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Dell RDVCR 3.84tb Sas-12gbps Read Intensive Advanced Format New

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RDVCR 3.84Terabytes (TB)12Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS)Read Intensive Bics Flash 3d Triple Level Cell (TLC) Solid State Drive (SSD) Advanced Format 512e Hot-plug Dell Certified for Server | Made by Dell | Brand New
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Product Overview of the Dell 3.84TB SAS-12GBPS SSD

In the ever-evolving landscape of data storage, choosing the right storage solution for servers is crucial for ensuring optimal performance and reliability. One such option that has gained prominence is the Dell RDVCR 3.84TB SAS-12Gbps Read Intensive Advanced Format 512e Hot-Plug for Server. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the key features, benefits, and considerations of this storage solution, offering valuable insights for IT professionals and businesses seeking a robust storage solution for their servers.

Key Features

Capacity and Performance

The Dell RDVCR boasts a substantial storage capacity of 3.84TB, making it well-suited for demanding server environments where data volumes are substantial. The SAS-12Gbps interface ensures high-speed data transfer, contributing to improved server performance. This combination of ample storage space and enhanced data transfer rates positions the RDVCR as a reliable option for businesses with data-intensive workloads.

Read Intensive Design

The term "Read Intensive" signifies the drive's optimized design for scenarios where read operations significantly outweigh write operations. This specialization makes the RDVCR particularly suitable for applications that involve frequent data retrieval, such as content delivery networks (CDNs), databases, and virtualization environments. The drive's architecture is tailored to excel in scenarios where quick access to stored data is paramount.

Advanced Format 512e

The Advanced Format 512e (512-byte emulation) technology employed by the RDVCR is noteworthy. This feature enhances the drive's compatibility with both legacy systems, which use 512-byte sectors, and modern systems that utilize larger 4KB sectors. This adaptability ensures seamless integration into a variety of server configurations, making it a versatile choice for businesses with diverse IT infrastructures.

Hot-Plug Capability

The Hot-Plug capability of the RDVCR is a key convenience feature for server administrators. Hot-Plug, also known as hot-swapping, allows for the replacement or addition of drives without powering down the entire server. This feature reduces downtime during maintenance or upgrades, contributing to improved system availability and overall operational efficiency.


Before integrating the Dell RDVCR into a server environment, it's crucial to assess compatibility with existing hardware and software configurations. Compatibility checks should extend to the server's SAS controller, operating system, and any RAID configurations in place. Dell provides detailed compatibility matrices and documentation to assist in this evaluation process.

Workload Analysis

Given the Read Intensive nature of the RDVCR, conducting a thorough workload analysis is essential. Understanding the specific requirements of the applications running on the server, including their read and write patterns, is crucial for optimizing performance and ensuring that the drive aligns with the workload characteristics of the intended environment.

RAID Considerations

For enhanced data protection and performance, many server environments utilize RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) configurations. It's important to consider the RAID level that best suits the desired balance of performance, capacity, and fault tolerance. The RDVCR can be integrated into various RAID setups, and Dell provides guidance on RAID best practices for this particular drive.

Benefits of Choosing Dell RDVCR

Reliability and Durability

Dell has a reputation for delivering reliable and durable hardware solutions, and the RDVCR is no exception. The drive is built to withstand the demands of a server environment, with features such as error correction and wear leveling contributing to its overall reliability.

Dell Support and Warranty

Investing in Dell storage solutions comes with the added advantage of comprehensive support and warranty options. Dell's customer support is renowned for its responsiveness and expertise, providing peace of mind for IT administrators and businesses relying on their products.

General Information about the Dell RDVCR

Manufacturer: Dell

Device Type: Solid State Drive

Part Number (SKU#): RDVCR

Technical Information

  • Capacity: 3.84TB
  • Nand Flash Memory Type: Bics Flash TLC (3-bit-per-cell)
  • Form Factor: 2.5-inch (in 3.5-inch Hybrid Kit)
  • Interface Type: SAS 12Gb/s
  • Data Transfer Rate: 1.2Gbps
  • Features: Read-intensive Endurance, Advanced Format 512e


  • Drive Transfer Rate (External): 1.2Gbps
  • Random Read: 385,000 IOPS
  • Random Write: 45,000 IOPS
  • Sequential Read: 2,097 MB/s
  • Sequential Write: 1,573 MB/s
  • Min Terabytes Written: 14,016TB

Expansion & Connectivity:

  • Interfaces: 1 x SAS 12Gb/s
  • Compatible Bays: 1 x Hot-plug - 2.5-inch (in 3.5-inch Hybrid Kit)


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Outline, the Dell RDVCR 3.84TB SAS-12Gbps Read Intensive Advanced Format 512e Hot-Plug for Server represents a formidable storage solution for businesses seeking reliability, performance, and flexibility in their server environments. By understanding its key features, considerations for implementation, and the associated benefits, IT professionals can make informed decisions when selecting storage solutions to meet their organization's unique requirements. Dell's commitment to quality and innovation is evident in the design and functionality of the RDVCR, making it a noteworthy option in the competitive landscape of server storage solutions.

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