Samsung MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 480GB Solid State Drive SATA 6GBPS
If you need a large quantity of MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 product - call us through our toll-free number at (800) 675 5044 or request a quote at live chat and our sales manager will contact you shortly.
Looking for assistance? Connect with one of our experts
+1 (800) 675 5044 (Toll-Free)
FREE Shipping. We are accepting NET 30 Days Purchase Orders. Get a decision in seconds, without affecting your credit.

Samsung MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 480GB Solid State Drive SATA 6GBPS Refurbished

Availability: In Stock
Part Number#: MZ7L3480HCHQAD3
List Price was: $425.64
Your Price:
You Save: $259.64 (61% off)

Additional 5% Discount on Checkout


Short Description:
MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 480 Gigabytes Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) 6 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) Mix Use 2.5inch Triple Level Cell (TLC) Solid State Drive | Made by Samsung | Refurbished | Dell OEM
Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

Overview of the Samsung MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 480GB Solid State Drive

In the rapidly evolving landscape of data storage, Solid State Drives (SSDs) play a pivotal role, offering enhanced speed and reliability compared to traditional Hard Disk Drives (HDDs). Among the myriad SSD options available, the MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 stands out with its impressive specifications - 480 Gigabytes of storage, Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) interface operating at 6 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS), and a 2.5-inch form factor utilizing Triple Level Cell (TLC) technology.

Understanding the Basics

Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA)

SATA is a widely used interface for connecting storage devices to a computer's motherboard. It serves as the communication bridge between the storage device and the rest of the system. The MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 employs the SATA interface, ensuring compatibility with a vast array of computing devices.

Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS)

The data transfer speed of storage devices is a critical factor in determining overall system performance. The MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 boasts a SATA 6GBPS interface, providing a swift data transfer rate of 6 gigabytes per second. This high-speed connectivity ensures quick access to data, reducing loading times and enhancing overall system responsiveness.

Exploring the Storage Capacity

480 Gigabytes Storage

The MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 comes equipped with a generous storage capacity of 480 gigabytes. This ample space is suitable for a variety of applications, from everyday computing tasks to demanding professional workloads. Users can store large files, applications, and multimedia content without the worry of running out of space.

Delving into Triple Level Cell (TLC) Technology

The Evolution of NAND Flash Memory

NAND flash memory is the key component in SSDs, responsible for storing data. Triple Level Cell (TLC) technology represents a significant advancement in NAND flash, allowing each memory cell to store three bits of data. This innovation increases storage density, providing more significant capacity without compromising performance.

Optimized for Mixed-use applications

The Samsung MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 480GB SATA 6GBPS Mix Use TLC Solid State Drive is optimized for mixed-use applications, meaning it is designed to handle a combination of read and write operations with varying intensities. In other words, it is not just optimized for read operations (e.g. read-intensive applications like data retrieval) or write operations (e.g. write-intensive applications like database writes), but rather a combination of both. This makes it a versatile option for systems that require a balance of performance and endurance, such as in everyday computing, multimedia storage, and gaming. Additionally, the drive utilizes TLC (Triple-Level Cell) NAND flash memory, which offers a lower cost per GB compared to other types of flash memory while still providing good performance. The Samsung MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 480GB SATA 6GBPS Mix Use TLC Solid State Drive is a cost-effective and reliable storage solution for systems that require balanced read and write operations.

Physical Form Factor

2.5-inch Form Factor

The physical size of an SSD is crucial, especially when it comes to compatibility with various devices. The MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 adopts the 2.5-inch form factor, a standard size for SSDs that fits seamlessly into most laptops and desktops. This compact design ensures easy integration into existing systems without the need for additional modifications.

Data Encryption and Security

Data encryption refers to the process of converting plain text information into an unreadable format to protect it from unauthorized access. This is done using an encryption algorithm, which converts the information into a ciphertext using a key. The key is used to decrypt the information when needed, ensuring that only authorized parties can access the data. Security in the context of solid-state drives refers to the measures taken to protect the data stored on the drive from unauthorized access. The Samsung MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 480GB SATA 6GBPS Mix Use TLC Solid State Drive comes equipped with hardware-based encryption, which protects data at rest. This means that even if the drive is removed from its device, the data will remain encrypted and inaccessible without the proper key. In addition to hardware-based encryption, the Samsung drive also has security features such as secure erase, which completely wipes the data from the drive, and secure firmware updates, which protect the firmware from tampering or corruption. By combining encryption and security measures, the Samsung MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 480GB SATA 6GBPS Mix Use TLC Solid State Drive provides a high level of protection for the data stored on it, ensuring that sensitive information is kept safe from unauthorized access.

Performance and Reliability

Speed and Responsiveness

The combination of the SATA 6GBPS interface and TLC technology in the MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 translates to impressive performance. Users can experience faster boot times, quicker application launches, and smoother multitasking, contributing to an overall enhanced computing experience.

Endurance and Longevity

SSDs, including the MZ7L3480HCHQAD3, are known for their durability and longevity. With no moving parts, these drives are more resistant to physical shocks and vibrations, ensuring data integrity over time. Additionally, the use of TLC technology in this SSD enhances its endurance, making it well-suited for sustained and demanding workloads.


Its 2.5-inch form factor and SATA interface make it compatible with a broad range of devices, including laptops, desktops, and workstations.

Operating System Compatibility

Ensuring compatibility with various operating systems is essential for user satisfaction. This section will outline the operating systems supported by the MZ7L3480HCHQAD3, ensuring users can seamlessly integrate it into their preferred environments.

Future Trends and Upgradability

Advancements in Storage Technology

As technology evolves, future iterations of SSDs may introduce even higher capacities, faster speeds, and improved energy efficiency.

Firmware Updates

Manufacturers often release firmware updates to enhance the performance and compatibility of SSDs. Users should stay informed about available updates for their devices.

General Information about the Samsung MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 SSD

  • Manufacturer: Samsung
  • Model Number or SKU# MZ7L3480HCHQAD3
  • Product Type: Solid State Drive
  • Storage Capacity: 480GB

Technical Information of the 480GB Solid State Drive

  • Form Factor: 2.5 Inch
  • Data Transfer Rate: 600 MBPS
  • Interface: SATA 6GBPS
  • Encryption Algorithm: 256-bit AES
  • Nand Flash Memory Type: 3d Triple-level Cell (TLC)

Performance for SATA 6GBPS SSD

  • Drive Writes Per Day (DWPD): 1.3
  • Drive Transfer Rate: 600 MBPS (external)
  • Internal Data Rate: 560 MBPS (Read) / 530 MBPS (Write)
  • 4kb Random Read: 98000 IOPS
  • 4kb Random Write: 31000 IOPS
  • Power Consumption (Read): 2.1 W
  • Power Consumption (Write): 3.2 W


  • MTBF: 2,000,000 Hours
  • Non-recoverable Errors: 1 Per 10^17

Finally, the MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 480GB SATA 6Gbps Mix Use 2.5-Inch TLC SSD stands out as a versatile and reliable storage solution. With its impressive performance, durability, and compatibility, it caters to a wide range of users, from casual consumers to professionals with demanding workloads. The SSD's mix-use designation, 2.5-inch form factor, and TLC technology make it a compelling choice for those seeking a balance between cost, capacity, and performance in their storage solutions. Whether you're upgrading your laptop, desktop, or workstation, the MZ7L3480HCHQAD3 offers a seamless and efficient storage experience.

Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

About Refurbished Products

Refurbished products are typically refurbished by an Original Manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer or 3rd party facility. This product may have minor blemishes due to normal product usage and doesn't necessarily come with documentation and software unless indicated, but has been well tested and generally has never had any defects.


Please choose your location for calculate shipping cost.


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.

Important notes:

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:

FedEx Ground®
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)

FedEx 2Day®
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

Important notes:

  • 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.