Rotational Speed and Form Factor
Rotational speed, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM), refers to how fast the disk platters inside a hard drive spin. The faster the platters spin, the quicker data can be accessed. The Dell 400-ASKH 10TB 7.2K RPM SAS 12GBPS 512E LFF Hard Drive has a rotational speed of 7.2K RPM. This speed is considered "nearline" or "archival" and is slower than the enterprise-grade hard drive that typically have 10K or 15K RPM. This means that the hard drive will take slightly longer to access data, but it still provides good performance for most workloads.
Form factor, on the other hand, refers to the physical size and shape of a hard drive. The Dell 10TB 7.2K RPM SAS 12GBPS 512E LFF Hard Drive has a "large form factor" (LFF) which means it is larger than the standard "small form factor" (SFF) hard drive. The larger size allows it to accommodate more disk platters which increases storage capacity. However, it also means that the hard drive takes up more space and may not fit in all types of servers.
The LFF hard drive is typically used in large-scale storage systems, data centers, and other environments where high capacity is important. In addition, LFF hard drives are also used in situations where multiple hard drives are installed in a single server, such as in a RAID configuration, where the larger size allows for better cooling and airflow. It's worth noting that LFF hard drives are also compatible with servers that have large drive bays, and can be a good option for those who need more storage space in a single drive, but it may not be the best option for those with space constraints.
High-Performance Data Access
High-performance data access refers to the ability of a hard drive to quickly and efficiently retrieve data from storage. This is an important consideration for applications that require fast access to large amounts of data, such as video editing, scientific simulations, financial analysis, and databases.
Several factors contribute to a hard drive's high-performance data access, including:
- Rotational speed: measured in revolutions per minute (RPM), which determines how fast the disk platters spin. A higher RPM means faster data access.
- Interface speed: measured in Gbps, which determines how quickly data can be transferred between the hard drive and the host.
- Form factor: the physical size of the hard drive. Larger form factors can accommodate more disk platters, which can increase storage capacity but may also affect performance.
- Error correction and data protection: features that help protect data from errors or failures.
The Dell 400-ASKH 10TB 7.2K RPM SAS 12GBPS 512E LFF Hard Drive has a rotational speed of 7.2K RPM and a SAS 12 Gbps interface which provides good performance for high-performance data access. With 10TB of storage capacity, the drive can store a large amount of data which is accessible quickly and efficiently. Additionally, the LFF form factor allows for more disk platters that can accommodate more storage. The 512E technology allows for compatibility with older servers that only support 512 bytes per sector.
It's worth noting that for some workloads like transactional databases, large data sets, and high-performance computing, high-performance data access is a critical requirement and other types of storage devices such as NVMe SSDs or high-end SAS drives with 15K RPM might be better suited.
Hot-swap capability refers to the ability to remove and replace a hard drive without shutting down the system or disrupting the operation of the server. This feature is also known as "hot-plugging" or "hot-swapping" and is often used in data centers, enterprise servers, and other high-availability environments.
Hot-swap capability allows for easy and convenient maintenance, upgrades, and replacement of hard drives without the need to shut down the entire system. This feature can also be useful in situations where a hard drive is failing or needs to be replaced due to a detected problem.
The Dell 400-ASKH 10TB 7.2K RPM SAS 12GBPS 512E LFF Hard Drive is designed to be compatible with servers that support hot-swap capability. This means that the hard drive can be easily removed and replaced without shutting down the server. However, it's important to note that the server must be equipped with hot-swap capability.
It's also worth noting that, hot-swap capability can also be supported by a RAID controller or a backplane that can detect the failure of a drive and automatically rebuild the RAID array with a replacement drive, this feature is known as "Hot Spare" it can be useful to minimize the downtime of the system.
Main Specification about the HPE 400-ASKH
- Manufacturer : Dell
- Part Number or SKU # 400-ASKH
- Device Type: Hard Disk Drive W
- Device Type : Hard Drive Hot-Swap Near line
- Storage Capacity : 10TB
- Interface : SAS-12GBPS
- Bytes Per Sector : 512
- Drive Dimensions : 3.5 Inch
- Spindle Speed: 7.2K RPM
- Drive Transfer Rate : 1200 MBPS (External)
- 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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