About HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen 10

News about HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen 10:

HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen 8 seems to be a better option in many cases, even if it is an older model. Compared to the HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen 10, it is not as tempting to jump on the new generation, which many would probably have looked forward to.

+ Support for 32GB RAM
+ Mediabay instead of optical reader or SSD
+ Dual Display ports and graphics circuit (GPU) with 4K support
+ Two PCI slots *
+ USB 3.0 also in front

– No iLO
– Inferior processor and which does not seem to be replaceable
– Much higher price tag
– No internal Micro-SD or USB
– * PCIe x8 and a PCIe x4 running x1
– Marvel storage controls (no possibility of future FBWC)
– Broadcom network controllers
– Total fewer USB ports
– Requires HPE Customized VMware ESXi image with drivers

If you are curious about similar models, you should review Supermicro SuperServer 5028D-TN4T (https://tinkertry.com/superservers) alternatively build your home lab with the SuperMicro E200-8D (SYS-E200-8D) / SuperMicro E300-8D (SYS-E300-8D) or the Intel NUC series. Read more about Supermicro vs Intel-NUC.