Dell 345-BCRO 960GB 12GBPS Solid State Drive
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Dell 345-BCRO 960GB SAS 12GBPS SSD Read Intensive TLC New

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345-BCRO 960 Gigabyte (GB) Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) 12 Gigabits Per Second (GBPS) Self-encrypting Sed Read Intensive Triple-Level Cell (TLC) 512e 2.5inch Hot-plug Solid State Drive for Server | Made by Dell | Brand New 1 Year Warranty
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Introduction to Dell 345-BCRO 960GB SAS SSD

In the dynamic realm of data storage, the Dell 345-BCRO 960GB SAS SSD emerges as a robust solution, combining substantial storage capacity with cutting-edge technology. This detailed exploration will delve into the intricacies of the 345-BCRO, shedding light on its features, technical specifications, and the transformative impact it can have on server performance.

Understanding the Basics

Storage Powerhouse: 960GB Capacity

  • The Dell 345-BCRO is a Solid State Drive (SSD) designed for servers, offering a substantial storage capacity of 960GB. It operates on the Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) interface, a high-performance standard known for its reliability and efficiency.
  • The 960GB storage capacity of the 345-BCRO positions it as a powerhouse for data-intensive tasks. Whether it's handling large datasets, running applications, or storing critical business information, this SSD ensures ample space for diverse server needs.

Technical Insights into Dell 345-BCRO SAS SSD

SAS Interface

  • Operating at a remarkable 12 Gigabits Per Second (GBPS), the SAS interface of the 345-BCRO sets the stage for high-speed data transfer. This translates to swift and efficient communication between the SSD and the server, optimizing overall system performance.

Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) Technology

  • Security is paramount, and the 345-BCRO addresses this with Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) technology. This feature ensures that sensitive data is encrypted, providing an additional layer of protection against unauthorized access or data breaches.

Read Intensive Design

  • Tailored for read-intensive workloads, the 345-BCRO excels in scenarios where rapid data retrieval is a frequent operation. This design choice optimizes the SSD for applications and tasks with high read demands, contributing to consistent and reliable performance.

Triple-Level Cell (TLC) Nand Flash Memory

  • The 345-BCRO utilizes Triple-Level Cell (TLC) Nand Flash Memory. This type of flash memory is known for its efficiency in storing data, offering a balance between performance and cost-effectiveness. It enhances the endurance and reliability of the SSD.

512e Format: Enhanced Storage Density

  • The 512e format of the 345-BCRO contributes to enhanced storage density. This format allows the SSD to efficiently store data in a manner that maximizes capacity while maintaining compatibility with applications and systems that may require a specific format.

Compact Form Factor

  • With a 2.5-inch hot plug form factor, the 345-BCRO is designed for seamless integration into server configurations. Its compact size ensures compatibility with a variety of server models and setups, making it a versatile choice for different environments.

Use Cases

Server Environments

  • The 345-BCRO is tailor-made for server environments, where performance, reliability, and security are paramount. Its high-speed SAS interface and substantial storage capacity make it an ideal choice for data centers and server farms.

Data-Intensive Workloads

  • For tasks that involve handling large datasets, running analytics, or managing databases, the 960GB capacity of the 345-BCRO proves invaluable. Its read-intensive design ensures efficient data retrieval, making it suitable for applications with frequent read operations.


  • In scenarios where data security is a critical concern, the Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) technology of the 345-BCRO becomes a key asset. It adds a layer of encryption to safeguard sensitive information, making it suitable for environments with stringent security requirements.

Versatile Server

  • The 345-BCRO is compatible with a range of Dell PowerEdge servers, including but not limited to: - PowerEdge R240 - PowerEdge R440 - PowerEdge R540 - PowerEdge R640 - PowerEdge R650 - PowerEdge R740 - PowerEdge R740xd - PowerEdge R750 - PowerEdge T350

Dell Ecosystem

  • As a Dell product, the 345-BCRO seamlessly integrates with other components within the Dell ecosystem. This compatibility ensures optimized performance and functionality when used within a Dell server infrastructure.

Energy-Efficient Power Management

The Dell 345-BCRO is a solid state drive (SSD) with a capacity of 960GB, designed for use in servers and other enterprise-grade hardware. It uses SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) technology with a data transfer rate of 12Gbps, which makes it suitable for high-performance computing and data-intensive applications.

The 345-BCRO is a read-intensive SSD, which means that it is optimized for scenarios where data is read more frequently than it is written. This makes it ideal for applications like online transaction processing (OLTP), data warehousing, and other read-heavy workloads.

The drive is also hot-pluggable, which means that it can be replaced or removed while the system is running, without the need to shut it down. This makes maintenance and upgrades much easier, especially in mission-critical environments where downtime is unacceptable.

The 345-BCRO features energy-efficient power management, which helps to reduce power consumption and lower operating costs. It also has built-in thermal monitoring and protection, which helps to prevent overheating and prolong the lifespan of the drive.

Hot-plug Capability and its Advantages

The Dell 345-BCRO 960GB SAS 12GBPS Read Intensive TLC Solid State Hot-plug Capability is a storage device designed for high-performance computing environments. It is a solid-state drive that uses TLC (Triple-Level Cell) technology, which allows it to store more data in each memory cell, increasing its storage capacity.

The SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) 12Gbps interface provides fast data transfer rates, allowing for quick access to data and faster processing times. This is especially important in high-performance computing environments where large amounts of data need to be processed quickly.

The hot plug capability of the Dell 345-BCRO allows the drive to be replaced while the system is still running. This minimizes downtime and allows for easy maintenance and upgrades.

Product Information about this Dell 345-BCRO

  • Manufacturer: Dell
  • Part Number or SKU# 345-BCRO
  • Product Type: Solid State Drive (SSD)
  • SSD Type: SAS 12GBPS

Technical Information for SAS 12GBPS SSD

  • Capacity: 960GB Storage
  • Nand Flash Memory Type: Bics Flash™ TLC
  • Form Factor: 2.5inch
  • Data Security & Data Encryption Options: SED FIPS-140
  • Features: Read-Intensive Endurance


The 345-BCRO SSD is a versatile storage solution compatible with a range of Dell PowerEdge servers. Here's a comprehensive list of compatible server models:

  • PowerEdge C6420
  • PowerEdge C6520
  • PowerEdge C6525
  • PowerEdge R240
  • PowerEdge R440
  • PowerEdge R540
  • PowerEdge R640
  • PowerEdge R650
  • PowerEdge R6515
  • PowerEdge R6525
  • PowerEdge R740
  • PowerEdge R740xd
  • PowerEdge R740xd2
  • PowerEdge R750
  • PowerEdge R750xa
  • PowerEdge R7515
  • PowerEdge R7525
  • PowerEdge T350
  • PowerEdge T550

Finally, The Dell 345-BCRO Solid State Drive stands as a testament to Dell's commitment to providing innovative and high-performance storage solutions. Whether you're dealing with data-intensive tasks, seeking security compliance, or requiring compatibility with various server models, the 345-BCRO is engineered to meet your storage needs.

Investing in the 345-BCRO means embracing a storage solution that not only keeps up with the demands of today but also positions you for the data challenges of tomorrow. Experience the power of reliable, high-speed storage with the Dell 345-BCRO SSD – where performance meets peace of mind.

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