Compatibility and Connectivity
Compatibility and connectivity options refer to the different devices and interfaces that the Micron MTFDKCB960TFR-1BC1ZA SSD can be used with and the ways in which it can be connected to those devices.
The Micron MTFDKCB960TFR-1BC1ZA SSD is a U.3 7MM NVMe SSD, which means it is compatible with devices that have a U.3 NVMe interface. This includes newer laptops and desktop computers that have a U.3 NVMe interface. It is also compatible with servers and data centers that have a U.3 NVMe interface.
In terms of connectivity options, the Micron MTFDKCB960TFR-1BC1ZA SSD has a PCI-E 4.0 interface. This means it can be connected to a device using a PCI-E 4.0 slot. This provides fast data transfer speeds and improved performance over other connectivity options.
It is important to note that the Micron MTFDKCB960TFR-1BC1ZA SSD may not be compatible with older devices or devices that do not have a U.3 NVMe or PCI-E 4.0 interface. It is also important to ensure that the device you plan to use the SSD with has enough space to accommodate the 7MM form factor.
Durability and Reliability
Durability and reliability are important factors to consider when purchasing a solid state drive. The Micron MTFDKCB960TFR-1BC1ZA SSD is built with high-quality components that are designed to withstand the rigors of everyday use.
One of the key features of the Micron MTFDKCB960TFR-1BC1ZA SSD is its robust design. It is constructed with a 7mm form factor, which makes it more durable and less likely to be damaged from accidental drops or other impacts. Additionally, the SSD is equipped with a built-in thermal sensor that helps to protect the drive from overheating, which can cause damage to the drive over time.
The Micron MTFDKCB960TFR-1BC1ZA SSD also has a high level of reliability. It is designed to handle heavy read and write workloads, and it has a long lifespan, which means that it can last for many years without needing to be replaced. Additionally, the SSD has a low failure rate, which means that it is less likely to experience problems or breakdowns.
Managing and Maintaining
Managing and maintaining the Micron MTFDKCB960TFR-1BC1ZA SSD is essential to ensure its longevity and optimal performance. Here are a few tips for managing and maintaining this SSD:
- Keep the firmware up to date: Firmware updates can fix bugs, improve performance, and add new features to the SSD. Keep an eye out for firmware updates and install them as soon as they are available.
- Monitor the SSD's health: Use software tools to monitor the health of the SSD. These tools can give you an indication of the SSD's overall health and let you know if there are any issues that need to be addressed.
- Keep the SSD cool: SSDs can generate heat during operation, so make sure that the SSD is in a well-ventilated area and avoid placing it in a location where it will be exposed to high temperatures.
- Avoid unnecessary writes: SSDs have a limited number of write cycles, so try to avoid unnecessary writes to the SSD. For example, use the SSD for storing important data and a hard drive for storing less important data.
- Run regular disk cleanup: Keep your SSD clean and free from unnecessary files by running regular disk cleanup. This will help keep the SSD running smoothly and improve its overall performance.
- Run regular backups: Regularly backup your important data to an external hard drive or cloud storage to avoid data loss in case of SSD failure.
- Avoid Overclocking: Overclocking can cause damage to the SSD or cause it to overheat, so avoid overclocking the SSD.
By following these tips, you can help ensure that your Micron MTFDKCB960TFR-1BC1ZA SSD lasts for as long as possible and performs at its best.
Specifications for this Micron MTFDKCB960TFR-1BC1ZA
- Brand: Micron
- Model Number or SKU# MTFDKCB960TFR-1BC1ZA
- Type: Solid State Drive (SSD)
- Sub Type: PCI-Express
Key Features of PCI-Express Solid State Drive
- Form Factor: U.3 7mm 2.5-inch
- Interface: PCI-E 4.0
- Storage Capacity: 960GB SSD
- Seq. Read (MB/S): 6,800
- Seq. Write (MB/S): 1,400
- Random Read Iops : 530,000
- Random Write IOPS: 85,000
- 70/30 Rand. Read/Write (IOPS): 110,000
- Latency (Typ,)13 : 80 (Read) 15 (Write)
- Endurance: 1,700TB
- Drive Type: Internal
Product Dimensions & Weight about this 960GB SSD
- Height: 0.6 inch
- Width: 2.7 inch
- Depth: 3.9 inch
- Weight: 0.35 lbs
Contact us or ask for live chat/help if you have any questions about the compatibility of this item to ensure the model's matching features with your current system.
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 more 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: 512GB, 750GB, 785GB, 800GB, 960GB, 1.6TB, 1.75TB, 1.79TB, 1.92TB, 2TB, 2.6TB, 3TB, 3.2TB, 3.5TB, 3.84TB, 4TB, 6.4TB, 7.68TB, 8TB, 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.
ALLHDD guarantees that the products will not have defects in material that will affect the product's functionality during the Standard Warranty Period. The warranty period starts when the merchandise/items from our warehouse.
What does ALLHDD.Com warranty cover?
30-days to 3 years warranty:
Replacement or refund. In the case of material defects, we will try to replace the product first. The product will be replaced before the expiration of the original warranty. For any failure of hardware, if we cannot process the replacement of the product(s)/model(s), we will refund the original selling/invoiced price. The shipping costs and sales tax, if any, are non-refundable. ALLHDD retains the right to decide whether the item(s) will process for replacement or refund.
What is not covered by our warranty?
The reason why our warranty does not cover any problem caused by the following conditions:
(a) misuse of hardware; accidental damage; carelessness product(s) damage; shock; temperature beyond the specification of any product; faulty installation; operation; modification of goods;
(b) any misuse outside the instructions in the user manual for any specific product;
(c) damaged caused by other hardware or equipment. The warranty will void if the item is returned with physical damage, damage to the retail box, removed from the box, counterfeit labels/labelled by them, or any modifications of internal and external covers. Data loss or damages to any other equipment we do not cover by our offered warranty.
What is the Manufacturer/Brand Warranty?
In general, a manufacturer's warranty service/support is a written guarantee to the buyer of a product. Its terms assure the replacement or repair of the product, if necessary, within a specified period after the purchase (2-5 years depending on the brand/manufacturer). It is typically included in the price of the product. Products are brand new and sealed and the original manufacturer box is complete with the Manufacturer's genuine warranty. For most of the brand new/retail products that come with the manual and box, exceptions may apply (i.e., Cisco, Juniper Networks).
For the server parts (i.e., Dell, HPE) to get Full coverage of the warranty server must have a full 3- 5 years warranty. However, ALLHDD.COM will cover the warranty duration if any Manufacturer doesn't support the advertised warranty and there is no refund for those.
Final Sale items are non-returnable/refundable in any situation. Any question? please ask our team before the shipment.
We can provide additional warranty service/support for any product you purchase from us if you need additional warranty coverage before finalizing the order from ALLHDD.Com. You need to ask in live chat/help or call us for more information.
Individual product warranty mentioned on each item product description page/detail page.
Free Technical support on purchased items, our expert consultancy over the phone, by email, by live chat, or by remote login.
Shipping Options and Estimated Delivery Time
UPS Shipping Options:
FREE UPS® Ground (Free shipping to all orders for 48 states!)
Estimated delivery time: 4-7 business days
UPS 3 Day Select®
Estimated delivery time: 3 business days
UPS 2nd Day Air®
Estimated delivery time: 1-2 business days, Delivery by 10:30 AM or 2:00 PM
UPS Next Day Air® Standard Overnight
Estimated delivery time: Overnight 2-5 PM, Standard Overnight Delivery.
UPS Next Day Air® - Priority Overnight
Estimated delivery time: Overnight Delivery (Next Business Day) Delivery by 10:30 AM or 12:00 PM
UPS Next Day Air® First Overnight - Early A.M
Estimated delivery time: Overnight 8:00 AM, Early morning, overnight delivery for your time-critical shipments.
UPS® First Overnight - Saturday
Estimated delivery time: Overnight 8:30 AM – Saturday
FedEx Shipping Options:
Estimated delivery time: (4–7 business days in the contiguous 48 states)
*For residential delivery via FedEx Ground use FedEx Home Delivery®
Estimated delivery time: 4−7 business days, based on the distance to the destination.
FedEx Express Saver®
Estimated delivery time: 3 business days (by 4:30 PM to U.S. businesses; by 8:00 PM to residences)
Available throughout all 50 states (except Hawaii and Alaska)
Estimated delivery time: 2 business days (by 4:30 PM to U.S. businesses; by 8:00 PM to residences)
Available throughout all 50 states
FedEx Standard Overnight®
Estimated delivery time: Next-business-day (by 4:30 PM to U.S. businesses and by 8:00 PM to residences)
Available throughout all 50 states (Hawaii is outbound only)
FedEx Priority Overnight®
Estimated delivery time: Next-business-day (by 10:30 PM to U.S. businesses, noon to most residences)
Available throughout all 50 states
FedEx First Overnight®
Estimated delivery time: Next-business-day (by 8:30 or 9 AM to most areas)
Available throughout all 50 states
Worldwide Shipping Options:
UPS®/FedEx® International Economy
Estimated delivery time: 4-7 business days
UPS®/FedEx® International Priority
Estimated delivery time: 2-4 business days
UPS®/FedEx® Ground Shipping Canada
Estimated delivery time: 5-8 business days
- The processing of orders with Ground Shipping can take up to 24-48 hours. But we try to process all orders the same day.
- We are not responsible for weather problems that may affect the delivery of goods by carriers. We cannot guarantee the exact delivery time, regardless of the carriers' claims.
- If you have any specific delivery time requirements, please contact our customer support and someone from our customer service team will be able to help you.
- You can estimate the shipping cost from the products detail page, also available on the checkout page
- The shipping cost depends on box dimensions, weight, and zip/postal code
- To get a FedEx® delivery service you need to mention it on the checkout page notebox.
- For urgent shipments, please contact our customer service.
- Shipping cut off 4:00 PM (Monday-Friday) and available blind drop shipment.