Product Details of 403-BBKN Dell 9361-8I 12GBPS PCIE 3.0
The 403-BBKN Dell 9361-8I is a RAID controller that provides hardware-level RAID protection for storage devices connected to it. The controller is designed to support internal storage devices and offers eight internal ports for connecting storage devices. This controller is compatible with SATA and SAS drives and offers a maximum data transfer rate of 12Gbps.
PCIE 3.0 Interface
The 403-BBKN Dell 9361-8I RAID controller utilizes the PCI Express 3.0 interface for connecting to the motherboard of a computer. The PCI Express 3.0 interface offers faster data transfer rates compared to the previous versions of PCI Express. This enables the RAID controller to transfer data between the storage devices and the computer at faster speeds, resulting in improved system performance.
8 Internal Ports
The 403-BBKN Dell 9361-8I RAID controller has eight internal ports, allowing it to support up to eight storage devices. These internal ports are compatible with both SATA and SAS drives. SATA is a widely used interface for connecting hard disk drives and solid-state drives to a computer. SAS, on the other hand, is a newer interface designed for enterprise-level storage systems. SAS drives are typically more expensive than SATA drives but offer better performance and reliability.
Hardware-Level RAID Protection
RAID stands for Redundant Array of Independent Disks. RAID technology allows multiple hard disk drives to be combined into a single logical unit for improved performance, reliability, and data protection. The 403-BBKN Dell 9361-8I RAID controller supports several RAID levels, including RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, and RAID 10.
RAID 0 is a striping RAID level that provides improved performance by splitting data across multiple hard drives. However, it does not offer any data redundancy, meaning that if one drive fails, all data is lost.
RAID 1 is a mirroring RAID level that provides data redundancy by writing the same data to two drives. If one drive fails, the other drive can continue to operate, and no data is lost.
RAID 5 is a striping with parity RAID level that provides both improved performance and data redundancy. Data is split across multiple drives, and parity information is calculated and stored on each drive. If one drive fails, the controller can use the parity information to rebuild the lost data on a new drive.
RAID 6 is similar to RAID 5 but provides additional redundancy by calculating two sets of parity information instead of one. This allows the controller to recover from the failure of two drives.
RAID 10 is a combination of RAID 0 and RAID 1. It provides improved performance by striping data across multiple mirrored drives. If one drive fails, the controller can continue to operate using the remaining drives in the array.
1G DDRIII Cache Memory
The 403-BBKN Dell 9361-8I RAID controller comes equipped with 1G DDRIII cache memory. Cache memory is a type of high-speed memory that is used to temporarily store data that is frequently accessed by the computer. The controller uses the cache memory to improve the performance of read and write operations to the connected storage devices.
The 403-BBKN Dell 9361-8I RAID controller is compatible with both SATA and SAS drives. SATA is a widely used interface for connecting hard disk drives and solid-state drives to a computer. SAS, on the other hand, is a newer interface designed for enterprise-level storage systems. SAS drives are typically more expensive than SATA drives but offer better performance and reliability.
General Information about the Dell 403-BBKN
- Manufacturer : Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 403-BBKN
- Type : Controller
- Sub-Type : SAS-SATA
- Host Interface : X8 PCI Express 3.0 Compliant
- Data Transfer Rate : Up To 12GB/S Per Port
- Raid Levels : Raid Levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, And 60
- Devices Supported : Up To 240 SATA And/Or SAS Devices
- Cache Memory : 1GB 1866MHZ DDRIII SDRAM
- Operating Voltage : +3.3V, +12V
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SATA is the acronym for Serial Advanced Technology Attachment while the SCSI, nicknamed Scuzzy, is short for Serial Attached Small Computer System Interface.
SATA and SAS connectors help link up your computer components, including media and hard drives to the system's motherboard. SATA drives are more affordable and used for personal computing while fast and reliable SAS drives are the best fit for servers.
On the other hand, SAS controllers work flawlessly on SATA hard drives because both share identical infrastructure and possess related characteristics.
If you'd prefer speed over space, then a SAS-based hard drive is your best bet. However, SATA drives on the other hand, while lagging in terms of speed have a much larger storage capacity.
Data Transfer Speed
Throughput is the volume of data that a drive can move, process, or read and write in a specific amount of time. The drive's throughput is usually tested to measure its speed.
The Input/output operations per second (IOPS) may also be measured. However, the IOPS and throughput outcomes usually imply the same things about the drive.
While the SAS drives boast higher throughput than SATA drives; there are fewer general delays. But there is some overlap between the more high-speed SATA drives and slower SAS drives. On allhdd.com, you can shop some of the best SAS SATA controllers from well-known brands across the world.
While a handful of factors affect the drive's performance, the major factor affecting throughput is the revolution per minute (rpm). Consequently, the higher the rpm, the higher the drive's throughput.
The speed variation is most notable when dealing with large files. A SAS drive boasting 15000 rpm will most likely read and write a 1TB file faster than a SATA drive with 7200 rpm.
Most SATA-based drives' usual speed ranges from 5400 rpm to 7200 rpm, and most SAS-based drives run between 7200 rpm and 15000 rpm.
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While you can count on both quality and affordability, we also bring you a wide range of SAS SATA controllers to cater to your storage needs. SAS and SATA's notable difference is that SAS is developed to endure 24/7 performance in firms, including data centers. Choose from our collection of top-quality SAS SATA controllers including 24 Port, PERC H830, Expander Card, PERC H330, PERC H730, PERC 5, Host Bus Adapter, Equallogic, PERC H710, 4 Port, 1-Port, 8 Port, PERC H700, PERC H800, Smart Array, Serveraid, PERC H740, Raid Controller, PCI-E, 12 Port, Controller Card, and16 Port.
You can use a SATA drive for servers just as you would use a SAS drive. However, the SATA drive would deliver a slower performance and a higher probability of failing or hinting at a failure. This laxity could prove expensive to firms that depend on such drives.
A SAS drive has a mean time between failures (MTBF) that ranges from (1.2-1.6 million) hours of use at 113°F (45°C), while that of a SATA drive is about (700,000-1.2 million) hours of use at 77°F (25°C).
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