Dell 400-AVKY 10TB-7.2K RPM SAS-12GBPS Hard Drive
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400-AVKY Dell Enterprise Plus 10TB 7.2K RPM SAS-12GBPS 256MB Refurbished

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400-AVKY Enterprise Plus 10 Terabytes (TB) 7200 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) 12Gigabits per second (GBPS) 512E 3.5inch Large Form Factor (LFF) Hard Drive for Server | Made by Dell | Refurbished
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Power consumption and heat dissipation

Power consumption refers to the amount of electrical power that a device, such as a hard drive, consumes while in operation. It is measured in watts (W) and can be an important consideration for large data centers or other environments where power costs are a concern.

Heat dissipation, on the other hand, refers to the amount of heat that a device generates while in operation and how effectively that heat is removed from the device. This is often measured in terms of thermal dissipation or thermal output, and is typically measured in watts as well.

In general, devices that consume more power will also generate more heat, so it is important to consider both power consumption and heat dissipation when choosing hardware for a data center or other high-performance computing environment. Adequate cooling and ventilation is needed to dissipate the heat generated by the hard drive.

A hard drive with lower power consumption and heat dissipation will be more energy-efficient and can help reduce cooling costs while prolonging the lifespan of the device.

Capacity and storage density

Capacity refers to the amount of data that a hard drive can store. It is typically measured in bytes, and can range from a few gigabytes to several terabytes.

Storage density refers to the amount of data that can be stored in a given physical space. It is typically measured in bits per square inch (BPSI) or terabits per square inch (TBSI).

The 400-AVKY Dell Enterprise Plus 10TB 7.2K RPM SAS-12GBPS 256MB LFF Hard Drive have a high storage capacity of 10TB which is a large amount of data that can be stored on the drive, making it suitable for large-scale data storage needs such as data centers and enterprise storage systems.

The storage density is also high, meaning that a large amount of data can be stored in a relatively small physical space. This makes it an ideal choice for data centers and other environments where space is at a premium.

It is also important to note that the storage density and capacity of a hard drive can be influenced by the technology used to build the drive. In this case the hard drive is using SAS interface and LFF (large form factor) which are known for their high storage density and reliability.

Rotational speed and cache size

Rotational speed, also known as spindle speed, refers to the speed at which the hard drive's platters spin. It is typically measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). The higher the RPM, the faster the hard drive can access and transfer data.

Cache size refers to the amount of memory that is built into the hard drive to store frequently accessed data. This memory, known as cache, can be used to improve the hard drive's performance by allowing it to access data more quickly. The cache size is typically measured in megabytes (MB) or gigabytes (GB).

The 400-AVKY Dell Enterprise Plus 10TB 7.2K RPM SAS-12GBPS 256MB LFF Hard Drive has a rotational speed of 7.2K RPM, which is a relatively low speed compared to some other hard drives. This means that the hard drive may not be as fast at accessing and transferring data as some other options.

On the other hand, it has a high cache size of 256MB, which allows it to store frequently accessed data in memory for quick access. This helps to improve the performance of the hard drive and can make up for the lower rotational speed.

It is also important to note that the speed of the hard drive is not the only factor that determines its performance, other factors such as the interface used, cache size, and data transfer rate also play a role.

General Information

  • Manufacturer : Dell
  • MPN : 400-AVKY
  • Type : Hard Disk Drive With Tray Near line
  • HDD Type : SAS 12GBPS
  • SKU : 400-AVKY

Technical Information

  • Device Type : Hard Disk Drive Hot swap
  • Capacity : 10TB
  • Form Factor : 3.5inch
  • MPN : 400-AVKY
  • Interface : SAS-12GBPS
  • Data Transfer Rate: 1.2 GBPS


  • Spindle Speed : 7200 RPM
  • Drive Transfer Rate : 1.2 GBPS (external)
  • Interfaces : 1 X Sas 12 GB/s
  • Compatible Bays : 1 X Hot-Swap - 3.5inch

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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.

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.

Faster Throughput

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.

Higher Performance

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.

Utmost Flexibility

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.

Increased Availability

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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