HPE ProLiant DL385p Gen8 Server

The HP ProLiant DL385p Gen8 Server sets the price/performance leadership standard for this generation of servers. With Gen8 designed-in quality, serviceability, performance and enhanced configuration flexibility, this


Redefining the Customer Experience with HP ProActive Insight architecture

User-inspired design features that prevent data loss, reduce downtime and improve serviceability include HP SmartDrives, "Snap and Go" rail kit options, and tool-less access to components.

Integrated Lifecycle Automation provides intuitive system management with simplified provisioning, proactive health monitoring and alerting, and automated firmware and system software maintenance.

Dynamic Workload Acceleration converges storage, compute, and I/O to turbo-charge performance and resiliency while eliminating bottlenecks.

Automated Energy Optimization reclaims space, power, and cooling resources needed for workloads and extends your data center capacity.

HP proactive support services enable industry leading performance, uptime and productivity integrated into a personalized, simplified support experience.

Unlock your Infrastructure’s Potential with HP’s Easy-to-Use Integrated Management and Support

HP iLO Management Engine is a complete set of embedded features, standard on all ProLiant Gen8 servers. Includes HP iLO, HP Agentless Management, HP Active Health System, HP Intelligent Provisioning, and HP Embedded Remote Support.

HP Insight Control provides advanced management capabilities across the lifecycle of your HP ProLiant server infrastructure. HP iLO Advanced, a key component, provides enhanced remote server functions that reduce IT travel costs and decrease resolution time.

HP Insight Online with HP Insight Remote Support provides 24X7 remote monitoring and anywhere, anytime personalized access to your IT and support status.

HP SmartUpdate reduces deployment time and updates complexity by systematically updating server infrastructure in the data center. Includes HP Smart Update Manager (HP SUM), Service Pack for ProLiant (SPP), and other products.

Improved Performance and Capacity for Compute, Storage

AMD Opteron™ 6300 Series Processors, providing new levels of performance and efficiency over the previous generation.

HP SmartMemory prevents data loss and downtime with enhanced error handling while improving workload performance and power efficiency.

HP SmartDrive technology improves serviceability and prevents data loss with features such as icon-based status display and Do Not Remove LED.

Energy Efficiency by Design

First in industry to include the 3D array of sensors to help automate server efficiency and direct cooling and power as needed, saving on cooling costs.

High-efficiency 80+ certified HP Common Slot Redundant Power Supplies provide up to 94% efficiency (Platinum) and support HP’s Power Discovery Services.

ENERGY STAR® qualified server configurations to illustrate HP’s ongoing commitment to help customers conserve energy and save money.

Technical Specifications

Processor family

AMD Opteron™ 6300 Series
AMD Opteron™ 6200 Series

Number of processors

2 or 1

Processor core available

16 or 12 or 8 or 4

Processor cache

16MB L3

Processor speed


Form factor (fully configured)


Form factor chassis


Power supply type

(2) Common Slot

Expansion slots

(6) Maximum - For detail descriptions reference the QuickSpec

Memory, maximum


Memory Slots

24 DIMM slots

Memory type

DDR3 RDIMM, LRDIMM, or UDIMM, depending on model

Memory protection features

Advanced ECC
Memory Online Spare Mode

Drive description

Hot plug, depending on model

System fan features

Hot plug redundant standard

Graphics card

Up to 225W Graphics Card support (does not support Double-wide form factor)

Network controller

1Gb 331FLR Ethernet Adapter 4 Ports per controller
Applicable to all models

Storage controller

Smart Array P420i
Applicable to all models

Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)

44.55 x 74.94 x 8.74 cm


18.59 to 27.66 kg

Infrastructure management

iLO Management Engine, Insight Control