Dell 345-BEGI 960GB Solid State Drive
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Dell 345-BEGI 960GB SATA 6GBPS SSD Read Intensive 512e TLC New

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345-BEGI 960 Gigabytes (GB) Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) 6 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) Read Intensive 512e Hot-Plug Solid State Drive for Server | Made by Dell | Brand New 1 Year Warranty
Product Condition:
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

Maximize Performance

To maximize performance for a 960GB SATA 6Gbps read-intensive 512e hot-plug SSD, you can try the following:

  • Ensure that the SSD is connected to a SATA 6Gbps port on the motherboard.
  • Enable the AHCI mode in the BIOS/UEFI.
  • Use the latest available firmware for the SSD.
  • Use a 64-bit operating system that supports the use of large storage devices.
  • Enable write caching on the SSD if it is supported.
  • Use the NTFS file system on Windows or ext4 on Linux.
  • Avoid using the SSD as a swap partition.
  • If using an SSD in a RAID configuration, use RAID 0 for the best performance.
  • Use system-level disk caching software like L2ARC or ZIL, if applicable.
  • Use a high-performance controller card that supports the SSD

Note: It is also important to monitor the health of the SSD by checking for errors, wear leveling, and temperature regularly.

Compatibility and Installation

Compatibility: A 960GB SATA 6Gbps read-intensive 512e hot-plug SSD is compatible with most modern computers that have a free SATA 6Gbps port and support hot-plugging. Some important things to check for compatibility are:

  • The SSD is connected to a SATA 6Gbps port on the motherboard.
  • The BIOS/UEFI supports AHCI mode.
  • The operating system supports the use of large storage devices.
  • The controller card that the SSD is connected to is compatible with the SSD.

Installation: Installing a 960GB SATA 6Gbps read-intensive 512e hot-plug SSD is a straightforward process that typically involves the following steps:

  • Power off the computer and unplug it from the wall.
  • Remove the cover of the computer case.
  • Locate an empty hot-swap bay or a spare drive bay.
  • Carefully insert the SSD into the bay, making sure that it is securely seated.
  • Connect the data and power cables to the SSD.
  • Replace the computer case cover.
  • Power on the computer and enter the BIOS/UEFI setup.
  • Check that the SSD is detected by the system and that the AHCI mode is enabled.
  • Boot into the operating system and check that the SSD is recognized and usable.
  • Format the SSD with the desired file system.

It is important to make sure that the drive is properly seated in the bay to avoid damage. Also, you should be familiar with the operating system and software that you are using to format the drive. If you are not comfortable with these steps, it is recommended to seek the help of a professional.

Features and Benefits

A 960GB SATA 6Gbps read-intensive 512e hot-plug SSD offers a variety of features and benefits.


  • High storage capacity of 960GB
  • Read-intensive design optimized for read-heavy workloads
  • SATA 6Gbps interface for fast data transfer speeds
  • 512e (512-byte emulation) architecture, allowing the drive to work with legacy systems and software that require this sector size.
  • Hot-plugging capability, allowing the drive to be removed and replaced without shutting down the system
  • Low power consumption and high reliability
  • Support for TRIM and NCQ (Native Command Queuing) to improve drive performance


  • Improved performance: The high read and write speeds of the SSD can result in faster boot times, quicker application launches, and faster data access.
  • Large storage capacity: With 960GB of storage, the SSD can store a large amount of data, making it ideal for storing large files such as photos, videos, and backups.
  • High reliability: SSDs have no moving parts and are less likely to fail than traditional hard disk drives (HDDs).
  • Low power consumption: SSDs use less power than HDDs, which can help prolong battery life in laptops and reduce power consumption in desktop computers.
  • Hot-plugging capability: The hot-plugging capability of the SSD allows it to be removed and replaced without shutting down the system, which can be useful in enterprise environments where downtime needs to be minimized.
  • Compatibility: The 512e architecture of the drive allows it to work with legacy systems and software that require this sector size.

General Information about this Dell 345-BEGI

  • Manufacturer: Dell
  • Model Number or SKU# 345-BEGI
  • Product Type: Solid State Drive
  • Storage Capacity: 960GB

Technical Information for 960GB Solid State Drive

  • Features: Read-intensive Endurance
  • Interface Type: SATA-6GBPS
  • Form Factor: 2.5 Inch 7mm
  • Drive Transfer Rate: 600 MBPS (external)

Dimension and Weight of 2.5 Inch SSD

  • Height: 0.63 inch
  • Width: 3.10 inch
  • Depth: 5.45 inch
  • Weight: 1.50 lbs


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Product Condition:
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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