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HP ProLiant DL180 G5 Server - Overview

Product description

The HP ProLiant DL180 G5 is a low cost high capacity storage optimized 2-way server, that delivers on a history of design excellence and 2U density for a variety of rack deployments and applications.


Product features

Supports up to two Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® processors: 5400 sequence with 12MB Level 2 cache
System Board Chipset
Intel® 5100 Chipset
Up to 24GB of memory supported by six (6) PC2-5300 (667 MHz) DDR2 memory slots
Internal Drive Support
Supports up to twelve via CTO with controller or up to eight via BTO with the addition of a controller: Hot Plug Serial ATA (SATA) 3.5"hard drives; or Hot Plug Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 3.5"hard drives
Internal storage capacity
SATA Models: Up to 12.0TB (12 x 1TB Hot Plug 3.5" hard drives)
SAS Model: Up to 12.0TB (12 x 1TB Hot Plug 3.5" hard drives)
Network Controller
One integrated NC105i PCI-e Gigabit NIC (embedded) (Wake on LAN and PXE capable)
Storage Controllers
HP Embedded SATA RAID Controller (up to 4 hard drive support on standard BTO models)
Expansion Slots
One available Low Profile x8 PCI-Express slot using a Low profile Riser.
Two Full Height/ Full Length Riser options
  • Option 1: 2 full-length/full-height PCI-Express x8 connector slots (x4 electrical - Standard)

  • Option 2: full-length/full-height riser with 2 PCI-X Slots(Optional)

Infrastructure Management
Optional HP Lights Out 100c Remote Management card with Virtual KVM and Virtual Media support (includes IPMI2.0 and SMASH support)
USB Ports
Seven USB ports: (2) front, (4) rear, (1) internal
Optical Drive
Support for one of the following:
Optional Multi-bay DVD
Optional Floppy (USB only, USB key)
Power Supply
750W Power Supply (Optional Redundancy Hot Plug, Autoswitching) CSCI 2007/8 1200W High Efficiency Power Supply (Optional Redundancy Hot Plug, Autoswitching) (Optional) CSCI 2007/8
Form Factor
2U rack models
Tooled access to all system components for easy in rack serviceability
Customer Self Repair (CSR): HP products are designed with many CSR parts to minimize repair time and allow for greater flexibility in performing defective parts replacement
Technical Specifications
System Unit
Dimensions (H x W x D)
(with bezel)
3.44x 17.64 x 27.50 in (8.75 x 44.80 x 69.88cm)
(all hard drives, power supplies and processors installed)
51.5 lb (19.22 kg)
(one hard drive, power supply and processor installed)
35.0 lb (13.06 kg)
(per power supply)
Rated Line Voltage
100 - 240 VAC
Rated Input Current
9.10 A (at 100 VAC),
4.5 A (at 200 VAC)
Rated Input Frequency
50 to 60 Hz
Rated Input Power
910 W (at 100 VAC),
900 W (at 200 VAC)
BTU Rating
3107.82 BTU/hr (at 100 VAC),
3073.67 BTU/hr (at 200 VAC)
Power Specifications
To review typical system power ratings use the Power Calculator which is available via the online tool located at URL:
• Click on the system of interest. Example: DL180 G5
• Follow the instructions of the next screens.
Power Supply Output
(per power supply)
Rated Steady-State Power
750 W (at 100 VAC),
750 W (at 200 VAC)
Maximum Peak Powe r
750 W (at 100 VAC),
750W (at 200 VAC)
System Inlet Temperature
50° to 95°F (10° to 35°C) at sea level with an altitude derating of 1.8°F per every 1000 ft (1.0°C per every 305 m) above sea level to a maximum of 10,000 ft (3050 m), no direct sustained sunlight. Maximum rate of change is 18°F/hr (10°C/hr). The upper limit may be limited by the type and number of options installed.
System performance may be reduced if operating with a fan fault or above 86°F (30°C).
-22° to 140° F (-30° to 60° C). Maximum rate of change is 36° F/hr (20° C/hr).
Relative Humidity
10 to 90% relative humidity (Rh), 82.4° F (28° C) maximum wet bulb temperature, non-condensing.
5 to 95% relative humidity (Rh), 101.7° F (38.7° C) maximum wet bulb temperature, non-condensing.
10,000 ft (3050 m). This value may be limited by the type and number of options installed. Maximum allowable altitude change rate is 1500 ft/min (457 m/min).
30,000 ft (9144 m). Maximum allowable altitude change rate is 1500 ft/min (457 m/min).
Acoustic Noise
Listed are the declared A-Weighted sound power levels (LWAd) and declared average bystander position A-Weighted sound pressure levels (LpAm) when the product is operating in a 23°C ambient environment. Noise emissions were measured in accordance with ISO 7779 (ECMA 74) and declared in accordance with ISO 9296 (ECMA 109).
One integrated NC105i PCI-e Gigabit NIC (embedded) (Wake on LAN and PXE capable)
Network Interface
Integrated 10Base-T / 100Base-TX / 1000Base-TX Transceiver
Combines a triple-speed IEEE 802.3TM - Compliant Media Access Controller (MAC) with a triple-speed Ethernet transceiver.
Data Transfer Method
Compliant to x1 PCIe Specification
Network Transfer Rate
10Base-T (Half-Duplex)
10 Mb/s
10Base-T (Full-Duplex)
20 Mb/s
100Base-TX (Half-Duplex)
100 Mb/s
100Base-TX (Full-Duplex)
200 Mb/s
1000Base-TX (Half and Full-Duplex)
2000 Mb/s
Cable Support
Performs all the physical layer functions for 10BASE-T, 100BASE-T, and 1000BASE-T Ethernet on standard Category 5 UTP
Category 5 UTP (2 Pair); up to 328 ft (100 m)
Environment-friendly Products and Approach
End-of-life Management and Recycling
Hewlett-Packard offers end-of-life HP product return, trade-in, and recycling programs in many geographic areas. For trade-in information, please go to: or contact your nearest HP sales office. Products returned to HP will be recycled, recovered or disposed of in a responsible manner.
The EU WEEE directive (2002/95/EC) requires manufacturers to provide treatment information for each product type for use by treatment facilities. This information (product disassembly instructions) is posted on the Hewlett Packard web site at: . These instructions may be used by recyclers and other WEEE treatment facilities as well as HP OEM customers who integrate and re-sell HP equipment.


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