Dell X968D 3.5 Inch Hot Swap Trays SAS-SATA
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X968D Dell Original SAS/SATA Hard Drive Tray/Caddy For Dell Refurbished

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Short Description:
X968D Dell Original SAS/SATA Hard Drive Tray/Caddy For Dell Poweredge. Refurbished.
Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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Maintenance and Upkeep of SAS/SATA

Hard Drive Tray

Maintenance and upkeep of a SAS/SATA hard drive tray for a Dell Poweredge server are critical to ensure proper operation and longevity of the system. The following are some steps to be followed for the maintenance and upkeep of the SAS/SATA hard drive tray:

  • Cleaning: Regular cleaning of the hard drive tray is essential to prevent dust buildup and to avoid damage to the hard drive. Use a soft cloth or a compressed air can to clean the tray.
  • Handle with care: Always handle the hard drive tray with care. Do not drop or apply excessive force to the tray as it can cause damage to the hard drive.
  • Proper insertion: Make sure to properly insert the hard drive into the tray. Ensure that the connectors are properly aligned and the drive is securely seated.
  • Proper storage: Store the hard drive tray in a cool, dry place. Avoid exposing the tray to extreme temperature and humidity.
  • Check for firmware updates: Regularly check for firmware updates for the hard drive tray and upgrade to the latest version if available. This will ensure optimal performance and compatibility with the server.
  • Check for compatibility: Ensure that the hard drive is compatible with the Dell Poweredge server before installing. Use the Dell hardware compatibility list to check for compatibility.

By following these steps, you can ensure that the SAS/SATA hard drive tray for the Dell Poweredge server is well-maintained and operates optimally.

Enhanced System Performance

The X968D Dell Original SAS/SATA Hard Drive Tray/Caddy enhances system performance by providing a secure and reliable connection between the hard drive and the motherboard. The caddy is designed specifically for Dell Poweredge servers and is fully compatible with both SAS and SATA hard drives.

The caddy is made from high-quality materials that ensure stability and durability, and its precise design helps to reduce vibrations and noise. This minimizes the risk of data loss and reduces the wear and tear on the hard drive, leading to enhanced system performance and longer lifespan of the drive.

Additionally, the X968D Dell Original SAS/SATA Hard Drive Tray/Caddy has a hot-swappable design that enables you to easily replace or upgrade hard drives without having to shut down the server. This saves time and increases the overall efficiency of the system, which leads to improved performance.

Technical Specifications

The X968D Dell Original SAS/SATA Hard Drive Tray/Caddy is designed for use with Dell PowerEdge servers. Here are its technical specifications:

  • Compatibility: This tray is compatible with Dell PowerEdge servers that support 2.5-inch SAS/SATA hard drives.
  • Drive interface: The tray supports SAS and SATA hard drives with a 2.5-inch form factor.
  • Material: The tray is made of high-quality, durable plastic that is designed to withstand the rigors of a data center environment.
  • Connectors: The tray features SAS and SATA connectors that provide a secure and reliable connection between the hard drive and the server.
  • Hot-swappable: The tray is designed to be hot-swappable, allowing you to replace hard drives without shutting down the server.
  • Sleds: The tray includes sleds that securely hold the hard drive in place and provide easy insertion and removal of the drive.
  • Status LED: The tray features a status LED that indicates the health and activity of the hard drive.
  • Mounting: The tray is designed for easy and secure mounting in a Dell PowerEdge server.

Product Details

  • Manufacturer: Dell
  • MPN: X968D
  • Type: Hot Swap Trays
  • Hot Swap Trays Type: SAS-SATA
  • Product Name: 3.5 Inch
  • SKU: X968D
  • Dimensions: 3.5 Inches x 1/3H


  • Poweredge t710, t610, t410, t310, r710, r610, r510, r410, r310 Series Servers And Powervault Nx3000, Md3200 SAS/SATA Arrays

Key Features

  • Cabinet Type : Internal Drive Case
  • Modules Qty. : 1

Storage Controllers

  • Supported Devices : Hard Drive
  • Case Interface : SAS-SATA
Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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