The Dell 6C10R is an external hard drive that was manufactured by Dell. The "6C10R " is likely a model number or a product code specific to Dell.The drive has a storage capacity of 2TB, which means it can store up to 2 terabytes of data.The drive operates at 7200 RPM, which stands for "rotations per minute." This is the speed at which the drive's platters spin and is an indicator of the drive's performance. A higher RPM typically means faster data transfer speeds.
The drive uses the SATA-II interface, which stands for "Serial ATA" and is a standard for connecting storage devices to a computer. SATA-II is the second version of the SATA interface and it supports data transfer rates up to 3 Gbps.
The drive is likely a 3.5-inch form factor drive, which means it is designed to fit in a standard 3.5-inch drive bay and it's common form factor for desktop computer.
It is not clear whether this is a specific product that Dell currently sells, or a discontinued product. It might be an older model, or a product that was created for a specific client.
The 6C10R Dell 2TB 7.2K RPM SATA-II External Hard Drive is designed for use as an external storage device, where moderate performance is expected. The drive has a rotation speed of 7.2K RPM, which is relatively slow compared to high-performance drives but is optimized for use in external storage devices. This means that the drive is designed to handle the moderate read and write operations that are typical in these types of environments.
In terms of data transfer rates, the drive can transfer data at speeds of up to 3Gbps, which is considered moderate for a drive of this capacity. Additionally, the drive can handle random read and write operations of up to 80 and 70 IOPS respectively. These are considered moderate numbers for a drive of this capacity and rotation speed.
The drive is designed for use as an external storage device and can be easily connected to a computer using a USB or Firewire cable. It is also compatible with other external storage devices such as network-attached storage (NAS) and personal cloud storage devices.
The Hard Drive Dell 2TB 7.2K RPM SATA-II External Hard Drive is designed to provide moderate performance and large storage capacity in external storage devices. Its moderate rotation speed, large storage capacity, and moderate data transfer rate make it well-suited for use in environments where large storage capacity and easy connectivity are critical. Its compatibility with other external storage devices such as network-attached storage (NAS) and personal cloud storage devices makes it a versatile external storage solution.
The 6C10R Dell 2TB 7.2K RPM SATA-II External Hard Drive is designed to be compatible with a wide range of computer systems that have a SATA-II port. The drive uses the SATA-II interface, which is a standard interface for hard drives, and is backward-compatible with older SATA I interfaces. This allows for easy connectivity to desktop and laptop computers that have a SATA-II port.
The drive is also designed to be compatible with other external storage devices such as network-attached storage (NAS) and personal cloud storage devices, which have a USB or Firewire port. This allows the drive to be easily connected to these devices using a USB or Firewire cable.
Additionally, the drive is compatible with most operating systems such as Windows, Mac, and Linux. It can be easily formatted to work with these operating systems and can be used to store and backup data.
In summary, the Hard Drive Dell 2TB 7.2K RPM SATA-II External Hard Drive is compatible with a wide range of computer systems that have a SATA-II port, other external storage devices such as network-attached storage (NAS) and personal cloud storage devices, which have a USB or Firewire port and most operating systems such as Windows, Mac, and Linux. Its compatibility with a wide range of devices and operating systems makes it a versatile external storage solution.
General InformationManufacturer : Dell
Device Type: Hard Disk Drive Internal
Sub Type: SATA 3GBPS
PerformanceStorage Capacity: 2TB
Form Factor: 3.5 Inch
Interface: Serial ATA-300
Drive Transfer Rate: 300 MBPS (External)
Spindle Speed: 7200 RPM
Dimension and WeightWidth : 4 Inch
Depth : 5.8 Inch
Height : 1 Inch
Weight : 1.52 Lbs
Expansion & ConnectivityInterfaces: 1 x SATA 3GBPS
Compatible Bays: 1 x Internal 3.5 Inch
About Refurbished Products
Serial advanced technology attachment denoted as SATA or Serial ATA, or S-ATA is a computer bus interface mostly connecting host bus adapters to mass storage devices including hard drives. It is the most commonly used technology to connect hard drives to a PC's motherboard.
There have been multiple versions of the SATA interface developed to meet the need for increased storage capacity and bandwidth. The SATA technology was first introduced in 2000 to replace ATA and PATA to provide faster data transfer rates and hot-swapping. Advanced host controller interface (AHCI) is the standard interface for SATA which supports hot swapping and native command queuing (NCQ). Hot swapping refers to the ability to replace components of a computer system without having to shut down the entire system. NCQ allows improved performance through the ability to augment the orders of implementation of reading/writing commands. That means commands will be rescheduled and permits the host to send more commands to the hard drive as it searches data for another command. The 6Gbps data transfer throughout makes it superior to previous technologies such as ATA and PATA. SATA is able to run in IDE emulation mode, but it will not support advanced features.
We have helped all our clients across the board to understand how the technology works with HDDs, SSDs, and modules by knowing the specifications of the different SATA versions. A good grasp of these versions of SATA helps in the identification of the right storage capacity options for your application.
SATA II HDD generation or SATA 2.0 of the SATA technology is part of a series of revisions that happened in 2003, 2004, and 2008 that culminated in SATA III or SATA 3.0. With every revision, there was an increase in speed and additional features that support speed and allow for reliable storage drives. However, the physical appearance of the SATA connector was not altered. SATA III is the most commonly used SATA interface and has been through five revisions from 3.1 to 3.5.
SATA II hard disk was previously referred to as SATA 3Gbps which reflected its speeds. This second generation of the SATA technology has a SATA interface with 3Gbps transfer speed and a bandwidth throughput of 300MB/s. The following are SATA II drives you can choose from depending on specific need: 1.5TB-5.4K RPM, 1.5TB-5.9K RPM, 1.5TB-7200 RPM, 160GB-5.4K RPM, 160GB-7.2K RPM, 1TB-5.9K RPM, 1TB-7.2K RPM, 200GB-7.2K RPM, 250GB-5.4K RPM, 250GB-5.9K RPM, 250GB-7.2K RPM, 2TB-5.4K RPM, 2TB-5.9K RPM, 2TB-7200 RPM, 300GB-10K RPM, 300GB-7.2K RPM, 320GB-5.4K RPM, 320GB-7.2K RPM, 3TB-7.2K RPM, 400GB-7.2K RPM and 360GB-7200 RPM.
Notable features of SATA II include:
- Hot plugging – refers to the ability to change a drive as the computer runs.
- Staggered Spin Up – refers to the ability to start disk drives in sequence to ensure even power load at the starting of the system.
- Native command queuing – SATA 2.0 drives have an in-built algorithm that chooses the most efficient order to execute commands to improve performance and efficiency. The feature helps to reduce mechanical overhead and improve performance.
- Port multipliers – these help to connect as many as 15 drives to a SATA controller. This feature facilitates the easier building of disk enclosures using SATA drives.
- Port selectors – the feature allows the connection of two hosts to one drive. It helps create redundancy to the drive connection which is very critical in enterprise environments. That means if one of the hosts experiences failure, the second host will take over thereby ensuring continued access to storage.
All SATA generations are compatible both forward and backward. It, therefore, means that SATA II hard disk is backward compatible to function with SATA I ports. Likewise, SATA III is compatible backward to function with SATA I and SATA II ports. In backward compatibility, the maximum speed of the drive will slow down in line with the speed limitations of the port it is connected to. The same is true for lower SATA generations being compatible with higher SATA generations but are limited to their inbuilt speeds.
For users seeking greater speeds than the SATA III limits at 1.5Gbps, 3Gbps, and 6Gbps, there are M.2 and NVMe drives that offer greater performance. These drives have no limitations and will perform more efficiently and are chosen by users focused on speed and performance above everything else.
We have different motherboards with SATA connections and more particularly with SATA II connections and will come with a few SATA cables for the connections that you will use to build a new rig or do upgrades on a rig. Choose from the wide range of SATA cables dependent on what you need and especially when upgrading an older hard drive or other components on your computer. To ensure that you achieve enhanced speeds and performance, you need to buy SATA cables and adapters for compatibility. It may help to depend on profile and budget to get the latest SATA III standard.
You can fully trust our team to walk you through the options available with SATA II technology and help you choose the best storage for your applications.
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