Design and Construction
The HPE P09685-B21 is a solid state drive (SSD) designed for read-intensive workloads that require high performance and reliability. The drive has a storage capacity of 240GB and uses the SATA 6Gbps interface for data transfer. It is designed for use in small form factor (SFF) systems and is 2.5 inches in size.
The drive is constructed with 3D NAND flash memory, which provides high capacity and performance. 3D NAND flash memory stacks multiple layers of memory cells on top of each other, increasing storage capacity without increasing the physical size of the drive. This also allows for faster read and write speeds compared to traditional NAND flash memory.
The HPE P09685-B21 SSD features a durable design that includes a sturdy metal casing to protect the drive from physical damage. The drive also includes advanced error correction and wear-leveling algorithms, which help to ensure data integrity and extend the lifespan of the drive.
The drive supports hot-plug and hot-swap capabilities, which allow it to be replaced or upgraded without shutting down the system. This feature enables users to perform maintenance or upgrades to the drive without disrupting system operations.
Hot Swap Functionality
The HPE P09685-B21 240GB SATA 6Gbps Read Intensive 2.5inch SFF Hot Swap SC Digitally Signed Firmware Solid State Drive supports hot swap functionality, which means that it can be replaced or removed from the system while the system is still running.
Hot swapping allows for easy maintenance and upgrades, as drives can be replaced without shutting down the entire system, reducing downtime and improving efficiency. This feature is particularly useful in enterprise environments where continuous uptime is critical.
To support hot swapping, the drive is designed with a hot-pluggable interface, which allows it to be connected and disconnected while the system is still running. The drive also features built-in firmware that supports hot swap functionality and ensures that data is transferred smoothly between the system and the drive during the hot swap process.
The HPE P09685-B21 SSD is designed for use in enterprise environments where reliability, performance, and ease of maintenance are critical factors. Hot swap functionality is just one of the many features that make this drive suitable for use in mission-critical applications.
Performance and Benchmark Results
The HPE P09685-B21 240GB SATA 6Gbps Read Intensive 2.5inch SFF Hot Swap SC Digitally Signed Firmware Solid State Drive is designed to provide high performance and reliability for read-intensive workloads. While actual performance may vary depending on the specific use case and system configuration, the drive has been benchmarked and tested by HPE to provide the following specifications:
- Sequential read speed: Up to 560 MB/s
- Sequential write speed: Up to 510 MB/s
- Random read IOPS (4K blocks): Up to 90,000
- Random write IOPS (4K blocks): Up to 25,000
- Endurance: 0.5 Drive Writes Per Day (DWPD) for 5 years
These benchmark results indicate that the HPE P09685-B21 SSD provides high read and write speeds for sequential and random workloads, making it suitable for applications such as data analytics, content delivery, and virtualization. The endurance rating of 0.5 DWPD for 5 years indicates that the drive is designed to withstand heavy workloads and provide reliable performance over an extended period.
It's worth noting that actual performance may vary depending on the specific use case and system configuration, as well as other factors such as workload type, queue depth, and block size. Nevertheless, the HPE P09685-B21 SSD is designed to provide high performance and reliability for read-intensive enterprise workloads.
- Manufacturer: HPE
- Model Number or SKU# P09685-B21
- Type: Solid State Drive (SSD)
- SSD Type: SATA-6GBPS
- Device Type : Solid State Drive - Hot - Swap
- Capacity : 240 GB
- Form Factor : 2.5 Sff
- Interface : Sata 6GB/S
- Features : Digitally Signed Firmware
- Drive Transfer Rate : 600 Mbps (external)
- Drive Writes Per Day (dwpd) : 1
- Internal Data Rate : 535 Mbps (read) / 315 Mbps (write)
- 4kb Random Read : 70000 Iops
- 4kb Random Write : 33000 Iops
Dimensions & Weight
- Height: 0.63 inch
- Width: 3.10 inch
- Depth: 5.45 inch
- Weight: 1.50 lbs
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SATA 6GB/S SSD (Solid State Drive)
When high-end computer or server hardware comes into the picture, it is always a great idea to push the performance bar higher. Until users begin to use devices that are faster than conventional disks, then some benchmark grades would be significantly hampered. This is where SATA drives come into the picture.
SATA drives remain the most commonly used storage devices in mid-range PCs and desktop computers. They are compatible with several computer motherboards and operating systems. As such, they are one of the best storage solutions available. SATA drives are also typically used in popular gaming consoles.
They offer impressive storage capacity and excellent transmission speed. Now, the magic of SSDs is in the dazzling amount of data they send through SATA ports. Not only do they do that, but the solid-state technology allows them to respond to storage requirements efficiently. They do this with the fastest of speeds.
Their response time is incredible, allowing users across different levels to enjoy their use. The evolution of SSDs has seen them have much faster transfer rates. In addition to offering faster response times, these drives can almost saturate the entirety of a SATA port.
SATA 6GB/S Benefits
Users wonder about the need for or the benefits of adopting the SATA 6GB/S technology. This may result from hard drives current inability to fill the SATA 3.0 pipe at the 6GB/S speeds. However, SATA III ports now support bandwidths that are up to 6GBPs. There are several benefits to gain from using solid-state drives with a SATA 6GB S interface.
SATA 6GB S SSD Improved Performance
Users should expect improved performances and cache-efficient desktop applications. This interface would ensure that operations such as graphics design, video editing, and gaming become a lot faster. Compatible solid-state drives will reach faster sequential read-write speed rates. That way, users will see improved user experience and productivity, regardless of the activity they perform.
Compatibility SSD SATA 6.0 GB S
Another great advantage of these drives is that they work well with older components. They are backward compatible with SATA II and SATA I interfaces. Therefore, users do not need to change their old PCs or desktop computers before using these drives.
Improved Space Management
When compared to the PATA connectors, SATA drives are much smaller. This allows them to adapt to even the smallest PC cases, enabling better airflow among components. The SATA 6GBPS drives are suitable for connecting SSDs and optical drives to a motherboard. They do this without taking much space, thanks to the flat designs.
Bigger Cache Memories SATA 6.0 gb s
Renowned disk drive vendors are now equipping these drives with bigger and faster cache memories. This way, any application in use can predict what data a user is likely to need next. With this, they help to increase data transfer rates of SATA 6GBPS SSD with smart fetching and caching algorithms. The technology ensures no delay in retrieving information that has been pre-fetched and stored in the cache.
The Ultimate Performance Booster
Incremental investment in SATA 6GB/S drives can yield incredible improvement in performance. They have been amplified for higher capacities to be the mainstream high-performance devices.
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