HPE P40503-H21 960GB Solid State Drive
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HPE P40503-H21 960GB SFF TLC Single Port DS SATA 6GBPS SSD New

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P40503-H21 960GB Gigabyte(GB) Small Form Factor (SFF) Triple Level Cell (TLC) Digitally Signed Firmware (DS) Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) Gigabytes Per Second (6GBPS) Basic Carrier (BC) Single Port Solid State Drive for Server | Made by HPE | New Bulk Pack
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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Management and Monitoring Tools

The HPE P40503-H21 960GB SFF TLC Single Port DS SATA 6GBPS SSD can be managed and monitored using the following tools:

  • HPE Storage Management Utility (SMU): This is a web-based interface that provides a centralized management platform for HPE storage devices, including the HPE P40503-H21 SSD. With SMU, administrators can monitor the health and performance of the drives, update firmware, and configure settings.
  • HPE Systems Management Homepage (SMH): This is a web-based interface that provides comprehensive system information and management capabilities for HPE servers, including storage devices. SMH provides information on system health, performance, and configuration, and allows administrators to manage firmware updates, monitor system logs, and perform other tasks.
  • HPE Intelligent Provisioning: This is a pre-boot environment that enables administrators to perform a variety of management and configuration tasks, including firmware updates, system health monitoring, and configuration of storage devices.
  • HPE OneView: This is a software-defined infrastructure management platform that provides a single point of control for HPE server and storage systems. With OneView, administrators can monitor and manage the health and performance of their HPE P40503-H21 SSDs, as well as other devices in their environment.

These tools provide administrators with the ability to monitor the health and performance of their HPE P40503-H21 SSDs, as well as perform firmware updates and other management tasks.

Wear-Leveling and Over-Provisioning

Wear-leveling and over-provisioning are two important features for optimizing the performance and longevity of solid state drives (SSDs).

Wear-leveling is a technique that helps distribute the wear of the drive evenly across all of its blocks, rather than having certain blocks being written and erased more frequently than others. This helps to prevent individual blocks from wearing out too quickly, leading to drive failure. The HPE P40503-H21 960GB SFF TLC Single Port DS SATA 6GBPS SSD employs a wear-leveling algorithm to help ensure consistent performance and longevity.

Over-provisioning is the practice of allocating a portion of the drive's capacity as "spare area" to be used by the controller for various purposes, such as garbage collection and wear-leveling. This can help improve performance and longevity by giving the controller more space to work with. The HPE P40503-H21 960GB SFF TLC Single Port DS SATA 6GBPS SSD has over-provisioning built-in to help optimize its performance and longevity.

Endurance Management and Extended Life

The endurance and life of the HPE P40503-H21 960GB SFF TLC Single Port DS SATA 6GBPS SSD can be managed and extended through several methods:

  • Over-provisioning: Over-provisioning is the process of allocating a portion of the drive's capacity for use as spare space, which can be used to enhance the endurance and reliability of the drive. By using over-provisioning, the drive can better manage the wear and tear on its flash memory, which can extend its lifespan.
  • Wear-leveling algorithms: The HPE P40503-H21 SSD uses wear-leveling algorithms to distribute the write operations evenly across all flash memory blocks, reducing the risk of flash memory blocks becoming worn out too soon. This can help to extend the endurance and life of the drive.
  • Monitoring tools: The management and monitoring tools mentioned in my previous answer can be used to monitor the health and performance of the HPE P40503-H21 SSD, and to detect any potential issues that could impact its endurance or life. By addressing these issues in a timely manner, administrators can help to extend the life of their SSDs.
  • Firmware updates: Regular firmware updates can also play a role in enhancing the endurance and life of the HPE P40503-H21 SSD. New firmware releases often include bug fixes and performance improvements that can help to optimize the drive's performance and endurance.

By using these methods, administrators can help to manage the endurance and extend the life of their HPE P40503-H21 SSDs, ensuring optimal performance and reliability over time.

General Information about this HPE P40503-H21

  • Manufacturer: HPE
  • Part Number or SKU# P40503-H21
  • Device Type: Solid State Drive Hot-Swap
  • Sub-Type: SATA 6GBPS

Technical Information for 960GB SSD

  • Capacity: 960GB Storage Drive
  • Form Factor: 2.5 Inch SFF
  • Interface: SATA 6GBPS
  • NAND Flash Memory Type: Triple-level cell (TLC)
  • Plug Type: Hot Pluggable
  • Connectivity Type: Single Port
  • Workload Type: Mixed Use
  • Bundled with: HPE Basic Carrier (BC)
  • Features: Digitally Signed Firmware (DS)
  • Platform Supported: Mainstream Compute Platforms
  • Height: 7.00 mm

Power Consumption of SATA 6GBPS Solid State Drive

  • Idle Time: 1.37 Watt
  • Random Read: 2.81 Watt
  • Random Write: 2.81 Watt
  • Sequential Read: 3.09 Watt
  • Sequential Write: 3.93 Watt
  • Random Read/Write: 2.81 Watt
  • MAX: 3.93 Watt

Product Dimensions & Weight of 2.5 Inch SSD

  • Height: 0.63 Inch
  • Width: 3.10 Inch
  • Depth: 5.45 Inch
  • Weight: 1.50 lbs


  • Lifetime Writes (TB): 6000
  • Endurance DWPD (Drive Writes Per Day): 3.40
  • Drive Transfer Rate: 6 6GBPS (external)
  • MAX Seq. Reads Throughput (MiB/s): 520
  • Random Read Average Latency uSec (4KiB,Q1): 125
  • Random Write Average Latency uSec (4KiB,Q1): 50
  • Random Read IOPS (4KiB, Q=16): 61000
  • MAX Random Read IOPS (4KiB): 72000@Q32

Compatibility Information

  • HPE ProLiant DL Series: DL20 Gen10 Plus (2.5inch), DL20 Gen10 Plus Base (2.5inch), DL20 Gen10 Plus Entry (2.5inch), DL20 Gen10 Plus High Performance (2.5inch), DL20 Gen10 Plus Performance (2.5inch), DL325 Gen10 Plus V2 (2.5inch), DL325 Gen10 Plus V2 Base (2.5inch), DL325 Gen10 Plus V2 for Weka Base Tracking (2.5inch), DL325 Gen10 Plus V2 Performance (2.5inch), DL345 Gen10 Plus (2.5inch), DL345 Gen10 Plus Base (2.5inch), DL345 Gen10 Plus Entry (2.5inch), DL360 Gen10 Plus (2.5inch), DL360 Gen10 Plus All-NVMe Server for Software Defined Storage (2.5inch),
  • HPE ProLiant ML Series: ML30 Gen10 Plus (2.5inch), ML30 Gen10 Plus Entry (2.5inch), ML30 Gen10 Plus Performance (2.5inch)
  • HPE SimpliVity 325 Gen10 Plus V2 Node (2.5inch)

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