Installation and Setup of the HPE 861693-X21 Hard Drive
- Make sure that you have the necessary tools and equipment, including a SATA cable, screws, and a screwdriver.
- Turn off the server or storage array and unplug it from the power source.
- Locate an available drive bay on the server or storage array, and remove any blank drive bay filler panels.
- Insert the HPE 861693-X21 Hard Drive into the drive bay, aligning the screw holes on the hard drive with the screw holes on the drive bay.
- Secure the hard drive to the drive bay using screws.
- Connect a SATA cable to the SATA port on the back of the hard drive.
- Connect the other end of the SATA cable to an available SATA port on the server or storage array.
- Turn on the server or storage array and log in to the system.
- If necessary, configure the hard drive using the system's configuration utility or management software.
- Once the hard drive is recognized by the system, you can begin using it for storage.
Please note that these are general steps and that the installation and setup process may vary depending on the specific server or storage array that you are using. We recommend consulting the manufacturer's documentation for detailed instructions on installing and setting up the HPE 861693-X21 Hard Drive with your specific system. Additionally, it is important to follow all appropriate safety precautions when installing or servicing any computer hardware.
Performance and Reliability
The HPE 3TB Midline Hard Drive (part number 861693-X21) is designed to offer both high performance and reliability. Here are some key features that contribute to its performance and reliability:
- High-capacity storage: The 3TB capacity of the HPE 861693-X21 Hard Drive allows for the storage and retrieval of large amounts of data.
- SATA 6Gbps interface: The SATA 6Gbps interface provides fast data transfer speeds for improved performance.
- 7.2K RPM spindle speed: The high spindle speed allows for fast data access times and improved performance.
- 64MB cache: The 64MB cache helps to improve read/write performance.
- SMART technology: The HPE 861693-X21 Hard Drive includes SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) technology, which allows the drive to monitor itself for potential problems and report them to the system administrator before they become critical.
- Rotational Vibration Safeguard (RVS): RVS helps to prevent rotational vibration in multi-drive configurations, which can lead to data errors and downtime.
- Error Correction Code (ECC): ECC helps to detect and correct errors in data that may be caused by media defects, drive wear, or other factors.
- Built-in Data Integrity: The HPE 861693-X21 Hard Drive features built-in data integrity checks, which help to ensure that data is stored and retrieved accurately and without corruption.
Data Security and Encryption
The HPE 861693-X21 Hard Drive does not come with built-in encryption capabilities. However, HPE does offer several encryption solutions that can be used with the drive to provide additional data security. Here are some of the encryption solutions that are available:
- HPE Secure Encryption: This solution provides data-at-rest encryption for HPE ProLiant servers and HPE storage arrays. It uses self-encrypting drives (SEDs) with AES-256 encryption to protect data from unauthorized access. The encryption is transparent to the user and does not impact system performance.
- HPE Smart Array Controllers: Many HPE Smart Array Controllers include support for self-encrypting drives (SEDs) with hardware-based encryption. These drives use AES-256 encryption to protect data at rest.
- HPE StoreEver Tape Storage: HPE StoreEver Tape Storage includes support for data encryption using the LTO-8 encryption standard. LTO-8 tapes use AES-256 encryption to protect data during backup and archival.
It is important to note that while encryption can provide additional data security, it is not a substitute for other security measures, such as access controls and network security. To ensure the security of your data, it is important to implement a comprehensive security strategy that includes multiple layers of protection.
- Manufacturer : HPE
- MPN : 861693-X21
- Spare Part Number: 862129-001
- Model Number: MB3000GVYZH
- Assembly Number: 846522-003
- HPE GPN: 861695-004
- Type : Internal Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
- SSD Type : SATA 6GBPS
- SKU : 861693-X21
- Capacity: 3 TB
- Form Factor: 3.5 inch LFF
- Interface: SATA-6GBPS
- Bytes per Sector: 512
- Drive Technology (Fill): Air
- Plug Type: Hot Plug
- Format Type: 512n
- Carrier Type: Smart Carrier (SC)
- Workload: Midline
- Features: Digitally Signed Firmware, Native Command Queuing (NCQ), Advanced format 512n
- Bundled with: HPE SmartDrive Carrier
- Transfer Rate Synchronous (Max): 6GB/Sec
- Seek Time: 7.45 ms (average) / 14.2 ms (max)
- Track-to-Track Seek Time: 0.32 ms
- Spindle Speed: 7200 RPM
Expansion & Connectivity
- Interfaces: 1 x SATA 6 Gb/s - 7 pin Serial ATA
- Compatible Bay: 3.5inch LFF
- Min Operating Temperature: 50 °F (10°C)
- Max Operating Temperature: 95 °F (35°C)
Dimension and Weight
- Width : 4 Inch
- Depth : 5.8 Inch
- Height : 1 Inch
- Weight : 1.52 Lbs
HPE ProLiant DL Series: DL120 Gen9 (3.5 inch), DL120 Gen9 Entry (3.5 inch), DL160 Gen9 (3.5 inch), DL160 Gen9 Base (3.5 inch), DL160 Gen9 Entry (3.5 inch), DL160 Gen9 Performance (3.5 inch), DL20 Gen9 (3.5 inch), DL20 Gen9 Entry (3.5 inch), DL20 Gen9 Performance (3.5 inch), DL360 Gen10 (3.5 inch), DL360 Gen10 Base (3.5 inch), DL360 Gen10 Entry (3.5 inch), DL360 Gen10 High Performance (3.5 inch), DL360 Gen10 Low (3.5 inch), DL360 Gen10 Performance (3.5 inch), DL360 Gen10 Solution (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen10 (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen10 Base (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen10 Entry (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen10 High Performance (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen10 Performance (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen10 Solution (3.5 inch), DL388 Gen9 (3.5 inch), DL388 Gen9 Base (3.5 inch), DL60 Gen9 (3.5 inch), DL60 Gen9 Base (3.5 inch), DL60 Gen9 Entry (3.5 inch), DL80 Gen9 (3.5 inch), DL80 Gen9 Base (3.5 inch), DL80 Gen9 Entry (3.5 inch) Servers
HPE ProLiant ML Series: ML150 Gen9 (3.5 inch), ML150 Gen9 Base (3.5 inch), ML150 Gen9 Entry (3.5 inch), ML150 Gen9 Performance (3.5 inch) Servers
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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