 2U and support up to 29 inches of depth will be compatible with the ProLiant DL385 Gen10. 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:

How to rack an HP server