The 400-BLBP is a Dell-branded 18 terabyte (TB) hard drive that uses the SATA interface and has a rotational speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute (RPM). It has a data transfer rate of 6 gigabits per second (GB/s) and is designed to be hot-swappable, meaning it can be replaced without shutting down the system. It is designed to be used in enterprise-level storage and server environments. The BLBP is the part number and is used to identify the product. The drive has a large storage capacity that can be used for data storage, backup, archiving, and other large-scale storage needs. It is similar to the previous models that I described, such as 400-BLBF, 400-BLBG, 400-BLBH, 400-BLBJ, 400-BLBK, 400-BLBL, 400-BLBM, 400-BLBN and 400-BLBO.
Hot-Swap Compatible Drive
The Dell 18TB SATA 7.2k RPM 6 Gbps Hot Plug Hard Drive is likely compatible with systems that support the SATA interface and have the necessary hardware to support a hot-swappable drive. As the hard drive is specifically designed for Dell systems, it is compatible with Dell PowerEdge Servers, Dell PowerVault Storage Arrays and Dell Compellent Storage Center.
It is important to check with the manufacturer or consult the system's documentation to ensure compatibility before purchasing this hard drive. It's highly recommended to check the technical specifications of your system and compare them with the drive's to ensure that it will function correctly with your system, including compatibility with the SATA interface, the power and cooling requirements, and the available space for the drive. It's also important to check the firmware and driver versions to ensure that they are compatible with the hard drive and that you have the necessary hardware and software to support a hot-swappable drive.
The performance of the Dell SATA 18TB 7.2k RPM 6 GBPS hot-plug hard drive will depend on a variety of factors, including the specific use case, the hardware it is connected to, and the overall system configuration. However, in general, this hard drive should offer improved performance compared to slower consumer-grade hard drives due to its faster rotation speed of 7200 RPM. The 6 Gbps data transfer rate also allows for faster data transfer speeds, which can be beneficial for applications that require a lot of data to be read and written quickly. Additionally, the hot-plug capability allows for easy replacement of the hard drive without disrupting operations which is helpful for high-availability use cases.
General Information about this Dell 400-BLBP
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 400-BLBP
- Capacity: 18 TB
- Product Type: Hard Disk Drive With Tray
Technical Information of Dell 18TB Hard Drive
- Rotational Speed: 7200 Rpm
- Interface Type: SATA 6GBPS
- Form Factor: 3.5inch
- Drive Transfer Rate: 600 Mbps (external)
- Buffer: 512 Mb
Dimension and Weight for this Dell 3.5 Inch Hard Disk
- Width: 4 Inch
- Depth: 5.8 Inch
- Height: 1 Inch
- Weight: 1.52 Lbs
Expansion & Connectivity of Dell SATA 6GBPS Hard Disk Drive
- Interfaces: 1 X SATA 6GBPS
- Compatible Bays: 1 X Hot-plug 3.5 Inch
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Contact us or ask for live chat/help if you have any questions about the compatibility of this item to ensure the model's matching features with your current system.
When it comes to storing files and processing information, it is difficult to shove the impressive SATA hard drives aside. Although many people tend to regard hard disk drives as old technology, the new highly-performing variants have raised the bar. One of the most impressive variants is hard drives with the SATA interface and transfer speed of up to 6Gbps.
These are among the best drives to buy presently. They come with flash-speed disks that load several times faster than traditional hard drives. Another added advantage is that they come in either 2.5-inch sizes or 3.5-inch sizes. Users can find SATA 6Gbps hard drives that will nicely fit their case or enclosure.
SATA 6Gbps hard drives are designed to offer maximum performance. They connect to servers, PCs, or desktop computers via SATA 6Gbps cables. Despite their compact 2.5" to 3.5" sizes, they feature a dynamic cache of up to 64MB. Having these types of storage devices in hand will improve work efficiency and productivity.
Improved Storage Capacity and Performance
There are SATA 6Gbps hard drives that can give users a blend of HDD and SSD functionality. A device that can give a synergistic effect on both storage units will surely offer a higher level of performance. Users will find drives with traditional storage capacity up to 22TB. Most of these drives also come along with NAND technology for enhanced performance.
The read-write speed is something that will give users optimum satisfaction. With the SATA 6Gbps interface, users can expect a read speed of up to 400MB/s. Not only that, but some drives also run at up to 10000 rpm. Even at that rate, they are generally quiet, and they generate less heat.
Drives that use the SATA 6Gbps interface have been built to learn users' most used applications effectively. This engineering allows them to load those applications faster. It also helps gaming consoles to load the games initially after users have launched the game. There is everything to get excited about when it comes to these drives.
The point of the SATA 6Gbps interface is to enhance the quality of traditional mechanical hard drives. They are available at different capacity choices and RPM choices.
Reliable Data Recovery
There are possibilities of data accidents such as accidental deletion, formatting, virus attack, unexpected power shutdown, and partition loss. If such losses occur, data recovery software can easily recover the data from SATA 6Gbps hard drives. Data can be easily recovered, undelete, and unformatted from these SATA hard drives
Dynamic CacheThe dynamic cache is one of these drives most impressive features despite not being so evident to users. It improves the performance of the SATA 6Gbps drives in real time with optimized cache allocation. This function allocates more cache towards the read and writes functions. That is why users will find that read and write speeds are usually almost equal.
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