Read Intensive SSD
The Dell 400-BLKM is a 7.68 terabyte (TB) read intensive PCI-E 4.0 x4 NVMe solid state drive (SSD) that is designed for use in enterprise systems. This drive utilizes the NVMe protocol, which is a high-performance interface designed for use with solid state drives. It connects to the system via the PCI-E 4.0 bus, which provides a higher bandwidth and lower latency than PCI-E 3.0.
The "read intensive" label means that this drive is optimized for read-heavy workloads, such as data warehousing, business intelligence, and read-intensive application workloads. It also means that the drive may not be ideal for write-heavy workloads.
This drive also offers high sequential read and write performance and low latency for use in a variety of enterprise-class applications. It has a storage capacity of 7.68TB, providing ample storage for large-scale data and file workloads.
The drive uses TLC (Triple-Level Cell) NAND flash memory, which is a type of flash memory that stores three bits of data per cell. This can help to reduce the cost of the drive compared to drives that use more expensive MLC (Multi-Level Cell) or SLC (Single-Level Cell) flash memory. However, TLC NAND has a shorter lifespan and lower performance compare to MLC or SLC.
It is a internal drive, and it would need to be installed inside the server. This drive is likely intended for use in enterprise-class servers, storage systems, and other high-performance computing applications.
Please keep in mind that, since the drive is not a consumer-grade device, it may require specialized knowledge and expertise to install and configure it properly in a system. Additionally, ensure that the system supports PCI-E 4.0 interface and the use of TLC NAND doesn't affect the system's expected performance or lifespan.
The Dell 400-BLKM is a high-performance solid state drive (SSD) that utilizes the NVMe protocol to deliver fast read and write speeds. With a storage capacity of 7.68 terabytes (TB), this SSD is designed for use in enterprise servers and high-performance storage systems.
The drive uses the PCI-E 4.0 interface, which provides faster data transfer speeds than previous versions of PCI-E. This allows for faster read and write speeds when compared to SATA-based SSDs. Additionally, NVMe is a faster interface than AHCI, and the combination of NVMe and PCI-E 4.0 can provide even faster speeds.
The drive is built with TLC (triple-level cell) NAND flash memory. TLC NAND is less expensive than other types of NAND flash memory, but it also has lower endurance and a higher failure rate. This type of drive is typically not recommended for write-intensive applications such as databases and virtual machines, but still suitable for read-intensive workloads like storage and virtual desktop infrastructures.
Dell generally has a good reputation for providing reliable and high-performance products. It is worth to check the warranty of the drive, and also to review your workloads and the requirements before purchasing, to make sure this specific drive will be a good fit for your use case.
Reliability Dell 400-BLKM 7.68TB PCI-E 4.0 X4 NVMe TLC Solid State DriveThe Dell 7.68TB PCI-E 4.0 X4 NVMe TLC Solid State Drive is a high-performance and reliable storage solution that is designed for use in enterprise environments.One of the key features that contribute to the reliability of the Dell is its use of Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) technology. NVMe is a high-performance interface standard that is designed specifically for solid-state drives (SSDs) and provides faster data transfer speeds than traditional SATA-based SSDs. This can help to improve the overall performance and reliability of the drive.The drive also uses TLC (Triple-Level Cell) NAND flash memory, which offers high storage density and endurance compared to other types of NAND flash memory. TLC NAND flash memory is known for its durability and long life, which allows for a longer lifespan of the drive, hence increasing the reliability.The drive also has a high storage capacity of 7.68TB which can be useful for storing large amounts of data and applications, which can help to improve the reliability of the drive.Another factor that contributes to the reliability of the Dell is its built-in error correction code (ECC) which automatically detects and corrects errors in the data, preventing data corruption and ensuring that the data is accurate and reliable.
General Information about this Dell 400-BLKM
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 400-BLKM
- Device Type: Solid State Drive
- Interfaces: Nvm-Express
Technical Information for 7.68TB Solid State Drive
- Storage Capacity: 7.68TB
- Form Factor: U.2 15mm 2.5inch
- Features: Read Intensive
- Expansion / Connectivity:
- Interfaces: 2 X Pci Express 4.0 X4 (nvme)
- Device Type : Solid State Drive - Internal
- Compatible Bay: 1 X Internal - 2.5inch
Dimensions & Weight of PCI-E SSD
- Height: 0.6 Inch
- Width: 2.7 Inch
- Depth: 3.9 Inch
- Weight: 0.35 LBS
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