Product overview for the Dell D57K2
In the fast-paced world of server technology, having reliable and efficient storage solutions is crucial for optimal performance. One such solution is the Dell D57K2 3.84TB SAS 12Gbps Mixed Use TLC 2.5in Hot-Plug Solid State Drive (SSD). In this detailed review, we will delve into the key features, performance specifications, and benefits of this SSD designed specifically for servers.
Key Features Storage Capacity
The Dell D57K2 boasts an impressive 3.84TB storage capacity, making it suitable for demanding server applications that require substantial data storage. This generous capacity ensures that the SSD can handle a wide range of data-intensive tasks without compromising performance.
Interface: SAS 12Gbps
The SSD utilizes the SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface with a blazing-fast 12Gbps data transfer rate. This high-speed interface is crucial for reducing latency and ensuring quick access to data, optimizing overall server performance.
Form Factor: 2.5 inches
The compact 2.5-inch form factor of the Dell D57K2 makes it ideal for servers with limited physical space. Its small size allows for greater flexibility in server configurations, enabling efficient use of available resources.
NAND Flash Technology: TLC
Built on Triple-Level Cell (TLC) NAND flash technology, the D57K2 strikes a balance between performance and cost-effectiveness. TLC NAND offers higher storage density, resulting in a cost-effective solution without compromising on reliability.
The Hot-Plug feature of this SSD allows for seamless replacement or addition of drives without shutting down the server. This capability is essential for businesses that require uninterrupted service and minimal downtime during maintenance or upgrades.
Performance Specifications Mixed Use Workload
Designed for mixed-use workloads, the Dell D57K2 excels in scenarios where both read and write operations are prevalent. This makes it well-suited for environments with varied application requirements, providing consistent and reliable performance.
Read and Write Speeds
The SSD delivers impressive read and write speeds, ensuring fast data access and transfer. These high-speed capabilities are essential for reducing latency and enhancing the overall responsiveness of the server, especially in data-intensive applications.
With mixed-use TLC NAND flash, the D57K2 offers a balance of endurance and performance. This SSD is engineered to withstand the demands of mixed-use workloads over an extended lifespan, providing a reliable storage solution for critical server applications.
Benefits for Server Environments
Improved Server Responsiveness
The combination of high read and write speeds, coupled with the SAS 12Gbps interface, significantly improves server responsiveness. This is particularly beneficial in environments where quick data access is essential for seamless operations.
Cost-Effective Storage Solution
The use of TLC NAND flash technology allows Dell to offer a cost-effective storage solution without compromising on performance. This makes the D57K2 an attractive option for businesses looking to optimize their storage infrastructure while staying within budget constraints.
Flexibility in Server Configurations
The 2.5-inch form factor of the D57K2 adds flexibility to server configurations. Servers with space constraints can benefit from the compact size of this SSD, allowing for efficient use of available physical resources.
Minimal Downtime with Hot-Plug
The Hot-Plug capability of the D57K2 minimizes downtime during maintenance or upgrades. IT administrators can replace or add drives without interrupting server operations, ensuring continuous service availability.
General Information about the Dell D57K2
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Model Number or SKU# D57K2
- Type: Solid State Drive (SSD)
- Product Type: SAS 12GBPS
Key Features for the 3.84TB SSD
- Device Type: Solid State Drive - Hot-swap
- Capacity: 3.84TB
- Interface: SAS 12Gbps
- Form Factor: 2.5 Inch
- Features: Mixed-use TLC
- Interfaces: 1 x SAS 12Gb/s
- Compatible Bays: 1 x Hot Plug - 2.5 Inch
Compatibility of Dell 3.84TB Solid State Drive (SSD)
- BSN Services Node
- PowerEdge C6420
- PowerEdge C6525
- PowerEdge R340
- PowerEdge R350
- PowerEdge R440
- PowerEdge R450
- PowerEdge R550
- PowerEdge R640
- PowerEdge R6415
- PowerEdge R650
- PowerEdge R650xs
- PowerEdge R6515
- PowerEdge R6525
- PowerEdge R740
- PowerEdge R740xd
- PowerEdge R7415
- PowerEdge R7425
- PowerEdge R750
- PowerEdge R750xa
- PowerEdge R750xs
- PowerEdge R7525
- PowerEdge R840
- PowerEdge R940
- PowerEdge R940xa
- PowerEdge T550
- PowerVault NX3240
Outline, the Dell D57K2 3.84TB SAS 12Gbps Mixed Use TLC 2.5in Hot-Plug SSD for servers offers a compelling combination of storage capacity, performance, and cost-effectiveness. With features like the SAS 12Gbps interface, compact form factor, and hot plug capability, this SSD is well-suited for a variety of server environments. Whether you are running data-intensive applications or require a reliable storage solution with minimal downtime, the Dell D57K2 stands out as a versatile and efficient choice for modern server infrastructure.
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