HPE Announces New Blade Servers with Intel Xeon SP Processors

Today HPE released details on their next generation blade servers built on Intel’s Xeon Scalable Processor.  Below are the highlights of each model.

ProLiant BL460 Gen 10

  • Supports up to 2 of the following Intel Xeon SP CPUs:
    • Platinum: 8164, 8160M, 8160, 8158, 8156, 8153
    • Gold (6000 series): 6152, 6148, 6142M, 6142, 6140M, 6140, 6138, 6134M, 6134, 6132, 6130, 6128, 6126
    • Gold (5000 series): 5122, 5120, 5118, 5115
    • Silver: 4116, 4114, 4112, 4110, 4108
    • Bronze: 3106, 3104
  • Supports up to 16 DDR4 DIMMs (supporting up to 64GB DIMMs with 128GB coming later this year)
  • Supports 2 x hot-plug drives (SAS, SATA, NVMe)
  • Optional M.2 SATA SSD Drive option
  • 1 x Micro SDHC slot
  • 1 x USB 3.0 port
  • 1 x Flexible LOM (supporting up to 2 x 20GbE)
  • 2 x Mezzanine Expansion slots
  • iLO 5

For specific details on the ProLiant BL460 Gen10, review the QuickSpecs here.

Synergy 480 Gen10 Compute Module

(Note, I’ve highlighted the differences between  the Synergy 480 Gen 10 and the ProLiant BL460 Gen 10 below.)

  • Supports up to 2 of the following Intel Xeon SP CPUs :
    • Platinum: 8180M, 8180, 8176M, 8176, 8170M, 8170, 8168, 8164, 8160M, 8160, 8158, 8156, 8153
    • Gold (6000 series): 6154, 6152, 6150, 6148, 6142M, 6142, 6140M, 6140, 6138, 6136, 6134M, 6134, 6132, 6130, 6128, 6126
    • Gold (5000 series): 5122, 5120, 5118, 5115
    • Silver: 4116, 4114, 4112, 4110, 4108
    • Bronze: 3106, 3104
  • Supports up to 24 DDR4 DIMMs (supporting up to 64GB DIMMs with 128GB coming later this year)
  • Supports 2 x hot-plug drives (SAS, SATA, NVMe)
  • Optional M.2 SATA SSD Drive option
  • 1 x Micro SDHC slot
  • 2 x USB 3.0 ports (1 x internal; 1 x external)
  • 3 x Mezzanine Expansion slots
  • iLO 5

For specific details on the HPE Synergy 480 Gen10, review the QuickSpecs here.

Synergy 660 Gen10 Compute Module

(Note, at the time of this writing, QuickSpecs were not available.  I’ll update later with missing details once HPE updates their site.)

  • Supports up to 4 Intel Xeon SP CPUs (up to 28 cores per CPU)
  • Supports up to 48 DDR4 DIMMs (supporting up to 64GB DIMMs with 128GB coming later this year)
  • Supports 4 x hot-plug drives (SAS, SATA, NVMe)
  • iLO 5

 

 

Kevin Houston - Founder, BladesMadeSimple.comKevin Houston is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of BladesMadeSimple.com.  He has 20 years of experience in the x86 server marketplace.  Since 1997 Kevin has worked at several resellers in the Atlanta area, and has a vast array of competitive x86 server knowledge and certifications as well as an in-depth understanding of VMware and Citrix virtualization.  Kevin has worked at Dell EMC as a Server Sales Engineer covering the Global Enterprise market since August 2011 and currently works as a Chief Technical Architect supporting the Central Region.

 

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