Key Features of the Dell 7T7VJ PERC H345 Adapter
The Dell 7T7VJ PERC H345 12GBPS PCI-E 3.0 2x8 Internal SAS/SATA Raid Adapter comes with the following key features:
- 12Gbps data transfer rate: This high-speed interface ensures that large data transfers are performed quickly.
- Dual-port 8-lane Internal SAS: The dual-port design provides increased data availability, and the 8-lane SAS interface ensures maximum performance.
- PCI-E 3.0 support: The adapter is compatible with the latest generation of PCI-E technology, ensuring maximum performance and compatibility with newer systems.
- Support for RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60: The adapter supports a wide range of RAID levels, giving customers the flexibility to configure their storage as needed.
- Battery-backed write cache: The adapter features a battery-backed write cache, which ensures that data is protected even in the event of a power failure.
- On-board cache memory: The adapter features on-board cache memory, which provides faster data access and improved performance.
- Support for SAS and SATA drives: The adapter supports both SAS and SATA drives, allowing customers to choose the type of drive that best meets their needs.
- Support for up to 32 physical drives: The adapter supports up to 32 physical drives, providing customers with the ability to configure large storage arrays.
- Support for mixed drive configurations: The adapter supports mixed drive configurations, allowing customers to use a combination of SAS and SATA drives in the same array.
Compatibility of the Dell 7T7VJ PERC H345 Adapter
The Dell 7T7VJ PERC H345 12GBPS PCI-E 3.0 2x8 Internal SAS/SATA Raid Adapter is compatible with the following operating systems:
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
- Microsoft Windows Server 2016
- Microsoft Windows Server 2019
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
- VMware ESXi 6.5/6.7/7.0
- Oracle Solaris 11.4
- Oracle Linux 7.7
Management and Configuration of the Dell 7T7VJ PERC H345 Adapter
The Dell 7T7VJ PERC H345 12GBPS PCI-E 3.0 2x8 Internal SAS/SATA Raid Adapter can be managed and configured using the following methods:
- Dell OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA): This is a web-based management software that provides advanced management capabilities for PowerEdge servers. OMSA can be used to configure, monitor, and manage the RAID controller, including managing physical disks, creating and managing virtual disks, and monitoring the health of the storage system.
- BIOS Configuration Utility: This is a BIOS-based utility that can be used to configure the RAID adapter during boot time. This is a good option for those who are not familiar with using management software.
- CLI (Command Line Interface): The PERC H345 can also be managed and configured using the command line interface (CLI). This option is recommended for advanced users who are comfortable with using the command line.
- Third-party Management Software: The PERC H345 is compatible with third-party management software, such as LSI MegaRAID Storage Manager, which provides additional management and configuration options.
It is recommended to refer to the Dell technical documentation and the user manual for specific details on how to manage and configure the PERC H345 RAID adapter.
General Information about this Dell 7T7VJ
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 7T7VJ
- Controller Model: PERC H345
- Product Type: Raid Adapter
Technical Information for Dell PCI-E Adapter
- PCI Support: PCI-E 3.0
- SAS Connectors: 2x8 Internal
- Internal SAS/SATA
- Cache Memory: No Cache
- Raid Support: Hardware Raid
- Write Back Cache: No Cache
- Raid Levels: 0,1,10
- Max Drive Support: 63
- Raid Support: Hardware
Contact us or ask for live chat/help if you have any questions about the compatibility of this item to ensure the model's matching features with your current system.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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