Product Overview of IBM 00NA528
The IBM 00NA528 is a 2TB 7.2K RPM NL SATA 6Gbps 2.5-inch G3 hot swap hard drive. This hard drive is designed for use in enterprise-level data storage systems and offers a large capacity, high-speed data transfer, and reliable performance. In this article, we will provide a detailed explanation of each of the terms in the hard drive's name, so you can better understand what each of them means and how they contribute to the hard drive's performance.
The first part of the hard drive's name, "2TB," refers to its capacity. Capacity is a measure of how much data a hard drive can store. In this case, the hard drive has a capacity of 2 terabytes (TB), which is equivalent to 2,000 gigabytes (GB) or 2,000,000 megabytes (MB). This is a large amount of data storage and is suitable for use in data centers or other enterprise-level storage systems where large amounts of data need to be stored.
The next part of the hard drive's name, "7.2K RPM," refers to its rotational speed. RPM stands for "rotations per minute," and it measures how many times the hard drive's disk platters rotate per minute. In this case, the hard drive has a rotational speed of 7,200 RPM. A higher RPM generally means faster data access times, which can improve overall performance. However, higher RPM also means more heat and noise, so there are trade-offs to consider.
The "NL" in the hard drive's name stands for "nearline." Nearline storage is a type of data storage that is designed to be faster than traditional offline storage, such as tape backup, but slower than online storage, such as solid-state drives (SSDs) or RAM. Nearline storage is typically used for data that needs to be accessed frequently but doesn't need to be accessed as quickly as data stored on online storage. Nearline storage is often used in data backup and archiving systems.
The next part of the hard drive's name, "SATA 6Gbps," refers to the hard drive's interface. SATA stands for "serial ATA," and it is a type of interface used to connect hard drives and other storage devices to a computer or storage system. SATA is a common interface for hard drives and is compatible with most modern computers and storage systems. The "6Gbps" in the hard drive's name refers to the interface's maximum data transfer rate, which is 6 gigabits per second (Gbps). This is a high-speed interface that allows for fast data transfer between the hard drive and the computer or storage system.
2.5-inch: Form Factor
The "2.5-inch" in the hard drive's name refers to its form factor. Form factor refers to the physical size and shape of the hard drive. In this case, the hard drive has a form factor of 2.5 inches, which is a common form factor for laptop and small form factor desktop computers. The 2.5-inch form factor is smaller and more compact than the larger 3.5-inch form factor used in many desktop computers, which allows for more compact storage systems.
G3: Generation 3
The "G3" in the hard drive's name refers to its generation. Hard drive generations are typically defined by the technology used in their design and construction. In this case, the hard drive is a third-generation (G3) hard drive, which means it incorporates the latest technology available at the time of its release. G3
General Information about the IBM 00NA528
- Manufacturer: IBM
- Part Number or SKU# 00NA528
- Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
- Interface Type: SATA 6GBPS
- Capacity : 2TB
- Form Factor : 2.5 Inch
- Drive Transfer Rate : 600 MBPS (External)
- Spindle Speed : 7200 RPM
Dimension and Weight
- Width: 2.8 Inch
- Depth: 3.9 Inch
- Height: 0.6 Inch
- Weight: 0.50 lbs
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About New Bulk Pack Products
When it comes to storing files and processing information, it is difficult to shove the impressive SATA hard drives aside. Although many people tend to regard hard disk drives as old technology, the new highly performing variants have raised the bar. One of the most impressive variants is hard drives with the SATA interface and transfer speed of up to 6Gbps.
These are among the best drives to buy presently. They come with flash-speed disks that load several times faster than traditional hard drives. Another added advantage is that they come in either 2.5-inch sizes or 3.5-inch sizes. Users can find SATA 6Gbps hard drives that will nicely fit their case or enclosure.
SATA 6Gbps hard drives are designed to offer maximum performance. They connect to servers, PCs, or desktop computers via SATA 6Gbps cables. Despite their compact 2.5" to 3.5" sizes, they feature a dynamic cache of up to 64MB. Having these types of storage devices in hand will improve work efficiency and productivity.
Improved Storage Capacity and Performance
There are SATA 6Gbps hard drives that can give users a blend of HDD and SSD functionality. A device that can give a synergistic effect of both storage units will surely offer a higher level of performance. Users will find drives with traditional storage capacity up to 18TB. Most of these drives also come along with NAND technology for enhanced performance.
The read-write speed is something that will give users optimum satisfaction. With the SATA 6Gbps interface, users can expect read speed up to 400MB/s. Not only that, but some drives also run at up to 10000 rpm. Even at that rate, they are generally quiet, and they generate less heat.
Drives that use the SATA 6Gbps interface have been built to learn users' most used applications effectively. This engineering allows them to load those applications faster. It also helps with gaming consoles to load the games initially after users have launched the game. There is everything to get excited about when it comes to these drives.
The point of the SATA 6Gbps interface is to enhance the quality of the traditional mechanical hard drives. They are available at different capacity choices and RPM choices.
Reliable Data Recovery
There are possibilities of data accidents such as accidental deletion, formatting, virus attack, unexpected power shutdown, and partition loss. If such losses occur, data recovery software can easily recover the data from SATA 6Gbps hard drives. Data can be easily recovered, undelete, and unformatted from these SATA hard drives
Dynamic CacheThe dynamic cache is one of these drives' most impressive features despite not being so evident to users. It improves the performance of the SATA 6Gbps drives in real-time with optimized cache allocation. This function allocates more cache towards the read and writes functions. That is why users will find that read and write speeds are usually almost equal.
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