The 641027-B21 HP 1.28TB MLC PCI-Express 2.0 x8 IO Systems SSD is a high-performance, high-capacity solid-state drive (SSD) that is designed for use in enterprise-level environments. It has a storage capacity of 1.28 terabytes (TB), making it well-suited for large-scale data storage needs.
This SSD uses the PCI-Express (PCIe) interface, which is a high-speed, general-purpose input/output (I/O) interface. It connects to the motherboard through the PCIe slot and it's designed to provide faster data transfer speeds than other interfaces like SATA and SAS. The drive also support PCIe 2.0 x8 interface which is a two-lane wide version of the interface that's capable of providing a maximum of 2 GB/s of throughput.
The drive is built with multi-level cell (MLC) flash memory, which is a type of flash memory that stores two bits of data per cell. MLC flash memory offers a balance of cost, performance and endurance compared to other types of flash memory such as single-level cell (SLC) and triple-level cell (TLC).
The 641027-B21 HP 1.28TB MLC PCI-Express 2.0 x8 IO Systems SSD is a high-performance, high-capacity solid-state drive (SSD) that is designed for use in enterprise-level environments. It has a number of features that contribute to its exceptional reliability.
One of the key factors that contribute to the drive's reliability is its use of the PCI-Express (PCIe) interface, which is a high-speed, general-purpose input/output (I/O) interface. It connects to the motherboard through the PCIe slot and provides faster data transfer speeds than other interfaces like SATA and SAS. Additionally, it uses a PCIe 2.0 x8 interface, which is a two-lane wide version of the interface that's capable of providing a maximum of 2 GB/s of throughput, this allows for faster data access and higher performance
Another factor that contributes to its reliability is the use of multi-level cell (MLC) flash memory, which is a type of flash memory that stores two bits of data per cell, this type of flash memory offers a balance of cost, performance and endurance compared to other types of flash memory such as single-level cell (SLC) and triple-level cell (TLC).
The drive also has integration with HP's IO Accelerator software, which provides features such as data compression, de-duplication, and encryption, which helps to reduce storage space required and improve the drive's performance. These features and software increase the drive's efficiency, endurance and prolong its life-span.
Additionally, the drive uses advanced flash memory technology, a high-performance controller, advanced firmware algorithms, and wear leveling to increase endurance, thus contributing to the drive's overall reliability.
It's important to note that like all SSDs, the 641027-B21 HP 1.28TB PCI-Express 2.0 x8 IO Systems SSD has a limited lifespan and eventually, it will need to be replaced. However, The lifetime of an SSD can be significantly extended by using techniques like wear leveling, which spreads out the writes across the drive's memory cells, in order to avoid over-wearing any one particular cell.
General Information about this HP 641027-B21
- Manufacturer: HP
- Part Number or SKU# 641027-B21
- Product Type: Solid State Drive(SSD)
- Interface: PCI-Express
Technical Information for 1.28TB Solid State Drive
- Storage Capacity: 1.28TB
- Drive Type: Internal
- Form Factor: Plug-in Card
- Device Supported: Server
Dimensions & Weight of PCI-E SSD
- Height:0.6 Inch
- Width: 2.7 Inch
- Depth: 3.9 Inch
- Weight: 0.35 LBS
- Max Operating Temperature: 55 °C
- Min Operating Temperature: 0 °C
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About New Bulk Pack Products
The PCI-e solid-state drives are high-speed expansion cards that facilitate the attachment of peripherals to a computer. Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCI-e) is a serial expansion bus standard. There are different sizes of PCI-e slots which are dictated by the total sum of bidirectional lanes at the slot. The PCI-e standard acts as the data transport layer in add-in cards and graphics cards.
PCI-e SSD storage is just another alternative to server-side flash deployment. Using PCI-e SSDs directly introduces flash on the server motherboard which means that a device connects to the host via a non-shared serial link. It will, therefore, eliminate bus sharing between devices. The PCI-e interface helps reduce latency and enhances the data transfer speed.
Features of PCI-e SSD Cards
Generally, PCI-e SSD card has a far better performance compared to SATA SSDs and SAS SSDs as well as the fibre channel solid-state drives. Some of the most notable versions of the PCI-e standard are the PCI-e 3.0 released back in November of 2010 and PCI-e 4.0 released back in 2017. PCI-e 4.0 offers a two-fold increase in bandwidth compared to the PCI-e 3.0 revision. The PCI-e 5.0 was released in 2019 with even greater bandwidth to support faster and efficient performance.
Other standards released by the PCI-SIG are the NVMe (non-volatile memory express). NVMe delivers a highly optimized set of commands for easier accessing of PCI-e SSDs. NVMe is all about exploiting parallelism in PCI-e to enhance performance.
Yet another interface is the M.2 SSDs which is a smaller form factor that is designed for expansion cards that are mounted internally in high-performance workstations and servers. It's a replacement to the mSATA and carries four lanes of bandwidth of the PCI-e 3.0 standard.
We have the following wide range of storage capacities for the PCI-e SSDs to meet all your needs. The capacity options we have here at AllHDD are: 100GB, 240GB, 250GB, 256GB, 280GB, 320GB, 365GB, 375GB, 380GB, 400GB, 480GB, 500GB, 512GB, 750GB, 785GB, 800GB, 960GB, 1TB, 1.2TB, 1.27TB, 1.3TB, 1.5TB, 1.6TB, 1.75TB, 1.79TB, 1.86TB, 1.92TB, 2TB, 2.6TB, 3TB, 3.2TB, 3.5TB, 3.84TB, 4TB, 6.4TB, 7.68TB, 8TB, 11TB, 12.8TB, and 15.36TB.
Overall, the lower latency allows PCI-e and NVMe SSDs to provide fast response times in processing and handling large workloads such as those associated with data warehousing and transaction processing. One of the best applications of PCI-e flash is in data centers where read and write access is in microseconds and is able to meet input/output (I/O) requirements. PCI-e SSDs help in surpassing the bottlenecks that are linked with the use of SAS and SATA SSDs especially in guaranteeing performance in frequent file transfer scenarios. The total sum of PCI-e lanes in an SSD determines the effective data transfer speeds. For example, a 16-lane PCI-e 3.0 device will easily achieve 32 Gbps transfer speeds.
Some of the drawbacks associated with the PCI-e SSDs are the prohibitive costs and high power consumption that leads to shorter battery life.
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