Storage Capacity and Performance
Storage Capacity refers to the amount of digital data that a storage device, such as a hard drive, can hold. In the case of the HPE 801886-B21 3TB hard drive, the storage capacity is 3 terabytes, which is equivalent to approximately 3,000 gigabytes or 3,000,000 megabytes. This means that the hard drive can store a large amount of data, such as documents, photos, videos, and other digital files.
Performance, on the other hand, refers to how quickly the hard drive can read and write data. The HPE 801886-B21 hard drive has a rotational speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute (RPM), which means that the disk inside the drive spins at a rate of 7,200 rotations per minute. This allows the drive to access data faster than a slower drive with a lower RPM.
In addition to RPM, other factors that can affect a hard drive's performance include the interface type (e.g. SATA or SAS), the data transfer rate (e.g. 6Gbps), and the cache size (e.g. 128MB). These factors can impact the speed at which data is transferred to and from the hard drive, as well as the overall responsiveness of the storage system.
When selecting a hard drive for a specific application, it is important to consider both storage capacity and performance requirements to ensure that the storage solution is both adequate and efficient.
Interface and Connectivity
The interface of a hard drive refers to the type of connector and protocol that the drive uses to communicate with the rest of the computer system. In the case of the HPE 801886-B21 hard drive, the interface is SATA 6Gbps, which is a widely used interface for connecting hard drives to motherboards, storage controllers, and other components in a computer or server.
The SATA 6Gbps interface allows for fast data transfer rates between the hard drive and other system components, with a maximum theoretical transfer rate of 6 gigabits per second. This interface is backward compatible with older SATA interfaces, such as SATA 3Gbps and SATA 1.5Gbps, which means that the HPE 801886-B21 hard drive can be used with older systems that support these interfaces.
In terms of connectivity, the HPE 801886-B21 hard drive can be connected to a variety of server and storage systems from HPE and other manufacturers. The drive is designed to work with HPE ProLiant Gen8, Gen9, and Gen10 servers, as well as HPE Apollo systems and HPE Synergy compute modules. It can also be used with other systems that support SATA hard drives.
To connect the HPE 801886-B21 hard drive to a server or storage system, a standard SATA cable is used to connect the drive to the motherboard or storage controller. Once connected, the drive can be configured and managed using the system's storage management software, which allows for advanced features such as RAID, data backup, and data replication.
Energy Efficiency and Environmental Impact
Energy efficiency and environmental impact are important considerations when choosing a hard drive. The HPE 801886-B21 hard drive is designed to be energy-efficient and to have a low environmental impact.
In terms of energy efficiency, the drive has a low power consumption, which helps to reduce energy costs and lower the carbon footprint of the system. The HPE 801886-B21 hard drive has an average power consumption of 8.4 watts during operation, which is relatively low for a hard drive of this size and performance level. Additionally, the drive supports advanced power management features, such as idle power savings and power-on-demand, which further reduce power consumption when the drive is not in use.
In terms of environmental impact, the HPE 801886-B21 hard drive is designed to meet strict environmental standards and regulations, such as RoHS and WEEE. These regulations restrict the use of certain hazardous materials and require manufacturers to implement recycling programs for end-of-life products. The drive is also designed to be durable and long-lasting, which reduces the need for frequent replacements and minimizes waste.
HPE also has a number of environmental initiatives in place to further reduce the impact of its products on the environment. These include using renewable energy sources in its data centers, implementing sustainable design practices, and promoting responsible recycling and disposal of end-of-life products.
Product Information about this HPE 801886-B21
- Manufacturer: HPE
- Part Number or SKU# 801886-B21
- Type: Hard Disk Drive
- HDD Type: SATA 6GBPS
Key Features of SATA 6GBPS Hard Disk
- Capacity: 3 TB Storage Drive
- Form Factor: 3.5 inch LFF
- Drive Technology (Fill): Air
- Bytes Per Sector: 512
- Workload Type: Business Critical (Midline)
Performance of HPE 3TB Hard Disk Drive
- Drive Rotational Speed: 7.2K RPM
- Single Track Seek Time: 0.80 ms
- Average Seek Time: <8.50 ms
- Full-Stroke Seek Time: 16.20 ms
Dimension & Weight of 3.5 inch LFF Hard Drive
- Width: 4 Inch
- Depth: 5.8 Inch
- Height: 1 Inch
- Weight: 1.52 Lbs
- Designed for HPE ProLiant Generation8 Generation9 Servers
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About New Bulk Pack 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 of both storage units will surely offer a higher level of performance. Users will find drives with traditional storage capacity up to 18TB. 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 read speed 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 with 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 the 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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