Dell PowerEdge 14G Servers vs. HPE ProLiant Gen 10 Servers

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Both of Dell and HPE provide series of good servers. They also released several generations of servers now. When we want to order Dell server or HPE server, how to choose?

In this post, let’s compare them.

First, what is Dell PowerEdge 14G? Dell EMC 14th Generation PowerEdge servers are the bedrock of the modern data center. PowerEdge 14G is designed to help your customers realize their vision of a worry-free infrastructure that allows them to maximize performance and optimize efficiency with no compromises.

Dell EMC PowerEdge Server Portfolio

HPE ProLiant DL Gen10 Servers offer versatile rack-optimized servers that balance efficiency, performance, and management. The hpe dl gen10 series includes HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10 Servers HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 Servers HPE ProLiant DL388 Gen10 Servers ,
HPE ProLiant DL560 Gen10 Servers
 , HPE ProLiant DL580 Gen10 Servers and so on. HPE dl gen10 servers delivers decades of engineering knowledge and integration experience, which can accelerate the implementation of new business computing technologies.

HPE server

What are the differences between Dell PowerEdge 14G Servers and HPE ProLiant Gen 10 Servers?

Table 1. Dell PowerEdge Rack Servers vs. HPE ProLiant Gen10 Rack Servers
Type Dell PowerEdge 14G Rack Servers VS HPE ProLiant Gen 10G Rack Servers
4-Socket R940 DL580
R840 DL560
2-Socket R740xd DL380
R740 DL380
R640 DL360
R540 DL180
R440 DL160
1-Socket R340 DL20
R240 DL20
Table 2. Dell R940 vs. HPE DL580 Gen10
Model Dell PowerEdge R940 VS HPE ProLiant DL580 Gen10
Processor Up to four 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 28 cores per processor each Up to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable 8100/8200 series Intel® Xeon® Scalable 6100/6200 series Intel® Xeon® Scalable 5100/5200 series Intel® Xeon® Scalable 4100/4200 series Intel® Xeon® Scalable 3100/3200 series,4 to 28 core, depending on model
Memory 48 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, up to 2933MT/s, 6TB max
Up to 12 NVDIMM, 384GB Max
Up to 24 Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory DCPMM, max 12.28TB, (15.36TB max with DCPMM and LDRIMM)
Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
24 x DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMMS/ LRDIMMS, 3.0 TB with 128 GB DDR4; 6.0 TB with HPE 512GB 2666 Persistent Memory Kit
Storage Controllers Internal controllers: PERC S140, H330, H740P
Boot optimized Storage Subsystem
External HBAs (RAID): H840
External HBAs (non-RAID): 12 Gbps SAS HBA
1 HPE Smart Array S100i and/or 1 HPE Smart Array P408i-a and/or 1 HPE Smart Array P816i-a and/or 1 HPE Smart Array E208i-a, depending on model
Drive Bays Front drive bays: Up to 24 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD) with up to 12 NVMe PCIe SSD, max 184.32TB 8 or 12 LFF SAS/SATA/SSD 8, 10, 16, 18 or 24 SFF SAS/SATA/SSD; 2 M.2 SATA SSD standard on primary riser, depending on configuration; 6 SFF rear drive optional or 3 LFF rear drive optional and 2 SFF or 2 Dual UFF rear drive optional; 20 SFF NVMe optional; NVMe support via Express Bay will limit maximum drive capacity
Max 459TB
Power Supplies Platinum 1100W, 1100W 380VDC,1600W, 2000W, 2400W
Gold 1100W-48VDC ,
Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option 8 hot plugs fans with full redundancy
Up to 2 HPE Flexible Slot Power Supplies
Dimensions Height: 130.3mm (5.13”)
Width: 434mm (17.08”)
Depth: 784.2mm (30.8”)
Weight: 49.9kg (110lbs.)
*Dimensions do not include bezel
Weight (imperial)32.6 lb
Weight (metric)14.76 kg

Product Dimensions (imperial)17.54 x 28.75 x 3.44 in
Product Dimensions (metric)44.55 x 73.03 x 8.74 cm

Form Factor Rack (3U) 2U rack
I/O & Ports Network daughter card options
4x 1GbE, 4x 10GbE, 2x 10GbE+2x 1GbE, or 2x 25GbE
Front ports: 1 x Dedicated iDRAC Direct USB, 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x VGA
Rear ports: 1 x Dedicated iDRAC network port, 1 x Serial, 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x VGA
Video card: 2 x VGA
Up to 13 x Gen3 slots, (3 x8 + 10 x16)
HPE 1 Gb 331i Ethernet adapter 4-ports per controller and/or optional HPE FlexibleLOM, depending on model
Table 3. Dell R740 vs. HPE DL380 Gen10
Model Dell PowerEdge R740 VS HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10
Processor Up to two 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 28 cores per processor Up to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable 8100/8200 series – Intel® Xeon® Scalable 3100/3200 series,4 to 28 core, depending on model
Memory 24 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, speeds up to 2933MT/s, 3TB max
Up to 12 NVDIMM, 192 GB Max
Up to 12 Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory DCPMM, 6.14TB max (7.68TB max with DCPMM+ LRDIMM)
Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
24 x DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMMS/ LRDIMMS, 3.0 TB with 128 GB DDR4; 6.0 TB with HPE 512GB 2666 Persistent Memory Kit
Storage Controllers Internal controllers: PERC H330, H730P, H740P, Software RAID (SWRAID) S140
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem: HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB, 480GB
External PERC (RAID): H840
12Gbps SAS HBAs (non-RAID): External- 12Gbps SAS HBA (non-RAID), Internal- HBA330 (non-RAID)
HPE Smart Array S100i and/or HPE Essential or Performance RAID controllers, depending on model
Drive Bays Front drive bays: Up to 16 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD) max 122.88TB or up to 8 x 3.5” SAS/SATA HDD max 112TB
Optional DVD-ROM, DVD+RW
4 LFF SAS/SATA, 8 SFF SAS/SATA + 2 NVMe, 10 SFF SAS/SATA, 10 SFF NVMe, 1 SFF or 1 Dual UFF rear drive optional depending on model
Max 168.3TB
Power Supplies Titanium 750W, Platinum 495W, 750W,
750W 240VDC,* 1100W,1100W 380VDC*
1600W, 2000W and 2400W, Gold 1100W -48VDC
Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy
Up to 6 hot plugs fans with full redundancy
*Only available in China and Japan
Up to 2 HPE Flexible Slot Power Supplies
Dimensions Height: 86.8mm (3.4”)
Width: 434.0mm (17.08”)
Depth: 737.5mm (29.03”)
Weight: 28.6kg (63lbs.)
*Dimensions do not include bezel
Weight (imperial)28.74 lb minimum, 37 lb maximum
Weight (metric)13.04 kg minimum, 16.78 kg maximum
Product Dimensions (imperial)SFF Chassis: 1.69 x 17.11 x 27.83 in, LFF Chassis: 1.69 x 17.11 x 29.5 in
Product Dimensions (metric)SFF Chassis: 4.29 x 43.46 x 70.7 cm, LFF Chassis: 4.29 x 43.46 x 74.98 cm
Form Factor Rack (2U) 1U rack
I/O & Ports Network daughter card options
4 x 1GbE or 2 x 10GbE + 2 x 1GbE or 4 x 10GbE or 2 x 25GbE
Front ports: 1 x Dedicated iDRAC Direct Micro-USB, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB 3.0 (optional), 1 x VGA
Rear ports: 1 x Dedicated iDRAC network port, 1 x Serial, 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x VGA
Video card: 2 x VGA
Riser options with up to 8 PCIe Gen 3 slots, maximum of 4 x 16 slots
Embedded 4 X 1GbE Ethernet Adapter (select models) or HPE FlexibleLOM and optional PCIe stand-up cards, depending on model
Table 4. Dell R640 vs. HPE DL360 Gen10
Model Dell PowerEdge R640 VS HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10
Processor Up to two 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 28 cores per processor Up to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable 8100/8200 series – Intel® Xeon® Scalable 3100/3200 series,4 to 28 core, depending on model
Memory 24 DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMM /LRDIMM, speeds up to 2933MT/s, 3TB max
Up to 12 NVDIMM, 192 GB Max
Up to 12 Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory DCPMM, 6.14TB max, (7.68TB max with DPCMM + LRDIMM)
Supports registered ECC DDR4 DIMMs only
24 x DDR4 DIMM slots, Supports RDIMMS/ LRDIMMS, 3.0 TB with 128 GB DDR4; 6.0 TB with HPE 512GB 2666 Persistent Memory Kit
Storage Controllers Internal controllers: PERC H330, H730p, H740p, Software RAID (SWRAID) S140
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem: HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB, 480GB
External PERC (RAID): H840
12Gbps SAS HBAs (non-RAID): External – 12Gbps SAS HBA (non-RAID), Internal – HBA330 (non-RAID)
HPE Smart Array S100i and/or HPE Essential or Performance RAID controllers, depending on model
Drive Bays Front drive bays: Up to 10 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD) with up to 8 NVMe SSD max 76.8TB or up to 10 NVMe drives max 64TB,
or up to 4 x 3.5” SAS/SATA HDD max 64TB
Rear drive bays: Up to 2 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD), NVMe SSD max 15.36TB
Optional DVD-ROM, DVD+RW
4 LFF SAS/SATA, 8 SFF SAS/SATA + 2 NVMe, 10 SFF SAS/SATA, 10 SFF NVMe, 1 SFF or 1 Dual UFF rear drive optional depending on model
Max 168.3TB
Power Supplies 495W Platinum,750W Platinum,750W 240HVDC Platinum*,1100W 48VDC,1100W Platinum,1100W 380HVDC Platinum*,1600W Platinum,750W Titanium
Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option
Up to 8 hot plugs fans with full redundancy
*Available in China and Japan only
Up to 2 HPE Flexible Slot Power Supplies
Dimensions Height: 42.8mm (1.69”)
Width*: 482.0mm (18.98”)
Depth*: 808.5mm (31.8”)
Weight: 21.9kg (48.3 lbs.)
*Dimensions include bezel.
Weight (imperial)28.74 lb minimum, 37 lb maximum
Weight (metric)13.04 kg minimum, 16.78 kg maximum
Product Dimensions (imperial)SFF Chassis: 1.69 x 17.11 x 27.83 in, LFF Chassis: 1.69 x 17.11 x 29.5 in
Product Dimensions (metric)SFF Chassis: 4.29 x 43.46 x 70.7 cm, LFF Chassis: 4.29 x 43.46 x 74.98 cm
Form Factor Rack (1U) 1U rack
I/O & Ports Network Options: 4 x 1GbE
2 x 10GbE + 2 x 1GbE
4 x 10GbE
2 x 25GbE
Front Ports: 1 x Dedicated iDRAC direct USB
1 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.0 (optional)
1 x Video
Rear Ports: 1 x Dedicated iDRAC network port
1 x Serial
2 x USB 3.0
1 x Video
PCIe: 3 x Gen3 slots all x16
Video Card: 2 x VGA
Embedded 4 X 1GbE Ethernet Adapter (select models) or HPE FlexibleLOM and optional PCIe stand-up cards, depending on model

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