Dell 9F85Y 7.68TB Solid State Drive
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Dell 9F85Y 7.68TB SAS-12GBPS SSD Read Intensive TLC Hot-plug New

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9F85Y 7.68Terabytes (TB) Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS)12Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) Read Intensive Triple Level Cell (TLC) Advanced Format 512e 2.5inch (in 3.5inch Hybrid Kit) Hot-plug Solid State Drive | Made by Dell | Brand New
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Product Details of the Dell 9F85Y SSD

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, data storage solutions play a pivotal role in ensuring the efficiency and performance of various systems. One such product that has gained prominence is the Dell 9F85Y 7.68TB SAS-12GBPS SSD Read Intensive TLC hot plug. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the intricacies of this storage device, exploring its key features, specifications, and the benefits it brings to the table.

Dell 9F85Y SSD

The Dell 9F85Y is a solid-state drive (SSD) designed for high-performance storage applications. It boasts a capacity of 7.68 terabytes, making it suitable for enterprises and data-intensive tasks. The integration of SAS-12GBPS (Serial Attached SCSI) technology ensures a robust and reliable connection, enhancing data transfer speeds and overall system responsiveness.

Read Intensive TLC Technology

The term "Read Intensive" refers to the SSD's specific use case, emphasizing its suitability for applications that predominantly involve reading data rather than extensive writing. This makes the 9F85Y ideal for scenarios where quick access to stored information is crucial, such as in data analytics and content delivery networks.

The use of TLC (Triple-Level Cell) NAND flash technology further enhances the drive's efficiency. TLC technology allows each memory cell to store three bits of data, increasing storage density and lowering production costs. Despite being more susceptible to wear compared to SLC (Single-Level Cell) or MLC (Multi-Level Cell) counterparts, the Dell 9F85Y compensates through advanced wear-leveling algorithms, ensuring a prolonged lifespan.

Hot-plug Capability

One standout feature of the Dell 9F85Y is its hot plug capability. This means that the drive can be inserted or removed from a system while it is powered on, without affecting the operation of the system. Hot-plug functionality is particularly valuable in enterprise environments where uninterrupted operation is paramount. It allows for seamless maintenance and upgrades without the need for system downtime.

Storage Capacity

The 7.68TB storage capacity of the Dell 9F85Y makes it suitable for large-scale data storage requirements. Whether it's databases, virtual machines, or multimedia content, this SSD offers ample space for diverse applications.

SAS-12GBPS Interface

The SAS-12GBPS interface ensures high-speed data transfer between the SSD and the host system. This is crucial for applications that demand rapid access to stored data, contributing to improved overall system performance.

Read Intensive Performance

With a focus on read-intensive workloads, the 9F85Y excels in scenarios where quick data retrieval is essential. This makes it an excellent choice for environments where reading data is more frequent than writing, such as in big data analytics and content delivery networks.

TLC NAND Flash Technology

The use of TLC NAND flash technology provides a balance between cost-effectiveness and performance. While TLC drives are known for their higher storage density, the Dell 9F85Y mitigates potential wear issues through intelligent wear-leveling algorithms, ensuring longevity and reliability.

Hot-plug Capabilities

The hot plug capability of the 9F85Y allows for seamless integration or replacement of the SSD without disrupting the operation of the host system. This is a valuable feature in enterprise settings, where continuous operation is critical.

Improved Performance

The combination of SAS-12GBPS interface and read-intensive focus results in enhanced performance, making the Dell 9F85Y well-suited for applications demanding quick data access.

2. Cost-Effective Storage

TLC NAND flash technology enables a higher storage density at a relatively lower cost, making the 9F85Y a cost-effective solution for organizations with large-scale storage needs.

Longevity and Reliability

Despite the inherent wear characteristics of TLC NAND flash, the Dell 9F85Y addresses potential concerns through advanced wear-leveling algorithms, ensuring a prolonged lifespan and high reliability.

Minimal Downtime

The hot plug capability facilitates seamless maintenance and upgrades, minimizing downtime in enterprise environments. This feature is crucial for businesses where uninterrupted operation is a priority.

Enterprise Storage Solutions

The high capacity and performance of the Dell 9F85Y make it an ideal choice for enterprise-level storage solutions. Whether used in servers or storage arrays, it can handle the demands of large-scale data storage and retrieval.

Data Analytics

In data analytics environments where rapid access to vast datasets is crucial, the read-intensive focus of the 9F85Y ensures efficient processing and analysis.

Content Delivery Networks (CDNs)

The quick data retrieval capabilities of the 9F85Y make it well-suited for content delivery networks, where delivering multimedia content with minimal latency is paramount.

General Information about this Dell 9F85Y

Technical Information

  • Type: Hot-Plug Solid State Drive
  • Capacity: 7.68TB
  • NAND Flash Memory Type: V-NAND TLC
  • Form Factor: 2.5 Inch (in 3.5 Inch Hybrid Kit)
  • Interface Type: SAS 12Gbps
  • Data Transfer Rate: 1.2 Gbps
  • Features: Read-Intensive Endurance, Advanced Format 512e


  • Drive Transfer Rate: 1.2 Gbps (external)
Expansion & Connectivity
  • Interfaces: 1 x SAS 12 Gbps
  • Compatible Bays: 1 x Hot-Plug - 2.5 Inch (in 3.5 Inch Hybrid Kit)
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In summary, the Dell 9F85Y 7.68TB SAS-12GBPS SSD Read Intensive TLC Hot-plug stands as a robust and versatile storage solution. Its combination of high capacity, read-intensive performance, and hot-plug capabilities make it a valuable asset for enterprises and applications that prioritize quick data access, cost-effectiveness, and minimal downtime. Understanding its features, benefits, and proper maintenance procedures is crucial for organizations seeking a reliable and efficient storage solution in today's dynamic technological landscape.

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