Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA)
Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) is a computer bus interface that connects host devices, such as computers, to storage devices, such as hard drives or solid-state drives (SSDs). SATA is the most common interface used to connect storage devices to personal computers and other consumer devices. SATA interface standard supports data transfer rates of up to 6 Gbps.
SATA interface is a point-to-point interface, which means that each storage device is connected directly to the host device. SATA also supports hot-swapping, which allows for connecting and disconnecting storage devices without shutting down the computer. This allows users to easily add or replace storage devices without disrupting the operation of the system.
SATA interface has undergone several revisions, the latest one is SATA III, also known as SATA 6 Gbps. It provides a maximum data transfer rate of 6 Gbps, which is significantly faster than the 3 Gbps provided by SATA II, this allows for faster data access and improved overall performance.
SATA is a computer bus interface that connects host devices to storage devices, it supports data transfer rates of up to 6 Gbps, it is a point-to-point interface and supports hot-swapping. It is the most common interface used to connect storage devices to personal computers and other consumer devices.
The Western Digital 0F38755 20TB 7200 RPM SATA-6GBPS hard drive is designed with exceptional reliability in mind. It uses advanced technologies to help ensure reliable data storage and retrieval. The drive is built with features such as HelioSeal technology which hermetically seals the drive to protect it from environmental elements such as dust, humidity, and temperature changes.
It also features a dual-stage micro actuator which improves the drive's head positioning accuracy, and StableTrac which secures the motor shaft at both ends to reduce system-induced vibration and stabilize platters for accurate tracking. These technologies help to improve the drive's overall reliability.
Additionally, it has a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 2.5 million hours, which is a measure of the drive's reliability and indicates that the drive is designed to last for many years of continuous use. This MTBF rating is one of the highest in the industry and is a testament to the drive's exceptional reliability. The drive also has an advanced error correction and recovery features to help ensure the integrity of data stored on the drive.
The Western Digital 0F38755 20TB 7200 RPM SATA-6GBPS hard drive is built with exceptional reliability in mind, using advanced technologies to protect the drive from environmental elements, and to improve the drive's head positioning accuracy and reduce system-induced vibration. It also has a very high MTBF rating of 2.5 million hours, advanced error correction, recovery features, making it a suitable solution for enterprise storage environments where high-performance, scalability, and reliability are required.
The Western Digital 0F38755 20TB hard drive is a high-performance storage device that is designed for use in data centers and other high-performance storage environments. The drive has a storage capacity of 20 terabytes, which is equivalent to 20,000 gigabytes, and a rotation speed of 7200 RPM which is higher than that of a typical desktop hard drive, providing faster data access.
It uses the Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) interface with a 6 Gbps transfer rate, to connect to a computer or other host device. The 6 Gbps transfer rate allows for faster data transfer speeds, which improves overall drive performance. The drive also has a large buffer, which allows for faster data access and improves overall drive performance.
The drive is also optimized for high-density storage, high workloads, and low power consumption, making it an ideal solution for data centers, cloud storage, and other demanding enterprise applications.
General Information about this Western Digital 0F38755
- Part Number or SKU# 0F38755
- Manufacturer: Western Digital
- Type: Internal Hard Drive (HDD)
- Interface: SATA-6 GBPS
Technical Information for 20TB Hard Drive
- Capacity: 20TB 7.2K RPM Hard Drive
- HDD Form Factor: 3.5inch
Drive Performance of SATA-6 GBPS HDD
- Interface Transfer Rate: 600 MBPS
- Sustained Transfer Rate: 269/257 MBPS
- Average Latency: 4.16 MS
- Buffer: 512 MB
- Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM
Dimension and Weight of 6GBPS Hard Disk
- Width: 4 Inch
- Depth: 5.8 Inch
- Height: 1 Inch
- Weight: 1.52 Lbs
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When it comes to storing files and processing information, it is difficult to shove the impressive SATA hard drives aside. Although many people tend to regard hard disk drives as old technology, the new highly performing variants have raised the bar. One of the most impressive variants is hard drives with the SATA interface and transfer speed of up to 6Gbps.
These are among the best drives to buy presently. They come with flash-speed disks that load several times faster than traditional hard drives. Another added advantage is that they come in either 2.5-inch sizes or 3.5-inch sizes. Users can find SATA 6Gbps hard drives that will nicely fit their case or enclosure.
SATA 6Gbps hard drives are designed to offer maximum performance. They connect to servers, PCs, or desktop computers via SATA 6Gbps cables. Despite their compact 2.5" to 3.5" sizes, they feature a dynamic cache of up to 64MB. Having these types of storage devices in hand will improve work efficiency and productivity.
Improved Storage Capacity and Performance
There are SATA 6Gbps hard drives that can give users a blend of HDD and SSD functionality. A device that can give a synergistic effect of both storage units will surely offer a higher level of performance. Users will find drives with traditional storage capacity up to 18TB. Most of these drives also come along with NAND technology for enhanced performance.
The read-write speed is something that will give users optimum satisfaction. With the SATA 6Gbps interface, users can expect read speed up to 400MB/s. Not only that, but some drives also run at up to 10000 rpm. Even at that rate, they are generally quiet, and they generate less heat.
Drives that use the SATA 6Gbps interface have been built to learn users' most used applications effectively. This engineering allows them to load those applications faster. It also helps with gaming consoles to load the games initially after users have launched the game. There is everything to get excited about when it comes to these drives.
The point of the SATA 6Gbps interface is to enhance the quality of the traditional mechanical hard drives. They are available at different capacity choices and RPM choices.
Reliable Data Recovery
There are possibilities of data accidents such as accidental deletion, formatting, virus attack, unexpected power shutdown, and partition loss. If such losses occur, data recovery software can easily recover the data from SATA 6Gbps hard drives. Data can be easily recovered, undelete, and unformatted from these SATA hard drives
Dynamic CacheThe dynamic cache is one of these drives' most impressive features despite not being so evident to users. It improves the performance of the SATA 6Gbps drives in real-time with optimized cache allocation. This function allocates more cache towards the read and writes functions. That is why users will find that read and write speeds are usually almost equal.
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