Data Protection and Reliability
The Dell 4RFMR PERC H740p 12Gbps 8-port PCI-E 3.0 x8 SAS RAID controller provides data protection and reliability through hardware RAID technology. It supports RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60, allowing for a combination of data protection and performance. The 12Gbps SAS interface provides fast data transfer speeds and the 8-port design allows for multiple connections to storage devices. The PCI-E 3.0 interface provides fast communication with the server, allowing for quick processing of data requests. The controller also supports battery-backed cache, which helps protect against data loss in the event of a power failure.
Easy Management and Monitoring with Dell OpenManage Software
The Dell 4RFMR Perc H740p 12GBPS 8-Port PCI-E 3.0 X 8 SAS Raid Controller can be easily managed and monitored using the Dell OpenManage Storage Management software. This software provides a user-friendly interface for configuring, monitoring, and maintaining the Raid Controller.
With the OpenManage Storage Management software, administrators can:
- Monitor the status of the Raid Controller and its associated disk drives.
- Create and manage Raid arrays, including setting up hot-spare drives, monitoring disk drive health, and replacing failed disk drives.
- View detailed information about the Raid Controller and its disk drives, including firmware versions, disk capacity, and disk temperature.
- Perform firmware updates on the Raid Controller and disk drives.
- Monitor the performance of the Raid Controller and disk drives, including data transfer rates and I/O operations per second.
- Generate detailed reports on the Raid Controller and disk drives, including performance, disk drive health, and disk utilization.
Key Features and Benefits of the H740p
- High-performance Storage: The Dell 4RFMR Perc H740p offers a fast and efficient storage solution with a 12GBPS SAS interface and 8-port PCI-E 3.0 x8. This makes it ideal for demanding applications such as data warehousing, database management, and virtualized environments.
- Advanced RAID Support: The controller supports multiple RAID levels including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60. This allows administrators to customize their storage environment to meet specific data protection and performance requirements.
- Increased Cache: The controller features 12GB of NVRAM cache, providing improved write performance and ensuring data consistency in the event of a power failure.
- Scalable Storage: The Dell 4RFMR Perc H740p supports up to 32 physical disks and up to 192 virtual disks, providing a scalable storage solution for growing organizations.
- Easy Management: The controller is managed through the Dell OpenManage Storage Management software, providing a simple and intuitive interface for storage administration.
- Reliability: The Dell 4RFMR Perc H740p is built with high-quality components, ensuring reliable performance and long-term durability.
- Improved Data Availability: The controller supports advanced features such as hot-spare disk, disk rebuilding, and disk failure prediction, helping to minimize downtime and ensure data availability.
- Increased Energy Efficiency: The controller supports energy-efficient drives, reducing power consumption and reducing operating costs.
- Enhanced Data Security: The controller supports secure encryption of data-at-rest, protecting sensitive information and ensuring compliance with security regulations.
General Information about this Dell 4RFMR
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 4RFMR
- Device Type: Raid Controller
Technical Information for Dell PCI-E Adapter
- Transfer Rate: 12GBPS SAS / 6GBPS SATA
- Protocol: SAS/SATA
- Interface: PCI-E 3.0 X8
- Form Factor: PCI-E Adapter
- Raid Levels: 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60
- Drive Support: 32 Max
- Ports: Eight Port ( 8p )
- Connectors: (2) Two Mini SAS HD SFF-8643 Connectors (2x4 Internal)
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SAS controllers facilitate the use of SATA drives to increase the storage capacity with extreme ease. You can get the best SAS SATA controllers here on allhdd.com. Our SAS SATA controllers are some of the best you can find around at the best prices.
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.
SAS-SATA Controllers on Allhdd.com
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).
SATA disk drives offer many benefits, including the fact that they boast an unbeatable combination of low cost, high capacity, and performance. Taking advantage of this with SAS SATA controllers could bring a significant return on investment. You can count on a 24/7 customer care center for all issues regarding sales and delivery. Allhdd.com delivers all items free of charge within the 48 U. S. states. Please choose from our collection of top-quality SAS SATA controllers today for optimum performance.
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