The drive is designed for read-intensive workloads, which means it is optimized for read operations, it generally has higher read speeds and lower write speeds than a drive that is optimized for write operations. This makes it well-suited for use-cases such as databases, analytics, and reporting tasks that require fast access to large amounts of data.
TLC (triple-level cell) refers to the type of NAND flash memory used in the device, which has a higher storage density but a lower endurance compared to MLC (multi-level cell) or SLC (single-level cell) NAND.
The hot-plug feature allows for easy maintenance and upgrades without the need to shut down the system. This feature allows the drive to be replaced or upgraded while the system is running. This makes it easier to swap out a drive that is failing or to upgrade to a larger drive without any interruption in service.
This product line by Dell is a series of drives that are designed to provide high performance and endurance for read-intensive workloads. These drives are built to provide high reliability, performance, and durability for different workloads, such as databases, analytics, and virtualization.
The Dell 7.68TB SAS 12GBPS TLC SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) with a storage capacity of 7.68 terabytes. It uses the SAS interface, which stands for Serial Attached SCSI, and supports a data transfer rate of 12 gigabits per second. The drive uses TLC (Triple-Level Cell) NAND flash memory, which stores three bits of data per cell, providing a higher storage density than other types of NAND flash memory, but with lower endurance and write performance.
In terms of compatibility, the drive is compatible with servers and storage arrays that support the SAS interface and have the appropriate physical form factor. It is also compatible with operating systems that support SAS-attached storage devices. The drive is not compatible with systems that use the SATA interface, as SAS and SATA are different types of interfaces.
To ensure compatibility, it's important to check that the system in which the drive will be installed has a SAS controller that is compatible with the drive and has the appropriate number of SAS ports to connect the drive. The system should also meet the physical requirement for the drive, such as the form factor and power requirements.
In addition, it is important to check that the operating system, software, and any other relevant applications can recognize and support the drive and its capacity. Make sure that the drive's performance meets your requirements before purchasing it. It is always a good idea to consult the manufacturer's documentation or contact their support to ensure compatibility.
Dell SSDs are built with the highest quality materials and go through extensive testing, so the Dell 7.68TB SSD should have a good level of reliability. To know more about the specific drive you are interested in, you can check the technical datasheet provided by Dell, which should give you detailed information about its endurance, reliability, and performance.
Reliability of a Dell 7.68TB SSD (Solid State Drive) depends on various factors such as the quality of the specific drive, the workload it is subjected to, and the operating conditions it is used in.
Additionally, it's important to monitor the temperature of the drive to ensure that it is operating within a safe temperature range. It's also recommended to use the drive in a RAID configuration or use a backup solution to mitigate the risk of data loss due to drive failure.
It's also important to consider the workload that the SSD will be subjected to and ensure that it has enough over-provisioning and wear-leveling algorithms to increase the reliability of the SSD and its lifespan.
General Information about this Dell GXKXX
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# GXKXX
- Product Type: Solid State Drive (SSD)
- Interface Type: SAS 12GBPS
Technical Information for 7.68TB Solid State Drive
- Storage Capacity: 7.68TB
- Nand Flash Memory Type: V-nand Tlc
- Form Factor: 2.5inch
- Data Transfer Rate: 1.2GPBS
- Features: Read-intensive Endurance, Advanced Format 512e
Dimensions & Weight of SAS 12GBPS SSD
- Height: 0.63 Inch
- Width: 3.10 Inch
- Depth: 5.45 Inch
- Weight: 1.50 Lbs
Performance of Triple Level Cell SSD
- Random Read: 385K IOPS
- Random Write: 45K IOPS
- Sequential Read: 2,097 MBPS
- Sequential Write: 1,573 MBPS
- Drive Transfer Rate: 1.2 GBPS (external)
- Min Terabytes Written: 14,016TB
- Poweredge C6420
- Poweredge R640
- Poweredge R740
- Poweredge R740xd
- Poweredge R7425
- Poweredge R840
- Poweredge R940
- Poweredge R940xa
- Powervault Nx3240
Benefits of SSD over spin drives
- More Durable: Feature a non-mechanical design of NAND flash mounted on circuit boards, and are more shock resistant.
- Faster: Faster data access, boot ups, file transfers, and an overall quicker computing experience than hard drives.
- Quieter: Run at near silent operation unlike loud, whirring hard disc drives.
- Lighter: Flash-based SSDs weigh considerably less.
- Cooler: SSDs require little power to operate, resulting in less heat output by your system.
- More Efficient: Consume less power at peak load.
Contact us or ask for live chat/help if you have any questions about the compatibility of this item to ensure the model's matching features with your current system.
About Refurbished Products
Here, you can check more available conditions of your desired product GXKXX at a competitive price. We are trying our best to meet your needs on the enterprise-level computer, server, data centre, and networking hardware. You are welcome to ask our live chat or get live representative support over the phone.
Other Available Conditions for this Part
ALLHDD guarantees that the products will not have defects in material that will affect the product's functionality during the Standard Warranty Period. The warranty period starts when the merchandise/items from our warehouse.
What does ALLHDD.Com warranty cover?
30-days to 3 years warranty:
Replacement or refund. In the case of material defects, we will try to replace the product first. The product will be replaced before the expiration of the original warranty. For any failure of hardware, if we cannot process the replacement of the product(s)/model(s), we will refund the original selling/invoiced price. The shipping costs and sales tax, if any, are non-refundable. ALLHDD retains the right to decide whether the item(s) will process for replacement or refund.
What is not covered by our warranty?
The reason why our warranty does not cover any problem caused by the following conditions:
(a) misuse of hardware; accidental damage; carelessness product(s) damage; shock; temperature beyond the specification of any product; faulty installation; operation; modification of goods;
(b) any misuse outside the instructions in the user manual for any specific product;
(c) damaged caused by other hardware or equipment. The warranty will void if the item is returned with physical damage, damage to the retail box, removed from the box, counterfeit labels/labelled by them, or any modifications of internal and external covers. Data loss or damages to any other equipment we do not cover by our offered warranty.
What is the Manufacturer/Brand Warranty?
In general, a manufacturer's warranty service/support is a written guarantee to the buyer of a product. Its terms assure the replacement or repair of the product, if necessary, within a specified period after the purchase (2-5 years depending on the brand/manufacturer). It is typically included in the price of the product. Products are brand new and sealed and the original manufacturer box is complete with the Manufacturer's genuine warranty. For most of the brand new/retail products that come with the manual and box, exceptions may apply (i.e., Cisco, Juniper Networks).
For the server parts (i.e., Dell, HPE) to get Full coverage of the warranty server must have a full 3- 5 years warranty. However, ALLHDD.COM will cover the warranty duration if any Manufacturer doesn't support the advertised warranty and there is no refund for those.
Final Sale items are non-returnable/refundable in any situation. Any question? please ask our team before the shipment.
We can provide additional warranty service/support for any product you purchase from us if you need additional warranty coverage before finalizing the order from ALLHDD.Com. You need to ask in live chat/help or call us for more information.
Individual product warranty mentioned on each item product description page/detail page.
Free Technical support on purchased items, our expert consultancy over the phone, by email, by live chat, or by remote login.
Shipping Options and Estimated Delivery Time
UPS Shipping Options:
FREE UPS® Ground (Free shipping to all orders for 48 states!)
Estimated delivery time: 4-7 business days
UPS 3 Day Select®
Estimated delivery time: 3 business days
UPS 2nd Day Air®
Estimated delivery time: 1-2 business days, Delivery by 10:30 AM or 2:00 PM
UPS Next Day Air® Standard Overnight
Estimated delivery time: Overnight 2-5 PM, Standard Overnight Delivery.
UPS Next Day Air® - Priority Overnight
Estimated delivery time: Overnight Delivery (Next Business Day) Delivery by 10:30 AM or 12:00 PM
UPS Next Day Air® First Overnight - Early A.M
Estimated delivery time: Overnight 8:00 AM, Early morning, overnight delivery for your time-critical shipments.
UPS® First Overnight - Saturday
Estimated delivery time: Overnight 8:30 AM – Saturday
FedEx Shipping Options:
Estimated delivery time: (4–7 business days in the contiguous 48 states)
*For residential delivery via FedEx Ground use FedEx Home Delivery®
Estimated delivery time: 4−7 business days, based on the distance to the destination.
FedEx Express Saver®
Estimated delivery time: 3 business days (by 4:30 PM to U.S. businesses; by 8:00 PM to residences)
Available throughout all 50 states (except Hawaii and Alaska)
Estimated delivery time: 2 business days (by 4:30 PM to U.S. businesses; by 8:00 PM to residences)
Available throughout all 50 states
FedEx Standard Overnight®
Estimated delivery time: Next-business-day (by 4:30 PM to U.S. businesses and by 8:00 PM to residences)
Available throughout all 50 states (Hawaii is outbound only)
FedEx Priority Overnight®
Estimated delivery time: Next-business-day (by 10:30 PM to U.S. businesses, noon to most residences)
Available throughout all 50 states
FedEx First Overnight®
Estimated delivery time: Next-business-day (by 8:30 or 9 AM to most areas)
Available throughout all 50 states
Worldwide Shipping Options:
UPS®/FedEx® International Economy
Estimated delivery time: 4-7 business days
UPS®/FedEx® International Priority
Estimated delivery time: 2-4 business days
UPS®/FedEx® Ground Shipping Canada
Estimated delivery time: 5-8 business days
- The processing of orders with Ground Shipping can take up to 24-48 hours. But we try to process all orders the same day.
- We are not responsible for weather problems that may affect the delivery of goods by carriers. We cannot guarantee the exact delivery time, regardless of the carriers' claims.
- If you have any specific delivery time requirements, please contact our customer support and someone from our customer service team will be able to help you.
- You can estimate the shipping cost from the products detail page, also available on the checkout page
- The shipping cost depends on box dimensions, weight, and zip/postal code
- To get a FedEx® delivery service you need to mention it on the checkout page notebox.
- For urgent shipments, please contact our customer service.
- Shipping cut off 4:00 PM (Monday-Friday) and available blind drop shipment.