Introduction to the Dell 400-AVFN Hard Disk Drive
The Dell 400-AVFN is a hard disk drive that is designed to provide high performance and reliability to enterprise-level data centers. It is a 2.5-inch drive that comes in a hybrid carrier form factor, which makes it compatible with both 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drive bays. The hard disk drive is hot-pluggable, which means it can be removed and replaced while the server is still running, without any disruption to the system's operations.
This article will explain the key features of the Dell 400-AVFN hard disk drive in detail, including its storage capacity, rotational speed, interface, buffer size, and form factor.
The Dell 400-AVFN hard disk drive has a storage capacity of 2.4 terabytes (TB), which is equivalent to 2,400 gigabytes (GB). This makes it suitable for storing large amounts of data, such as videos, images, and database files. The storage capacity of the hard disk drive is one of its most important features, as it determines how much data can be stored on the drive.
The Dell 400-AVFN hard disk drive has a rotational speed of 10,000 revolutions per minute (RPM). This high-speed rotation enables the hard disk drive to read and write data faster than slower drives. The faster the rotational speed, the faster the drive can read and write data, which is particularly important for enterprise-level applications that require high performance.
Interface & Buffer Size
The Dell 400-AVFN hard disk drive uses a Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) interface, which is a high-speed interface designed for enterprise-level storage devices. The SAS interface provides faster data transfer rates than SATA, which is the interface used in most consumer-grade hard disk drives. The SAS interface also supports multiple data channels, which enables it to support multiple devices simultaneously.
The Dell 400-AVFN hard disk drive has a buffer size of 256 megabytes (MB). The buffer, also known as cache, is a small amount of high-speed memory that is built into the hard disk drive. The buffer acts as a temporary storage area for frequently accessed data, which can be accessed more quickly than if it had to be read from the platters. The larger the buffer size, the more data can be stored in the buffer, which can improve overall system performance.
The Dell 400-AVFN hard disk drive comes in a hybrid carrier form factor, which means it can be used in both 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drive bays. The hybrid carrier form factor includes a tray that can be removed from the 3.5-inch carrier, allowing it to be used in a 2.5-inch drive bay. This flexibility makes it easier for data center administrators to manage their storage infrastructure, as they can use the same hard disk drive in different servers without having to worry about compatibility issues.
The Dell 400-AVFN hard disk drive is hot-pluggable, which means it can be removed and replaced while the server is still running. Hot-plugging is an important feature for enterprise-level applications that require high availability, as it allows failed drives to be replaced without any downtime or interruption to the system's operations. Hot-plugging also makes it easier for data center administrators to perform maintenance tasks, as they can replace failed drives without having to power down the server.
Main Specification about the Dell 400-AVFN
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 400-AVFN
- Product Type : Hard Disk Drive With Tray
- Storage Capacity: 2.4 TB
- Form Factor : 2.5 Inch(In 3.5inch Hybrid Carrier)
- Interface : SAS-12GBPS
- Features : Advanced Format 512e
- Rotational Speed : 10K RPM
- External Transfer Rate : 1200 MBPS
Dimension and Weight
- Width : 2.8 Inch
- Depth : 3.9 Inch
- Height : 0.6 Inch
- Weight : 0.50 lbs
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There is nothing better than getting a balance between performance, affordability, and quality. This balance is what clients tend to get with the hard drive hybrid tray. These devices make it easy to mount either 2.5- or 3.5-inch hard disk drives within high-end servers or desktop computers.
The hard drive hybrid tray perfectly fits the bay where users will normally have their optical drives located. With this, users can easily exchange the optical drives with the HDD hybrid tray. Doing this allows your server or desktop computer to recognize the second drive as a secondary storage disk.
Hard drive hybrid trays help users to expand their system storage capacity without any hassle whatsoever. Using the HDD hybrid tray, installing new hard disk drives helps create a great storage model for files, programs, and movies.
Hard Drive Hybrid Tray Caddy for Improved Protection
Purchasing these models of HDD hybrid trays for laptops, desktop computers, or servers ensure maximum protection. The guarantee that the hard disk remains sheltered, dirt free, and present in the right place at all times.
There is a wide range of options with a full-size frame that secures users' hard disk drives in place. The frame of these tray caddies absorbs the vibration from the system, thereby minimizing noise. With this feature, users can easily employ the use of HDD hybrid trays in a quiet work environment.
Versatile Hybrid Tray for Safe Installation
Despite the tremendous growth rate of hard disk drives, there are HDD hybrid trays that will fit their needs. Users will find hard drive hybrid trays that allow the installation of a wide range of hard drive types, including SAS-12Gbps, SAS-6Gbps, and SATA-6Gbps.
They are versatile options that are also very helpful to Firewire and eSATA interfaces. These trays act correctly as the control source for installing extra hard drive components and ports for improved data transport.
Installing them is relatively straightforward. Many of the options available come with built-in lock screws for easy installation of second drives. Their anti-static surface also throws installation up a significant notch.
There is always a compatible converter for each desktop computer or server. This ensures that users with systems that use SATA or SAS hard drives can also benefit from a secure and reliable connection.
Some hard drive hybrid tray models are also equipped with pre-fab mounting holes. These mounting holes help to hold previously existing mounting equipment securely. When these mounting equipment are held securely, users can easily build on an extra hard drive component's improved storage capabilities.
Reliable and Consistent Performance
There SATA and SAS hard drive hybrid trays available to fit into the expanded memory market. Users will find hard drive hybrid trays that support the 6Gbps interface. That way, it leverages the interface to offer the best level of performance. These HDD hybrid trays come with designs that allow them to handle a wide range of several operations effectively. You can trust them, regardless of the intensity of your work.
SATA and SAS hard drive hybrid trays ensure a better installation of the drives within this range. That way, users can carry out effective server virtualization, high-performance computing, and data analytics. HDD hybrid trays have steady performance specifications, helping them to do several activities sequentially.
Also, there are SAS 12GBPS hard drive hybrid trays. These drive trays come with form factors that fit 2.5 inches and 3.5 inches hard drives. They come with a multi-path connection that provides room for failover redundancy. With these devices, users can be sure that there will be no single point of failure.
Furthermore, they feature advanced error-control that ensures a secure high-level connection. There is also an error technology combination that helps to protect users' previously installed hard drive components.
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