HPE 870668-003 960GB SATA-6GBPS SSD
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870668-003 HPE SATA 6GBPS 960GB Smart Carrier Converter New

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870668-003 960GB 3.5inch Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) 6GBPS Smart Carrier Converter Mixed Use Solid State Drive for Server | Made by HPE | New Bulk Pack
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Durability and Reliability

The HPE 870668-003 SATA 6GBPS 960GB Smart Carrier Converter Mixed Use SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) designed for use in HPE servers. It is intended for mixed-use workloads, meaning it can handle a balance of read and write operations, and it uses a smart carrier for easy installation and removal.

This SSD utilizes the SATA 6 Gbps interface, which provides a data transfer rate of up to 6 Gbps. The drive features a 2.5-inch form factor and a 960GB storage capacity. It is designed to improve performance and reduce power consumption compared to traditional hard disk drives (HDD).

The drive utilizes NAND flash memory technology, which provides faster read and write speeds, lower power consumption, and better durability than traditional HDDs. Additionally, it features advanced error correction and data protection technologies to ensure data integrity and reliability.

Data Encryption & Security

The 870668-003 HPE SATA 6GBPS 960GB Smart Carrier Converter Mixed Use SSD is designed to provide a high level of data encryption and security to protect against unauthorized access and data breaches. Some of the encryption and security features of this SSD include:

  1. Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) technology: This feature encrypts all data stored on the drive using a hardware-based Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) algorithm, providing protection against unauthorized access to the data.
  2. Secure erase: This feature allows for the secure and permanent deletion of all data on the drive, ensuring that the data cannot be recovered.
  3. Firmware signing: This feature ensures that only authorized firmware can be installed on the drive, preventing malicious firmware from being installed and compromising the security of the drive.
  4. Smart Carrier Converter: The Smart Carrier Converter feature allows for easy installation and removal of the SSD, as well as providing status information and error reporting.
  5. Power loss protection: This feature provides protection against data loss in the event of a power failure by using a capacitor to provide power for data to be written to the NAND flash.
  6. Advanced error correction: The HPE 870668-003 includes advanced error correction algorithms to detect and correct data errors, ensuring the integrity of your data.
  7. Temperature monitoring: The SSD has built-in temperature sensors that can monitor the temperature of the drive, which helps to prevent overheating and prolong the life of the drive.
  8. Enhanced security: The HPE 870668-003 supports enhanced security features, including secure erase and firmware signing, to protect against malicious attacks and unauthorized access.

Types of Solid State Drive

The HPE 870668-003 SATA 6GBPS 960GB Smart Carrier Converter Mixed Use SSD is a type of solid-state drive (SSD) that is designed for use in HPE ProLiant servers and storage systems.

There are several types of SSDs, including:

  1. Read-Intensive SSDs: These SSDs are optimized for read-heavy workloads and are designed for use as boot or data drives.
  2. Write-Intensive SSDs: These SSDs are optimized for write-heavy workloads and are designed for use as log or database drives.
  3. Mixed-Use SSDs: These SSDs are designed for use in a variety of workloads, such as boot, data, and log or database drives. They are optimized for a balance of read and write performance.

The HPE 870668-003 SATA 6GBPS 960GB Smart Carrier Converter Mixed Use SSD is a Mixed-Use SSD, it is designed to offer a balance of read and write performance, making it suitable for a wide range of workloads. It provides 960 GB of storage capacity and supports a 6 Gbps SATA interface, it also come with Smart Carrier Converter which allows it to be used in a variety of HPE ProLiant servers and storage systems.

Main Information about this HPE 870668-003

  • Brand Name: HPE
  • Model Number or SKU # 870668-003
  • Device Type: Solid State Drive - Hot-Swap
  • SSD Type: SATA 6GBPS

Technical Features for 960GB Solid State Drive

  • Capacity: 960 GB
  • Form Factor: 3.5 inch LFF
  • Interface: SATA 6Gbps
  • Features: Digitally Signed Firmware
  • Carrier Type: Smart Carrier Converter
  • NAND Flash Memory Type: Multi-level cell (MLC)
  • Plug Type: Hot Pluggable
  • Workload Type: Mixed Use
  • Bundled With: HPE Smart Carrier Converter

Performance of SATA 6GBPS SSD

  • Lifetime Writes: 8800
  • Endurance DWPD: 5.0
  • Drive Transfer Rate: 600 MBps (external)
  • MAX Seq. Reads Throughput (MiB/s): 510
  • MAX Seq. Writes Throughput (MiB/s): 480
  • Random Read Average Latency uSec (4KiB,Q1): 130
  • Random Write Average Latency uSec (4KiB,Q1): 40
  • Random Read IOPS (4KiB, Q=16): 60000
  • Random Write IOPS (4KiB, Q=16): 52500
  • Max Random Read IOPS (4KiB): 67500@Q32
  • Max Random Write IOPS (4KiB): 52500@Q16

Expansion & Connectivity of HPE 960GB SSD

  • Interfaces: 1 x SATA 6Gb/s
  • Compatible Bay: 3.5" LFF

Power Consumption

  • Idle Time: 3.22 Watt
  • Random Read: 5.31 Watt
  • Random Write: 11.56 Watt
  • Sequential Read: 5.22 Watt
  • Sequential Write: 11.04 Watt
  • Random Read/Write: 6.53 Watt
  • Power MAX: 3.00 Watt

Product Dimensions & Weight of 3.5inch SSD

  • Height: 5.63 inch
  • Width: 3.75 inch
  • Depth: 7.00 inch
  • Weight: 1.35 lbs

Compatibility Information of HPE 960GB Mixed Use SSD

  • HPE ProLiant DL Series: DL20 Gen9 Solution (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 SMB (3.5 inch), DL360 Gen10 Solution (3.5 inch), DL360 Gen9 (3.5 inch), DL360 Gen9 Base (3.5 inch), DL360 Gen9 CMS (3.5 inch), DL360 Gen9 Entry (3.5 inch), DL360 Gen9 Performance (3.5 inch), DL360 Gen9 Special Server (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen10 (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen10 Base (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen10 Entry (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen10 Entry SMB (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen10 for Cohesity DataPlatform (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen10 High Performance (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen10 Performance (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen10 SMB (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen10 Solution (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen9 (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen9 Base (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen9 Entry (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen9 High Performance (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen9 Performance (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen9 Scale-up SAP HANA Tailored Datacenter Integration Compute Block (3.5 inch), DL380 Gen9 Special (3.5 inch)

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