One downside of going for these servers rather than for one it's big brothers is that you cannot use HPs incredibly useful SmartStart software to pre-setup the machines for deployment.
As these servers use SATA, Windows XP, 2000 server and 2003 server have issues during install. It can ... Read review
Intels advanced Dual Core processor for dual processor DP servers and workstations ... more
enhances virtual environments, builds in greater capabilities for security and availability, and incorporates new tools for efficient manageability. The Dual Core Intel Processor 5000 Series enables next-generation platforms with the capabilities to get more done on fewer systems, optimize data centre density and improve business continuity, redifining what DP servers and workstations should deliver to help businesses be nmore efficient, dependable and agile.Dual-core processors deliver a quantum leap in processing capacity without a comparable increase in power consumption, enabling businesses to grow their computing solutions more efficiently and at reduced cost. Future Intel processors will extend these advantages by integrating more cores per processor, which is projected to increase server performance.
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receive, update, and activate a wide range of valuable HP Care Pack Services over the Internet. Administered through the HP Services Network (CSN), it is a fast and simple process that enables immediate registration and service activation.Increase equipment availability and productivity with high-quality onsite and remote support for your HP hardware, as well as selected multivendor equipment. This flexible HP Care Pack packaged service covers desktops, workstations, servers, notebooks and laptops, network equipment, and printing.Choose 4-Hour Same Business Day Hardware Support when you need to extend your hardware warranty coverage with prompt, anytime service for key systems and devices; obtain easy-to-buy, easy-to-use onsite services; improve hardware performance and uptime; increase the return on your HP and multivendor hardware investments; enjoy consistent service coverage across geographically dispersed sites.
"We use three of these little servers in our environment.
They don't take up much space, and can be used for basic tasks such as hosting websites, domain controllers and as virtual servers in test environments.
The hardware is capable, if not very exciting. The dual core Xeon is the high point of the machine, providing decent performance for low end tasks. 1GB of DDR2 is just enough to get by these days, but the roles mentioned above don't require ..."
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Quick review of HP ProLiant DL140 G3
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The HP ProLiant DL140 Generation 3 Server provides a robust set of features and functionality. From dual processor and support for both SATA and SAS hard drives, the DL140 G3 is the flexible and scalable solution for your environment.The HP ProLiant DL140 G3 Server is an affordable 1U, dual processor-capable server that delivers the essential performance features you need to design a peak performing solution. It is ideal for general-purpose and high-performance computing.The third generation of the DL140 has an array of robust features that set it apart from previous generations and the competition.
1 x RAID - integrated, 1 x RAID - plug-in card, RAID - integrated, 1 x RAID - plug-in card - PCI-X, 1 x SATA - integrated, 1 x IDE - integrated - PCI
Controller Interface Type
SATA-150 / SAS, SATA 1.5Gb/s, SATA 1.5Gb/s / SAS, SATA-150, ATA-100
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
Storage controller (2nd)
1 x RAID - integrated, 1 x IDE - integrated, 1 x Serial ATA - integrated
Controller Interface Type
SATA-150, EIDE, SATA 1.5Gb/s, IDE / ATA
RAID 0, RAID 1
ATI RAGE XL
8 MB SDRAM, 8 MB / 8 MB (max) SDRAM
2 x Gigabit Ethernet
Broadcom BCM5721, 2 x Broadcom BCM5721
Data Link Protocol
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
Wake on LAN (WoL), Wake on LAN (WoL), ACPI support
IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Remote Management Controller
Integrated Lights Out 100i Remote Management Processor
Remote Management Protocol
Interface (Bus) Type
PCI-X / 133 MHz
Expansion / connectivity
1 (total) / 1 (free) x external ¦ 2 (total) / 2 (free) x hot-swap 3.5" x 1/3H
2 (total) / 1 (free) x CPU ¦ 8 (total) / 6 (free) x FB-DIMM 240-pin ¦ 1 (total) / 1 (free) x PCIe x8 - half-length, low-profile ¦ 1 (total) / 1 (free) x PCIe x16 - full-length, full-height
2 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 1 x HP iLO ¦ 1 x serial ¦ 1 x PS/2 mouse ¦ 1 x PS/2 keyboard ¦ 4 x USB ( 2 in front )
System password, power-on password, Power Factor Correction (PFC)
ACPI 2.0, ACPI 1.0b
CTO, Remarketed, Refurbished, Promo
Rack mounting kit
AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )
650 Watt, 500 Watt, 325 Watt
Operating system / software
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Web Edition, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition, Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS 3, SuSE Linux 9.0, Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 3, Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES 3, Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS 4, Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES 4, Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 4, SuSE Linux 10.0, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition for Embedded Systems
Drivers & Utilities
Service & Support
1 year warranty, 3 years warranty
Service & Support Details
Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year - on-site, Limited warranty - parts - 1 year