Form Factor and Interface
Form Factor and Interface are important technical specifications of a hard drive that determine its physical size and the method of connection with other computer components.
Form Factor refers to the size of the hard drive and how it is designed to fit into a computer system. The most common form factors for hard drives are 3.5-inch and 2.5-inch. 3.5-inch hard drives are typically used in desktop computers, while 2.5-inch hard drives are more commonly found in laptops and other portable devices.
Interface, on the other hand, is the method used to connect the hard drive to the computer system. The most commonly used interface for hard drives is Serial ATA (SATA), which offers high-speed data transfer rates of up to 6Gbps. SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) is another interface used in enterprise-level servers that offers higher reliability and faster data transfer rates than SATA. PCIe (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express) is a newer interface that provides even higher data transfer rates than SAS and SATA.
The form factor and interface of a hard drive are important considerations when selecting a hard drive for a specific use case. For example, a 3.5-inch SATA hard drive would be appropriate for use in a desktop computer, while a 2.5-inch SAS hard drive would be more suitable for use in a server.
Storage Capacity and Performance
Storage capacity and performance are two important factors to consider when choosing a hard drive. The storage capacity refers to the amount of data that can be stored on the hard drive, while performance refers to how quickly the data can be accessed, read, and written.
Storage capacity is measured in bytes, with most hard drives offering storage capacities in the terabyte (TB) range. The capacity of a hard drive can determine the amount of data that can be stored on it, such as files, documents, images, and videos. It is important to choose a hard drive with enough storage capacity to meet your needs, while also considering future storage requirements.
Performance is typically measured by spindle speed, which is the speed at which the hard drive's platters spin. A higher spindle speed means faster read and write speeds, resulting in better overall performance. However, faster spindle speeds can also result in increased power consumption and heat generation.
In addition to spindle speed, other factors that can affect hard drive performance include data transfer rates, cache size, and seek time. Data transfer rates measure the speed at which data can be transferred between the hard drive and other components of the computer system. Cache size refers to the amount of memory on the hard drive that is used to temporarily store frequently accessed data. Seek time refers to the time it takes for the hard drive's read/write head to locate and access specific data on the platters.
When selecting a hard drive, it is important to consider both storage capacity and performance requirements to ensure the best performance and optimal storage capacity for your needs.
Data Encryption and Security Features
Data encryption and security features are important considerations when selecting a hard drive, especially for those handling sensitive data. Encryption helps protect data from unauthorized access and ensures confidentiality, while security features protect against potential threats and data breaches.
One common encryption standard is Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), which provides strong data encryption that is difficult to break. Many hard drives also feature hardware encryption, which encrypts the data at the hardware level for added security.
Other security features to consider include secure erase functionality, which securely wipes data from the hard drive when it is no longer needed, preventing sensitive data from being recovered. Additionally, some hard drives may include self-encrypting drive (SED) technology, which automatically encrypts all data stored on the hard drive without the need for additional software or configuration.
Another security feature to consider is the presence of a Trusted Platform Module (TPM), which is a hardware security chip that stores cryptographic keys used for authentication and encryption. TPM can also help protect against attacks by detecting unauthorized modifications to the computer's firmware.
Selecting a hard drive with strong data encryption and security features can help protect sensitive data and provide peace of mind against potential security threats.
- Manufacturer: HPE
- MPN: 682155-001
- Type: Hard Disk Drive(HDD)
- SSD-Type: SATA-6GBPS
- Capacity: 2TB
- SKU: 682155-001
- Option Part Number: 658079-B21
- Spare Part Number: 658102-001
- Model Number: MB2000GBUPB
- Model Number: MB2000GCEHK
- Model Number: MB2000GCQDD
- Model Number: MB2000GCQXQ
- Assembly Part Number: 614827-002
- Assembly Part Number: 638519-002
- Assembly Part Number: 658084-003
- Assembly Part Number: 682155-001
- Drive Transfer Rate: 600 MBps (external)
- Spindle Speed: 7200 rpm
- Min Operating Temperature: 41 °F
- Max Operating Temperature: 131 °F
- HPE ProLiant DL Series: DL1000 DL120 G6 DL160 G5/G5p/G6 DL160se G6 DL165 G5/G5p/G6/G7 DL170h G6 DL180 G5/G6 DL185 G5 DL320 G6 DL320s DL370 G6 DL380 G6/G7 DL385 G5p/G6/G7
- HPE ProLiant ML Series: ML150 G5/G6 ML310 G5p ML330 G6 ML350 G5/G6 ML370 G6 ProLiant Servers
- Width : 4 Inch
- Depth : 5.8 Inch
- Height : 1 Inch
- Weight : 1.52 Lbs
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