Overview of the MBA3300RC Fujitsu 300GB Hard Drive
The MBA3300RC is a high-performance hard disk drive (HDD) designed for use in enterprise-class applications. It offers a storage capacity of 300 gigabytes (GB) and operates at a speed of 15000 revolutions per minute (RPM). In addition, the drive features a 16 megabytes (MB) buffer and a 3.5 inches form factor, making it an ideal choice for use in data centers and other high-performance computing environments. The MBA3300RC is manufactured by Fujitsu and uses the Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) interface, which provides a data transfer rate of up to 3 gigabytes per second (Gbps). In this article, we will take an in-depth look at the MBA3300RC and explore its features, benefits, and applications.
300 Gigabytes (GB) Storage Capacity
The MBA3300RC offers a storage capacity of 300 gigabytes (GB), which is more than enough to store large amounts of data. This makes it an ideal choice for use in enterprise-class applications that require high-capacity storage solutions. For example, it can be used to store large databases, virtual machines, and other types of data that require high-speed access.
15000 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM)
The MBA3300RC operates at a speed of 15000 revolutions per minute (RPM), which is much faster than most standard desktop hard drives. This high-speed operation allows the drive to read and write data at a much faster rate, which is essential for applications that require high-performance storage solutions. For example, it can be used in server applications that require fast access to data.
16 Megabytes (MB) Buffer
The MBA3300RC features a 16 megabytes (MB) buffer, which is a temporary storage area that helps improve the drive's performance. The buffer allows the drive to temporarily store data that is waiting to be written to or read from the disk. This helps to reduce the amount of time that the drive spends waiting for data, which can significantly improve its overall performance.
3.5 Inches Form Factor
The MBA3300RC has a 3.5 inches form factor, which is the standard size for most desktop hard drives. This makes it easy to install in most computer systems and also makes it compatible with most drive bays. The 3.5 inches form factor also helps to reduce the overall size of the drive, which can be important in applications where space is limited.
Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) 3GBPS Interface
The MBA3300RC uses the Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) interface, which is a high-speed interface that is commonly used in enterprise-class applications. The SAS interface provides a data transfer rate of up to 3 gigabytes per second (Gbps), which is much faster than most other types of interfaces. This high-speed data transfer rate makes the MBA3300RC an ideal choice for use in applications that require high-speed access to data.
Benefits of the SAS-3GBPS HDD
The MBA3300RC offers several benefits that make it an ideal choice for use in enterprise-class applications. Some of these benefits include:
High-speed data transfer: The MBA3300RC operates at a speed of 15000 revolutions per minute (RPM), which allows it to read and write data at a much faster rate than most other types of hard drives.
Large storage capacity: The MBA3300RC offers a storage capacity of 300 gigabytes (GB), which is more than enough to store large amounts of data.
Compatibility: The MBA3300RC has a 3.5 inches form factor, which makes it compatible with most drive bays and computer systems.
General Information about the Fujitsu MBA3300RC
- Manufacturer : Fujitsu
- Part Number or SKU# MBA3300RC
- Type : Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
- Sub-Type : SAS-3GBPS
Technical Information of 300GB Hard Disk
- Form Factor : 3.5" x 1/3H
- Capacity : 300 GB
- Interface Type : SAS
- Buffer Size : 16 MB
Performance for 15K RPM HDD
- Drive Transfer Rate : 300 MBps (External)
- Seek Time : 2 ms (average) / 8 ms (Max)
- Track-to-Track Seek Time : 0.2 MS
- Average Latency : 2 MS
- Spindle Speed : 15000 RPM
Expansion / Connectivity
- Interfaces : 1 x 3GBPS SAS
- Compatible Bays : 1 x internal - 3.5" x 1/3H
Dimensions and Weight
- Height : 2.6 Cm
- Depth : 14.6 Cm
- Width : 10.2 Cm
- Weight : 0.8 Kg
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Serial attached SCSI SAS 3gbps hard drives are commonly used in servers and bring with them immense benefits. However, choosing the right hard drive is very important depending on your projects. Avoid putting greater emphasis on the pricing of the hard drives, since it may lead to a complete disaster.
The preserve of the SAS 3Gbps HDD is in servers and high-end workstations where speed considerations are most important. The hard drives are available as 3.5-inch form factor and 2.5-inch form factor depending on your specific applications. These HDDs will process data and complete reads/writes faster than SATA drives – actually, it takes just a fraction of the time. It makes them ideal for enterprise applications since they perform efficiently, faster, and under rigorous conditions. The faster throughput is the idea behind getting SAS hard drives for your applications, seeing that the latest SAS 12Gbps hard disks are super-fast and incorporate RAID hardware controllers.
The throughput of a SAS 3Gbps disk drive is rated at 300 MB/s. Bandwidth typically represents the theoretical maximum level of data that passes through a channel. On the other hand, throughput is the actual measure of how much data actually travels through the channel successfully. Therefore, bandwidth is a theoretical value whereas throughout is the real value.
The key features and capabilities of the popular SAS 3Gbps HDDs are:
- Performance – You will benefit from performance levels that reach 3Gbps (300MB/s throughout), full-duplex transmissions, wide ports for aggregated bandwidth, advanced command queuing, and port aggregation.
- Flexibility – the flexibility of the SAS 3Gbps lies in physical and software compatibility on SATA drives as well as backward compatibility with SCSI software.
- Scalability – you cannot go wrong with the broad address range allowing connection to physical devices and external storage systems using the long cables and small connectors.
- Reliability and availability – you can achieve point-to-point connections, redundancy paths, and dual active port support with the SAS 3Gbps drives.
We have recommended the SAS 3Gbps to a good number of clients since they are best suited for 24/7 workloads. These hard drives are best suited for servers due to the 100% duty cycle. SAS hot-swap hard drives will always win on the reliability front since they are designed to read/write data throughout the day. The SAS 3Gbps HDD cannot be compared to SATA drives commonly used for desktops that have 20-30% duty cycles. Drive speed is a major determinant of throughput and is measured in RPMs whereby SAS drives will operate at between 7200 and 15000 RPM. For better understanding, the faster a drive rotates, the higher the read/write speeds and the higher the throughput. The net effect will apply for slower drive speeds which negatively impact read/write speed and throughput.
The only downside with the SAS 3Gbps hard drives is the storage capacities available. Generally, SAS hard drive disks have a smaller storage capacity format compared to SATA drives. The common storage sizes available for SAS 3Gbps drives include 73GB-10K RPM, 146GB-15K RPM, 300GB-15000 RPM, 450GB-15K RPM, 600GB-10K RPM, 1TB1TB-7.2K RPM, and 2TB-7.2K RPM which are ideal for servers and high-end machines used for production content.
SAS cables are required for connection and feature a continuous connector for both power and data. The SAS cable cannot be used to connect SATA controllers using a SATA connector since they carry higher power voltages. A distinctive feature of the SAS cables is that they are more than 30-feet in length compared to SATA cables that can only reach a maximum of 3-feet in length. However, it is possible to connect a SAS drive to a SATA controller using a continuous/SAS connector.
We have different specifications of the SAS 3Gbps hard drive which are ideal for high-performance applications and for highly virtualized environments that typically handle critical applications and high volumes of users.
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