The HDS5C3030ALA630 is a 3TB internal hard drive from Hitachi with a SATA III interface. It has a 6 Gbps data transfer rate, a rotational speed of 5,400 RPM, and a buffer of 32MB. The drive is designed for use in internal storage applications such as desktop and workstations.
This hard drive has a capacity of 3TB which is a lot of storage space, making it ideal for storing large amounts of data, such as videos, music, and large files, and also it can be used as a secondary storage for backup or archiving purpose.
The 32MB buffer allows the drive to handle multiple read and write operations at once, which makes it suitable for use in systems with high I/O loads.
However, it's worth noting that the 5400RPM rotation speed and the SATA interface, compared to the SAS or NVMe, means it might not have the best performance for applications that require high-speed data transfer, such as high-performance computing, large data warehousing and online transaction processing.
Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA)
The HDS5C3030ALA630 is a 3TB internal hard drive from Hitachi that has a SATA III interface, which means it can transfer data at a maximum rate of 6 Gbps. It has a rotational speed of 5,400 RPM and a buffer of 32MB. With its 32MB buffer, the drive is capable of handling multiple read and write operations at once, which helps to improve its performance.
The 5400RPM rotation speed and the SATA interface, compared to the SAS or NVMe, means it might not have the best performance for applications that require high-speed data transfer, such as high-performance computing, large data warehousing and online transaction processing. It is more suitable for applications that require more storage capacity, such as media storage, backup, and archiving.
Additionally, the drive's performance will also depend on other factors such as the system's hardware, software and the workload. It's recommended to check the manufacturer's specifications and consult the vendor or manufacturer to confirm the drive's performance under your specific use case.
The HDS5C3030ALA630 is a 3TB internal hard drive from Hitachi that has a SATA III interface and is designed to be used in internal storage applications such as desktops and workstations. It is compatible with any system that has a SATA III interface and can support 3TB of storage capacity.
However, it's important to check the physical compatibility of the drive, such as the form factor and power requirements, before installing the drive in your system. Additionally, it's also important to check for any specific compatibility requirements for your operating system, controller card, and storage array.
It's recommended to check with the vendor or the manufacturer to confirm the compatibility of this hard drive with your specific system. It's also recommended to check for any firmware updates that might be necessary before installing the drive.
General Information about this Hitachi HDS5C3030ALA630
- Manufacturer: Hitachi
- Part Number or SKU# HDS5C3030ALA630
- Product Type: Hard Disk Drive
- Storage Capacity: 3TB
Technical Information of 3TB Hard Drive
- Form Factor: 3.5-inch
- Drive Interface Type: SATA 6.0 GBPS
- Cache: 32 MB
- Spindle Speed: 5700 RPM
- Average Seek Time: 14 ms
Dimension and Weight for this SATA 6 GBPS Hard Disk
- Width: 4 Inch
- Depth: 5.8 Inch
- Height: 1 Inch
- Weight: 1.52 Lbs
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About Refurbished Products
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 on both storage units will surely offer a higher level of performance. Users will find drives with traditional storage capacity up to 22TB. 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 a read speed of 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 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 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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