Accelerate workload performance
The Dell 34DPK is a 7.68TB PCI-E NVMe TLC Flash Read Intensive SSD. It is designed for read-intensive workloads, such as data analytics, data warehousing, and video streaming. According to Dell, it can deliver up to 3.2 GB/s sequential read performance and up to 2.8 million IOPS random read performance. The SSD also features low latency, high endurance, and power-loss protection. It is compatible with Dell PowerEdge servers that have an NVMe-enabled storage bay.
The Dell 34DPK 7.68TB PCI-E NVMe TLC SSD is designed to be compatible with Dell PowerEdge servers that have an NVMe-enabled storage bay. NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory express) is a host controller interface and storage protocol that is designed to take advantage of the high-speed performance of solid-state drives (SSDs) and NAND flash memory. It provides a more efficient way to access storage media connected to the PCI Express (PCIe) bus. The SSD is form factor of U.2 and requires a U.2 NVMe SSD Bay to be installed in. It is recommended to check with the Dell website or consult with a Dell representative to confirm compatibility with your specific server model.
The Dell 34DPK 7.68TB PCI-E NVMe TLC SSD is designed to be a high-performance and reliable storage solution for read-intensive workloads. TLC (Triple-Level Cell) is a type of NAND flash memory that stores three bits of data per cell, which makes it more cost-effective than MLC (Multi-Level Cell) or SLC (Single-Level Cell) flash memory. However, TLC flash memory typically has lower write endurance and higher error rates than MLC or SLC flash memory.
Dell has implemented a number of features in the product of SSD to enhance its reliability. For example, it uses an advanced error correction code (ECC) algorithm to detect and correct errors, and also features power-loss protection to prevent data loss in the event of a power outage.
It also has a MTBF (mean time between failures) of 2 million hours and supports up to 4 DWPD (drive writes per day) for 5 years, which is decent.
It is always important to consider the specific requirements of your workloads and consult with Dell or experienced technician before making a decision on storage solutions.
General Information about this Dell 34DPK
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 34DPK
- Product Type: Solid State Drive (SSD)
- Interface: PCI-E 4.0 X4
Technical Information for 7.68TB Solid State Drive
- Storage Capacity: 7.68TB
- Nand Flash Memory Type: Triple Level Cell (TLC)
- Form Factor: U.2 15mm 2.5inch
- Features: Read Intensive
- Lithography: 96-layer TLC 3d Nand
- Shock: 1000 G
- MTBF: 2000000 Hours
Performance of NVMe SSD
- Sequential Read: 7000 MBPS
- Sequential Write: 4300 MBPS
- Random Read (100% Span): 1000000 IOPS
- Random Write (100% Span): 130000 IOPS
Dimensions & Weight of PCI-E SSD
- Height: 0.63 Inch
- Width: 3.10 Inch
- Depth: 5.45 Inch
- Weight: 1.50 Lbs
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Benefits of SSD over spin drives
- More Durable- Feature a non-mechanical design of NAND flash mounted on circuit boards, and are more shock resistant.
- Faster- Faster data access, boot ups, file transfers, and an overall quicker computing experience than hard drives.
- Quieter- Run at near silent operation unlike loud, whirring hard disc drives.
- Lighter- Flash-based SSDs weigh considerably less.
- Cooler- SSDs require little power to operate, resulting in less heat output by your system.
- More Efficient- Consume less power at peak load.
Contact us or ask for live chat/help if you have any questions about the compatibility of this item to ensure the model's matching features with your current system.
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 more 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: 512GB, 750GB, 785GB, 800GB, 960GB, 1.6TB, 1.75TB, 1.79TB, 1.92TB, 2TB, 2.6TB, 3TB, 3.2TB, 3.5TB, 3.84TB, 4TB, 6.4TB, 7.68TB, 8TB, 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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