The Dell G8774 300GB 10K RPM SAS 3GBPS internal hard drive is a high-performance storage solution that is designed for use in enterprise-level servers and storage systems. It has a capacity of 300GB and a spindle speed of 10,000 RPM, which makes it faster than most standard hard drives. It also has a SAS interface and a 3Gbps data transfer rate, which makes it well-suited for use in high-bandwidth systems. In general, this hard drive would be a good choice for anyone who needs fast, reliable storage in a server or storage system.
In general, hard drives with a high RPM (rotations per minute) rating tend to be more reliable than those with a lower RPM rating, as they can access data more quickly and are less likely to experience delays or performance issues. The SAS interface is also known for its reliability, as it is designed for use in enterprise-level systems and can support multiple devices on a single channel. Additionally, SAS hard drives tend to be more reliable than those with other types of interfaces, such as SATA. Overall, the Dell G8774 300GB 10K RPM SAS 3GBPS internal hard drive should be a reliable choice for use in a server or storage system.
The Dell G8774 300GB 10K RPM SAS 3GBPS internal hard drive is a 3.5 inch hard drive, which is the standard size for internal hard drives. It is designed to be installed in a 3.5 inch drive bay in a computer or storage system. This size is larger than the 2.5 inch size commonly used for laptop hard drives and smaller than the 5.25 inch size often used for optical drives. The 3.5 inch form factor is the most popular size for internal hard drives, as it provides a good balance of capacity, performance, and cost.
Manufacturer : Dell
Type: Internal Hard Drive
HDD Type: SAS-3GBPS
SKU : G8774
Drive Transfer Rate: 300 MBPS (external)
Spindle Speed: 10000 RPM
Form Factor: 3.5 inch
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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