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Memory Upgrade for HP ProLiant DL385 G5p

HP ProLiant DL385 G5p memory upgrade specification, ProLiant DL385 G5p maximum memory, memory speed, and memory upgrade options.

Upgrade memory on HP ProLiant DL385 G5p upto a maximum of 128GB
PC2-6400 (800MHz)DDR2 Registered ECC DIMMs. Memory modules must be installed in matching pairs., with maximum per slot in 16 Sockets memory slots. The HP ProLiant DL385 G5p takes the PC2-6400 (800MHz)DDR2 Registered ECC DIMMs. Memory modules must be installed in matching pairs. Memory Type.

HP ProLiant DL385 G5p Memory Upgrade Specification
Standard Memory Maximum Memory Memory Expansion CPU Type Model/Chipset
2GB (2GB (2 x 1GB) base model; 4GB (4 x 1GB) performance model) 128GB
PC2-6400 (800MHz)DDR2 Registered ECC DIMMs. Memory modules must be installed in matching pairs.
16 Sockets AMD Opteron™ 2300 Series
 

HP ProLiant DL385 G5p Memory Upgrade options.

What are memory sockets or slots and how are these divided into bank?

 

Memory Sockets or Slots are the place where memory RAM modules are inserted in the motherboard. The HP ProLiant DL385 G5p has 16 Sockets memory expansion slots. A memory bank is a group of memory expansion sockets, a bank must be completely filled with memory modules of the same size and type in order for the system to recognize and address the memory. i.e. :

2 sockets (2 banks of 1) This indicates that there are 2 memory slots. These are divided into 2 banks, and each bank consists of one memory slot. So you can add memory one piece at a time for the system to use.

3 sockets (3 banks of 1) This indicates that there are 3 memory slots. These are divided into 3 banks, and each bank consists of one memory slot. So you can add memory one piece at a time for the system to use.

4 sockets (2 banks of 2) This indicates that there are 4 memory slots. These are divided into 2 banks, and each bank consists of two memory slots. So you must add memory two pieces at a time (they must be the same size and type of memory) in order for the system to benefit from the upgrade.

8 sockets (4 banks of 2) This indicates that there are 8 memory slots. These are divided into 4 banks, and each bank consists of two memory slots. So you must add memory two pieces at a time (they must be the same size and type of memory) in order for the system to benefit from the upgrade.

12 sockets (3 banks of 4) This indicates that there are 12 memory slots. These are divided into 3 banks, and each bank consists of four memory slots. So you must add memory four pieces at a time (and they must be the same size and type of memory) in order for the system to benefit from the upgrade.