HPe ProLiant BL460C GEN 7

HPe ProLiant BL460C GEN 7

The HPe ProLiant BL460C Gen7 blade server is a welcome addition to data centers and enterprise businesses. It features a maximum of two processors in a half-width form factor supporting two hard drives. This blade is designed for HPe’s BladeSystem c3000 and c7000 blade enclosures.

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HPe ProLiant BL460c Gen7 Server Blade – Specifications

Processor 2 Socket

Intel® Xeon® processor 5600 product families


Intel 5520 Chipset



  • DDR3 Registered (RDIMM) or Unbuffered (UDIMM)

DIMM Slots Available:

  • 12 DIMM Slots Available

Maximum (RDIMM):

  • Up to 384GB, using PC3-10600 DDR3 registered (RDIMM) memory, operating at 800MHz when fully populated at 2 DIMMs per channel in 12 slots

Maximum (UDIMM):

  • Up to 48GB, using PC3-10600 DDR3 unbuffered (UDIMM) memory, operating at 1333MHz when fully populated at 2 DIMMs per channel in 12 slots
Memory Protection
  • Advanced ECC (multi-bit error protection)
  • Memory Mirroring Mode
  • Memory Lock-Step Mode
  • Memory Online Spare Mode supported on Intel Xeon 5600 Series processors
Storage Controller

HP Smart Array P410i Controller with no cache supporting RAID 0 and 1

Internal Drive Support
  • Two (2) hot-plug small form factor (SFF) drive bays
  • Support for SAS, SATA, and SSD hot-plug hard drives

NOTE: SAS, SATA, and/or SSD drives cannot be mixed within the server.

Maximum Internal Storage

Maximum Internal Storage: 4TB

Hot-plug SAS 2.0TB 2 x 1.0TB drives
Hot-plug SATA 2.0TB 2 x 1.0TB drives
Hot-plug SAS SSD 1.6TB 2 x 800GB drives
Hot-plug SATA SSD 800GB 2 x 400GB drives
Network Controller
  • Integrated NC553i Dual Port FlexFabric 10Gb Adapter supporting autosensing 10Gb/1Gb Ethernet, FCoE, Flex-10, TCP/IP offload engine, hardware-based accelerated iSCSI, and iSCSI boot.
  • One (1) additional 10/100 server adapter dedicated to iLO 3 Management
Mezzanine Support

Two (2) I/O expansion mezzanine slots:
Supports up to two (2) mezzanine cards:

  • Dual-port FlexFabric adapter mezzanine options
  • Dual-port Fibre Channel mezzanine (4 Gb or 8 Gb) options for SAN connectivity
  • Multi-port 1Gb and 10Gb Ethernet server adapter mezzanine options for additional network ports
  • InfiniBand (IB) mezzanine options for low latency and high bandwidth server interconnectivity
  • I/O accelerator mezzanine options for high transaction rate local storage
    Smart Array SAS RAID controller mezzanine options for external direct attach and shared SAS storage
Expansion Blade Support

Supports one (1) optional storage, tape, or PCI expansion blade

System Fans
  • One (1) internal USB 2.0 connector for USB flash media drive keys
  • One (1) internal secure digital (SD) card slot
Trusted Platform Module

One (1) internal TPM 1.2 module connector

Operating Systems And Virtualization Software Support For Proliant Servers
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)
  • Oracle Solaris
  • VMware
  • Citrix XenServer

HP offers two different c-Class server blade enclosures to meet your individual needs:

  • The HP BladeSystem c7000 rack enclosure is 10U high and holds up to sixteen (16) ProLiant BL460c G7 servers plugged vertically
  • The HP BladeSystem c3000 rack enclosure is 6U high and holds up to eight (8) HP ProLiant BL460c G7 servers plugged horizontally

Integrated Matrox G200

Form Factor

HP ProLiant BL460c G7 is a half-height server blade that plugs into the HP BladeSystem c3000 and c7000 enclosures

Hp Insight Management Software
  • HP Service Pack for ProLiant
  • HP Insight Foundation
  • HP Integrated Lights-Out (iLO)
  • HP Insight Control
  • HP Matrix Operating Environment
High Performance Clusters
  • HP Cluster Platforms
  • HP HPC Interconnects
  • HP Insight Cluster Management Utility
  • HP HPC Linux Value Pack
  • Dual-Port Fibre Channel Mezzanine Card options for redundant SAN connection
  • Dual-port embedded 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters for redundant LAN connections
  • Two (2) hot-plug SAS/SATA hard drive bays and integrated RAID (HP Smart Array P410i Controller)
  • Optional Battery-backed and Flash-backed write cache module for integrated RAID controller
  • Redundant ROM
  • Advanced ECC Memory
  • Support for Memory Mirroring Mode and Memory Lock-Step Mode
  • Support for Memory Online Spare Mode with Xeon 5600 Series processors
  • Network adapter teaming (network fault tolerance, transmit load balancing, switch-assisted load balancing)
Industry Standard Compliance
  • ACPI 2.0 Compliant
  • PCI 2.2 Compliant
  • WOL Support
  • Microsoft® Logo certifications
  • USB 2.0 Support
  • IMPI 2.0 Compliant
  • SMASH CLP Compliant
  • Power-on password
  • Administrator’s password
  • Keyboard password (QuickLock)
  • Integrated Lights-Out 3
  • External USB port enable/disable
  • Network server mode
  • Serial interface control
  • TPM (Trusted Platform Module) 1.2 option
  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)
  • Intel® Advanced Encryption Standard-New Instructions (AES-NI) (Intel Xeon 5600 series processors)
  • Keyboard password