HPE AW556B 2TB Hard Drive
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HPE AW556B 2TB 7.2K RPM SATA Midline 3GBPS Hard Drive With Refurbished

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AW556B 2Terabytes (TB) 7200 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) Serial Advanced Technology Attachment(SATA) 3 Gigabits Per Second 3.5 Inch Midline Hard Disk Drive With Tray | Made by HPE | Refurbished
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Product overview of the HPE AW556B 2TB Hard Drive

In the ever-evolving landscape of data storage solutions, the HPE AW556B 2TB 7.2K RPM SATA Midline Hard Drive with Tray stands out as a reliable and high-performance option. This comprehensive guide will delve into the intricacies of this storage device, exploring its key features, benefits, applications, and considerations.

Understanding of the HPE AW556B

The HPE AW556B is a SATA Midline Hard Drive designed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). SATA, or Serial ATA, is a widely used interface for connecting storage devices like hard drives to computer systems. This particular model boasts a substantial 2TB storage capacity, making it suitable for a variety of applications.

RPM and Its Significance

The 7.2K RPM (Revolutions Per Minute) specification highlights the rotational speed of the hard drive. A higher RPM generally results in faster data access times, making this Midline Hard Drive well-suited for tasks that demand quick and efficient data retrieval.

Including the Tray

The inclusion of a tray is a practical feature, as it provides a secure and convenient mounting solution for the hard drive. This ensures proper installation within compatible systems, minimizing the risk of damage and enhancing overall stability.

Key FeaturesAmple Storage Capacity

At the heart of the HPE AW556B is its generous 2TB storage capacity. This ample space makes it ideal for businesses and individuals dealing with large volumes of data, such as video files, databases, and archival data.

Reliable Performance

With a rotation speed of 7.2K RPM, the HPE AW556B delivers reliable performance, ensuring swift data access and transfer speeds. This feature is crucial for applications that require high data throughput, like database management and content streaming.

SATA Interface

The SATA interface ensures compatibility with a wide range of systems, offering a standardized and widely adopted connection method. This makes the HPE AW556B versatile and easy to integrate into existing storage infrastructures.

Applications and Use CasesEnterprise Data Storage

The HPE AW556B is well-suited for enterprise-level data storage, where large amounts of critical information need to be accessed and managed efficiently. Its substantial storage capacity and reliable performance make it an asset for businesses with demanding data storage requirements.

Data Backup and Archiving

Data backup and archiving are essential for preserving important information. The HPE AW556B, with its 2TB capacity, provides a reliable solution for safeguarding data against loss or corruption. The inclusion of the tray streamlines the integration into backup systems.

Media and Entertainment

In the media and entertainment industry, where large file sizes are common, the HPE AW556B excels. Video production, content creation, and multimedia applications benefit from the high capacity and speed of this Midline Hard Drive.

Considerations and CompatibilitySystem Compatibility

Before investing in the HPE AW556B, it's crucial to ensure compatibility with your existing hardware. Check the specifications of your system to confirm that it supports SATA hard drives and has the necessary space and connections for installation.

Power and Cooling Requirements

High-performance storage solutions often come with increased power and cooling requirements. Ensure that your system's power supply and cooling infrastructure can accommodate the additional demands of the HPE AW556B to maintain optimal performance and longevity.

Future Expansion

Consider your future storage needs when choosing the HPE AW556B. While it may meet your current requirements, having a growth strategy in mind ensures that your storage solution can scale as your data storage needs evolve.

Product Information of the HPE AW556B 2TB Hard Drive
  • Manufacturer: HPE
  • Model Number or SKU# AW556B
  • Type: Hard Drive
  • HDD Type: 2TB, 7200 RPM
Technical Specifications
  • Storage Capacity: 2TB
  • Maximum External Data Transfer Rate: 384 MBPS (3 GBPS)
  • Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM
  • Drive Interface: SATA/300
  • Compatible with HP P2000 MSA Array System.

In general, the HPE AW556B 2TB 7.2K RPM SATA Midline Hard Drive with Tray is a robust and versatile storage solution designed to meet the demands of modern data-intensive applications. Its ample storage capacity, reliable performance, and user-friendly features make it a valuable asset for enterprises and individuals alike. When considering storage options, the HPE AW556B stands out as a reliable and efficient choice, providing the foundation for secure data storage and retrieval in various computing environments.

Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

About Refurbished Products

Refurbished products are typically refurbished by an Original Manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer or 3rd party facility. This product may have minor blemishes due to normal product usage and doesn't necessarily come with documentation and software unless indicated, but has been well tested and generally has never had any defects.

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