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Greetings experts,

I need to purchase a BBWC for an HP dl380 G5. It has a p400. is this correct? 405148-B21. Just wondering as the links below have about a $200 difference.

http://www.provantage.com/hewlett-packard-hp-405148-b21~4CMPT0RA.htm

http://www.serversupply.com/CONTROLLERS/ACCESSORIES/CACHE%20UPGRADE/HP-COMPAQ/405148-B21.htm

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 1000 total points
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Yes, it'skind of confusing because it's available as a battery, cable, and plastic cradle separetely.

That part number is HP Smart Array P400 24 Inch Battery Cable Kit, includes the cache module, battery, cradle, and cable.
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so that's the right part and what I would need, correct? Wonder why such a dramatic price difference.

Thanks as usual
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some charge just for battery, some for the kit, some for the cable.

when the battery dies after three years, you just need a battery, as you've already got the cable and cradle!
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BBWC complete - excluding array controller!
complete kit connected to Smart Array.
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thanks. guess I'll go with the less expensive link and see what happens. still think such a significant price difference is weird.
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