Samsung MZ-7L3480C 480GB SATA 6GBPS SSD
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MZ-7L3480C Samsung Pm897 Series 480GB SATA 6GBPS Data Center Refurbished

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MZ-7L3480C Pm897 Series 480 Gigabytes (GB) Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) 6 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) 2.5inch Data Center Internal Solid State Drive | Made by Samsung | Refurbished | Dell OEM
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Product overview for the Samsung MZ-7L3480C

In today's fast-paced digital world, data storage and management are critical for businesses and individuals alike. The choice of a storage device can significantly impact the speed and reliability of data processing. One such storage solution is the MZ-7L3480C Samsung PM897 Series 480GB SATA 6Gbps Data Center Internal SSD, which promises high performance and data integrity. In this detailed review, we will explore this SSD, discussing its features, benefits, technical specifications, and how it can enhance your data center operations.

Understanding the MZ-7L3480C Samsung PM897 Series SSD

Before delving into the specifics, let's break down the product name to understand what each part signifies:

  • MZ-7L3480C: This alphanumeric code is typically used to identify the specific model of the SSD. Manufacturers use such codes to differentiate between various products within a series.
  • Samsung: Samsung is a renowned South Korean electronics company known for producing a wide range of consumer and industrial products, including SSDs.
  • PM897 Series: This indicates that the SSD belongs to the PM897 Series, which may have other capacity variants or specifications within the same product line.
  • 480GB: This denotes the storage capacity of the SSD. In this case, it offers 480 gigabytes (GB) of storage space, which is suitable for various data center applications.
  • SATA 6Gbps: This specifies the interface and data transfer speed of the SSD. SATA stands for Serial Advanced Technology Attachment, and 6Gbps indicates a data transfer rate of 6 gigabits per second.
  • Data Center Internal SSD: This SSD is designed and optimized for use in data centers, making it suitable for high-demand, server-oriented tasks.
Features and Benefits

Now, let's explore the features and benefits of the MZ-7L3480C Samsung PM897 Series 480GB SATA 6Gbps Data Center Internal SSD in more detail.

  • High Capacity Storage: With 480GB of storage capacity, this SSD provides ample space for storing operating systems, applications, and critical data in data center environments.
  • SATA 6Gbps Interface: The SATA 6Gbps interface offers fast data transfer speeds, allowing for rapid read and write operations. This is essential for data centers where quick access to information is crucial.
  • Data Center Optimization: Samsung has specifically designed this SSD for data center use. It is engineered to handle the demanding workloads and reliability requirements of server applications, ensuring 24/7 operation without compromise.
  • Enhanced Reliability: Data center SSDs are built with durability in mind. The PM897 Series SSD is designed to withstand heavy usage, reducing the risk of data loss due to hardware failures.
  • Improved Energy Efficiency: Samsung's SSDs are known for their energy efficiency. By using less power, this SSD can contribute to lower operating costs and a reduced carbon footprint in data centers.
  • Advanced NAND Flash Technology: The PM897 Series SSD utilizes advanced NAND flash memory technology, which enhances its performance, durability, and data retention capabilities.
  • TRIM Support: TRIM is a command that helps maintain SSD performance over time by optimizing the storage of data. SSDs that support TRIM tend to have longer lifespans and consistent performance.
  • Full Disk Encryption: Data security is paramount in data centers. This SSD likely supports full disk encryption, ensuring that sensitive information remains protected.
Technical Specifications

Let's take a closer look at the technical specifications of the MZ-7L3480C Samsung PM897 Series 480GB SATA 6Gbps Data Center Internal SSD:

  • Capacity: 480GB
  • Interface: SATA 6Gbps
  • Form Factor: 2.5-inch
  • NAND Flash Type: Multi-Level Cell (MLC)
  • Sequential Read Speed: Up to 520MB/s
  • Sequential Write Speed: Up to 460MB/s
  • Random Read Speed (4KB, QD32): Up to 90,000 IOPS
  • Random Write Speed (4KB, QD32): Up to 11,000 IOPS
  • Endurance (TBW): Varies by model, typically 3,840 TBW (Terabytes Written) for this capacity
  • Encryption: AES 256-bit Encryption (likely supported)
  • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures): Varies by model, typically exceeding 2 million hours
Break down some of these technical specifications to better understand their significance
  • Form Factor: The 2.5-inch form factor is a common size for SSDs and is suitable for most standard server and storage configurations.
  • NAND Flash Type: Multi-Level Cell (MLC) NAND flash is known for its balance of performance, endurance, and cost-effectiveness, making it suitable for data center use.
  • Sequential Read and Write Speeds: These metrics indicate how quickly the SSD can read and write data sequentially. Higher numbers signify better performance, which is critical for data center applications.
  • Random Read and Write Speeds (4KB, QD32): These numbers represent the SSD's ability to perform small, random read and write operations. In a data center, many tasks involve accessing small pieces of data rapidly, making these metrics important.
  • Endurance (TBW): Terabytes Written (TBW) is an estimate of how much data can be written to the SSD before it is likely to fail. A higher TBW value indicates greater durability.
  • Encryption: AES 256-bit encryption is a strong security feature that can help protect sensitive data stored on the SSD.
  • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures): MTBF is an estimate of the average time the SSD is expected to operate before experiencing a failure. A higher MTBF indicates greater reliability.
Applications in Data Centers

The MZ-7L3480C Samsung PM897 Series 480GB SATA 6Gbps Data Center Internal SSD is tailored for use in data centers. Here are some of the key applications where this SSD can excel:

  • Server Virtualization: In virtualized server environments, where multiple virtual machines share the same physical hardware, fast and reliable storage is crucial. This SSD's high performance and endurance make it an ideal choice for hosting virtual servers.
  • Database Management: Databases often require quick and random access to data. The high random read and write speeds of this SSD can significantly enhance database performance.
  • Content Delivery: Content delivery networks (CDNs) rely on fast storage to deliver content quickly to users. This SSD's speed can improve the responsiveness of CDN services.
  • Data Analytics: Big data and analytics applications demand rapid data processing. This SSD can help reduce data processing times, enabling faster insights.
  • Cloud Computing: Cloud service providers benefit from the reliability and speed of data center SSDs like this one. It ensures that cloud services are responsive and available.
  • Data Backup and Archiving: The durability and reliability of this SSD make it suitable for data backup and long-term archiving, where data integrity is paramount.
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General Information about Samsung MZ-7L3480C
  • Manufacturer: Samsung
  • Model Number or SKU# MZ-7L3480C
  • Type: Solid State Drive (SSD)
  • Product Type: SATA 6GBPS
Extended Specifications SATA 6GBPS SSD
  • Device Type: Solid State Drive - Internal
  • Capacity: 480 GB
  • Form Factor: 2.5 inches
  • Interface: SATA 6Gb/s
  • Bytes Per Sector: 512
  • SSD Endurance: 2,628 TB
  • Drive Writes Per Day (DWPD): 3
  • Drive Transfer Rate (External): 600 Mbps
  • Internal Data Rate (Read/Write): 560 Mbps (Read) / 530 Mbps (Write)
  • Random Read: 97,000 IOPS
  • Random Write: 60,000 IOPS
  • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures): 2,000,000 hours
  • Non-recoverable Errors: 1 per 10^17

Expansion & Connectivity

  • Interfaces: 1 x SATA 6 Gb/s
  • Compatible Bay: 2.5 inches

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