The Dell T7C3F 16TB 7.2K RPM SAS 12GBPS Hot-plug Hard Drive is a high-capacity storage solution that is compatible with a wide range of Dell servers and storage arrays. The drive uses the SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface and supports a data transfer rate of 12 Gbps, making it well-suited for demanding applications such as data warehousing and video surveillance. The hot-plug feature allows for easy replacement of the drive without having to power down the system, improving uptime and maintaining data availability.
Good Side of This
The Dell T7C3F 16TB 7.2K RPM SAS 12GBPS Hot-plug Hard Drive offers several benefits including:
- High Capacity: 16TB of storage capacity allows for large amounts of data to be stored, making it ideal for data-intensive applications such as data warehousing and video surveillance.
- High Performance: With a 7.2K RPM spindle speed and a 12 Gbps SAS interface, the drive delivers fast data transfer speeds, allowing for quick access to stored data.
- Hot-plug Capability: The hot-plug feature allows for easy replacement of the drive without having to power down the system, improving uptime and maintaining data availability.
- Wide Compatibility: The drive is compatible with a wide range of Dell servers and storage arrays, making it a versatile storage solution.
- Reliability: SAS interface provide a reliable data transfer and the drive has a high MTBF (mean time between failure) rating, increasing the drive's reliability and reducing the risk of data loss.
- Energy efficient: The drive is designed to be energy-efficient, which helps to reduce power consumption and operating costs.
Here is an explanation of the key specifications of the Dell T7C3F 16TB 7.2K RPM SAS 12GBPS Hot-plug Hard Drive:
- Capacity: The drive has a storage capacity of 16TB which allows for large amounts of data to be stored.
- Interface: The drive uses the SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface which supports a data transfer rate of 12 Gbps, making it well-suited for demanding applications such as data warehousing and video surveillance.
- Spindle Speed: The drive has a spindle speed of 7.2K RPM (revolutions per minute). This is the speed at which the disk platters inside the drive rotate. A higher RPM results in faster data access times.
- Form Factor: The drive has a 3.5 inches form factor which is the size of the drive. This form factor is designed to fit in standard drive bays of servers and storage arrays.
- Data Transfer Rate: The drive supports a data transfer rate of up to 12 Gbps, which is the maximum speed at which data can be transferred between the drive and the host system.
- Average Seek Time: The average seek time is 8.5 ms. It is a measure of the time it takes for the drive's read/write head to move to a specific location on the disk. A lower seek time results in faster data access times.
- Cache: The drive has 256MB of cache, which is a high-speed memory buffer that stores frequently-accessed data for quick retrieval. This improves the drive's performance by reducing the number of times the drive needs to access the disk platters.
Key Features about this Dell T7C3F
- Brand: Dell
- Model Number or SKU# T7C3F
- Product Type: Hard Disk Drive
- Capacity: 16 TB-7.2K RPM
Performance of 16TB Hard Disk Drive
- Device Type: Hard Drive - Hot-swap- Hot-plug
- Features: Advanced Format 512e
- Interface: SAS 12.00 GBPS
- Form Factor: 3.5-inch
- Spindle Speed : 7200 RPM
- Drive Transfer Rate: 1200 MBPS (External)
Compatibility for this SAS 12.00 GBPS Hard Drive
- Poweredge C6420
- Poweredge R240
- Poweredge R250
- Poweredge R350
- Poweredge R440
- Poweredge R450
- Poweredge R540
- Poweredge R550
- Poweredge R6415
- Poweredge R650
- Poweredge R650xs
- Poweredge R6515
- Poweredge R740xd
- Poweredge R740xd2
- Poweredge R7415
- Poweredge R7425
- Poweredge R750
- Poweredge R750xs
- Poweredge R7515
- Poweredge R7525
- Poweredge T350
- Poweredge T550
- Powervault Nx3240
Dimension and Weight of 7200 RPM Hard Disk
- Width: 4 Inch
- Depth: 5.8 Inch
- Height: 1 Inch
- Weight: 1.52 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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