Primera Storage


Technical Specifications


  • HPE Primera A630: 250 TiB (SSD only)
    HPE Primera A650: 800 TiB (SSD only)
    HPE Primera A670: 1600 TiB (SSD only)
    HPE Primera C630: 250TiB (SSD only) / 750TiB (HDD and SSD)*[4]
    HPE Primera C650*: 800TiB (SSD only) / 2000TiB (HDD and SSD)*[4]
    HPE Primera C670*: 1600TiB (SSD only) / 4000TiB (HDD and SSD)*[4]

Drive description

  • SAS SFF FIPS Encrypted SSD

    SAS SFF FIPS Encrypted 10K HDD*[4]
    SAS SFF 10K HDD*[4]


  • HPE Primera 2U24 SFF SAS Drive Enclosure

Maximum drives per enclosure

  • HPE Primera 600 2-way Storage Base: 24

  • HPE Primera 600 4-way Storage Base: 48

  • HPE Primera 2U24 SFF SAS Drive Enclosure: 24

Host interface

  • 32 Gb/s Fibre Channel

  • 16 Gb/s Fibre Channel


  • HPE Primera 630: 128 GiB

  • HPE Primera 650: 256 GiB

  • HPE Primera 670: 512 GiB / 1 TiB

Storage controller

  • HPE Primera A630 Controller

  • HPE Primera C630 Controller*4

  • HPE Primera A650 Controller

  • HPE Primera C650 Controller*[4]

  • HPE Primera A670 Controller
    HPE Primera C670 Controller*[4]

Availability features

  • Redundant power and cooling modules with battery and fans

  • A minimum of dual redundant controllers, max of four controllers for added redundancy

  • RAID 6 for data protection.

Compatible operating systems

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
    Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
    Microsoft Windows Server 2016
    Microsoft Windows Server 2019
    Microsoft Windows Hyper-V
    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    VMware ESX and ESXi
    Oracle Solaris
    Oracle UEK
    Oracle Linux
    Citrix XenServer
    HPE OpenVMS
    Apple OS X
    HPE OpenVMS is a registered release only

Minimum dimensions ( H x W x D)

HPE Primera 630: 483 x 839 x 87.5 cm (W/D/H)
HPE Primera 650: 483 x 839 x 174 cm (W/D/H)
HPE Primera 670: 483 x 839 x 174 cm (W/D/H)


HPE Primera 630: 33.6 kg
HPE Primera 650 2N: 47.3 kg
HPE Primera 650 4N: 67.3 kg
HPE Primera 670 2N: 47.3 kg
HPE Primera 670 4N: 67.3 kg

(weight includes chassis, controllers, and PCBM, no drives or adapters)


3/0/0 (3-years parts-only);
5/0/0 (for SSDs)