HPE 717965-B21 120GB Solid State Drive
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HPE 717965-B21 120GB SATA 6GBPS Solid State Drive for Refurbished

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717965-B21 120 Gigabytes (GB) Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) 6 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) Value Endurance Enterprise Boot 2.5inch Solid State Drive (SSD) for Proliant Gen8 Servers | Made by HPE | Refurbished
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Product Overview for the HPE 717965-B21 120GB Solid State Drive

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) offers a wide range of storage solutions for servers, including solid-state drives (SSDs). Among these, the HPE 717965-B21 is a 120GB Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) SSD designed specifically for Proliant Gen8 servers. This SSD offers high performance, reliability, and value endurance, making it suitable for enterprise-level applications.

HPE 717965-B21 SSD Capacity

The HPE 717965-B21 SSD is a storage device with a capacity of 120 gigabytes (GB). This ample storage space is ideal for storing various types of data and applications on Proliant Gen8 servers.

6 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) Transfer Speed

One of the notable features of the HPE 717965-B21 SSD is its impressive data transfer rate of up to 6 gigabytes per second (GBPS). This high-speed transfer capability facilitates swift read and write operations, leading to enhanced performance. By minimizing latency and improving system responsiveness, the SSD enables efficient data processing, which is crucial for various computing tasks.

SATA Interface

The SSD utilizes a Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) interface. This interface is a standard connection method used for linking storage devices such as hard drives and SSDs to computers and servers. By employing the SATA interface, the HPE 717965-B21 SSD ensures compatibility with a wide array of systems, including Proliant Gen8 servers.

Value Endurance

The HPE 717965-B21 SSD is engineered for value endurance. This term refers to a balanced combination of performance, reliability, and cost-effectiveness. In enterprise environments where durability and affordability are key considerations, the value endurance feature of this SSD makes it an ideal choice. It offers a reliable storage solution without compromising on performance, thereby meeting the demands of modern business operations.

Enterprise Boot

Designed specifically for enterprise boot applications, the HPE 717965-B21 SSD plays a critical role in ensuring the quick and reliable startup of Proliant Gen8 servers. By facilitating swift booting processes, this SSD helps minimize downtime and enhance productivity within enterprise environments. The seamless integration of the SSD with Proliant Gen8 servers ensures dependable performance, thereby contributing to the smooth operation of business-critical systems.

Improved Performance

By utilizing solid-state technology and supporting high-speed data transfer rates, the HPE 717965-B21 SSD offers superior performance compared to traditional HDDs. Unlike HDDs, which rely on spinning disks and moving read/write heads, SSDs use flash memory to store data, resulting in faster application loading times, quicker data access, and smoother overall system operation. This improved performance is particularly beneficial for enterprises seeking to optimize their IT infrastructure for enhanced productivity and efficiency.

Enhanced Reliability

One of the key advantages of SSDs over HDDs is their enhanced reliability. Traditional HDDs contain mechanical components such as spinning disks and moving read/write heads, which are prone to wear and tear over time. In contrast, SSDs have no moving parts, reducing the risk of mechanical failure and improving overall data integrity and system stability. The HPE 717965-B21 SSD further enhances reliability with its value endurance design, ensuring consistent performance over extended periods of use. This increased reliability is essential for mission-critical applications and data storage in enterprise environments.

Reduced Power Consumption

In addition to improved performance and reliability, SSDs offer significant energy efficiency advantages over HDDs. SSDs consume less power than HDDs, leading to lower energy costs and reduced environmental impact. The efficient power usage of the HPE 717965-B21 SSD makes it an ideal storage solution for data center environments, where energy consumption is a major concern. By reducing power consumption, enterprises can not only save on operational costs but also contribute to environmental sustainability efforts.

Increased Durability

SSDs are inherently more durable than HDDs and better equipped to withstand shocks, vibrations, and temperature fluctuations. This increased durability makes the HPE 717965-B21 SSD suitable for deployment in demanding enterprise environments where reliability and resilience are critical. Whether deployed in server racks or storage arrays, the SSD's robust construction ensures consistent performance even in challenging operating conditions. This durability is particularly advantageous for businesses operating in harsh industrial or outdoor environments.

Effective Solution

Despite offering high performance and reliability, the HPE 717965-B21 SSD remains a cost-effective storage solution for Proliant Gen8 servers. Its value endurance design ensures longevity and consistent performance, maximizing the return on investment for businesses. While SSDs may have higher upfront costs compared to HDDs, their long-term benefits, including reduced maintenance expenses and energy savings, outweigh the initial investment. The HPE 717965-B21 SSD's affordability and efficiency make it a compelling choice for enterprises looking to optimize their storage infrastructure without compromising on performance or reliability.

Random Access Performance

Random access performance refers to the speed at which a storage device can access data stored at various locations on the drive. Unlike traditional Hard Disk Drives (HDDs), which rely on spinning platters and mechanical arms to access data, SSDs use flash memory chips, allowing for much faster access times.

Benefits of SSDs in Multitasking Environments

In multitasking environments where multiple applications are running simultaneously, SSDs can handle concurrent read and write requests more efficiently than HDDs. This results in smoother performance and reduced lag, improving the overall user experience.

Consistent Performance with HPE 717965-B21 SSD

The HPE 717965-B21 SSD is engineered to deliver consistent performance across random read and write operations. This means that regardless of the workload, users can expect reliable and predictable performance, ensuring smooth operation even during peak usage periods.

Enhancing Productivity with SSDs

Installing the HPE 717965-B21 SSD as a boot drive offers significant benefits in terms of reducing boot time and improving the responsiveness of applications and operating system tasks. This leads to enhanced productivity and user satisfaction in enterprise environments where time is of the essence.

Application Launch Speed

Boot time refers to the time it takes for a computer to start up and become operational. A faster boot time means that users can get to work more quickly without having to wait for the system to initialize. Similarly, faster application launch speeds ensure that users can access their tools and resources promptly, leading to improved efficiency and workflow continuity.

Impact on Enterprise Productivity

In enterprise environments, where time is a valuable commodity, minimizing boot time and application launch speeds can have a significant impact on productivity. Employees can start working sooner, leading to faster task completion and improved overall efficiency.

User Satisfaction and Experience

A faster and more responsive computing experience leads to higher user satisfaction. Employees are happier and more productive when they don't have to wait for their computers to boot up or for applications to load. This can have a positive ripple effect throughout the organization, contributing to a more positive work environment and higher morale.

Ensuring Reliability and Savings

The value endurance design of the HPE 717965-B21 SSD ensures reliable performance over an extended service life. This translates to minimized downtime, reduced need for frequent replacements, and ultimately, lower total cost of ownership (TCO) for server infrastructure.

Endurance and Longevity

In enterprise environments, where downtime can be costly and disruptive, having reliable storage solutions is essential. The HPE 717965-B21 SSD is designed to withstand heavy workloads and prolonged usage, ensuring that critical data remains accessible and secure at all times.

Minimizing Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

By minimizing the need for frequent replacements and upgrades, the HPE 717965-B21 SSD helps reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) for server infrastructure. This is achieved through its durable design and reliable performance, which translate to fewer maintenance expenses and less downtime.

Ensuring Data Integrity and Security

Reliable storage solutions are critical for ensuring data integrity and security in enterprise environments. The HPE 717965-B21 SSD offers peace of mind by providing consistent performance and reliable operation, safeguarding valuable data assets against potential loss or corruption.

Main Information of the HPE 717965-B21 120GB SSD

  • Manufacturer: HPE
  • Part Number or SKU# 717965-B21
  • Product Type: Solid State Drive

Technical Information

  • Drive Type: Internal
  • Capacity: 120GB
  • Host Interface: SATA 6Gbps
  • Form Factor: 2.5-inch
  • Plug Type: Hot Pluggable
  • Carrier Type: Smart Carrier (SC)
  • Workload Type: Enterprise Boot
  • Features: Value Endurance
  • Bundled With: HPE Smart Carrier
  • Platform Supported: HPE Proliant Rack/Tower/BladeSystem Servers/Synergy


  • Drive Transfer Rate: 6 Gb/s (external)
  • Endurance DWPD (Drive Writes Per Day): 0.3 DWPD
  • Max Seq. Reads Throughput (MiB/s): 410 MiB/s
  • Max Seq. Writes Throughput (MiB/s): 130 MiB/s
  • Random Read: 64,000 IOPS
  • Random Write: 47,000 IOPS

Expansion & Connectivity

  • Interfaces: 1 x SATA 6 Gb/s
  • Compatible Bay: 2.5 SFF (Small Form Factor)
  • Proliant BL420c Gen8
  • Proliant BL460c Gen8
  • Proliant BL465c Gen8
  • Proliant BL660c Gen8
  • Proliant DL320e Gen8
  • Proliant DL360e Gen8
  • Proliant DL360p Gen8
  • Proliant DL380e Gen8
  • Proliant DL380p Gen8
  • Proliant DL385p Gen8
  • Proliant DL560 Gen8
  • Proliant SL230s Gen8
  • Proliant SL250s Gen8
  • Proliant SL270s Gen8
  • Proliant WS460c Gen8

Finally, The HPE 717965-B21 120GB SATA SSD is a reliable and high-performance storage solution designed specifically for Proliant Gen8 Servers. With its impressive features, benefits, and applications, this SSD offers enhanced performance, reliability, and efficiency for enterprise-level operations. Whether used for server virtualization, database management, or high-performance computing, the HPE SSD delivers exceptional performance and value, making it a smart choice for businesses seeking to optimize their server infrastructure.

Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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