Product Specifications Of Dell 900GB 15K RPM SAS-12GBPS 512N 2.5Inch
In the world of technology, hard disk drives are an essential component of any computing system. They are responsible for storing and retrieving digital information. The 400-AYKS Dell 900GB 15K RPM SAS-12GBPS 512N 2.5Inch SFF Hard Disk Drive is a high-performance device designed for use in servers.
This article will explain in detail what each of these specifications means and why they matter for a server hard drive.
The 400-AYKS Dell hard disk drive has the following specifications:
- Capacity: 900GB
- RPM: 15K
- Interface: SAS-12GBPS
- Sector size: 512N
- Form factor: 2.5 inches
- SFF: Yes
Each of these specifications plays a crucial role in the performance of the hard disk drive. Let's take a closer look at what each specification means.
The capacity of a hard disk drive refers to the amount of digital information it can store. In the case of the 400-AYKS Dell hard drive, it has a capacity of 900GB. This means that it can store up to 900 gigabytes of data.
For a server, having a high-capacity hard drive is important because servers typically store large amounts of data. With a capacity of 900GB, the 400-AYKS Dell hard drive can accommodate a significant amount of data.
RPM stands for revolutions per minute. It is a measure of how quickly the platters inside the hard disk drive spin. In the case of the 400-AYKS Dell hard drive, it has an RPM of 15K. This means that the platters inside the hard drive spin 15,000 times per minute.
The RPM of a hard drive is important because it affects the speed at which data can be accessed. A higher RPM means that data can be accessed more quickly. For a server, where speed is of the essence, having a hard drive with a high RPM is critical.
The interface of a hard disk drive refers to how it connects to a computer or server. In the case of the 400-AYKS Dell hard drive, it uses the SAS-12GBPS interface.
SAS stands for Serial Attached SCSI, which is a type of interface that is commonly used in servers. It provides high-speed data transfer rates and allows for the connection of multiple hard drives.
The 12GBPS in SAS-12GBPS refers to the data transfer rate of the interface. It means that the interface can transfer data at a rate of 12 gigabits per second.
Having a high-speed interface is important for a server because it affects the speed at which data can be transferred to and from the hard drive.
The sector size of a hard disk drive refers to the size of each sector on the platters inside the drive. In the case of the 400-AYKS Dell hard drive, it has a sector size of 512N.
N here stands for native, which means that the hard drive uses 512-byte sectors. This is the standard sector size for modern hard disk drives.
Having a standard sector size is important for compatibility with other devices and software. It also affects the performance of the hard drive, as larger sector sizes can result in slower data transfer rates.
The form factor of a hard disk drive refers to its physical size and shape. In the case of the 400-AYKS Dell hard drive, it has a form factor of 2.5 inches.
Main Specification about the Dell 400-AYKS
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU # 400-AYKS
- Device Type: Hard Drive
- Device Type : Hard Drive - Internal
- Capacity : 900GB
- Form Factor : 2.5inch
- Interface : Sas 12GB/S
- Features : Advanced Format 4kn
- Drive Transfer Rate : 1200 MBPs (External)
- Spindle Speed : 15K Rpm
Expansion / Connectivity
- Interfaces : 1 X Serial Attached Scsi 3
- Compatible Bays : 1 X Internal - 2.5inch
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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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