Overview of the Dell 8TB Hard Drive
The Dell 8TB 7.2K RPM SAS-12GBPS LFF Hard Drive is a high-capacity and high-performance storage solution for data centers and enterprise environments. It is designed for use in servers and storage systems that require large amounts of storage capacity, high data transfer rates, and high reliability.
This hard drive has a capacity of 8TB, which provides ample storage space for large data sets, backups, and archives. The 7.2K RPM spindle speed ensures fast data access, while the SAS-12GBps interface provides high-speed data transfer.
The LFF (Large Form Factor) design of the hard drive allows for improved cooling and higher storage capacities, compared to SFF (Small Form Factor) drives.
Additionally, this hard drive features a SAS interface with a 12 Gbps data transfer rate and 512E sector format, which makes it compatible with SAS-enabled servers and storage systems. It also has a hot-swappable design, which allows for easy replacement and maintenance without the need to shut down the system.
Capacity and Performance
The Dell 8TB 7.2K RPM SAS-12GBPS LFF Hard Drive has a capacity of 8TB, which provides ample storage space for large data sets, backups, and archives. This high-capacity storage solution allows for storing large amount of data for data centers and enterprise environments.
The hard drive also has a 7.2K RPM spindle speed, which ensures fast data access times and high performance. This is faster than the traditional 5400RPM hard drive.
The SAS-12GBps interface provides high-speed data transfer, which allows for faster data transfer between the hard drive and the server or storage system. The 512E sector format also allows for larger storage capacities while still being compatible with legacy systems that use 512-byte sector format.
Interface and Connectivity
The Dell 8TB 7.2K RPM SAS-12GBPS LFF Hard Drive has a SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface, which is a high-performance and reliable interface for connecting hard drives to servers and storage systems. The SAS interface allows for a data transfer rate of 12Gbps, which is faster than the traditional SAS 6Gbps and SATA interfaces, allowing for faster data transfer between the hard drive and the server or storage system.
The hard drive also uses a 512E sector format, which is a new standard that allows for larger capacities, while still being compatible with legacy systems that use 512-byte sector format.
The hard drive has a Large Form Factor (LFF) design, which means it is physically larger than a Small Form Factor (SFF) hard drive. This allows for higher storage capacities and improved cooling.
The hard drive is designed with a hot-swappable feature, which allows for easy replacement and maintenance without the need to shut down the system. This feature makes it convenient for data center and enterprise environments where downtime needs to be minimized.
General Information about this Dell 400-AHJC
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Model Number or SKU# 400-AHJC
- Device Type: Hard Disk Drive
- Interface Type: SAS-12GBPS
Technical Information of SAS-12GBPS (HDD)
- Capacity: 8TB Storage
- Form Factor: 3.5inch
- Data Transfer Rate: 1.2 GBPS
- Spindle Speed: 7200 RPM
- Drive Transfer Rate: 1.2 GBPS (External)
Dimension & Weight for 8TB Hard Disk Drive
- Width: 4 Inch
- Depth: 5.8 Inch
- Height: 1 Inch
- Weight: 1.52 Lbs
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The Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard drives have become increasingly popular for their increasing use in high-end workstations and servers. These drives are employed in consumer desktops and modern servers for their speed and reliability. Enterprises have made the SAS hard drives their de-facto standard. Now, the 12Gbps speed throws the usefulness of these drives up a notch.
Most professional hosting providers now use SAS 12Gbps hard drives for data production. These drives have proven useful in high input/output operations and critical website functions. Users trust these drives because there is no risk of data loss, corruption, or downtime.
SAS 12Gbps drives read, write, and process data within split seconds. The latest 12Gbps disks use the latest RAID hardware technology to offer faster data transfer and recovery rates. They are perfect for sequential data, high workloads, and random IOPS alike.
This function allows them to be best suited for servers that have 100 percent duty cycles. They do not only work with desktops and PCs, but they can read/write data 24/7.
SAS 12Gbps HDDs have received utmost attention in the market as a result of its high performance. These performance benefits allow it to be useful for a wide variety of applications. For instance, a SAS 12Gbps connection can support up to four wide lanes per connection.
Connecting JBOD with these SAS drives can support up to 1200MB/s. These high-performance drives do not only help handle large workloads; they also offer cost-effective expansion to an already robust system.
Also, each 12Gbps high-performance SAS drives can offer users a rotational speed of up to 15000 rpm.
They provide a great bandwidth enough to perform efficiently. The robust performance of SAS 12Gbps drives clearly a worthy investment for improved performance of servers and desktops. They provide very large amounts of storage options and a cost-effective choice for users.
The flexibility is one of the best benefits of SAS 12Gbps drives. These drives have configured flexibility, which allows them to work perfectly with several devices without modification or changes. Many of them feature a Universal Serial controller for seamless system support.
SAS 12Gbps hard drives can also be partitioned in a storage pool and assigned to servers for work-intensive applications. They are a perfect fit for server systems, including reservation systems, medical imaging, and more!
Only this range of SAS hard drives can provide users with the best worlds of flexibility. This way, allowing them to support use with other drives.
12Gbps SAS-based storage systems have the benefit of dual-port capability. This allows them to provide a redundant path to the drives in case of controller failover. These drives also operate on separate point-to-point connections. That way, it is rare for drive connection loss to affect them.SAS 12Gbps HDDs are built to handle the rigors of heavy workloads and enterprise use. They also safeguard data integrity, thanks to their ability to comprehensively verify data and correct errors.
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