HPE MB0500GCEHE 500GB Hard Drive
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HPE MB0500GCEHE 500GB 7.2K Hard Drive SATA 6GBPS Made by Bulk

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MB0500GCEHE 500GB 7200 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) Form Factor 3.5 Inches Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) 6GBPS SC Large Form Factor (LFF) Midline Hard Drive In Tray for Gen8 Servers | Made by HPE | New Bulk Pack
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Product Overview of the MB0500GCEHE HPE 500GB HDD

In the rapidly evolving landscape of information technology, storage solutions play a pivotal role in ensuring the efficient functioning of servers. One such storage device that has garnered attention is the HPE MB0500GCEHE 500GB 7200 RPM SATA Hard Drive. This article aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of this hard drive, focusing on its specifications, features, and how it serves as a valuable component for Gen8 servers.

SpecificationsStorage Capacity: 500GB

The HPE MB0500GCEHE boasts a storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, providing a balance between ample storage space and cost-effectiveness. This makes it suitable for various applications, from basic server tasks to more demanding storage requirements.

Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM

The hard drive operates at 7200 revolutions per minute (RPM), signifying a high rotational speed. This feature contributes to faster data access and retrieval, enhancing overall system performance. The 7200 RPM is particularly advantageous for tasks that involve frequent read and write operations.

Interface: 6G SATA

The hard drive utilizes the 6G Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) interface. SATA is a widely adopted interface for connecting storage devices to computers and servers. The 6G indicates a data transfer rate of 6 gigabits per second, ensuring efficient data communication between the hard drive and the server.

Compatibility: Gen8 Servers

Designed specifically for Gen8 servers, the HPE MB0500GCEHE is engineered to seamlessly integrate with Hewlett Packard Enterprise's (HPE) eighth generation of servers. This compatibility ensures optimal performance and reliability within the Gen8 server environment.

FeaturesAdvanced Technology

As part of the Gen8 server ecosystem, the HPE MB0500GCEHE incorporates advanced technology to meet the evolving demands of modern IT infrastructures. This includes features such as error correction, data integrity safeguards, and advanced power management, contributing to a robust and reliable storage solution.

Hot-Pluggable Design

The hard drive features a hot-pluggable design, allowing for seamless installation and replacement without the need to power down the entire server. This feature enhances system uptime and simplifies maintenance procedures in enterprise environments.

Tray Inclusion

The HPE MB0500GCEHE comes with a tray for easy installation in compatible server bays. The inclusion of a tray streamlines the installation process and ensures a secure fit within the server chassis.

Midline Performance

Positioned as a midline hard drive, the MB0500GCEHE strikes a balance between performance and cost-effectiveness. Midline drives are often favored for applications that require reliable storage without the premium associated with high-performance drives.

Technological UnderpinningsAdvanced SATA Technology

At the core of the HPE MB0500GCEHE's performance is the implementation of Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) technology. SATA has become a standard interface for connecting storage devices due to its simplicity, cost-effectiveness, and scalability. The 6G SATA interface on this hard drive signifies the latest iteration of SATA, capable of delivering enhanced data transfer rates and improved overall system responsiveness.

7200 RPM for Swift Data Access

The 7200 RPM rotational speed of the HPE MB0500GCEHE is instrumental in ensuring rapid data access. As the drive spins at 7200 revolutions per minute, data retrieval times are minimized, contributing to quick application loading and efficient handling of data-intensive tasks. This feature is particularly advantageous in scenarios where time-sensitive operations are paramount.

LFF Design for Versatility

The large form factor (LFF) design of the HPE MB0500GCEHE strikes a balance between storage capacity and physical space utilization. This design is well-suited for midline storage applications where a compromise between high-capacity storage and efficient use of server space is required. The versatility afforded by the LFF design makes the hard drive suitable for a range of deployment scenarios.

Gen8 Server Optimization

The HPE MB0500GCEHE is meticulously crafted to align with the specific requirements of Gen8 servers. Gen8 servers, belonging to Hewlett Packard Enterprise's ProLiant generation, are known for their advanced features and performance capabilities. The compatibility with Gen8 servers ensures that the HPE MB0500GCEHE seamlessly integrates into these server environments, leveraging and enhancing the overall capabilities of Gen8 infrastructure.

Advantages for Gen8 ServersPerformance Optimization

The seamless integration with Gen8 servers ensures that the HPE MB0500GCEHE operates optimally within the server environment. This integration includes firmware optimizations and compatibility testing, resulting in a storage solution that enhances the overall performance of Gen8 servers.

Considerations for Gen8 Server IntegrationFirmware Compatibility

Before integrating the HPE MB0500GCEHE into Gen8 servers, it is crucial to ensure firmware compatibility. Updating server firmware to the latest version is recommended to optimize performance and ensure seamless integration.

RAID Configuration

Gen8 servers often leverage RAID configurations for enhanced data protection and performance. Administrators should consider the RAID configuration options available and choose a setup that aligns with their specific performance and redundancy requirements.

Storage Expansion Planning

When integrating the HPE MB0500GCEHE, administrators should also consider future storage expansion needs. Assessing the scalability options and planning for additional storage requirements will help ensure a future-proof server setup.


The 500GB storage capacity, coupled with the compatibility with Gen8 servers, provides scalability options for businesses. Server administrators can easily scale storage capacity by adding multiple HPE MB0500GCEHE drives, adapting to the growing data storage needs of the enterprise.

Performance and ReliabilityThe MB0500GCEHE HPE 500GB 7.2K RPM hard drive is designed for high performance, with a rotation speed of 7.2K RPM. This high rotation speed allows for faster data transfer rates, ensuring that your files can be quickly and efficiently read and written to the disk. This feature makes it ideal for use in high-performance computing environments, data centers, and other applications that require quick access to large amounts of data. The 7.2K RPM helps to reduce access time to the stored data, providing a faster response time and an improved performance. Additionally, the 7.2K RPM speed, the hard drive is able to deliver more IOPS (Input/Output Operations per Second) which results in better performance and faster data access. This drive is well suited for servers, workstations, and other high-performance systems that require fast data transfer and high storage capacity.

Form Factor of 500GB Hard Drive

The MB0500GCEHE HPE 500GB 7.2K RPM hard drive is built with HPE technology, ensuring reliability and durability. HPE (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) is a leading provider of data storage solutions and has a reputation for producing high-quality, reliable products. By using HPE technology, this hard drive is designed to withstand the demands of enterprise-level storage systems and other high-performance applications. The technology and expertise behind the hard drive ensure that it is designed for long-term use, with features that ensure data is protected and can be recovered in case of any failure. HPE also provides comprehensive warranty and support for the hard drive, giving users peace of mind knowing that their data is safe and secure. The use of HPE technology in the design of this hard drive makes it a reliable and durable option for those who need a high-performance storage solution that can withstand the demands of enterprise-level storage systems.

General Information about the MB0500GCEHE HPE
  • Brand Name: HPE
  • Model Number or SKU# MB0500GCEHE
  • Type: Hard Disk Drive
  • HDD Type: SATA-6GBPS
Key Features
  • Storage Capacity: 500 GB
  • Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM
  • Hard Drive Interface: SATA/600
  • SATA Pin: 7-Pin
  • Form Factor: Internal
  • RPM: 500GB-7.2K
Compatible Products For
  • HPE Proliant dl servers
  • HPE Proliant dl360p gen8 server series
  • HPE Proliant dl380p gen8 server series
  • HPE Proliant ml servers
  • HPE Proliant ml350p gen8 server series

Finally, the HPE MB0500GCEHE 500GB 7200 RPM SATA Hard Drive stands as a testament to Hewlett Packard Enterprise's commitment to providing efficient and reliable storage solutions for modern servers. Its specifications, features, and compatibility with Gen8 servers make it a compelling choice for businesses seeking a balance between performance, scalability, and cost-effectiveness in their server infrastructure. As technology continues to advance, storage solutions like the HPE MB0500GCEHE play a crucial role in shaping the landscape of data management and server capabilities.

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