Dell 342-6079 480GB SSD
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Dell 342-6079 480GB SATA Read Intensive MLC 3GBPS 2.5Inch New

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Short Description:
342-6079 480GB Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) Read Intensive Multi Level Cell (MLC) 3GBPS 2.5Inch Form Factor Solid State Drive for Server | Made by Dell | Brand New
Product Condition:
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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Enterprise Grade Features and Reliability

The Dell 342-6079 480GB SATA Read Intensive MLC 3GBPS 2.5Inch Form Factor SSD is an enterprise-grade solid-state drive with features and reliability to meet the demands of demanding storage environments. Here are some of the key features and reliability aspects of this drive:

  • Read-intensive MLC flash memory: The 342-6079 uses MLC flash memory, which is less durable than SLC but is designed for read-intensive workloads. This makes it a good choice for applications like content delivery networks, web servers, and other read-heavy workloads.
  • High capacity: With a capacity of 480GB, the 342-6079 can hold a large amount of data, making it suitable for data centers and other enterprise environments.
  • SATA interface: The 342-6079 uses the SATA interface, which is a widely adopted standard in enterprise environments. This makes it easy to integrate into existing storage systems.
  • 2.5-inch form factor: The 2.5-inch form factor is a standard size for enterprise-grade SSDs, and makes the 342-6079 compatible with a wide range of server and storage systems.
  • Data protection and reliability features: The 342-6079 includes features like data path protection, power loss protection, and advanced error correction algorithms to help ensure data integrity and reliability.
  • Endurance and longevity: The 342-6079 is designed to deliver high endurance and longevity, with a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 2 million hours and a drive writes per day (DWPD) rating of 1. This makes it a reliable choice for demanding enterprise workloads.
Applications and Use Cases

The Dell 342-6079 is a 480GB solid-state drive designed for read-intensive workloads, using MLC NAND flash memory and a 2.5-inch form factor with a SATA 3Gbps interface. Here are some common applications and use cases for this type of SSD:

  • Virtualization: Read-intensive SSDs like the 342-6079 can be used to improve virtual machine performance, particularly for workloads that involve a high volume of read operations, such as booting up virtual machines or loading applications.
  • Content delivery: Read-intensive SSDs can be used in content delivery networks (CDNs) to accelerate the delivery of frequently accessed content, such as images or videos, by caching the content on the drive.
  • Web servers: Web servers can benefit from the high read performance of read-intensive SSDs, particularly when serving static content or caching frequently accessed data.
  • Analytics and data warehousing: Read-intensive SSDs can be used to improve performance in analytics and data warehousing applications, where large volumes of data are read from disk.
  • Backup and archiving: Read-intensive SSDs can also be used for backup and archiving purposes, where data is read from disk more frequently than it is written.
Maintenance and Troubleshooting

The Dell 342-6079 480GB SATA Read Intensive MLC 3GBPS 2.5Inch Form Factor SSD is a reliable storage solution, but like any electronic device, it may require maintenance and troubleshooting over time. Here are some tips for maintaining and troubleshooting this SSD:


  • Keep the drive clean and free from dust and debris to prevent overheating.
  • Avoid exposing the drive to extreme temperatures or humidity.
  • Regularly backup the data stored on the drive to prevent data loss in case of hardware failure.
  • Keep the drive firmware up-to-date to ensure optimal performance and stability.


  • If the drive is not recognized by the system, make sure it is properly installed and connected to the system.
  • Check the system's BIOS settings to ensure that the drive is detected and configured correctly.
  • Use a disk utility tool to check the health and status of the drive, and perform any necessary repairs or optimizations.
  • If the drive is still not functioning properly, contact Dell support for further assistance.
General Information
  • Manufacturer : Dell
  • Manufacturer Part Number : 68HTH
  • Dell Part Number : 342-6079
  • Device Type : Solid State Drive (SSD)Sub-Type : SATA-6GBPS
Technical Information
  • Device Type : Solid State Drive - Hot-swap
  • Capacity : 480 GB
  • Form Factor : 2.5inch
  • Interface Type: SATA 3GB/S


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Product Condition:
New Sealed
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

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