Key Features and Benefits of the PERC H740p
The Dell PERC H740p is a high-performance RAID controller designed for use with Dell PowerEdge servers. Here are some of the key features and benefits of the H740p:
- High performance: The H740p features dual controllers, which provide high performance for demanding workloads. The controller supports 12Gb/s SAS and 6Gb/s SATA drives, and provides a throughput of up to 12Gbps.
- RAID support: The H740p supports multiple RAID levels, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60, allowing administrators to configure the controller for a variety of storage configurations.
- Cache protection: The H740p features a 2GB battery-backed cache, which provides protection against data loss in the event of a power failure.
- Flexibility: The H740p supports multiple drive types, including SAS, SATA, and NVMe drives, providing administrators with a flexible storage solution.
- Management and monitoring: The H740p supports a variety of management and monitoring tools, including Dell OpenManage Server Administrator, Dell System E-Support Tool, and Dell Storage Manager, making it easy to manage and monitor the controller and storage configurations.
- Scalability: The H740p supports up to 8 internal ports, allowing administrators to scale the storage configuration as needed.
These are some of the key features and benefits of the Dell PERC H740p RAID controller. It is recommended to check the official Dell Support website for the most up-to-date information on the specific capabilities and features of this model.
Host Server Compatibility
The Dell PERC H740p RAID controller is compatible with a range of PowerEdge server models. To determine the compatibility of the PERC H740p with a specific server, you can visit the Dell Support website and enter the server model and part number.
As a general guideline, the PERC H740p is compatible with the following generations of PowerEdge servers:
- 14th generation: PowerEdge R640, R740, R740xd, R940
- 13th generation: PowerEdge R630, R730, R730xd, R930
Performance and Scalability
The performance and scalability of the Dell PERC H740p RAID controller will depend on several factors, including the host server, the storage configuration, and the workload. Here are some general guidelines:
- Host server: The performance and scalability of the PERC H740p will depend on the processing power, memory, and I/O capabilities of the host server.
- Storage Configuration: The PERC H740p supports SAS, SATA, and NVMe drives and can be configured as a RAID controller or as a pass-through device. The performance and scalability of the storage configuration will depend on the number of drives, the type of drives, and the specific RAID configuration. The PERC H740p supports RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60.
- Workload: The performance and scalability of the PERC H740p will depend on the type and intensity of the workload. Applications with high I/O requirements, such as database servers, will benefit from higher performance and scalability.
In general, the PERC H740p is designed to provide high performance and scalability for a wide range of storage configurations and workloads.
General Information about this Dell 405-AANQ
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 405-AANQ
- Device Type: Raid Controller
Technical Information for PCI-E Adapter
- Interface Support: 12GBPS SAS, 6GBPS SATA
- Pci Support: PCI-E 3.1
- Sas Connections: 2x4 Internal
- Ports: Eight Lanes ( 8 Ports )
- Cache Memory: 8GB Nv
- Raid Levels: 0,1,5,6,10,50,60
- Max Drive Support: 32
- Raid Support: Hardware
- Compatibility: Dell Emc Poweredge R640 / R6415
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