Capacity and Performance
The 400-ALCJ Dell 6TB SAS 12GBPS 7.2K RPM Poweredge and Powervault LFF Hard Drive has a storage capacity of 6 terabytes (TB). This means that it can store up to 6,000 gigabytes (GB) of data. With this capacity, the drive can store a large amount of data, making it an ideal solution for businesses that require high-capacity storage for large amounts of data such as video and audio files, images, backups and more.
In terms of performance, the drive features a SAS 12 Gbps interface, which provides faster data transfer speeds compared to SAS 6 Gbps or SAS 3 Gbps drives. With a SAS 12 Gbps interface, the drive can transfer data at a rate of up to 12 gigabytes per second (GBps), which is more than enough for most enterprise use cases. Additionally, the drive is designed for use in data centers and other enterprise environments where data is accessed less frequently than in a typical desktop or laptop computer, so it is optimized for nearline workloads.
The drive also features a large buffer size, which is the amount of memory on the drive that is used to temporarily store data before it is written to the platters. A larger buffer size can improve performance by allowing the drive to write data faster.
Rotational Speed and Latency
Rotational speed, also known as spindle speed, refers to the number of revolutions per minute (RPM) that a hard disk drive's platters make. The platters are the circular disks inside a hard drive where data is stored. The faster the platters spin, the faster data can be accessed.
The 400-ALCJ Dell 6TB SAS 12GBPS 7.2K RPM Poweredge and Powervault LFF Hard Drive has a rotational speed of 7.2K RPM, which is considered a "nearline" speed. This means that the drive is designed for use in data centers and other enterprise environments where data is accessed less frequently than in a typical desktop or laptop computer. 7.2K RPM drives are generally slower than 10K and 15K RPM drives, but they offer a better balance between performance and energy efficiency.
Latency, on the other hand, is the amount of time it takes for the drive's read/write head to reach the data on the platters after a read/write request is made. Latency is measured in milliseconds (ms) and is affected by the rotational speed of the drive. A drive with a faster rotational speed will have lower latency and therefore faster data access times.
The faster the rotational speed and the lower the latency of a hard drive, the better the performance of the drive. In the case of the Dell 6TB SAS 12GBPS 7.2K RPM Poweredge and Powervault LFF Hard Drive, the 7.2K RPM speed results in slightly slower data access times compared to 10K or 15K RPM drives, but it is still considered to be fast enough for most enterprise use cases.
Large Form Factor and Compatibility
The 400-ALCJ Dell 6TB SAS 12GBPS 7.2K RPM Poweredge and Powervault LFF (Large Form Factor) Hard Drive features a large form factor, which means that it is physically larger than other form factors such as SFF (Small Form Factor) and 2.5-inch drives. LFF drives are typically 3.5 inches in size and are used in servers and storage arrays that have more space for larger drives.
The benefits of using a LFF drive include:
- Increased storage capacity: LFF drives have a larger physical size, which allows for more platters and increased storage capacity. This makes them an ideal solution for businesses that require a high-capacity storage solution.
- Improved performance: LFF drives typically have a higher rotational speed and a larger buffer size, which can result in improved performance.
- Better cooling: LFF drives have more surface area which allows for better cooling, reducing the risk of overheating and improving the overall reliability of the drive.
- Cost-effective: LFF drives tend to be less expensive per GB of storage than smaller form factor drives, making them a cost-effective solution for high-capacity storage needs.
The Dell 6TB SAS 12GBPS 7.2K RPM Poweredge and Powervault LFF Hard Drive is compatible with Dell's PowerEdge and PowerVault servers, which are designed for use in enterprise environments. This provides businesses with a reliable and high-performance storage solution that can be easily integrated into their existing infrastructure.
- Manufacturer : Dell
- MPN : 400-ALCJ
- Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
- HDD Type: SAS-12GBPS
- SKU : 400-ALCJ
- Device Type : Hard Drive - Hot-Swap
- Features : Advanced Format 512e
- Form Factor : 3.5inch
- Capacity : 6TB
- Spindle Speed : 7200 RPM
- Drive Transfer Rate : 1200 MBps (External)
- Interfaces : 1 X Serial Attached Scsi - 12GBps
- Compatible Bays : 1 X Hot-Swap - 3.5inch
Dimension and Weight
- Width : 4 Inch
- Depth : 5.8 Inch
- Height : 1 Inch
- Weight : 1.52 Lbs
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