Advanced Format and Sector Size
Advanced Format and Sector Size are important technical specifications of hard disk drives that can impact their performance, reliability, and compatibility with different systems.
Advanced Format refers to the use of larger physical sectors on a hard disk drive, typically 4KB or 8KB in size, as opposed to the traditional 512 byte sectors used on older hard drives. This technology can improve drive capacity, reliability, and performance by reducing the number of physical sectors required to store data and improving error correction capabilities.
Sector size refers to the minimum storage unit on a hard disk drive. While the traditional sector size is 512 bytes, many modern hard drives now use larger sector sizes, such as 4KB or 8KB, which can improve performance and reliability by reducing the amount of overhead required for each sector.
In terms of compatibility, Advanced Format and sector size can impact the ability of a hard drive to be used with different operating systems and applications. For example, older operating systems or software that are not designed to support larger sector sizes may not be able to recognize or use hard drives that utilize this technology. Therefore, it is important to ensure that the hard drive is compatible with the system it will be used in before purchasing or installing it.
Interface and Transfer Rates
Interface and transfer rates are important technical specifications of hard disk drives that affect their performance and compatibility with different systems.
The interface refers to the way the hard drive connects to a computer or storage system. There are several types of interfaces available, including Serial ATA (SATA), Serial Attached SCSI (SAS), and Fibre Channel. SATA is the most common interface used in consumer-grade hard drives, while SAS is typically used in enterprise-grade drives.
The transfer rate refers to the speed at which data can be transferred between the hard drive and the computer or storage system. This is typically measured in megabytes per second (MB/s) or gigabytes per second (GB/s). The transfer rate can be affected by several factors, including the interface, the rotational speed of the hard drive, and the size of the buffer or cache.
When selecting a hard drive, it is important to consider the interface and transfer rate to ensure compatibility with the system it will be used in and to ensure that it meets the performance requirements for the intended use. For example, high-performance applications may require a hard drive with a fast transfer rate and a high-speed interface, such as SAS, to ensure that data can be accessed quickly and efficiently.
Capacity and Performance
Capacity and performance are two important technical specifications of hard disk drives that impact their functionality and value.
Capacity refers to the amount of data that a hard drive can store. This is typically measured in gigabytes (GB) or terabytes (TB), with modern hard drives ranging in capacity from a few hundred GB to several TB. When selecting a hard drive, it is important to consider the amount of data that will be stored and to select a drive with enough capacity to accommodate current and future needs.
Performance refers to how quickly data can be read from or written to the hard drive. There are several factors that can impact hard drive performance, including the rotational speed of the drive (measured in revolutions per minute, or RPM), the cache size (a buffer used to temporarily store data), and the interface and transfer rate. Higher RPM drives typically provide faster performance but may generate more heat and consume more power.
In addition to capacity and performance, other factors such as reliability, compatibility, and cost should also be considered when selecting a hard drive. The best hard drive for a given application will depend on a variety of factors, including the intended use, the system requirements, and the budget available.
- Manufacturer : HPE
- MPN : MB4000ECVJK
- Type : Internal Hard Drive (HDD)
- HDD Type : SATA-3GBPS
- SKU : MB4000ECVJK
- Option Part Number: 694374-B21
- Spare Part Number: 694534-001
- Assembly Number: 694372-003
- Device Type: Hard Drive - Hot-Swap
- Capacity: 4 TB
- Form Factor: 3.5 inch LFF
- Interface: SATA 3Gbps
- Bytes per Sector: 512
- Features: Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
- Spindle Speed: 72000 RPM
- External Data Transfer Rate: 300 MBPS
- Enclosure: Hot Swap
- Drive Technology (Fill): Air
- Carrier Type: Standard Carrier
- Workload: Midline
- Bundled with: HPE Standard Drive Carrier
- Drive Transfer Rate: 300 MBPS (External)
- Seek Time: 8.5 MS (Average) / 16.2 Ms (Max)
- Track-to-Track Seek Time: 0.8 MS
- Spindle Speed: 7200 RPM
Expansion & Connectivity
- Interfaces: 1 x SATA 3 GB/S
- Compatible Bays: 3.5inch LFF
Dimension and Weight
- Width : 4 Inch
- Depth : 5.8 Inch
- Height : 1 Inch
- Weight : 1.52 Lbs
- Min Operating Temperature: 50 °F
- Max Operating Temperature: 95 °F
- HPE ProLiant DL Series: DL1000 DL120 (Gen5 Gen6 Gen7) DL140 (Gen3) DL145 (Gen3) DL160 (Gen5 Gen5p Gen6 Gen7) DL160se (Gen6 Gen7) DL165 (Gen5 Gen5p Gen6 Gen7) DL170e (Gen6) DL170h (Gen6) DL2x170h (Gen6) DL4x170h (Gen6) DL180 (Gen5 Gen6 Gen7) DL185 (Gen5) DL320 (Gen3 Gen4 Gen5 Gen5p Gen6 Gen7) DL320sDL370 (Gen6 Gen7) DL380 (Gen4 Gen5 Gen6 Gen7) DL385 (Gen5 Gen5p Gen6 Gen7) DL580 (Gen4 Gen5 Gen6 Gen7) DL585 (Gen2 Gen5 Gen6 Gen7) DL785 (Gen5 Gen6)
- HPE ProLiant ML Series: ML110 (Gen7) ML150 (Gen5 Gen6 Gen7) ML310 (Gen5p) ML330 (Gen6) ML350 (Gen5 Gen6 Gen7) ML370 (Gen5 Gen6 Gen7)
- HPE Storage arrays: D2600 MDS600 MSA60 P4300 P4500 P4000 (Gen2) 60 Modular Array StoreAll 9730
- HPE StoreEasy: 1430 1440 1530 1540 1630 1640 1830 1840 5530 X1400 X1500 X1600 X1800 X3400 X3800
About New Bulk Pack Products
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What does ALLHDD.Com warranty cover?
30-days to 3 years warranty:
Replacement or refund. In the case of material defects, we will try to replace the product first. The product will be replaced before the expiration of the original warranty. For any failure of hardware, if we cannot process the replacement of the product(s)/model(s), we will refund the original selling/invoiced price. The shipping costs and sales tax, if any, are non-refundable. ALLHDD retains the right to decide whether the item(s) will process for replacement or refund.
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(b) any misuse outside the instructions in the user manual for any specific product;
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What is the Manufacturer/Brand Warranty?
In general, a manufacturer's warranty service/support is a written guarantee to the buyer of a product. Its terms assure the replacement or repair of the product, if necessary, within a specified period after the purchase (2-5 years depending on the brand/manufacturer). It is typically included in the price of the product. Products are brand new and sealed and the original manufacturer box is complete with the Manufacturer's genuine warranty. For most of the brand new/retail products that come with the manual and box, exceptions may apply (i.e., Cisco, Juniper Networks).
For the server parts (i.e., Dell, HPE) to get Full coverage of the warranty server must have a full 3- 5 years warranty. However, ALLHDD.COM will cover the warranty duration if any Manufacturer doesn't support the advertised warranty and there is no refund for those.
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