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400-AUVF Dell 480GB SAS-12GBPS 512e Mix Use Mlc Hot-plug Refurbished

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400-AUVF 480GB Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) 12GBPS 512e Mix Use Multi-Level Cell (MLC) Hot-plug 2.5inch Solid State Drive With Tray for Server | Made by Dell | Refurbished
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SAS-12Gbps Interface Explained

The SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface is a high-speed data transfer technology used in storage devices, such as hard drives and solid-state drives. The SAS-12Gbps (12 Gigabits per second) interface is the latest version of SAS technology and offers faster data transfer rates compared to previous generations.

The SAS-12Gbps interface provides several advantages over other interfaces, including:

  • Higher data transfer rates: The SAS-12Gbps interface has a maximum data transfer rate of 12Gbps, which is twice the speed of the previous SAS-6Gbps interface. This allows for faster access to data, improved system performance, and reduced latency.
  • Improved scalability: The SAS-12Gbps interface allows for greater scalability in storage systems, as it can support up to 65,536 devices and up to 64,000 addressable locations.
  • Greater reliability: The SAS-12Gbps interface provides advanced error detection and correction capabilities, which ensures the integrity of data during transfer and reduces the risk of data loss or corruption.
  • Backward compatibility: The SAS-12Gbps interface is backward compatible with previous SAS interfaces, allowing for seamless integration with existing storage systems.

In the Dell 400-AUVF SSD, the SAS-12Gbps interface is utilized to provide fast data transfer rates and improve system performance. This makes it an ideal storage solution for applications that require high-speed access to data, such as databases, data warehousing, and high-performance computing.

Mix Use MLC Technology Explained

Mix Use MLC (Multi-Level Cell) technology is a type of NAND flash memory used in solid-state drives (SSDs) that is designed to handle a combination of read and write operations. MLC memory is capable of storing multiple bits of data per cell, making it more cost-effective than other types of NAND flash memory.

Mix Use MLC technology is designed to provide a balance between endurance and performance, making it suitable for applications that require frequent and intensive read and write operations. The Dell 400-AUVF SSD utilizes Mix Use MLC technology to provide high performance and endurance for enterprise-level storage systems.

The key features and benefits of Mix Use MLC technology include:

  • High endurance: Mix Use MLC memory is designed to withstand a high number of program/erase (P/E) cycles, making it suitable for applications that require frequent and intensive write operations.
  • High performance: Mix Use MLC memory provides high read and write speeds, which is essential for applications that require fast access to data, such as databases and high-performance computing.
  • Cost-effective: Mix Use MLC memory is more cost-effective than other types of NAND flash memory, making it an attractive option for businesses that require high-performance storage solutions.
  • Lower power consumption: Mix Use MLC memory consumes less power than other types of NAND flash memory, reducing energy costs and minimizing heat output.
  • Data protection: Mix Use MLC memory includes advanced features such as power-loss protection and end-to-end data protection, ensuring that data is safe and secure in the event of power loss or other failures.

Comparison with Other Dell SSD Models

When compared to other Dell SSD models, the Dell 400-AUVF SSD offers a mix of high performance, endurance, and cost-effectiveness, making it a versatile solution for a wide range of enterprise-level storage applications. Here are some key differences between the Dell 400-AUVF SSD and other Dell SSD models:

  • Capacity: The Dell 400-AUVF SSD has a capacity of 480GB, which is lower than other models such as the Dell 400-AVUZ SSD with a capacity of 960GB and the Dell 400-AURS SSD with a capacity of 1.92TB.
  • Technology: The Dell 400-AUVF SSD utilizes SAS-12Gbps interface and Mix Use MLC technology, which is different from other Dell SSD models that may use SATA or NVMe interfaces and TLC or SLC memory technologies.
  • Endurance: The Dell 400-AUVF SSD is designed for mixed-use applications and has a higher endurance rating compared to some other Dell SSD models that are optimized for read-intensive or write-intensive applications.
  • Performance: The Dell 400-AUVF SSD has a high read and write speed, but its performance may vary depending on the application workload and the specific requirements of the storage system. Other Dell SSD models may offer faster performance in certain applications, such as the Dell 400-AUQW SSD with read-intensive workload and the Dell 400-AVVE SSD with write-intensive workload.
  • Price: The Dell 400-AUVF SSD is generally more cost-effective than other Dell SSD models with similar capacity and performance, making it a good choice for businesses that need to balance performance and cost.

The Dell 400-AUVF SSD is a versatile storage solution that offers a good balance between performance, endurance, and cost-effectiveness. While other Dell SSD models may excel in specific applications or offer higher capacity or performance, the Dell 400-AUVF SSD is a good choice for businesses that need a high-performance storage solution that can handle a wide range of workloads.

General Information

  • MPN : 400-AUVF
  • Manufacture : Dell
  • Product Type : Solid State Drive
  • SKU : 400-AUVF

Technical Information

  • Storage Capacity : 480GB
  • Interface : SAS-12GBPS
  • Form Factor : 2.5 Inch
  • Features : Mix Use
  • Drive Type : Internal

Product Dimensions & Weight

  • Height : 0.63 inch
  • Width : 3.10 inch
  • Depth : 5.45 inch
  • Weight : 1.50 lbs

About Refurbished Products

Refurbished products are typically refurbished by an Original Manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer or 3rd party facility. This product may have minor blemishes due to normal product usage and doesn't necessarily come with documentation and software unless indicated, but has been well tested and generally has never had any defects.

Users who prefer faster transfer rates and improved system response would find SAS 12GBPS SSDs handy. These drives are suitable for use in enterprise servers and storage arrays. They can process large workloads that require high input/output and low latency. SAS 12GBPS SSDs are one of the most improved storage devices for server virtualization, high-end computing, and data analytics.

These drives support dual-port operation with features that improve reliability. These features include advanced error correction, high signal quality, data integrity technology, and several others. They use higher signal voltages with end-to-end integrity, offering better data speed than SATA drives, and supporting multiple data paths.

Ultra-Fast & Consistent Performance

As SSDs continue to expand in the memory market, the SAS solid-state drives seek to leverage the 12GBPs architecture to offer high-level performance. The design of these drives allows them to carry out several operations effectively. Server virtualization, tiering, high-performance computing, and data analytics have never been faster.

These drives have steady performance specs to allow them to carry out sequential activities. Users will find SAS SSDs with form factors within the range of 1.8" and 3.5", making them a compact option. The SAS 12GBPS comes with a multi-path connection which provides room for fail-over redundancy. With this, users can be sure that there will be no single point of failure.

Furthermore, they feature advanced SAS error-control that ensures high-level error correction and data protection. There is also an error-recovery technology combination that helps to protect user data and prevent data loss.

Built for Data-Intensive & Energy Saving Applications

The virtual storage systems and servers in today's world demand a high level of data use. Bulky data requirements are needed for hybrid cloud environments and database systems. SAS 12GBPS SSDs are built to handle these data-intensive operations. Users will find SAS SSDs that offer capacities up to 30.72TB.

There are other lesser and more affordable capacity offerings available today. These provide data centers, analysts, and computing enthusiasts with more data storage options. Users will not need to buy several drives, thereby saving costs and rack spaces.

Also, these SAS 12GBPS SSDs come in various endurance ratings, depending on the operations they are used for. They also have different settings, which range from ultra-low to high. The ultra-low-power mode, for instance, helps users to maximize energy-saving while offering improved performance.

Features of SAS 12GBPS

  • Ultra-fast performance for demanding enterprise operations
  • Endurance build to match a variety of workloads
  • Reduce data access wait times when used for complex workloads
  • Offer the highest level of reliability and scalability
  • Safeguard data against undetectable power losses and unexpected data corruption
  • First-in-class storage density
  • Ensure data integrity with topnotch error detection and correction technology
  • Ensure data constant data availability for crucial systems.

Best-Fit Applications

  • High-level enterprise operations with data-intensive workloads
  • External enterprise solutions for servers
  • Hyperscale operations
  • Cloud data centers for bulk storage
  • Centralized surveillance systems
  • Backup and restore enterprise virtual tape
  • High-capacity RAID storage

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