Product overview of the Dell A1498015
Dell A1498015 is a 3.5-inch hard disk drive (HDD) that provides high storage capacity, fast speed, and reliable performance. It is a Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) drive that operates at a speed of 15000 RPM and supports data transfer rates of up to 3Gbps. In this article, we will provide a detailed explanation of the specifications and features of Dell A1498015.
The Dell A1498015 HDD is a 3.5-inch drive with a form factor of 3.5 inches. It has a height of 1 inch and a width of 4 inches. The drive weighs 1.5 pounds and is designed to fit into the standard 3.5-inch drive bay of a computer. It uses a SAS interface for communication with the computer's motherboard.
The Dell A1498015 HDD has a storage capacity of 300GB, which is considered a high capacity for a 3.5-inch drive. This makes it an ideal choice for storing large amounts of data such as videos, photos, and documents. With this drive, you can store up to 60,000 songs, 120,000 photos, or 200 hours of HD video.
The Dell A1498015 HDD is a high-speed drive that operates at a speed of 15000 RPM. This is considered a fast speed for a hard drive and makes it suitable for applications that require fast access to data. The high speed of the drive also makes it suitable for use in servers and data centers.
Data Transfer Rate
The Dell A1498015 HDD supports a data transfer rate of up to 3Gbps. This means that it can transfer data at a rate of 3 gigabits per second, which is considered a high data transfer rate. The high data transfer rate of the drive ensures that data can be transferred quickly and efficiently.
The Dell A1498015 HDD is a reliable drive that is designed to provide stable and consistent performance. It has a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 1.6 million hours, which means that it can operate continuously for a long period of time without failure. This makes it an ideal choice for use in servers and data centers where reliability is critical.
The Dell A1498015 HDD is compatible with a wide range of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and Mac OS. It is also compatible with a wide range of servers and storage systems, including Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell EqualLogic storage systems, and Dell PowerVault storage systems.
In Summary ,The Dell A1498015 HDD is a high-performance hard drive that offers high storage capacity, fast speed, and reliable performance. It is an ideal choice for use in servers and data centers where reliability and performance are critical. With a storage capacity of 300GB, a speed of 15000 RPM, and a data transfer rate of up to 3Gbps, this drive can store large amounts of data and transfer it quickly and efficiently. The drive is also compatible with a wide range of operating systems and servers, making it a versatile storage solution.
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Model Number or SKU# A1498015
- Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
- HDD Type: SAS-3GBPS
- Capacity : 300GB
- Interface: Sas
- Spindle Speed: 15000 Rpm
- Interface (detailed): Sas-3gbps
- Hot Swap: Yes
Dimension and Weight
- Width: 4 Inch
- Depth: 5.8 Inch
- Height: 1 Inch
- Weight: 1.52 Lbs
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Serial attached SCSI SAS 3gbps hard drives are commonly used in servers and bring with them immense benefits. However, choosing the right hard drive is very important depending on your projects. Avoid putting greater emphasis on the pricing of the hard drives, since it may lead to a complete disaster.
The preserve of the SAS 3Gbps HDD is in servers and high-end workstations where speed considerations are most important. The hard drives are available as 3.5-inch form factor and 2.5-inch form factor depending on your specific applications. These HDDs will process data and complete reads/writes faster than SATA drives – actually, it takes just a fraction of the time. It makes them ideal for enterprise applications since they perform efficiently, faster, and under rigorous conditions. The faster throughput is the idea behind getting SAS hard drives for your applications, seeing that the latest SAS 12Gbps hard disks are super-fast and incorporate RAID hardware controllers.
The throughput of a SAS 3Gbps disk drive is rated at 300 MB/s. Bandwidth typically represents the theoretical maximum level of data that passes through a channel. On the other hand, throughput is the actual measure of how much data actually travels through the channel successfully. Therefore, bandwidth is a theoretical value whereas throughout is the real value.
The key features and capabilities of the popular SAS 3Gbps HDDs are:
- Performance – You will benefit from performance levels that reach 3Gbps (300MB/s throughout), full-duplex transmissions, wide ports for aggregated bandwidth, advanced command queuing, and port aggregation.
- Flexibility – the flexibility of the SAS 3Gbps lies in physical and software compatibility on SATA drives as well as backward compatibility with SCSI software.
- Scalability – you cannot go wrong with the broad address range allowing connection to physical devices and external storage systems using the long cables and small connectors.
- Reliability and availability – you can achieve point-to-point connections, redundancy paths, and dual active port support with the SAS 3Gbps drives.
We have recommended the SAS 3Gbps to a good number of clients since they are best suited for 24/7 workloads. These hard drives are best suited for servers due to the 100% duty cycle. SAS hot-swap hard drives will always win on the reliability front since they are designed to read/write data throughout the day. The SAS 3Gbps HDD cannot be compared to SATA drives commonly used for desktops that have 20-30% duty cycles. Drive speed is a major determinant of throughput and is measured in RPMs whereby SAS drives will operate at between 7200 and 15000 RPM. For better understanding, the faster a drive rotates, the higher the read/write speeds and the higher the throughput. The net effect will apply for slower drive speeds which negatively impact read/write speed and throughput.
The only downside with the SAS 3Gbps hard drives is the storage capacities available. Generally, SAS hard drive disks have a smaller storage capacity format compared to SATA drives. The common storage sizes available for SAS 3Gbps drives include 73GB-10K RPM, 146GB-15K RPM, 300GB-15000 RPM, 450GB-15K RPM, 600GB-10K RPM, 1TB1TB-7.2K RPM, and 2TB-7.2K RPM which are ideal for servers and high-end machines used for production content.
SAS cables are required for connection and feature a continuous connector for both power and data. The SAS cable cannot be used to connect SATA controllers using a SATA connector since they carry higher power voltages. A distinctive feature of the SAS cables is that they are more than 30-feet in length compared to SATA cables that can only reach a maximum of 3-feet in length. However, it is possible to connect a SAS drive to a SATA controller using a continuous/SAS connector.
We have different specifications of the SAS 3Gbps hard drive which are ideal for high-performance applications and for highly virtualized environments that typically handle critical applications and high volumes of users.
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