Capacity and Performance
The capacity of a hard drive refers to the amount of data it can store. The Dell 400-BCWJ 8TB 7.2K SAS 12GBPS Hot-plug Hard Drive has a capacity of 8 Terabytes (TB), which is a large amount of storage space and can store a large amount of data. This capacity makes it suitable for enterprise-level storage, data backup, and archival purposes.
Performance of a hard drive refers to how quickly it can access and transfer data. The Dell 400-BCWJ hard drive has a spindle speed of 7200 RPM (Revolutions Per Minute), which is a measure of how fast the disk platters inside the drive rotate. This speed allows the drive to access data stored on it quickly. Additionally, it has a SAS interface with 12 Gbps data transfer rate, which is a measure of how quickly data can be transferred to and from the drive. This high data transfer rate makes it suitable for use in high-performance storage systems, data centers, and servers.
The hot-plug feature refers to the ability to remove and replace a hard drive without shutting down the system. The Dell 400-BCWJ 8TB 7.2K SAS 12GBPS Hot-plug Hard Drive is designed with a hot-plug feature, which allows for easy and convenient replacement of the hard drive without interrupting the operation of the system. This feature is especially useful for servers and storage systems that require high availability, as it allows for quick replacement of a failed drive without causing any downtime.
Hot-plug capability is achieved by using a hot-swap tray, this allows the hard drive to be inserted and removed from the system while it's powered on. This is accomplished by using a hot-plug backplane which connects the hard drive to the system, it allows the hard drive to be removed and replaced without having to power down the system.
It is important to note that the system and the hot-plug backplane must be designed to support hot-plugging, if they don't have this capability the hard drive will not be able to be replaced without shutting down the system. Additionally, the hard drive must be formatted and configured before it can be used in a hot-plug environment.
Power management refers to the ability of a device to control and optimize its power usage. The Dell 400-BCWJ 8TB 7.2K SAS 12GBPS Hot-plug Hard Drive is designed to be energy-efficient, which helps to reduce power consumption and lower operating costs.
It includes features such as Advanced Format technology that improves power efficiency by reducing the amount of power required for disk operations. Additionally, it has a low-power idle state, which reduces power consumption when the drive is not in use, this can help to reduce power consumption and improve energy efficiency.
The SAS interface also has a feature called "SAS Link Power Management (LPM)" which enables the drive to enter into a lower power state when the drive is not active. It's important to note that the power management features of the hard drive are also dependent on the system it is connected to, some systems may have additional features that can help to improve the power management of the hard drive.
General Information of this Dell 400-BCWJ
- Manufacturer : Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 400-BCWJ
- Type : Hard Disk Drive
- HDD Type : SAS 12GBPS
Performance for 8 TB Hard Disk Drive
- Capacity : 8 TB
- Drive Transfer Rate : 1200 MBPS (External)
- Spindle Speed : 7200 RPM
- Cache : 256 MB Turboboost Enhanced Cache
- Sector Size : 512n
Product Dimensions & Weight
- Height: 5.63 inch
- Width: 3.75 inch
- Depth: 7.00 inch
- Weight: 1.35 lbs
Compatibility of SAS 12GBPS HDD
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- Powervault Nx440
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- Poweredge R6525
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- Poweredge C6525
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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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