Compatibility and System Requirements
The Micron MTFDKCC3T8TFR-1BC1ZA 3.84TB PCI-E 4.0 NVMe Solid State Drive is a high-performance storage device that is designed to work with computers that support the PCI Express 4.0 interface and the NVMe protocol.
In terms of compatibility, the drive is compatible with systems that have a PCI Express 4.0 slot, and a motherboard that supports the NVMe protocol. This drive requires the use of a PCI Express 4.0 x4 slot, and it is not backwards compatible with PCI Express 3.0 or earlier.
In terms of system requirements, the drive requires a computer with a 64-bit operating system and at least one NVMe-compatible M.2 slot. The drive also requires a power supply that can provide at least 3.3V and a minimum of 3A current. Additionally, the system must have the latest BIOS and firmware updates for proper functionality.
It's worth noting that some systems that have a M.2 slot may not have a PCI-E 4.0 slot, and in that case it will run at the speed of the slower slot.
Data Encryption and Security
Data encryption is the process of converting plain text data into a form that is unreadable without a decryption key. This is used to protect sensitive data from unauthorized access or theft. The Micron MTFDKCC3T8TFR-1BC1ZA 3.84TB PCI-E 4.0 NVMe Solid State Drive utilizes hardware-based encryption, meaning that the encryption process is built into the hardware of the drive itself.
One of the security features of this drive is the use of the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption algorithm. AES is a widely used and trusted encryption method that uses a symmetric key to encrypt and decrypt data. This means that the same key is used to both encrypt and decrypt the data, making it more secure than other encryption methods that use separate keys for encryption and decryption.
Another security feature of this drive is the use of Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) technology. SED technology automatically encrypts all data on the drive, without the need for additional software or configuration. This ensures that all data on the drive is protected, even if the drive is removed from the computer or stolen.
The drive also has a security feature known as Secure Erase, which allows for the secure and permanent deletion of all data on the drive. This ensures that even if the drive is stolen or falls into the wrong hands, the data on the drive will be unrecoverable.
Power management refers to the various techniques used to conserve and optimize the power consumption of a device, such as a solid state drive (SSD). This can include features such as sleep modes, automatic shut-off, and power-saving settings.
In the case of the Micron MTFDKCC3T8TFR-1BC1ZA 3.84TB PCI-E 4.0 NVMe SSD, power management features may include the ability to adjust the power state of the device to conserve energy when it is not in use. This could include options to put the drive into a low-power mode when it is not actively being used, or to automatically shut it off when it has not been accessed for a certain period of time.
Additionally, the Micron MTFDKCC3T8TFR-1BC1ZA may also include settings to optimize the power consumption of the drive during active use. This could include options to adjust the speed of the drive, or to adjust the amount of power used by different components of the device.
Power management is an important aspect of SSD design, as it allows devices to conserve energy and prolong their lifespan, while also improving performance and reducing costs.
Specifications about this Micron MTFDKCC3T8TFR-1BC1ZA
- Brand: Micron
- Model Number or SKU# MTFDKCC3T8TFR-1BC1ZA
- Type: Solid State Drive (SSD)
- Sub Type: PCI-Express
Key Features of PCI-Express Solid State Drive
- Form Factor: U.3 15mm 2.5-inch
- Interface: PCI-E 4.0
- Storage Capacity: 3.84TB SSD
- Seq. Read (MB/S): 6,800
- Seq. Write (MB/S): 5,300
- Random Read IOPS: 1,000,000
- Random Write IOPS: 180,000
- 70/30 Rand. Read/Write (IOPS): 300,000
- Latency (Typ, 13: 80 (Read) 15 (Write)
- Endurance: 7,300 TB
Product Dimensions & Weight for this 3.84TB SSD
- Height: 0.6 inch
- Width: 2.7 inch
- Depth: 3.9 inch
- Weight: 0.35 lbs
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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 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.
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