HPE HP 727021-B21 ProLiant BL460c G9 E5-V3 10Gb/20Gb FLB CTO Blade Server


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Used 727021-B21 ProLiant BL460c G9 E5-V3 10Gb/20Gb FlexibleLom CTO Blade Server

HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen9 Server Blade provides the flexibility to optimize user's core IT applications with right-sized storage for the right workload for a lower TCO. All of this is managed by HPE OneView, the converged management platform that accelerates IT service delivery and boosts business performance

Server Includes: 

  • Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard 

  • Type: ProLiant Server 

  • Model: BL460c G9 

  • Chassis: 727021-B21 ProLiant BL460c G9 E5-V3 10Gb/20Gb FlexibleLom CTO Blade Server

  • Processor: None Included 

  • Memory: None Included 

  • Controller: None Included 

  • Power Supply: None Included 

  • Hard Drive: None Included 

  • Rails: None Included 

CTO means Configure-to-Order these servers come with no CPU, memory, power, HDD, or rails. 


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Hewlett Packard ProLiant BL460c G9 Server Blade Specifications


Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 product family Intel Xeon E5-2600 v4 product family

Cache Memory (one of the following depending on model):

55MB (1x55MB) L3 cache

NOTE: For Twenty two-core processors.

50MB (1x50MB) L3 cache

NOTE: For Twenty-core processors.

45MB (1x45MB) L3 cache

NOTE: For Eighteen-core processors.

40MB (1x40MB) L3 cache

NOTE: For Sixteen-core processors.

35MB (1x35MB) L3 cache

NOTE: For Fourteen-core processors.

30MB (1x30MB) L3 cache

NOTE: For Twelve-core processors.

25MB (1x25MB) L3 cache

NOTE: For Ten or Eight-core processors.

20MB (1x20MB) L3 cache

NOTE: For Six, Eight, or Ten-core processors.

15MB (1x15MB) L3 cache

NOTE: For Quad or Six-core processors.

10MB (1x10MB) L3 cache

NOTE: For Quad-core processors.


Intel C610 Series Chipset Intel E5-2600 v3 or v4 Processor Family


Upgradeable to two (2) processors

On System Management Chipset:

HPE iLO (Firmware HPE iLO4 2.0), 4GB NAND with 1GB USB user space configurable via UEFI and accessible via iLO.

Memory Protection:

Advanced ECC

Memory Mirroring

Memory Online Spare Mode (Rank Spare Mode)


Type: HPE DDR4 SmartMemory

Standard (Pre-configured Models):

256GB (8 x 32GB) DDR4 2400MT/s LDIMMs at 1.2V

128GB (4x 32GB) DDR4 2400MT/s LDIMMs at 1.2V

64GB (4 x 16GB) DDR4 2400MT/s RDIMMs at 1.2V

32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4 2400MT/s RDIMMs at 1.2V

16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MT/s RDIMMs at 1.2V

128GB (4 x 32GB) DDR4 2133MT/s RDIMMs at 1.2V

64GB (4 x 16GB) DDR4 2133MT/s RDIMMs at 1.2V

32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4 2133MT/s RDIMMs at 1.2V

32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR4 2133MT/s RDIMMs at 1.2V

16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2133MT/s RDIMMs at 1.2V

16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2133MT/s RDIMMs at 1.2V

Maximum (LRDIMM):

2TB (16x 128Gbps) up to 2400Mtps at 1.2V

Maximum (RDIMM):

512GB (16x 32GB) up to 2133Mtps at 1.2V

NOTE: HPE memory from previous generation servers (DDR3) is not compatible with this server. HPE SmartMemory is required to realize the memory performance improvements and enhanced functionality listed in this document for Gen9.

NOTE: LRDIMM and RDIMM are distinct memory technologies and cannot be mixed within a server. NOTE: Depending on the memory configuration and processor model, the memory speed may run at 2400MT/s, 2133MT/s, 1866MT/s, or 1600MT/s.

Network Controller (one of the following depending on model):

One (1) 20Gb 2-port FlexFabric FLB, 10Gb 2-port HPE FlexFabric FLB, or 10Gb 2-port Ethernet FLB

NOTE: Supports FCoE, TCP/IP offload engine, hardware-based accelerated iSCSI, iSCSI boot, and autosensing 10Gb/1Gb Ethernet.

NOTE: Each port is autosensing the speed, and can interoperate with 1Gb HPE BladeSystem c-Class interconnect components. Both ports will operate at the same speed. NOTE: FlexFabric capabilities require the use of an HPE Virtual Connect FlexFabric or Flex10/10D module module.

One (1) HPE FlexFabric 10Gb 2-port 536FLB FlexibleLOM One (1) HPE FlexFabric 20Gb 2-port 650FLB FlexibleLOM

NOTE: FlexibleLOMs are not compatible with prior generation c-Class server blades

Standard iLO Network Controller:

One (1) 10/100 Mbps port for the HPE iLO 4 to Onboard Administrator link. The Onboard Administrator (with 10/100/1000 Mbps) to BladeSystem link is 1Gbps

Expansion Slots:

Two (2) I/O expansion mezzanine slots:

x16 PCIe 3.0 Type A (supports Type A mezzanine cards) (expansion slot 1)

NOTE: This expansion slot supports dual-port mezzanine cards: one port is routed to interconnect module bay 3 and the other to bay 4.

x16 PCIe 3.0 Type B (supports Type A and Type B mezzanine cards (expansion slot 2).

NOTE: This expansion slot supports dual-port and quad-port mezzanine cards. For dual-port cards, one port is routed to interconnect module bay 5 and the other to bay 6. For quad-port cards, one port is routed to interconnect module bay 5, one to bay 6, one to bay 7, and one to bay 8.

NOTE: A second processor must be installed (in processor slot 2) to have access to the second expansion slot (expansion slot 2).

Mezzanine card options include:

Dual-port 20Gb FlexFabric, Dual-port 10Gb FlexFabric, 10GbE options, and quad-port 1Gb Ethernet server adapter mezzanine options for additional network ports.

Dual-port 16Gb Fibre Channel HBA for SAN connectivity.

QDR and FDR InfiniBand for low latency and high bandwidth server interconnectivity.

I/O accelerator mezzanine options for high transaction rate local storage

Storage Controller (all pre-configured models):

One (1) HPE Smart Array P244br Controller with 1GB Flash-Backed Write Cache (FBWC) supporting RAID 0 and RAID 1, or HPE H244br Smart HBA.

NOTE: The HPE Smart Array P244br, the HPE H244br Smart HBA, and the HPE B140i (chipset SATA). Support two (2) small form factor (SFF) hot plug drive bays.

NOTE: For NVMe support, please select the NVMe FIO setting (825555-B21) available on Factory Integrated models only

Maximum Internal Storage (one of the following depending on model):

Hot Plug SFF SAS, 4.0TB 2 x 2.0TB

Hot Plug SFF SATA 4.0TB 2 x 2.0TB

Hot Plug SFF SAS SSD 7.68TB 2 x 3.84TB

Hot Plug SFF SATA SSD 7.68TB 2 x 3.84TB

Hot Plug SFF NVMe SSD 4.0TB 2 x 2.0TB

NOTE: The ProLiant BL460c Gen9 server includes the HPE hot plug small form factor (SFF) SmartDrive carrier for enhanced management and reduced maintenance errors. HPE drives from previous generation servers (prior to Gen8) are not compatible with the ProLiant BL460c Gen9 drive bays.


Micro SDHC Slot

One (1) internal Micro Secure Digital High Capacity (Micro SDHC) card slot

USB 3.0 Port

One (1) internal USB 3.0 connector for USB flash media drive keys NOTE: The above options are intended for integrated hypervisor virtualization environments

Industry Standard Compliance:

ACPI 2.0

Microsoft® Logo certifications

USB 3.0 Support

IPMI 2.0

Secure Digital 2.0

TPM 1.2 Support

IEEE (specific IEEE standards depending on Ethernet adapter card(s) installed)

Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

Triple Data Encryption Standard (3DES)


SSL 2.0

DMTF Systems Management Architecture for Server Hardware Command Line Protocol (SMASH CLP)

Active Directory v1.0

PCIe 3.0


FIPS 140-2 Level-1 certification

Energy Star

NOTE: Energy Star Family level certification covering all BL460c Gen9 E5-2600 v3 configurations that do not include the Intel Xeon E5-2699v3 processor.

Operating Systems and Virtualization Software Support for ProLiant Servers:

Microsoft Windows Server

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)

Canonical Ubuntu

Oracle Solaris



Integrated Matrox G200eh video controller: 1600 x 1200 (32 bpp), 1920 x 1200 (16 bpp)

HPE iLO Management On System Management Memory: 16 MB Flash Video Memory, 256 MB DDR 3 with ECC (112 MB after ECC and video).

Form Factor:

HPE ProLiant BL460c Gen9 is a half-height server blade that plugs into the HPE BladeSystem c3000 and c7000 enclosures.