HPe ProLiant DL160 GEN8

HPe ProLiant DL160 GEN8

The HPe ProLiant DL160 Gen8 is a rack optimized, dual-processor server ideal for high-performance computing, web serving, or other hyperscale environments. New to ProLiant Gen8 servers, HPe’s SmartMemory and Thermal Discover Services increase application uptime while decreasing operational costs.

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HPe ProLiant DL160 Gen8 (G8) Server – Specifications

Intel® E5-2600 processor family

Intel® E5-2600 processor family

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

Intel® C600 Chipset

On System Management Chipset

HPe iLO (Firmware: HPe iLO 4)



  • PC3-10600R Registered DDR3 (1333MHz)

DIMM Slots Available

  • 24 DIMM slots

Standard (Entry Models)

  • 4 GB (1 x 4 GB) RDIMM

Standard (Base Models)

  • 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) RDIMM

Standard (Performance / Energy Star Models)

  • 16 GB (4 x 4 GB) RDIMM

Maximum (RDIMM)

  • 384 GB (24 x 16 GB)

Maximum (LRDIMM)

  • 768 GB (24 x 32 GB)

Maximum (UDIMM)

  • 128 GB (16 x 8 GB)
Network Controller

HPe 361i Integrated Dual Port Gigabit Server Adapter

Expansion Slots
Expansion Slot # Technology Bus Width Connector Width Form Factor
1 PCIe 3.0 X16 X16 Half length, Full height or Full length, Full height
2 PCIe 3.0 X8 X8 Low Profile
Storage Controller

Entry Models

  • HPe Dynamic Smart Array B120i controller

Base Models

  • HPe Dynamic Smart Array B120i controller

Performance Models

  • Performance Models
Internal Storage Devices

Diskette Drives

  • Via USB only

Optical Drives

  • Optional SATA 9.5mm DVD-ROM Optical Drive
  • Optional SATA 9.5mm DVD RW Optical Drive

Drive Bays

  • Up to 4 Hot plug SAS/SATA 3.5″ drives
  • Up to 8 Hot plug SAS/SATA 2.5″ drives
Up to 8 Hot plug SAS/SATA 2.5″ drives
Hot Plug LFF SATA 16.0TB 4 x 4TB
Hot Plug LFF SATA SSD 3.2TB 4 x 800GB
Hot Plug LFF SAS 16.0TB 4 x 4TB
Hot Plug SFF SATA 8.0TB 8 x 1TB
Hot Plug SFF SATA SSD 6.4TB 8 x 800GB
Hot Plug SFF SAS 9.6TB 8 x 1.2TB
Hot Plug SAS SSD 6.4TB 8 x 800GB
Non-Hot Plug LFF SATA 12.0TB 4 x 3TB
Non-Hot Plug LFF SAS 2.4TB 4 x 600GB

Network RJ-45(Ethernet)

  • 2 NIC ports, 1 dedicated iLO port


  • 1 (Rear)

Pointing Device (Mouse)

  • 0 (via USB only)


  • 2 VGA ports (1 rear, 1 front)


  • 0 (via USB only)

USB 2.0 Ports

  • 7 (two front, one internal, four rear)
System Fans
  • 5 non-hot plug redundant fans ship standard in 1P models
  • 7 non-hot plug redundant fans ship standard in 2P models
  • Integrated Matrox G200 video standard
  • HPe iLO 4 On System Management Memory
  • 1U Rack
  • 8 SFF Models 1.7″ (43.2mm) Height x 17.1″ (434.6mm) Width x 27.5″ (699mm) Length
  • 4 LFF Models 1.7″ (43.18mm) Height x 17.11″ (434.6mm) Width x 29.5″ (750mm) Length
On System Management

HPe iLO Management Engine

  • HPe iLO
  • HPe Agentless Management
  • HPe Active Health System
  • HPe Intelligent Provisioning
HPe Insight Management Software

HPe Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP)

  • Power-on password
  • Setup password
  • Diskette boot control
  • Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
  • Secure Shell (SSH)