HPE 653955-001 300GB Hard Disk
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HPE 653955-001 300GB HDD SAS 6GBPS 10K RPM Hot Plug SFF SC New

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653955-001 300 Gigabytes(GB) 10K Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) 6 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) Small Form Factor (SFF) 2.5inch Smart Carrier (SC) Enterprise Hot Plug With Tray Gen8 Hard Disk Drive for Server | Made by HPE | Brand New 3 Years Warranty
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Product overview for the HPE 653955-001

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, the backbone of efficient data storage and retrieval lies in robust hard drives. One such offering is the HPE 653955-001, a 300GB 10K RPM SAS-6GBPS SFF 2.5inch SC Enterprise Hot Plug Hard Drive with Tray Gen8, designed specifically for servers. This article delves into the various aspects of this hard drive, exploring its features, specifications, applications, and the benefits it brings to server systems.

Key Features

The HPE 653955-001 boasts a substantial storage capacity of 300GB 10K RPM. This ample space is crucial for businesses and enterprises dealing with vast amounts of data, ensuring they have the necessary storage to accommodate their growing needs.

Rotation Speed

With a rotational speed of 10,000 revolutions per minute (RPM), this hard drive ensures swift and efficient data access. The higher RPM contributes to reduced latency, making it an ideal choice for applications and workloads that demand quick data retrieval.

SAS-6GBPS Interface

Equipped with a SAS-6GBPS interface, the HPE 653955-001 facilitates high-speed data transfer between the hard drive and the server. This interface ensures a reliable and efficient connection, optimizing data throughput and overall system performance.

Small Form Factor (SFF) Design

The 2.5-inch Small Form Factor (SFF) design of this hard drive is particularly advantageous for servers with limited physical space. The compact size allows for more hard drives to be installed in the server chassis, maximizing storage capacity without compromising on space.

Hot Plug Functionality

The Hot Plug feature is a significant convenience for server administrators. It allows for the replacement or addition of hard drives without shutting down the entire system. This contributes to increased uptime and operational efficiency, crucial in mission-critical environments.

Compatibility with Gen8 Servers

Specifically designed for Gen8 servers, the HPE 653955-001 ensures seamless integration and optimal performance within the Gen8 server architecture. This compatibility enhances reliability and streamlines the deployment process for users with Gen8 servers.

Technical Specifications

To understand the HPE 653955-001 in greater detail, let's explore its technical specifications:

Form Factor: 2.5 inches

The 2.5-inch form factor of this hard drive is a standard size for many enterprise-level servers. This smaller size allows for higher storage density in server configurations.

Interface: SAS-6GBPS

The SAS-6GBPS interface is a critical component that determines the speed and efficiency of data transfer between the hard drive and the server. This interface is known for its reliability and is widely used in enterprise environments.

Capacity: 300GB

The 300GB storage capacity strikes a balance between meeting the storage needs of enterprise applications and maintaining cost-effectiveness. This capacity is suitable for a range of data-intensive tasks without overwhelming the user with excessive costs.

Speed: 10,000 RPM

The rotational speed of 10,000 RPM ensures that the hard drive can quickly locate and deliver data. This speed is especially crucial for applications where low latency and high performance are paramount.

Compatibility: Gen8 Servers

The HPE 653955-001 is specifically designed for Gen8 servers, ensuring compatibility and optimal performance within this server generation. This targeted compatibility simplifies the decision-making process for users with Gen8 servers.

Hot Plug: Yes

The Hot Plug functionality allows for the replacement or addition of hard drives without disrupting the operation of the server. This feature is invaluable in scenarios where downtime must be minimized.

Applications and Use Cases

The HPE 653955-001 finds its applications in a variety of scenarios due to its versatile features. Some of the key use cases include:

Enterprise Data Centers

In large-scale enterprise data centers, where storage demands are high, the HPE 653955-001 can be deployed to meet the storage requirements of critical applications and databases.

Virtualization Environments

For virtualized environments where multiple virtual machines are running simultaneously, the high-speed performance and efficient data access of this hard drive make it an ideal choice.

Database Servers

In database servers handling intensive read and write operations, the 10,000 RPM rotational speed ensures quick data retrieval, contributing to the overall responsiveness of the database system.

Cloud Infrastructure

Cloud service providers can benefit from the compact form factor and high storage capacity of the HPE 653955-001 in optimizing their server configurations for maximum efficiency and resource utilization.

Business Applications

For businesses running resource-intensive applications, such as ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software, the HPE 653955-001 provides the necessary storage performance to support seamless operations.

Benefits of the HPE 653955-001

Understanding the benefits of the HPE 653955-001 is essential for decision-makers looking to enhance their server infrastructure. Here are some key advantages:

Improved Performance

The combination of the 10,000 RPM rotational speed and SAS-6GBPS interface contributes to improved overall system performance, ensuring that data can be accessed and retrieved quickly.

Enhanced Reliability

Designed for compatibility with Gen8 servers, the HPE 653955-001 offers enhanced reliability and stability within the specified server architecture. This compatibility reduces the risk of incompatibility issues.


The 300GB storage capacity and small form factor make this hard drive scalable for varying storage needs. Server administrators can easily scale their storage infrastructure by adding more of these drives as requirements grow.

Hot Plug Capability

The Hot Plug functionality allows for seamless maintenance and upgrades without disrupting server operations. This contributes to increased uptime and minimizes the impact of hardware changes.

Space Efficiency

The 2.5-inch Small Form Factor design is space-efficient, making it suitable for servers with limited physical space. This design allows for the installation of more hard drives in the same server chassis, maximizing storage capacity.

General Information about the HPE 653955-001
  • Manufacturer: HPE
  • Model Number or SKU# 653955-001
  • Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
  • Product Type: SAS 6GBPS
Technical Information for the HPE 300GB SAS 6GBPS HDD
  • Storage Capacity: 300GB
  • Rotational Speed: 10K RPM
  • Drive Interface: SAS
  • Maximum External Data Transfer Rate: 768 MBPS (6 GBPS)
  • Drive Interface Standard: 6GB/S
  • Seek Time: 4 ms (average) / 8 ms (max)
  • Spindle Speed: 10000 RPM
  • External Data Transfer Rate: 600 MBPS
  • Track-to-Track Seek Time: 0.3 ms
Environmental Parameters
  • Min Operating Temperature: 50 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature: 95 °F
Compatibility of HPE 300GB 10K RPM Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
  • HPE ProLiant BL Series: BL420c (G8 G9) BL460c (G8 G9) BL465c (G8 G9) BL660c (G8 G9)
  • HPE ProLiant DL Series: DL20 (G9) DL120 (G8 G9) DL160 (G8 G9) DL180 (G8 G9) DL320e (G8 G9) DL360 (G8 G9) DL360e (G8 G9) DL388 (G9) DL360p (G8 G9) DL380 (G8 G9) DL380e (G8 G9) DL380p (G8 G9) DL385p (G8 G9) DL560 (G8 G9) DL580 (G8 G9)
  • HPE ProLiant ML Series: ML110 (G8 G9) ML150 (G8 G9) ML310e (G8 G9) ML350 (G8 G9) ML350e (G8 G9) ML350p (G8 G9)
  • HPE ProLiant SL Series: SL230s (G8 G9) SL250s (G8 G9) SL270s (G8 G9)
  • HPE ProLiant XL Series: XL170r (G9) XL190r (G9) XL220a (G9) XL230a (G9) XL250a (G9)

Finally, the HPE 653955-001 300GB 10K RPM SAS-6GBPS SFF 2.5inch SC Enterprise Hot Plug Hard Drive With Tray Gen8 for Server is a versatile and reliable storage solution designed to meet the demands of modern server environments. Its combination of high storage capacity, rotational speed, SAS-6GBPS interface, and hot plug functionality makes it a valuable asset for data centers, virtualized environments, database servers, cloud infrastructure, and business applications.

Understanding the technical specifications, key features, and benefits of this hard drive empowers decision-makers to make informed choices when it comes to optimizing their server infrastructure. Whether you are looking to enhance performance, improve reliability, or scale your storage capacity, the HPE 653955-001 stands out as a formidable solution in the realm of enterprise storage technology.

Brand Warranty:
3 Years Warranty
Product Condition:
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

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