Rotational Speed and Latency
Rotational speed, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM), is an important factor that determines the performance of a hard drive. The faster the rotational speed, the faster the drive can access data.
The 400-ALCO Dell 6TB SAS 12GBPS 7.2K RPM Poweredge and Powervault LFF Hard Drive has a rotational speed of 7.2K RPM. This means that the drive's platters rotate at 7,200 revolutions per minute, which allows the drive to quickly access data. The 7.2K RPM is considered to be a standard speed for enterprise-grade hard drives, and provides a good balance between performance and reliability.
Latency, measured in milliseconds (ms), is the amount of time it takes for the drive to respond to a read or write request. Lower latency means that the drive can respond to requests more quickly, which can improve performance.
The latency of the Dell 6TB SAS 12GBPS 7.2K RPM Poweredge and Powervault LFF Hard Drive is not specified, but typically hard drives with 7.2K RPM have a latency range of 4.16-4.17 ms.
SAS Interface and Speed
The SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface is a high-speed data transfer technology used in hard drives and other storage devices. The SAS interface is typically used in enterprise environments where high-performance and reliability are important.
The 400-ALCO Dell 6TB SAS 12GBPS 7.2K RPM Poweredge and Powervault LFF Hard Drive uses a SAS interface with a speed of 12 Gbps. This means that the drive can transfer data at a maximum rate of 12 gigabits per second. This high-speed data transfer allows for faster access to stored data, making it a suitable option for applications that require high-performance storage.
SAS also provides multiple features like expandability, dual-port capability and support for multiple initiators and targets, hot-plugging, and more.
Large Form Factor and Compatibilit
The Large Form Factor (LFF) refers to the physical size of a hard drive. The LFF hard drives are larger than the Small Form Factor (SFF) drives, and typically have a 3.5-inch form factor. The LFF drives are typically used in enterprise environments where high capacity storage is required.
The 400-ALCO Dell 6TB SAS 12GBPS 7.2K RPM Poweredge and Powervault LFF Hard Drive has a large form factor with a 3.5-inch size, which makes it compatible with servers and storage arrays that support LFF drives. The LFF form factor provides more space for the internal components, allowing for higher storage capacity, and greater reliability and durability.
In addition to the physical compatibility, the drive also compatible with Dell's Poweredge and Powervault servers and storage arrays. This means the drive can be seamlessly integrated into the existing infrastructure, making the deployment and maintenance of the drive easy.
Main Specification about the Dell 400-ALCO
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU # 400-ALCO
- Device Type: Hard Drive
- Device Type : Hard Drive - Internal - Nearline
- Form Factor : 3.5inch
- Interface : SAS-12GB/S
- Capacity : 6TB
- Features : Advanced Format 512E
- Drive Transfer Rate : 1.2 GBPS (External)
- Spindle Speed : 7200 RPM
- Interfaces : 1 X Serial Attached SCSI - 12GBPS
- Compatible Bays : 1 X Hot Plug - 3.5inch
Dimension and Weight
- Width : 4 Inch
- Depth : 5.8 Inch
- Height : 1 Inch
- Weight : 1.52 Lbs
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About Refurbished Products
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 the utmost attention in the market as a result of their 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 drive 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 are a cost-effective choice for users.
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 into 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, allows 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 rigours 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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