The IBM 46X0884 is a hard drive used for data storage. It is a 600GB 15K RPM SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) hard drive that operates at a speed of 3GBPS (Gigabytes per second). The hard drive is designed for use in enterprise-class servers, storage arrays, and other data-intensive applications. In this article, we will delve deeper into the technical specifications of the IBM 46X0884 hard drive.
The IBM 46X0884 hard drive has a storage capacity of 600GB. This means it can store up to 600 gigabytes of data. This makes it an ideal choice for organizations that require a large amount of storage space for their data. With a capacity of 600GB, this hard drive can store a variety of data types, including documents, images, videos, and more.
The IBM 46X0884 hard drive has a rotational speed of 15K RPM (Revolutions per minute). This is a relatively high rotational speed, and it means that the hard drive can quickly access and transfer data. The high rotational speed also means that the hard drive can handle a high number of input/output (I/O) operations per second, which is important for data-intensive applications.
The IBM 46X0884 hard drive uses a SAS interface. SAS is a type of interface that is commonly used in enterprise-class servers and storage arrays. It is a high-speed interface that is designed to handle large amounts of data. The SAS interface is also known for its reliability, which makes it an ideal choice for data-intensive applications.
Data Transfer Rate
The IBM 46X0884 hard drive has a data transfer rate of 3GBPS. This means that it can transfer data at a rate of 3 gigabytes per second. The high data transfer rate makes it ideal for applications that require fast data access and transfer speeds. With a high data transfer rate, this hard drive can handle data-intensive applications such as databases, virtualization, and cloud computing.
The IBM 46X0884 hard drive has a form factor of 3.5 inches. The form factor refers to the physical size and shape of the hard drive. The 3.5-inch form factor is a standard size for enterprise-class hard drives. It is larger than the 2.5-inch form factor, which is commonly used in laptops and other portable devices. The larger size of the 3.5-inch form factor allows for larger storage capacities and higher performance.
The IBM 46X0884 hard drive is compatible with a wide range of servers and storage arrays. It is designed to work with IBM System x servers, IBM BladeCenter servers, and IBM Storage products. It is also compatible with other servers and storage arrays that support the SAS interface.
The IBM 46X0884 hard drive is designed to be reliable and durable. It has a Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) rating of 1.6 million hours. This means that the hard drive is expected to operate for 1.6 million hours before it experiences a failure. The high MTBF rating makes it an ideal choice for data-intensive applications that require high reliability and uptime.
In Summary, the IBM 46X0884 hard drive is a high-performance and reliable hard drive that is designed for use in enterprise-class servers and storage arrays. With a capacity of 600GB, a speed of 15K RPM, and a data transfer rate of 3GBPS, it can handle data-intensive applications such as databases, virtualization, and cloud computing. The SAS interface and 3.5-inch form factor make it compatible with a wide range of servers and storage arrays
General Information about the IBM 46X0884
- Manufacturer: IBM
- Part Number or SKU# 46X0884
- Product Type: Hard Disk Drive
- Product Name: 600GB 15K RPM SAS-3GBPS
- Capacity: 600GB
- Interface: SAS 3.0 Gbps
- Form factor: 3.5 inch
- Rotational speed: 15,000 RPM
- Average latency: 2.0ms
- Data transfer rate: up to 6Gbps
- Buffer size: 16MB
- Power consumption: 7.8W (typical)
- Operating temperature: 5°C to 55°C
- Non-operating temperature: -40°C to 70°C
- Operating humidity: 5% to 90% non-condensing
- Non-operating humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing
- Shock tolerance (operating): 40G, 2ms
- Shock tolerance (non-operating): 400G, 2ms
- Vibration tolerance (operating): 0.5G, 5Hz to 500Hz
- Vibration tolerance (non-operating): 2.4G, 5Hz to 500Hz
Dimension and Weight
- Width : 4 Inch
- Depth : 5.8 Inch
- Height : 1 Inch
- Weight : 1.52 Lbs
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Serial attached SCSI SAS 3gbps hard drives are commonly used in servers and bring with them immense benefits. However, choosing the right hard drive is very important depending on your projects. Avoid putting greater emphasis on the pricing of the hard drives, since it may lead to a complete disaster.
The preserve of the SAS 3Gbps HDD is in servers and high-end workstations where speed considerations are most important. The hard drives are available as 3.5-inch form factor and 2.5-inch form factor depending on your specific applications. These HDDs will process data and complete reads/writes faster than SATA drives – actually, it takes just a fraction of the time. It makes them ideal for enterprise applications since they perform efficiently, faster, and under rigorous conditions. The faster throughput is the idea behind getting SAS hard drives for your applications, seeing that the latest SAS 12Gbps hard disks are super-fast and incorporate RAID hardware controllers.
The throughput of a SAS 3Gbps disk drive is rated at 300 MB/s. Bandwidth typically represents the theoretical maximum level of data that passes through a channel. On the other hand, throughput is the actual measure of how much data actually travels through the channel successfully. Therefore, bandwidth is a theoretical value whereas throughout is the real value.
The key features and capabilities of the popular SAS 3Gbps HDDs are:
- Performance – You will benefit from performance levels that reach 3Gbps (300MB/s throughout), full-duplex transmissions, wide ports for aggregated bandwidth, advanced command queuing, and port aggregation.
- Flexibility – the flexibility of the SAS 3Gbps lies in physical and software compatibility on SATA drives as well as backward compatibility with SCSI software.
- Scalability – you cannot go wrong with the broad address range allowing connection to physical devices and external storage systems using the long cables and small connectors.
- Reliability and availability – you can achieve point-to-point connections, redundancy paths, and dual active port support with the SAS 3Gbps drives.
We have recommended the SAS 3Gbps to a good number of clients since they are best suited for 24/7 workloads. These hard drives are best suited for servers due to the 100% duty cycle. SAS hot-swap hard drives will always win on the reliability front since they are designed to read/write data throughout the day. The SAS 3Gbps HDD cannot be compared to SATA drives commonly used for desktops that have 20-30% duty cycles. Drive speed is a major determinant of throughput and is measured in RPMs whereby SAS drives will operate at between 7200 and 15000 RPM. For better understanding, the faster a drive rotates, the higher the read/write speeds and the higher the throughput. The net effect will apply for slower drive speeds which negatively impact read/write speed and throughput.
The only downside with the SAS 3Gbps hard drives is the storage capacities available. Generally, SAS hard drive disks have a smaller storage capacity format compared to SATA drives. The common storage sizes available for SAS 3Gbps drives include 73GB-10K RPM, 146GB-15K RPM, 300GB-15000 RPM, 450GB-15K RPM, 600GB-10K RPM, 1TB1TB-7.2K RPM, and 2TB-7.2K RPM which are ideal for servers and high-end machines used for production content.
SAS cables are required for connection and feature a continuous connector for both power and data. The SAS cable cannot be used to connect SATA controllers using a SATA connector since they carry higher power voltages. A distinctive feature of the SAS cables is that they are more than 30-feet in length compared to SATA cables that can only reach a maximum of 3-feet in length. However, it is possible to connect a SAS drive to a SATA controller using a continuous/SAS connector.
We have different specifications of the SAS 3Gbps hard drive which are ideal for high-performance applications and for highly virtualized environments that typically handle critical applications and high volumes of users.
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