Interface and Connectivity
The 00MM729 IBM 6TB 7200RPM SAS 12GBPS (Nl) Internal Hard Drive has a SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface, which is a high-speed data transfer interface designed for use in enterprise-level storage systems and servers. SAS interface supports both point-to-point and multi-drop topologies, and it uses a serial protocol to transfer data, which provides a faster data transfer rate compared to parallel SCSI interface.
The drive connects to the host system through a SAS controller, which provides the necessary connectivity to the drive. SAS interface also supports daisy-chaining multiple drives together, which allows multiple hard drives to be connected to a single SAS controller port, providing more storage capacity and scalability.
The drive supports SAS 12 Gbps technology, which delivers faster data transfer rate than previous generation SAS interface that supports 6 Gbps. This allows for faster data transfer and better performance for applications that require fast data access. Additionally, SAS interface supports full-duplex data transfer, which means it can read and write data at the same time, improving overall performance and efficiency.It is important to note that compatibility can vary depending on the specific make and model of the system or controller, so it is recommended to check the technical specifications of the system or controller before purchasing this hard drive. Additionally, some systems may require a firmware update to support the 12 Gbps data transfer speed of this drive.
Power Consumption and Reliability
The 00MM729 IBM 6TB 7200RPM SAS 12GBPS (Nl) Internal Hard Drive is designed to be energy efficient, it has a low power consumption, which helps to reduce the overall power consumption of the storage system. The drive has a power consumption of around 7.5W, which is relatively low compared to other hard drives.
In terms of reliability, the drive is built to meet high standards of durability and reliability. It has been tested and qualified to withstand the rigors of enterprise-class storage environments, and it is designed to run continuously in a 24x7x365 operation. The drive is also built with advanced error correction and data protection features, which help to protect against data loss and corruption in the event of a drive failure.Additionally, the hard drive has a near-line feature, which is designed for cost-effective, high-capacity storage, with less frequent data access, which makes it more reliable than performance hard drives. The hard drive is designed to work in environments where data availability and integrity are critical, making it a suitable option for enterprise-class storage systems.
The 00MM729 IBM 6TB 7200RPM SAS 12GBPS (Nl) Internal Hard Drive has a storage capacity of 6TB. This is a large amount of storage capacity, making the drive suitable for high-capacity storage applications such as data archiving, backup, and video surveillance.
This large storage capacity allows for storing large amounts of data, and it's ideal for organizations that have large amounts of data to store and manage. With 6TB of storage capacity, it can store a significant amount of data, such as large databases, big data analytics, virtual machines, and multimedia files.
Additionally, the drive has a near-line feature, which is designed for cost-effective, high-capacity storage, with less frequent data access. This feature makes it a suitable option for archiving and backup purposes, where data is stored infrequently but must be retained for a longer period of time.
It's important to note that the actual storage capacity may be less than the advertised capacity due to formatting and other overhead. It is recommended to check the technical specifications of the system or controller before purchasing this hard drive to ensure that it meets the storage capacity requirements of the intended application.
General InformationManufacturer: IBM
Manufacturer Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
Manufacture Sub-Type: SAS-12GBPS
Product Name: 6TB-7200RPM
Manufacturer IBM Systems, Inc
Device Type : Hard Drive - Hot-swap - Near Line
Capacity : 6 TB
Enclosure : Internal
Hdd Form Factor : 3.5 Inch
Spindle Speed : 7200 RPM
Dimension and Weight
Width : 4 Inch
Depth : 5.8 Inch
Height : 1 Inch
Weight : 1.52 LBS
About Refurbished Products
The Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard drives have become increasingly popular for their increasing use in high-end workstations and servers. These drives are employed in consumer desktops and modern servers for their speed and reliability. Enterprises have made the SAS hard drives their de-facto standard. Now, the 12Gbps speed throws the usefulness of these drives up a notch.
Most professional hosting providers now use SAS 12Gbps hard drives for data production. These drives have proven useful in high input/output operations and critical website functions. Users trust these drives because there is no risk of data loss, corruption, or downtime.
SAS 12Gbps drives read, write, and process data within split seconds. The latest 12Gbps disks use the latest RAID hardware technology to offer faster data transfer and recovery rates. They are perfect for sequential data, high workloads, and random IOPS alike.
This function allows them to be best suited for servers that have 100 percent duty cycles. They do not only work with desktops and PCs, but they can read/write data 24/7.
SAS 12Gbps HDDs have received utmost attention in the market as a result of its high performance. These performance benefits allow it to be useful for a wide variety of applications. For instance, a SAS 12Gbps connection can support up to four wide lanes per connection.
Connecting JBOD with these SAS drives can support up to 1200MB/s. These high-performance drives do not only help handle large workloads; they also offer cost-effective expansion to an already robust system.
Also, each 12Gbps high-performance SAS drives can offer users a rotational speed of up to 15000 rpm.
They provide a great bandwidth enough to perform efficiently. The robust performance of SAS 12Gbps drives clearly a worthy investment for improved performance of servers and desktops. They provide very large amounts of storage options and a cost-effective choice for users.
The flexibility is one of the best benefits of SAS 12Gbps drives. These drives have configured flexibility, which allows them to work perfectly with several devices without modification or changes. Many of them feature a Universal Serial controller for seamless system support.
SAS 12Gbps hard drives can also be partitioned in a storage pool and assigned to servers for work-intensive applications. They are a perfect fit for server systems, including reservation systems, medical imaging, and more!
Only this range of SAS hard drives can provide users with the best worlds of flexibility. This way, allowing them to support use with other drives.
12Gbps SAS-based storage systems have the benefit of dual-port capability. This allows them to provide a redundant path to the drives in case of controller failover. These drives also operate on separate point-to-point connections. That way, it is rare for drive connection loss to affect them.SAS 12Gbps HDDs are built to handle the rigors of heavy workloads and enterprise use. They also safeguard data integrity, thanks to their ability to comprehensively verify data and correct errors.
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