HPE P23493-B21 7.68TB Solid State Drive
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HPE P23493-B21 7.68TB Solid State Drive SATA 6GBPS SFF Read Refurbished

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P23493-B21 7.68 Terabytes (TB) Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) 6 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) Small Form Factor (SFF) 2.5inch Smart Carrier (SC) Read Intensive Solid State Drive for Server | Made by HPE | Refurbished
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Product Overview of the HPE P23493-B21 7.68TB SSD

In the realm of data storage solutions for servers, the HPE P23493-B21 is a significant player, offering a robust 7.68 Terabytes (TB) of storage capacity. This storage device is designed with Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) technology, providing a reliable and efficient data transfer rate of 6 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS). Its Small Form Factor (SFF) of 2.5 inches makes it a compact yet powerful option for servers, and the Smart Carrier (SC) enhances its usability in various server environments. This solid-state drive (SSD) is specifically engineered for read-intensive workloads, making it a suitable choice for servers that demand high read performance. Let's delve into the details of the HPE P23493-B21 SSD 7.68TB to understand its features, benefits, and the scenarios where it excels.

The HPE P23493-B21 SATA 6GBPS

Storage Capacity

The HPE P23493-B21 SATA 6Gbps boasts an impressive storage capacity of 7.68 Terabytes (TB). This vast amount of storage makes it ideal for servers handling large datasets, applications, and workloads that require substantial storage space.

SATA Technology

Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) is a popular technology for connecting storage devices like hard drives and SSDs to motherboards. The HPE P23493-B21 utilizes SATA, ensuring a seamless and reliable connection between the SSD and the server. The 6 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) data transfer rate further enhances the speed at which data can be read from or written to the drive.

Small Form Factor (SFF)

The Small Form Factor (SFF) of 2.5 inches is a defining feature of the HPE P23493-B21. This compact size allows the drive to fit into tight spaces within a server chassis, making it suitable for servers with limited physical space. The SFF design is a crucial consideration for modern server configurations where efficiency and space utilization are paramount.

Smart Carrier (SC)

The Smart Carrier (SC) is a key innovation in the HPE P23493-B21. This feature enhances the drive's manageability and hot-swapping capabilities. The Smart Carrier provides a user-friendly interface for easy installation and removal of the drive without the need for special tools. It also includes status indicators to help users monitor the health and activity of the SSD.

Read Intensive

The HPE P23493-B21 is specifically engineered for read-intensive workloads. Read-intensive workloads are characterized by a higher frequency of data reads compared to writes. This makes the drive particularly suitable for applications where quick access to data is critical, such as database servers, content delivery networks (CDNs), and read-heavy virtualized environments.

Benefits of HPE P23493-B21

Enhanced Performance

The combination of a high storage capacity, SATA technology, and a 6 GBPS data transfer rate contributes to the enhanced performance of the HPE P23493-B21. Servers using this SSD can experience faster data access times, reduced latency, and improved overall responsiveness.

Reliability and Durability

As a Solid State Drive (SSD), the HPE P23493-B21 offers superior reliability and durability compared to traditional Hard Disk Drives (HDDs). With no moving parts, SSDs are less prone to mechanical failures, providing a more robust storage solution for servers that operate in demanding environments.

Efficient Space Utilization

The Small Form Factor (SFF) of 2.5 inches is a significant advantage for servers with limited physical space. The HPE P23493-B21 allows for efficient space utilization within the server chassis, enabling IT administrators to maximize the storage capacity in a confined environment.

User-Friendly Maintenance

The Smart Carrier (SC) design simplifies the maintenance and management of the HPE P23493-B21. IT professionals can easily install, replace, or upgrade the SSD without the need for additional tools. The status indicators on the Smart Carrier provide real-time information about the drive's health and activity, facilitating proactive maintenance.

Use Cases and Scenarios

Data Centers

In large-scale data center environments, where storage performance and capacity are critical, the HPE P23493-B21 can play a vital role. Its high capacity and read-intensive focus make it suitable for handling the vast amounts of data generated and accessed in data center operations.

Database Servers

Database servers often require fast and efficient storage solutions to handle queries and transactions swiftly. The HPE P23493-B21, with its emphasis on read-intensive workloads, is well-suited for database servers where quick data retrieval is paramount.

Virtualized Environments

In virtualized environments, where multiple virtual machines share the same physical hardware, storage performance is a key consideration. The HPE P23493-B21, with its high data transfer rate and read-intensive design, can enhance the overall performance of virtualized workloads.

Content Delivery Networks (CDNs)

Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) rely on quick access to content for efficient delivery to end-users. The read-intensive nature of the HPE P23493-B21 makes it a suitable choice for CDN servers, ensuring rapid access to cached content for a seamless user experience.

More Information

  • The P23493-B21 HPE 7.68TB SATA 6Gbps SFF Read Intensive SSD is a high-performance storage device designed for read-intensive workloads. This SSD utilizes NAND flash memory to store data, and it connects to the host system through the SATA (Serial ATA) interface.
  • SATA is a storage interface that is commonly used in consumer-level computers and enterprise-level storage systems. The 6 Gbps SATA standard is an updated version of the SATA interface that provides faster data transfer speeds compared to earlier versions.
  • The drive is designed for read-intensive workloads, which means it is optimized for tasks that involve frequently reading data from the drive, such as in data warehousing, analytics, and search engine applications.
  • This drive is designed to be used in Small Form Factor (SFF) systems which typically have more limited space and power requirements compared to larger systems. The drive also comes with 7.68TB of storage capacity which is a large amount of storage space, making it suitable for storing large amounts of data such as multimedia files, large data sets, and backups.
  • It is recommended to check with the vendor or system administrator before installing the drive to ensure that the system is compatible with the drive and to verify the performance and endurance specifications for this specific model.

General Information about this HPE P23493-B21 SATA 6GBPS SSD

  • Manufacturer: HPE
  • Part Number or SKU# P23493-B21
  • Product Type: Solid State Drive
  • Interface: 7.68TB

Technical Specifications

  • Workload Type: VRO
  • Form Factor: SFF (Small Form Factor)
  • Plug Type: Hot-Plug
  • Carrier Type: SC
  • Flash Type: QLC (Quad-Level Cell)

Performance Metrics

  • Sequential Reads: 500 MiB/s
  • Sequential Writes: 340 MiB/s
  • Random Reads: 54,000 IOPS (Input/Output Operations Per Second)
  • Random Writes: 4,500 IOPS


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Finally, the HPE P23493-B21 7.68 Terabytes (TB) Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) 6 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) Small Form Factor (SFF) 2.5-inch Smart Carrier (SC) Read Intensive Solid State Drive for Server is a powerful and versatile storage solution. Its combination of high capacity, SATA technology, Small Form Factor, and Smart Carrier design make it a compelling choice for various server environments. Whether deployed in data centers, database servers, virtualized environments, or content delivery networks, the HPE P23493-B21 excels in enhancing storage performance and efficiency. With its user-friendly features and emphasis on read-intensive workloads, it stands as a reliable and durable option for organizations seeking top-notch storage solutions for their servers.

Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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