Product Details of the Dell SAS/SATA Raid Adapter
In the ever-evolving landscape of data storage, businesses and enterprises seek reliable and efficient solutions to manage their vast amounts of information. The Dell 405-AAMZ Perc H840 SAS/SATA RAID Adapter emerges as a powerful contender, offering enhanced storage capabilities through its innovative features and cutting-edge technology. This detailed exploration aims to shed light on the intricacies of this RAID adapter, focusing on its specifications, benefits, and the impact it can have on storage infrastructure.
Understanding RAID Technology
RAID, or Redundant Array of Independent Disks, is a storage technology that combines multiple disk drive components into a logical unit for data redundancy, performance improvement, or both. RAID configurations come in various levels, each with its own advantages and trade-offs.
The Dell 405-AAMZ Perc H840 is designed to support both SAS/SATA (Serial Attached SCSI) and SATA (Serial ATA) drives. This integration provides flexibility, allowing users to leverage the benefits of either technology based on their specific requirements, whether it be speed, capacity, or cost-effectiveness.
Perc H840 in Focus
Architecture and Components
The Perc H840 features a robust architecture designed to optimize storage performance. With a 4GB NV (Non-Volatile) Cache, this RAID adapter enhances data transfer speeds and ensures quick access to frequently used data.
FH Form Factor
The "FH" in the product name stands for Full Height, indicating the physical size and shape of the adapter. The Full Height form factor is commonly used in server environments, providing a secure and space-efficient integration within server chassis.
NV Cache: The Powerhouse Behind Performance
The inclusion of a 4GB Non-Volatile Cache is a standout feature of the Perc H840. This cache acts as a high-speed buffer, storing frequently accessed data and significantly reducing latency. The non-volatile nature ensures that data is retained even in the event of a power loss, contributing to data integrity and system reliability.
RAID Levels Support
The Perc H840 supports a range of RAID levels, including RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, and more. This flexibility enables users to tailor their storage configurations based on their specific needs for performance, redundancy, or a combination of both.
Data Protection and Redundancy
One of the primary functions of RAID technology is data protection. The Perc H840 excels in this aspect by providing redundancy through mirroring or parity. In the event of a disk failure, data remains accessible and intact, minimizing the risk of data loss.
The hot-swappable drive feature allows users to replace or add drives without shutting down the system. This capability enhances system uptime and reduces the need for downtime during maintenance or upgrades.
Dell offers intuitive RAID management software that simplifies the configuration and monitoring of the Perc H840. This user-friendly interface empowers administrators to efficiently manage storage arrays, perform diagnostics, and receive real-time notifications about the health of the storage infrastructure.
Benefits and Advantages
The Perc H840's NV Cache significantly boosts data transfer speeds, leading to improved overall system performance. This is particularly crucial in high-demand environments where quick access to data is paramount.
The combination of RAID technology and the Non-Volatile Cache ensures a high level of data integrity and system reliability. This is essential for businesses that cannot afford data loss or system downtime.
The versatility of RAID levels supported by the Perc H840 allows for scalability. Businesses can start with a basic configuration and expand as their storage needs grow, providing a cost-effective solution for evolving data storage requirements.
Enterprise Data Centers
In large-scale data centers, where the demand for storage performance and reliability is critical, the Perc H840 finds its stride. Its ability to support various RAID levels and hot-swappable drives makes it an ideal choice for enterprise-level storage solutions.
Small to medium-sized businesses can benefit from the scalability and reliability of the Perc H840. Its Height form factor makes it suitable for server environments, and the RAID management software simplifies day-to-day operations.
In environments where high-performance computing is a necessity, the Perc H840's NV Cache comes into play, providing the necessary acceleration for data-intensive tasks. This makes it a valuable asset in scientific research, financial modeling, and other HPC applications.
Advantages of Choosing the Dell 405-AAMZ Perc H840
Now that we've explored the technical specifications, it's crucial to understand the practical advantages that the Dell 405-AAMZ Perc H840 brings to users and IT professionals.
The inclusion of a 4GB NV Cache significantly enhances the read and write speeds of the storage system. This is particularly beneficial for applications and workloads that demand high data transfer rates.
Flexibility in Storage
With support for multiple RAID levels, users have the flexibility to configure the storage system according to their specific requirements. Whether prioritizing performance or redundancy, the H840 offers a solution.
Reliability and Data
RAID technology inherently provides data protection through redundancy. In the event of drive failure, data remains accessible, ensuring business continuity and minimizing the risk of data loss.
Compatibility with Dell Ecosystem
The H840 is designed to seamlessly integrate with select Dell PowerEdge servers, ensuring compatibility and ease of installation within Dell server environments.
General Information about the Dell 405-AAMZ
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 405-AAMZ
- Product Type: Raid Adapter
Technical Specifications of Raid Adapter
- Host Interface: PCI-E 3.0 x8
- Controller Type: SAS 12 Gbps
- RAID Supported: Yes
- Form Factor: Plug-in Card
- Supported Devices: Hard Drive, Disk Array (RAID), Solid State Drive
- Designed for use with the following Dell EMC PowerEdge models:
- R440, R540, R640, R740, R740xd, R7415, R940, T440, T640
- Interfaces and Ports:
- Total SAS Ports: 2
- Internal SAS Ports: 2
Finally, the Dell 405-AAMZ Perc H840 SAS/SATA RAID Adapter with 4GB NV Cache FH stands as a testament to Dell's commitment to delivering cutting-edge storage solutions. Its combination of RAID technology, versatile RAID-level support, and the power of Non-Volatile Cache make it a compelling choice for businesses seeking to optimize their storage infrastructure. Whether in enterprise data centers, business servers, or high-performance computing environments, the Perc H840's performance, reliability, and scalability make it a formidable asset in the realm of data storage.
As technology continues to advance, the need for robust storage solutions becomes increasingly vital. The Perc H840 not only meets these demands but also sets a standard for what users can expect from a high-quality RAID adapter. In a landscape where data is king, the Dell 405-AAMZ Perc H840 reigns supreme, offering a potent blend of performance, reliability, and scalability for the modern storage era.
About New Bulk Pack Products
ALLHDD guarantees that the products will not have defects in material that will affect the product's functionality during the Standard Warranty Period. The warranty period starts when the merchandise/items from our warehouse.
What does ALLHDD.Com warranty cover?
30-days to 3 years warranty:
Replacement or refund. In the case of material defects, we will try to replace the product first. The product will be replaced before the expiration of the original warranty. For any failure of hardware, if we cannot process the replacement of the product(s)/model(s), we will refund the original selling/invoiced price. The shipping costs and sales tax, if any, are non-refundable. ALLHDD retains the right to decide whether the item(s) will process for replacement or refund.
What is not covered by our warranty?
The reason why our warranty does not cover any problem caused by the following conditions:
(a) misuse of hardware; accidental damage; carelessness product(s) damage; shock; temperature beyond the specification of any product; faulty installation; operation; modification of goods;
(b) any misuse outside the instructions in the user manual for any specific product;
(c) damaged caused by other hardware or equipment. The warranty will void if the item is returned with physical damage, damage to the retail box, removed from the box, counterfeit labels/labelled by them, or any modifications of internal and external covers. Data loss or damages to any other equipment we do not cover by our offered warranty.
What is the Manufacturer/Brand Warranty?
In general, a manufacturer's warranty service/support is a written guarantee to the buyer of a product. Its terms assure the replacement or repair of the product, if necessary, within a specified period after the purchase (2-5 years depending on the brand/manufacturer). It is typically included in the price of the product. Products are brand new and sealed and the original manufacturer box is complete with the Manufacturer's genuine warranty. For most of the brand new/retail products that come with the manual and box, exceptions may apply (i.e., Cisco, Juniper Networks).
For the server parts (i.e., Dell, HPE) to get Full coverage of the warranty server must have a full 3- 5 years warranty. However, ALLHDD.COM will cover the warranty duration if any Manufacturer doesn't support the advertised warranty and there is no refund for those.
Final Sale items are non-returnable/refundable in any situation. Any question? please ask our team before the shipment.
We can provide additional warranty service/support for any product you purchase from us if you need additional warranty coverage before finalizing the order from ALLHDD.Com. You need to ask in live chat/help or call us for more information.
Individual product warranty mentioned on each item product description page/detail page.
Free Technical support on purchased items, our expert consultancy over the phone, by email, by live chat, or by remote login.
Shipping Options and Estimated Delivery Time
UPS Shipping Options:
FREE UPS® Ground (Free shipping to all orders for 48 states!)
Estimated delivery time: 4-7 business days
UPS 3 Day Select®
Estimated delivery time: 3 business days
UPS 2nd Day Air®
Estimated delivery time: 1-2 business days, Delivery by 10:30 AM or 2:00 PM
UPS Next Day Air® Standard Overnight
Estimated delivery time: Overnight 2-5 PM, Standard Overnight Delivery.
UPS Next Day Air® - Priority Overnight
Estimated delivery time: Overnight Delivery (Next Business Day) Delivery by 10:30 AM or 12:00 PM
UPS Next Day Air® First Overnight - Early A.M
Estimated delivery time: Overnight 8:00 AM, Early morning, overnight delivery for your time-critical shipments.
UPS® First Overnight - Saturday
Estimated delivery time: Overnight 8:30 AM – Saturday
FedEx Shipping Options:
Estimated delivery time: (4–7 business days in the contiguous 48 states)
*For residential delivery via FedEx Ground use FedEx Home Delivery®
Estimated delivery time: 4−7 business days, based on the distance to the destination.
FedEx Express Saver®
Estimated delivery time: 3 business days (by 4:30 PM to U.S. businesses; by 8:00 PM to residences)
Available throughout all 50 states (except Hawaii and Alaska)
Estimated delivery time: 2 business days (by 4:30 PM to U.S. businesses; by 8:00 PM to residences)
Available throughout all 50 states
FedEx Standard Overnight®
Estimated delivery time: Next-business-day (by 4:30 PM to U.S. businesses and by 8:00 PM to residences)
Available throughout all 50 states (Hawaii is outbound only)
FedEx Priority Overnight®
Estimated delivery time: Next-business-day (by 10:30 PM to U.S. businesses, noon to most residences)
Available throughout all 50 states
FedEx First Overnight®
Estimated delivery time: Next-business-day (by 8:30 or 9 AM to most areas)
Available throughout all 50 states
Worldwide Shipping Options:
UPS®/FedEx® International Economy
Estimated delivery time: 4-7 business days
UPS®/FedEx® International Priority
Estimated delivery time: 2-4 business days
UPS®/FedEx® Ground Shipping Canada
Estimated delivery time: 5-8 business days
- The processing of orders with Ground Shipping can take up to 24-48 hours. But we try to process all orders the same day.
- We are not responsible for weather problems that may affect the delivery of goods by carriers. We cannot guarantee the exact delivery time, regardless of the carriers' claims.
- If you have any specific delivery time requirements, please contact our customer support and someone from our customer service team will be able to help you.
- You can estimate the shipping cost from the products detail page, also available on the checkout page
- The shipping cost depends on box dimensions, weight, and zip/postal code
- To get a FedEx® delivery service you need to mention it on the checkout page notebox.
- For urgent shipments, please contact our customer service.
- Shipping cut off 4:00 PM (Monday-Friday) and available blind drop shipment.