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Dell N5Y85 480GB SAS 12GBPS SSD Mix Use MLC 512E Hot Plug Refurbished

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N5Y85 480 Gigabyte(GB) Mix Use Write Intensive Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 12 Gigabits Per Second (GBPS) Multi-Level Cell (MLC) Hot-plug Solid State Drive with Tray for Server | Made by Dell | Refurbished
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Product Specification of the Dell N5Y85 480GB SAS 12GBPS SSD

In today's fast-paced world, technology plays a crucial role in enhancing productivity and efficiency. One such technological marvel is the Dell N5Y85 480GB SAS 12GBPS SSD Mix Use MLC 512E Hot Plug. This cutting-edge storage solution offers a myriad of benefits, making it an indispensable asset for businesses and individuals alike. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the intricacies of the Dell N5Y85 SSD, exploring its features, advantages, applications, and much more.

Understanding Dell N5Y85 SSD

The Dell N5Y85 SSD is a high-performance storage device designed to meet the demands of modern computing environments. Let's break down its name to understand its key features:

  • Dell: Dell is a renowned multinational technology company known for its innovative products and solutions in the field of computing.
  • N5Y85: This alphanumeric code represents the specific model or SKU (Stock Keeping Unit) of the SSD. It helps identify the product uniquely in the market.
  • 480GB: This denotes the storage capacity of the SSD, which is 480 gigabytes. This ample storage space allows users to store a vast amount of data, including documents, multimedia files, applications, and more.
  • SAS 12GBPS: SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) is a high-speed interface used for connecting storage devices to servers and workstations. The 12GBPS refers to the data transfer rate, indicating that the SSD can transfer data at a speed of 12 gigabits per second. This high bandwidth ensures swift data access and transfer, thereby enhancing system performance.
  • SSD: SSD stands for Solid State Drive, a type of storage device that uses flash memory to store data. Unlike traditional hard disk drives (HDDs), SSDs have no moving parts, which results in faster data access, lower power consumption, and increased durability.
  • Mix Use MLC: This term describes the type of NAND flash memory used in the SSD. MLC (Multi-Level Cell) is a type of NAND flash technology that stores multiple bits of data per cell, allowing for higher storage densities. Mix Use indicates that the SSD is designed for both read-intensive and write-intensive workloads, making it versatile and suitable for various applications.
  • 512E: 512E stands for 512-Byte Emulation, referring to the sector size used by the SSD. This sector size is compatible with both legacy systems that use 512-byte sectors and modern systems that use 4KB sectors, ensuring broad compatibility and seamless integration.
  • Hot Plug: Hot Plug, also known as hot swapping, enables users to insert or remove the SSD from a system without shutting it down. This feature facilitates easy maintenance, upgrades, and replacements, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity.
Features and Specifications

The Dell N5Y85 480GB SAS 12GBPS SSD Mix Use MLC 512E Hot Plug boasts a plethora of features and specifications that set it apart from traditional storage solutions. Let's explore some of its key attributes:

  • High Performance: With its SAS interface and MLC NAND flash memory, the Dell N5Y85 SSD delivers exceptional performance, enabling rapid data access, transfer, and processing. Whether you're running demanding applications, performing data analytics, or multitasking with multiple tasks, this SSD ensures smooth and responsive performance.
  • Reliability and Durability: SSDs are inherently more reliable and durable than traditional HDDs due to their lack of moving parts. The Dell N5Y85 SSD takes reliability a step further with its MLC NAND flash memory, which offers higher endurance and longevity compared to other types of NAND flash, such as TLC (Triple-Level Cell). This means that the SSD can withstand a greater number of read and write cycles, making it ideal for mission-critical applications where data integrity is paramount.
  • Data Protection: Data integrity is crucial for businesses and individuals alike. The Dell N5Y85 SSD incorporates advanced error correction and data protection mechanisms to safeguard your valuable data against corruption, loss, and unauthorized access. Whether you're storing sensitive documents, financial records, or customer information, you can rest assured that your data is safe and secure with this SSD.
  • Scalability: As your storage needs grow, the Dell N5Y85 SSD offers scalability to accommodate your expanding data requirements. Whether you're upgrading existing systems or deploying new infrastructure, you can easily integrate this SSD into your setup to enhance storage capacity and performance.
  • Energy Efficiency: In today's eco-conscious world, energy efficiency is a key consideration for businesses seeking to reduce their carbon footprint and operating costs. The Dell N5Y85 SSD consumes less power than traditional HDDs, resulting in lower energy consumption and operational expenses. This not only benefits the environment but also helps organizations save money in the long run.
  • Compatibility: The Dell N5Y85 SSD is designed to be compatible with a wide range of systems, including servers, workstations, and storage arrays. Whether you're using Windows, Linux, or other operating systems, you can seamlessly integrate this SSD into your environment without any compatibility issues.
  • Hot Plug Support: The Hot Plug feature allows for seamless installation and removal of the SSD without the need to power down the system. This facilitates easy maintenance, upgrades, and replacements, minimizing downtime and disruption to business operations.

The Dell N5Y85 480GB SAS 12GBPS SSD Mix Use MLC 512E Hot Plug is suitable for a variety of applications across diverse industries. Some common use cases include:

  • Enterprise Storage: In enterprise environments, where reliability, performance, and scalability are paramount, the Dell N5Y85 SSD excels as a primary storage solution for mission-critical applications, databases, virtualization, and cloud computing.
  • Data Center: Data centers require high-performance storage solutions to handle massive volumes of data and ensure seamless operation. The Dell N5Y85 SSD is well-suited for use in data center environments, where its combination of speed, reliability, and scalability can significantly enhance overall efficiency and productivity.
  • Financial Services: In the financial services industry, where data integrity and security are of utmost importance, the Dell N5Y85 SSD provides a robust storage platform for transaction processing, data analytics, risk management, and compliance.
  • Healthcare: Healthcare organizations deal with large volumes of sensitive patient data, including electronic health records (EHRs), medical imaging, and research data. The Dell N5Y85 SSD offers the performance, reliability, and data protection features necessary to meet the stringent requirements of the healthcare industry.
  • Media and Entertainment: In the media and entertainment sector, where high-resolution content creation and streaming are prevalent, storage performance is critical to meet tight deadlines and deliver seamless user experiences. The Dell N5Y85 SSD provides the speed and capacity required to handle demanding media workflows with ease.
  • Gaming: Gamers demand fast load times, smooth gameplay, and minimal lag. The Dell N5Y85 SSD enhances gaming experiences by reducing load times, accelerating level loading, and improving overall system responsiveness, resulting in a more immersive gaming experience.
High Energy Efficiency

Low Power Consumption and High Energy Efficiency are key features of the N5Y85 Dell 480GB Mix Use MLC SAS 12GBPS 512E Hot Plug Solid State Drive. The drive uses a special type of flash memory called MLC (multi-level cell) that is designed to use less power compared to other flash memory types. This helps to reduce the overall power consumption of the drive, making it an energy-efficient storage solution.

In addition, the drive has a hot plug design, which allows it to be easily removed and replaced without having to shut down the system. This feature also contributes to the drive's energy efficiency, as it reduces the amount of power required to maintain the drive.

The N5Y85 drive also uses a SAS 12GBPS interface, which is optimized for high-speed data transfer and helps to reduce the amount of power required for data transfer. This results in increased energy efficiency and a longer lifespan for the drive.

Built-in Error Correction for Data Integrity

Built-in Error Correction for Data Integrity is a feature of the N5Y85 Dell 480GB Mix Use MLC SAS 12GBPS 512E Hot Plug Solid State Drive that ensures the reliability and accuracy of stored data. Error correction is a method of detecting and correcting errors in data transmission or storage. The built-in error correction in the N5Y85 SSD uses an algorithm to identify and correct errors that may occur due to factors such as data corruption, interference, or hardware failure. This ensures that the data stored on the drive remains accurate and uncorrupted, protecting the integrity of sensitive and important information. The built-in error correction helps to prevent data loss, improve system stability, and increase the lifespan of the SSD.

Enhanced Data Protection

The N5Y85 Dell 480GB Mix Use MLC SAS 12GBPS 512E Hot Plug Solid State Drive features Enhanced Data Protection, which is a set of technologies that help ensure the security and reliability of the data stored on the drive. This includes advanced encryption algorithms that securely encrypt data as it is written to the drive, preventing unauthorized access to sensitive information. Additionally, the drive includes error correction code (ECC) technology, which helps to detect and correct any errors in the data as it is written to the drive, ensuring that the data remains accurate and secure. The hot plug design of the drive also helps to protect data by allowing for easy maintenance and replacement without disrupting the operation of the system. Overall, the Enhanced Data Protection features of the N5Y85 Dell SSD help to provide a high level of security and reliability for the stored data.

Low Latency for Faster Data Processing

Low latency is a term used to describe the amount of time it takes for data to travel from the drive to the processor. The lower the latency, the faster the data can be processed, resulting in improved performance. In the case of the N5Y85 Dell 480GB Mix Use MLC SAS 12GBPS 512E Hot Plug SSD, the low latency allows for faster data processing, as data can be quickly transferred and processed without delay. This results in improved system response times and overall improved performance, especially in applications that require quick data processing. The combination of high bandwidth and low latency in the N5Y85 Dell 480GB Mix Use MLC SAS 12GBPS 512E Hot Plug SSD provides a powerful and efficient storage solution for demanding enterprise applications.

General Information about this Dell N5Y85 480GB SAS 12GBPS SSD
  • Manufacturer: Dell
  • Part Number or SKU# N5Y85
  • Product Type: Solid State Drive (SSD)
  • Sub-Type: SAS-12GBPS
Technical Information
  • Capacity: 480 GB
  • NAND Flash Memory Type: Multi-level Cell (MLC)
  • Form Factor: 2.5 inches
  • Interface Type: SAS 12Gb/s
  • Data Transfer Rate: 1.2 Gbps
  • Features: Mix Use 512e
  • Drive Transfer Rate: 1.2 Gbps (external)
Expansion & Connectivity
  • Interfaces: 1 x SAS 12 Gb/s
  • Compatible Bays: 1 x Hot Plug - 2.5 inches


This SSD is compatible with the following servers:

  • PowerEdge R640
  • PowerEdge R740
  • PowerEdge R940
  • PowerEdge R740xd
  • PowerEdge C6420

In summary, the Dell N5Y85 480GB SAS 12GBPS SSD Mix Use MLC 512E Hot Plug is a versatile and high-performance storage solution that offers a wide range of benefits, including speed, reliability, scalability, and energy efficiency. Whether you're a business looking to enhance productivity, a data center seeking to optimize performance, or an individual user wanting to upgrade your system, this SSD delivers exceptional value and performance. With its advanced features, robust design, and broad compatibility, the Dell N5Y85 SSD is truly a game-changer in the world of storage technology.

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