The Intel SSDPF21Q400GB01 is a 400GB 3D XPoint Solid State Drive (SSD) that uses the PCI-E 4.0 x4 NVMe interface to deliver high performance.
3D XPoint is a new type of non-volatile memory technology that is designed to provide faster data access and improved durability compared to traditional NAND flash-based SSDs. This makes the Intel SSD an ideal choice for high-performance applications that require fast data access and high durability.
The PCI-E 4.0 x4 NVMe interface is the latest version of the NVMe interface and provides faster data transfer speeds than previous versions. This allows the SSD to communicate quickly with the computer's motherboard, resulting in faster data access and improved overall performance.
In terms of performance, the Intel SSD is capable of reaching sequential read speeds of up to 7,500MBPS and sequential write speeds of up to 6,000MB/s. It also offers high random read and write speeds, with up to 1.1 million and 1.0 million IOPS, respectively.
Compatibility and Reliability
The Intel SSDPF21Q400GB01 is a 400GB 3D XPoint Solid State Drive (SSD) that is compatible with systems that have a PCI-E 4.0 x4 NVMe interface.
The PCI-E 4.0 x4 NVMe interface is a high-speed connection that allows the SSD to communicate with the computer's motherboard. It is the latest version of the PCI-E interface and provides faster data transfer speeds than previous versions. This interface is typically found in newer server and high-performance desktop systems.
3D XPoint is a new type of memory technology that Intel developed and it is faster than NAND flash, which is the most common type of memory used in SSDs. This means that the Intel SSD provides faster data transfer speeds and lower latency than traditional NAND-based SSDs.
To be compatible with the Intel SSD, a system must have a PCI-E 4.0 x4 NVMe interface. It is important to check with the system manufacturer or consult the system's technical specifications to ensure compatibility before purchasing the SSD.
The Intel SSDPF21Q400GB01 is a 400GB Solid State Drive (SSD) that uses the 3D XPoint technology, it is designed to be used with systems that have a PCI-E 4.0 x4 NVMe interface.
3D XPoint is a new type of memory technology that is faster and more durable than traditional NAND flash memory used in most SSDs. It is designed to improve the performance of data-intensive workloads, such as big data analytics and artificial intelligence.
The PCI-E 4.0 x4 NVMe interface is a high-speed connection that allows the SSD to communicate with the computer's motherboard. It is the latest version of the PCI-E interface and provides faster data transfer speeds than previous versions. NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) is a host controller interface and storage protocol that enables SSDs to operate at their full potential, allowing faster data transfer and access.
The form factor of the Intel SSD is a standard NVMe SSD form factor, which is a small card-like shape that can be plugged into the computer's motherboard. It is designed to fit into a standard NVMe SSD slot, which is typically found on newer servers and high-performance desktop systems.
In summary, the Intel SSDis a 400GB 3D XPoint NVMe SSD that requires a system with a PCI-E 4.0 x4 NVMe interface, this SSD is designed to work with newer servers and high-performance desktop systems and its form factor is a standard NVMe SSD form factor.
General Information about this Intel SSDPF21Q400GB01
- Manufacturer: Intel
- Model Number or SKU# SSDPF21Q400GB01
- Product Type: Solid State Drive
- Storage Capacity: 400GB
Technical Information for 400GB Solid State Drive
- Drive Interface: PCI-E NVMe
- Drive Interface Standard: PCI-E NVMe 4.0 x4
- Drive Type: Internal
- Form Factor: 2.5 Inch
- Storage Capacity: 400 GB
- Maximum Read Transfer Rate: 7200 MBPS
- Maximum Write Transfer Rate: 4800 MBPS
- Random 4KB Read: 1500000IOPS
- Random 4KB Write: 1150000IOPS
- Endurance (DWPD): 100
Dimensions & Weight of PCI-E SSD
- Height: 0.6 inch
- Width: 2.7 inch
- Depth: 3.9 inch
- Weight: 0.35 lbs
- Endurance Rating (Lifetime Writes): 100 DWPD
- Enhanced Power Loss Data Protection: Yes
- Hardware Encryption: AES 256 bit
- High Endurance Technology (HET): Yes
- Temperature Monitoring and Logging: Yes
- End-to-End Data Protection: Yes
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The PCI-e solid-state drives are high-speed expansion cards that facilitate the attachment of peripherals to a computer. Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCI-e) is a serial expansion bus standard. There are different sizes of PCI-e slots which are dictated by the total sum of bidirectional lanes at the slot. The PCI-e standard acts as the data transport layer in add-in cards and graphics cards.
PCI-e SSD storage is just another alternative to server-side flash deployment. Using PCI-e SSDs directly introduces flash on the server motherboard which means that a device connects to the host via a non-shared serial link. It will, therefore, eliminate bus sharing between devices. The PCI-e interface helps reduce latency and enhances the data transfer speed.
Features of PCI-e SSD Cards
Generally, PCI-e SSD card has a far better performance compared to SATA SSDs and SAS SSDs as well as the fibre channel solid-state drives. Some of the most notable versions of the PCI-e standard are the PCI-e 3.0 released back in November of 2010 and PCI-e 4.0 released back in 2017. PCI-e 4.0 offers a two-fold increase in bandwidth compared to the PCI-e 3.0 revision. The PCI-e 5.0 was released in 2019 with even greater bandwidth to support faster and efficient performance.
Other standards released by the PCI-SIG are the NVMe (non-volatile memory express). NVMe delivers a highly optimized set of commands for easier accessing of PCI-e SSDs. NVMe is all about exploiting parallelism in PCI-e to enhance performance.
Yet another interface is the M.2 SSDs which is a smaller form factor that is designed for expansion cards that are mounted internally in high-performance workstations and servers. It's a replacement to the mSATA and carries four lanes of bandwidth of the PCI-e 3.0 standard.
We have the following wide range of storage capacities for the PCI-e SSDs to meet all your needs. The capacity options we have here at AllHDD are: 100GB, 240GB, 250GB, 256GB, 280GB, 320GB, 365GB, 375GB, 380GB, 400GB, 480GB, 500GB, 512GB, 750GB, 785GB, 800GB, 960GB, 1TB, 1.2TB, 1.27TB, 1.3TB, 1.5TB, 1.6TB, 1.75TB, 1.79TB, 1.86TB, 1.92TB, 2TB, 2.6TB, 3TB, 3.2TB, 3.5TB, 3.84TB, 4TB, 6.4TB, 7.68TB, 8TB, 11TB, 12.8TB, and 15.36TB.
Overall, the lower latency allows PCI-e and NVMe SSDs to provide fast response times in processing and handling large workloads such as those associated with data warehousing and transaction processing. One of the best applications of PCI-e flash is in data centers where read and write access is in microseconds and is able to meet input/output (I/O) requirements. PCI-e SSDs help in surpassing the bottlenecks that are linked with the use of SAS and SATA SSDs especially in guaranteeing performance in frequent file transfer scenarios. The total sum of PCI-e lanes in an SSD determines the effective data transfer speeds. For example, a 16-lane PCI-e 3.0 device will easily achieve 32 Gbps transfer speeds.
Some of the drawbacks associated with the PCI-e SSDs are the prohibitive costs and high power consumption that leads to shorter battery life.
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