Product Overview of the IBM 85Y5864
The -85Y5864 IBM 600GB 10K RPM SAS 6GBPS HDD is a high-performance internal hard drive designed for enterprise-class servers, storage arrays, and workstations. With its high capacity, fast data transfer rates, and advanced error correction and detection technologies, this hard drive is an excellent choice for businesses that require reliable, high-speed data storage. In this article, we will explore the features and specifications of the -85Y5864 IBM 600GB 10K RPM SAS 6GBPS HDD in detail.
The -85Y5864 IBM 600GB 10K RPM SAS 6GBPS HDD has a storage capacity of 600 gigabytes (GB). This is a significant amount of storage space, which makes it ideal for use in enterprise environments that require large amounts of data storage. The high capacity of the hard drive also makes it suitable for storing large files such as video, audio, and images.
RPM (Rotations Per Minute)
The RPM or Rotations Per Minute is a measure of how fast the hard drive's disks spin. The -85Y5864 IBM 600GB 10K RPM SAS 6GBPS HDD has a rotational speed of 10,000 RPM, which is faster than most standard hard drives. This fast speed means that data can be accessed and transferred more quickly, resulting in faster data processing and improved system performance.
SAS (Serial Attached SCSI)
The -85Y5864 IBM 600GB 10K RPM SAS 6GBPS HDD uses SAS or Serial Attached SCSI technology. SAS is a high-speed interface that allows for fast data transfer rates and increased reliability. SAS is commonly used in enterprise environments where high performance and reliability are critical. The SAS interface also supports hot-swapping, which allows the hard drive to be replaced while the system is still running without affecting the overall system performance.
6Gbps (Gigabits per second)
The 6Gbps (Gigabits per second) specification indicates the data transfer rate of the -85Y5864 IBM 600GB 10K RPM SAS 6GBPS HDD. This means that the hard drive can transfer data at a rate of up to 6 Gigabits per second. This fast data transfer rate is important for enterprise applications that require quick access to data.
The -85Y5864 IBM 600GB 10K RPM SAS 6GBPS HDD supports hot-swapping, which means that the hard drive can be replaced while the system is still running. This is a critical feature in enterprise environments where system downtime can result in significant financial losses. With hot-swapping, administrators can replace faulty hard drives without disrupting the overall system performance.
The -85Y5864 IBM 600GB 10K RPM SAS 6GBPS HDD is compatible with a wide range of enterprise-class servers, storage arrays, and workstations. It supports both Windows and Linux operating systems, making it a versatile storage solution for various enterprise environments.
The -85Y5864 IBM 600GB 10K RPM SAS 6GBPS HDD is a highly reliable storage device. It features advanced error correction and detection technologies that prevent data loss and ensure data integrity. In addition, it has a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 1.6 million hours, which is higher than most standard hard drives. This means that the -85Y5864 IBM 600GB 10K RPM SAS 6GBPS HDD is less likely to fail, resulting in reduced downtime and improved system reliability.
Main Information about the IBM 85Y5864
- Product Description : IBM - HARD DRIVE - 600 GB - SAS - 6GB/S
- Type : Hard Drive - Hot-Swap
- Capacity : 600 GB
- Form Factor : 2.5 SFF
- Interface : SAS 6GB/S
- Data Transfer Rate : 600 MBPS
- Spindle Speed : 10000 RPM
- Designed For : IBM Storwize V7000 Control Enclosure
- Spindle Speed : 10000 RPM
Expansion & Connectivity
- Interfaces : 1 X SAS 6GB/S
- Compatible Bays : 2.5 SFF
Dimensions & Weight
- Width : 2.8 Inch
- Depth : 3.9 Inch
- Height : 0.6 Inch
- Weight : 0.50 lbs
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About Refurbished Products
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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