HPE ProLiant DL385 Gen11

Modernize your business with a compute platform providing scalability, efficiency, security, and greater performance.

Accelerator-optimized performance

Get the performance you need to accelerate any workload from the edge to the data center.

Optimized performance for your workloads

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Threat protection across infrastructure, workloads, and data

Protect your infrastructure, workloads, and data from threats to hardware and risks from third-party software, with trusted edge-to-cloud security built on the HPE Silicon Root of Trust and the AMD EPYC™ 9000 Series Processors with built-in Infinity Guard security.

Lower energy costs and reduced carbon footprint

New 4th Generation AMD EPYC™ processors provide better performance per watt to help increase data center energy efficiency.

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Technical specifications

  • What's new

    • Adding two new 4th Generation AMD EPYC™ Series Processors with 128 and 112 cores (9754 & 9734)
    • New CTO servers including EDSFF, GPU and 48SFF CTO servers
    • 8x Single Wide GPU capability is added to DL385 Gen11
    • Nvidia L40S GPU added
    • Direct Liquid Cooling (DLC) is now supported
    • 12 DIMM channels per processor for up to 6TB total DDR5 memory with the 256GB memory DIMMs
    • Advanced data transfer rate and higher network speed from the PCIe Gen5 serial expansion bus
    • New HPE Integrated Lights-Out 6 (iLO 6) server management software
    • Supports hot-pluggable, high-availability RAID M.2 boot options – NS204i-u
    • OpenBMC Capable through iLO6 Transfer of Ownership Process

  • Form factor

    2U rack


  • Chassis types

    • 8 SFF with optional Universal Media Bay, and optional SFF or NVMe drive bay options. Front drive bay supported up to 24 SFF
    • 8 LFF with Universal Media Bay, and optional SFF or NVMe drive bay options. Front drive bay supported up to 12 LFF
    • 12 EDSFF with no Universal Media Bay, no rear drive support. Configure up to 36 EDSFF
    • GPU CTO Server that supports up to 4x Double Wide GPUs or 8x Single Wide GPUs and with 1x 8SFF U.3 x4 backplane
    • 48SFF CTO Server that supports up to 48SFF SAS/SATA/NVMe with tri-mode controllers

  • System fans

    Standard – fan types included

    • Choice of Standard Fan Kit or Performance Fan Kit