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HP P420 Specification

HP P420 Specification

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Overview
The HP Smart Array P420 Controller is a low profile, 6 Gb/s, PCIe 3.0, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) RAID controller that provides enterprise
class, storage performance and data protection for select HP ProLiant Gen8 rack servers and tower servers.
It features eight internal SAS ports and delivers increased server uptime by providing advanced storage functionality, including online
RAID level migration (between any RAID levels) with flash back write cache, global online spare, and pre-failure warning. Data
Compatibility among all models of Smart Array controllers allows simple and easy migration at any time when needs for higher
performance, capacity, and availability increase. Even new generations of Smart Array controllers can understand the data format of
previous generations of Smart Array controllers.
What's New
HP Smart Array Advanced Pack 2.0 features are now part of the base features for the HP Smart Array P420 Controller at no
additional cost
Models
HP Smart Array P420
Controller
HP Smart Array P420/1GB FBWC 6Gb 2-ports Int SAS Controller
HP Smart Array P420/2GB FBWC 6Gb 2-ports Int SAS Controller
DA - 14228 North America — Version 13 — September 13, 2013
HP Smart Array P420 Controller
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  • Page 1 Overview The HP Smart Array P420 Controller is a low profile, 6 Gb/s, PCIe 3.0, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) RAID controller that provides enterprise class, storage performance and data protection for select HP ProLiant Gen8 rack servers and tower servers.
  • Page 2: Standard Features

    Addition of the flash backed cache upgrade enables array expansion, logical drive extension, RAID migration, and stripe size migration. Standard on the P420 are RAID 6 ADG, RAID 60 ADG, RAID 1 ADM, Capacity Expansion, mirror split, recombine, and rollback in Online Mode, Drive Erase, Performance Optimization-Degraded Reads...
  • Page 3 Up to 240TB of total internal storage with 60 x 4TB LFF SATA hard drives Up to 24TB of total internal storage 900GB SFF SAS hard drives Above stated total internal storage LFF is based on the HP SL4540 Gen8 server. Maximum internal storage is dependent on the server.
  • Page 4 The following features offer detection of possible failures before they occur, allowing preventive action to be taken: S.M.A.R.T.: Self Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology first developed at HP detects possible hard disk failure before it occurs, allowing replacement of the hard drive before a real failure occurs.
  • Page 5 With up to 4x better SSD read performance, HP SSD Smart path chooses the optimum path to the SSD and accelerates reads for all RAID levels and RAID 0 writes. HP SSD Smart Path Requires updated firmware, drivers, and configuration utility available at www.hp.com/go/ssdsmartpath. HP SSD Smart Path is ideal for read intensive workloads and is included as a base feature on HP Smart Array P- series controllers.
  • Page 6 Coverage - Extend hours of coverage from 9 hours x 5 days to 24 hours x 7 days Duration - Select duration of coverage for a period of 1, 3, or 5 years Warranty upgrade options can come in the form of Care Packs, which are sold at the HP System level to which this product attaches DA - 14228 North America —...
  • Page 7 VMware ESX 4.1 VMware ESXi 4.1, 5.0, 5.1 NOTE: : For more information on HP's Certified and Supported ProLiant Servers for OS and Virtualization Software and the latest listing of software drivers available for your server and Smart Array RAID controller, please visit our Support Matrix at: http://www.hp.com/go/ossupport...
  • Page 8: Service And Support

    Protect your business beyond warranty with HP Care Pack Services When you buy HP Options, it's also a good time to think about what level of service you may need. HP Care Pack services provide total care and support expertise with committed response choices designed to meet your IT and business need HP Foundation Care services offer scalable reactive support-packages for HP servers and software.
  • Page 9 Now, you can get access to personalized IT support anywhere, anytime. HP Insight Remote Support and HP Support Center are available at no additional cost with a HP warranty, HP Care Pack or HP contractual support agreement.
  • Page 10: Related Options

    HP SAS Hot Plug SmartDrive Carriers for Gen8 Servers only SAS Hot Plug with SmartDrive SFF (2.5-inch) Enterprise Drives HP 1.2TB 6G SAS 10K rpm SFF (2.5-inch) SC Enterprise 3yr Warranty Hard Drive 697574-B21 HP 900GB 6G SAS 10K rpm SFF (2.5-inch) SC Enterprise 3yr Warranty Hard Drive 652589-B21 HP 600GB 6G SAS 10K rpm SFF (2.5-inch) SC Enterprise 3yr Warranty Hard Drive...
  • Page 11 QuickSpecs HP Smart Array P420 Controller Related Options HP 3TB 6G SATA 7.2K rpm LFF (3.5-inch) Non-hot plug Midline 1yr Warranty Hard Drive 628065-B21 HP 2TB 6G SATA 7.2K rpm LFF (3.5-inch) Non-hot plug Midline 1yr Warranty Hard Drive 659339-B21 HP 1TB 6G SATA 7.2K rpm LFF (3.5-inch) Non-hot plug Midline 1yr Warranty Hard Drive...
  • Page 12 HP Smart Array P420 Controller Related Options 6G SATA ME Hot Plug SFF (3.5-inch) Enterprise Mainstream Solid State Drives HP 800GB 6G SATA Mainstream Endurance LFF 3.5-in SC Enterprise Mainstream 3yr Wty 691860-B21 Solid State Drive HP 400GB 6G SATA Mainstream Endurance LFF 3.5-in SC Enterprise Mainstream 3yr Wty...
  • Page 13 Include one year of 24x7 HP Software Technical Support Services. NOTE: HP SmartCache requires the following: Min 1 or 2 GB FBWC module along with HP ProLiant Gen8 supported HDD(s) and SSD(s) for more information visit: www.hp.com/go/smartcache...
  • Page 14: Technical Specifications

    To recycle your product, please go to: http://www.hp.com/go/green 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.
  • Page 15 The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services.

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