HPE 872491-B21 4TB SATA LFF Hard Drive Kit Gen8 / Gen9

HEWLETT PACKARD Part #/MPN: 872491-B21

DiscTech Item #: HPI-872491-B21-NP-OE


Enterprise Grade

Capacity: 4TB

Speed: 7,200RPM

Interface Types: SATA

Form Factor: 3.5inx1.0in LFF Hard Drive

Sector Size: 512 / 512e

Electrical Interface: SATA 600 - 6.0Gbps

HPE 872491-B21 / 872772-001 / 846522-004 4TB 3.5-Inch LFF 6Gbps 7.2K RPM 512n Midline SC DS SATA Hard Drive Kit 651314-001 - New Pull

HPE 872491-B21 / 872772-001 / 846522-004 4TB / 4000GB 3.5" LFF / Large Form Factor 6.0 Gb/s 7200 RPM 512n / 512 Native Midline SC / Smart Carrier DS / Digitally Signed Firmware SATA / Serial ATA HDD / Hard Drive Kit 651314-001 for Gen8 and Gen9

NOTE: These drives support Gen8 servers and beyond only.

Alt Model Number: 872772-001 / 846522-004
Tray Compatibility: 651314-001

HPE Hard Disk Drives
HPE Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) are engineered to deliver optimum performance, reliability, compatibility, and data security across HPE server and storage platforms making them the preferred choice for workloads ranging from small businesses to large enterprise.


  • HPE HDDs are tuned and tested with on-going quality monitoring throughout their life cycle
  • HPE optimizes HDD firmware for predictable and consistent HDD performance
  • Full portfolio of high-performance Mission Critical and high-capacity Business Critical drive solutions


  • HPE’s industry-leading rigorous testing and qualification program, backed by 2.4 million test hours
  • Pre-failure Alerts with HPE Smart Array Controller, Systems Insight Manager, and HPE Smart firmware
  • 3x faster firmware and software updates with HPE Service Pack for ProLiant (HPE SPP)
  • Best-in-class supply assurance program reduces downtime due to product delays


  • Simplify HDD planning and standardize HDDs across HPE server and storage solutions
  • Common HDD carriers mean re-purposing drives in other servers is a snap


  • HPE Digitally Signed Firmware helps prevent against malicious attacks
  • HPE Smart Array SR Secure Encryption is a FIPS 140-2 Level 1 validated enterprise class controller-based encryption solution for data-at-rest on all SAS/SATA drives
  • HPE Smart Carriers report drive activity and health

HPE HDDs are available for three types of workloads: Enterprise high-performance Mission Critical, Midline high-capacity Business Critical, and Entry-level storage solutions

NOTE: To support HPE hard drives exceeding 2.2 TB, HPE Smart Array Firmware version 5.0 or later is required for the following controllers:

  • HPE Smart Array P212 Controller
  • HPE Smart Array P410 Controller
  • HPE Smart Array P411 Controller
  • HPE Smart Array P711m Controller
  • HPE Smart Array P812 Controller
To use hard drives exceeding 2.2 TB, you must create a boot volume using offline ACU version 8.75 or later. HPE Smart Array controllers do not support boot volumes exceeding 2.2 TB.

This Drive is compatible with the following HP Proliant systems:
Proliant DL160 Gen8, DL320e Gen8, DL360e Gen8, DL360p Gen8, DL380e Gen8, DL380p Gen8, DL385p Gen8, ML310e Gen8, ML350e Gen8, ML350p Gen8, SL4540 Gen8, SL4545 Gen8, ML30 Gen9, DL80 Gen8

For use with HP Generation8 / Generation 8 / Gen8 / Gen 8 / G8 , Generation9 / Generation 9 / Gen9 / Gen 9 / G9 , Servers with 3.5" Hotswap / Hotplug bays.


This Drive is compatible with the following HP Proliant systems:

Proliant DL160 Gen8Proliant DL320e Gen8Proliant DL360e Gen8Proliant DL360p Gen8
Proliant DL380e Gen8Proliant DL380p Gen8Proliant DL385p Gen8Proliant ML310e Gen8
Proliant ML350e Gen8Proliant ML350p Gen8Proliant SL4540 Gen8Proliant SL4545 Gen8
Proliant ML30 Gen9Proliant DL80 Gen8

For use with HP Generation8 / Generation 8 / Gen8 / Gen 8 / G8 , Generation9 / Generation 9 / Gen9 / Gen 9 / G9 , Servers with 3.5" Hotswap / Hotplug bays.

HPE SATA Hard Drive
Manufacturer Part Number872497-B21
Alternate Part Number872772-001
General Information
Capacity4TB / 4000GB
Height1.06 in
26.8 mm
Width4.16 in
105.8 mm
Depth6.69 in
170.0 mm
Transfer Rate Synchronous (Maximum)6 Gb/sec
Rotational Speed7200 rpm
CarrierSmart Carrier (SC)
Operating Temperature50° to 95° F
10° to 35° C

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ROHS Compliant

Alternate MPNs: 872772-001 846522-004 872293-002 872295-002 879481-001

Weight: 2.5 lb

Warranty: 1 Year DiscTech

New Pull

Condition Levels Explained

The product has been mounted in a brand new system (e.g. server), then removed from the system, before entering service. These products may have some hours of usage due to system build time / burn-in / testing etc. New Pulls are guaranteed to have at least 95% (often 99%) of their service life remaining , they may show signs of being physically mounted and dismounted. All handling is performed by trained technicians, taking full ESD precautions.

1 Year DiscTech Warranty

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