Data Storage Capacity
Data storage capacity refers to the amount of data that a storage device, such as a hard drive, can hold. The data storage capacity of the Dell M7FY9 8TB 7.2K RPM Near-line SAS-12GBPS Hard Drive is 8 terabytes (TB). This means that the drive can store up to 8TB of data.
A high data storage capacity is crucial for businesses and organizations with large amounts of data to manage and store. With 8TB of storage, the M7FY9 drive can accommodate large data sets, reducing the need for multiple smaller drives and improving data management efficiency. The drive's 7.2K RPM speed also provides fast data access and retrieval, making it a suitable choice for data-intensive applications.
Capacity and Speed
"Capacity and Speed" refers to the storage capacity and data transfer rate of the hard disk drive (HDD).
- Capacity: It is the amount of data that can be stored on the drive, typically measured in gigabytes (GB) or terabytes (TB). In the case of the Dell M7FY9, the drive has a capacity of 8TB.
- Speed: It refers to the rate at which data can be read from or written to the drive, measured in rotations per minute (RPM) and data transfer rate (in gigabits per second). The Dell M7FY9 operates at 7.2K RPM and has a data transfer rate of 12 Gbps.
The combination of high capacity and fast speed makes the Dell M7FY9 a suitable option for high-demand storage applications that require a large amount of data to be accessed quickly and efficiently.
"Power Consumption" refers to the amount of electrical power used by the hard disk drive (HDD) when it is operating.
In the case of the Dell M7FY9 8TB 7.2K RPM Near-line SAS-12GBPS HDD, the power consumption is a crucial aspect to consider, as it can impact the energy efficiency and cost of running the drive.
Typically, HDDs consume more power when they are in operation, compared to when they are in a standby or idle mode. The specific power consumption of the Dell M7FY9 is not publicly available, but it can be found in the technical specifications provided by Dell or in the product manual.
It's important to consider power consumption when selecting an HDD for a large-scale storage solution, as reducing power consumption can lead to lower energy costs and a more eco-friendly solution.
"Compatibility" refers to the ability of a device to work seamlessly with other hardware, software, and systems.
In the case of the Dell M7FY9 8TB 7.2K RPM Near-line SAS-12GBPS HDD, compatibility is important to ensure that the drive can function properly and deliver the expected performance in the intended system.
The Dell M7FY9 is compatible with servers and storage arrays that support SAS-12 Gbps interface and near-line storage. It is important to check the compatibility with the existing hardware and software before purchasing this HDD.
It's also important to consider the form factor of the drive, which refers to its physical size and mounting specifications. The Dell M7FY9 has a 3.5-inch form factor, which is a standard size for enterprise-level storage drives.
Ensuring compatibility can ensure the smooth operation and long-term performance of the HDD and the overall storage system.
- Manufacturer : Dell
- MPN : M7FY9
- Type : Hard Disk Drive
- SKU : M7FY9
- Capacity : 8TB
- Interface : SAS 6GBPS
- Drive Dimensions : 3.5 Inch
- Spindle Speed : 7200 Rpm
Product Dimensions & Weight
- Height : 5.63 inch
- Width : 3.75 inch
- Depth : 7.00 inch
- Weight : 1.35 lbs
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The Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard drives have become increasingly popular for their increasing use in high-end workstations and servers. These drives are employed in consumer desktops and modern servers for their speed and reliability. Enterprises have made the SAS hard drives their de-facto standard. Now, the 12Gbps speed throws the usefulness of these drives up a notch.
Most professional hosting providers now use SAS 12Gbps hard drives for data production. These drives have proven useful in high input/output operations and critical website functions. Users trust these drives because there is no risk of data loss, corruption, or downtime.
SAS 12Gbps drives read, write, and process data within split seconds. The latest 12Gbps disks use the latest RAID hardware technology to offer faster data transfer and recovery rates. They are perfect for sequential data, high workloads, and random IOPS alike.
This function allows them to be best suited for servers that have 100 percent duty cycles. They do not only work with desktops and PCs, but they can read/write data 24/7.
SAS 12Gbps HDDs have received utmost attention in the market as a result of its high performance. These performance benefits allow it to be useful for a wide variety of applications. For instance, a SAS 12Gbps connection can support up to four wide lanes per connection.
Connecting JBOD with these SAS drives can support up to 1200MB/s. These high-performance drives do not only help handle large workloads; they also offer cost-effective expansion to an already robust system.
Also, each 12Gbps high-performance SAS drives can offer users a rotational speed of up to 15000 rpm.
They provide a great bandwidth enough to perform efficiently. The robust performance of SAS 12Gbps drives clearly a worthy investment for improved performance of servers and desktops. They provide very large amounts of storage options and a cost-effective choice for users.
The flexibility is one of the best benefits of SAS 12Gbps drives. These drives have configured flexibility, which allows them to work perfectly with several devices without modification or changes. Many of them feature a Universal Serial controller for seamless system support.
SAS 12Gbps hard drives can also be partitioned in a storage pool and assigned to servers for work-intensive applications. They are a perfect fit for server systems, including reservation systems, medical imaging, and more!
Only this range of SAS hard drives can provide users with the best worlds of flexibility. This way, allowing them to support use with other drives.
12Gbps SAS-based storage systems have the benefit of dual-port capability. This allows them to provide a redundant path to the drives in case of controller failover. These drives also operate on separate point-to-point connections. That way, it is rare for drive connection loss to affect them.SAS 12Gbps HDDs are built to handle the rigors of heavy workloads and enterprise use. They also safeguard data integrity, thanks to their ability to comprehensively verify data and correct errors.
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