Dell D981C SAS SATA HDD Tray
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D981C Dell 3.5inch Hot Swap SAS Sata Hard Drive Tray Sled New

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Part Number#: D981C
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Short Description:
D981C Dell 3.5inch Hot Swap SAS Sata Hard Drive Tray Sled Caddy For Poweredge And Powervault Servers. Brand New OEM with 1 Year Warranty.
Product Condition:
New Sealed
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

Product Comparison with Similar Hard Drive Trays

  • Compatibility: The D981C tray is specifically designed for Dell PowerEdge and PowerVault servers, while other hard drive trays may have a wider range of compatibility with different server brands and models.
  • Design: The D981C tray has a 3.5-inch form factor and a maximum height of 15mm, which is similar to many other hard drive trays on the market. However, some trays may have a different design and may not be compatible with the D981C tray.
  • Hot-swap capability: The D981C tray has hot-swap capability, which allows for easy replacement of failed or faulty drives without shutting down the entire system. Other hard drive trays may not have this feature.
  • Support for SAS and SATA drives: The D981C tray can support both SAS and SATA hard drives, providing flexibility in terms of storage options. Other trays may only support one type of drive.
  • RAID compatibility: The D981C tray is compatible with RAID configurations, while some other trays may not have this feature.
  • Warranty and return policy: The warranty and return policy for the D981C tray may vary depending on the place of purchase. It's important to compare with other trays available in the market.
  • Price: The D981C tray may be priced competitively with other hard drive trays on the market, but it's important to compare the features and specifications of each tray to determine the best value for your specific needs.
  • Brand reputation: Dell is a well-known and reputable brand in the technology industry, and the D981C tray is manufactured by Dell. Other hard drive trays may not have the same level of brand recognition and reputation.

Recommended Accessories and Upgrades

Recommended accessories and upgrades for a computer may include:

  • Additional memory (RAM) to improve performance and multitasking
  • A solid-state drive (SSD) to increase storage capacity and improve boot and load times
  • A gaming mouse and keyboard for improved precision and customization
  • A high-quality monitor or display for enhanced visuals
  • A sound card or external speakers for improved audio
  • A cooling pad or extra fans to keep the computer from overheating
  • A laptop cooling stand to help your laptop cool down
  • A docking station to connect multiple peripherals to a laptop
  • A surge protector to protect your computer from power surges
  • A uninterruptible power supply (UPS) to provide power during a power outage.
  • It's important to note that the specific accessories and upgrades you may need will depend on your computer's capabilities and how you plan to use it.

Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Preventive maintenance:
  • Scheduled checks and inspections
  • Tips for prolonging the life of the tray and sled
  • Best practices for maintaining the tray and sled in optimal condition
  • Diagnostics:
  • Tools and methods for diagnosing issues with the tray and sled
  • Common diagnostic error codes and their meanings
  • How to interpret diagnostic results
  • Troubleshooting:
  • Common issues and their causes
  • Step-by-step troubleshooting guide
  • Contact information for technical support and warranty claims
  • Replacement parts:
  • Available replacement parts for the tray and sled
  • How to order replacement parts
  • Warranty information for replacement parts
  • Firmware and software updates:
  • Available firmware and software updates for the tray and sled
  • How to check for and install updates
  • Impact of updates on the tray and sled's performance and functionality
  • Error handling:
  • Steps for handling errors and failures
  • How to minimize downtime and data loss
  • Guidelines for troubleshooting and resolving errors
  • Storage capacity :
  • Maintaining the storage capacity
  • Tips for optimizing the storage capacity
  • How to expand the storage capacity
  • Compatibility:
  • Compatibility with other parts and peripheral devices
  • How to check compatibility before installation
  • Guidelines for troubleshooting compatibility issues.

Product Details

  • Manufacturer: Dell
  • MPN: D981C
  • Type: Hot Swap Trays
  • Hot Swap Trays Type: SAS-SATA
  • Product Name: 3.5 Inch
  • SKU: D981C
  • Dimensions 7.87 x 5.59 x 1.34 inches
Product Condition:
New Sealed
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

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