The Dell P74FX 18TB SATA 7.2K RPM 6GBPS Hot Plug HDD is a highly reliable storage device. The term "hot plug" refers to the ability to add or remove the drive from a running system without shutting it down. This feature allows for easy maintenance and upgrades without disrupting ongoing operations.
The drive has a high storage capacity of 18TB, making it suitable for large-scale data storage needs. It has a rotation speed of 7.2K RPM, which is relatively fast for a hard disk drive, providing fast data access and transfer speeds. The 6GBPS data transfer rate ensures that large files can be transferred quickly, reducing the time it takes to complete large backups or data transfers.
Dell is a well-known and reputable brand in the technology industry, and their products are known for their reliability and durability. This drive is no exception and is built to withstand the demands of heavy use and provide consistent performance over time.
Compatibility of Hot Plug HDD
The Dell P74FX 18TB SATA 7.2K RPM 6GBPS Hot Plug HDD is compatible with systems that have a SATA III (6 Gbps) interface and support hot-plugging. This includes a wide range of servers and storage systems from Dell and other manufacturers. It can also be used with workstations and desktop computers that have a compatible SATA III interface.
It is important to check the technical specifications of your system to ensure compatibility with this drive. Some systems may have limitations on the maximum capacity of hard drives that can be used, or may not support hot-plugging. Additionally, you should also check the compatibility with your operating system to ensure that it can recognize and use the drive.
The Dell P74FX 18TB SATA 7.2K RPM 6GBPS Hot Plug Hard Drive offers high performance for data storage needs. With a large storage capacity of 18TB, it is suitable for storing large amounts of data, such as video files, images, backups, and other large files.
The drive has a rotation speed of 7.2K RPM, which is relatively fast for a hard disk drive. This allows for fast data access and transfer speeds, making it suitable for use in environments where quick data access is required, such as video editing or data analysis.
The 6GBPS data transfer rate allows for fast data transfer speeds, reducing the time it takes to complete large backups or data transfers. This feature makes it ideal for use in environments where large amounts of data need to be transferred frequently, such as in a data center or cloud storage environment.
The hot-plug feature of the drive allows for easy maintenance and upgrades without disrupting ongoing operations. This feature is particularly useful in environments where downtime is not an option, such as in a data center or cloud storage environment.
General Information about this Dell P74FX
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# P74FX
- Capacity: 18 TB
- Product Type: Hard Disk Drive With Tray
Technical Information of Dell 18TB Hard Drive
- Rotational Speed: 7200 Rpm
- Interface Type: SATA 6GBPS
- Form Factor: 3.5inch
- Drive Transfer Rate: 600 Mbps (external)
- Buffer: 512 Mb
Dimension and Weight for this Dell 3.5 Inch Hard Disk
- Width: 4 Inch
- Depth: 5.8 Inch
- Height: 1 Inch
- Weight: 1.52 Lbs
Expansion & Connectivity of Dell SATA 6GBPS Hard Disk Drive
- Interfaces: 1 X SATA 6GBPS
- Compatible Bays: 1 X Hot-plug 3.5 Inch
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When it comes to storing files and processing information, it is difficult to shove the impressive SATA hard drives aside. Although many people tend to regard hard disk drives as old technology, the new highly performing variants have raised the bar. One of the most impressive variants is hard drives with the SATA interface and transfer speed of up to 6Gbps.
These are among the best drives to buy presently. They come with flash-speed disks that load several times faster than traditional hard drives. Another added advantage is that they come in either 2.5-inch sizes or 3.5-inch sizes. Users can find SATA 6Gbps hard drives that will nicely fit their case or enclosure.
SATA 6Gbps hard drives are designed to offer maximum performance. They connect to servers, PCs, or desktop computers via SATA 6Gbps cables. Despite their compact 2.5" to 3.5" sizes, they feature a dynamic cache of up to 64MB. Having these types of storage devices in hand will improve work efficiency and productivity.
Improved Storage Capacity and Performance
There are SATA 6Gbps hard drives that can give users a blend of HDD and SSD functionality. A device that can give a synergistic effect of both storage units will surely offer a higher level of performance. Users will find drives with traditional storage capacity up to 18TB. Most of these drives also come along with NAND technology for enhanced performance.
The read-write speed is something that will give users optimum satisfaction. With the SATA 6Gbps interface, users can expect read speed up to 400MB/s. Not only that, but some drives also run at up to 10000 rpm. Even at that rate, they are generally quiet, and they generate less heat.
Drives that use the SATA 6Gbps interface have been built to learn users' most used applications effectively. This engineering allows them to load those applications faster. It also helps with gaming consoles to load the games initially after users have launched the game. There is everything to get excited about when it comes to these drives.
The point of the SATA 6Gbps interface is to enhance the quality of the traditional mechanical hard drives. They are available at different capacity choices and RPM choices.
Reliable Data Recovery
There are possibilities of data accidents such as accidental deletion, formatting, virus attack, unexpected power shutdown, and partition loss. If such losses occur, data recovery software can easily recover the data from SATA 6Gbps hard drives. Data can be easily recovered, undelete, and unformatted from these SATA hard drives
Dynamic CacheThe dynamic cache is one of these drives' most impressive features despite not being so evident to users. It improves the performance of the SATA 6Gbps drives in real-time with optimized cache allocation. This function allocates more cache towards the read and writes functions. That is why users will find that read and write speeds are usually almost equal.
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