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HP ProLiant BL460c G7 Server series

HP ProLiant BL460c G7 Server series

As the world's most popular blade, the HP ProLiant BL460c G7 Server offers the ideal balance of performance, scalability, and expandability to make it the standard for data center computing. 

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HP ProLiant BL460c G7 server blade includes:

  • Processor:
    • Up to two (2) Intel® Xeon® 5500 or 5600 series processors
    • Intel® 5520 Chipset
  • Memory:
    • Twelve (12) DIMM slots
    • Up to 384GB, using PC3-10600 DDR3 registered (RDIMM) memory, operating at 800MHz when fully populated at 2 DIMMs per channel in 12 slots
    • Up to 48GB, using PC3-10600 DDR3 unbuffered (UDIMM) memory, operating at 1333MHz when fully populated at 2 DIMMs per channel in 12 slots
  • 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.
  • 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.
      NOTE: Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) capability requires the use of an HP Virtual Connect FlexFabric 10Gb/24-port Module or HP 10GbE Pass-Thru Module. Learn more at:
      NOTE: Each port is autosensing 1 Gb / 10 Gb, and can interoperate with 1 Gb HP BladeSystem c-Class interconnect components. Both ports will operate at the same speed.
    • 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
  • Internal Media Support:
    • 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
  • Form Factor:
    • HP ProLiant BL460c G7 is a half-height server blade that plugs into the HP BladeSystem c3000 and c7000 enclosures
  • Infrastructure Management:
    • This server blade requires the latest version of the Onboard Administrator firmware. This firmware release may also require other subsystem firmware upgrades. For information on the latest firmware versions, please see the Blades Firmware Maintenance website at:
    • HP Integrated Lights-Out 3 (iLO 3) management processor for simplified server setup, health monitoring and recovery, power and thermal control, and lights-out remote administration.
    • HP Insight Control, a product option, delivers essential infrastructure management that can help save time and money by making it easy to deploy, migrate, monitor, control and optimize your IT infrastructure through a single, simple management console. Insight Control supports both Windows and Linux-based central management servers.
    • HP Matrix Operating Environment, a product option, is an integrated command center that enables IT Staff personnel to continuously analyze and optimize a converged infrastructure, while automating and reducing the cost of common data center tasks by as much as 40 percent. This ultimately enables them to dynamically keep pace with the organization's changing business requirements.
  • Operating Systems and Virtualization Software:
    • o Supports Windows, RHEL, SLES, Oracle Solaris, VMware, and Citrix XenServer
      NOTE: For more information on HP's Certified and Supported ProLiant Servers for OS and Virtualization Software and latest listing of software drivers available for your server, please visit our Operating System Support Matrix at:
  • Enclosures:
    • 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.
    • Server blades, storage blades, interconnect modules, power supplies, fans, and redundant Onboard Administrator modules are all designed to fit into the c3000 and c7000 enclosures.
    • For additional enclosure information, please see:
  • Warranty:
    • This product is covered by a global limited warranty and supported by HP Services and a worldwide network of HP Authorized Channel Partners. Hardware diagnostic support and repair is available for three years from date of purchase. Support for software and initial setup is available for 90 days from date of purchase. Enhancements to warranty services are available through HP Care Pack services or customized service agreements. Certain restrictions and exclusions apply. Hard drives have either a one year or three year warranty; refer to specific hard drive QuickSpecs for details. 
      NOTE: Server warranty includes 3 year Parts, 3 year Labor, 3-year on-site support. Warranty repairs may be accomplished through the use of Customer Self Repair (CSR) parts. These parts fall into two categories: 1) Mandatory CSR parts are designed for easy replacement. A travel and labor charge will result when customers decline to replace a Mandatory CSR part; 2) Optional CSR parts are also designed for easy replacement but may involve added complexity. Customers may choose to have HP replace Optional CSR parts at no charge.