The ST3146356SS Seagate Hard Drive
The ST3146356SS Seagate Cheetah is a high-performance internal hard drive designed for enterprise-level applications. It offers a capacity of 146.3GB and a spindle speed of 15,000 revolutions per minute (RPM), making it ideal for applications that require fast and reliable data access. This article will provide a detailed overview of the ST3146356SS Seagate Cheetah, including its key features, specifications, and benefits.
Key Features and Benefits
The ST3146356SS Seagate Cheetah comes with several key features and benefits that make it a popular choice for enterprise-level storage needs. Some of the key features of this hard drive include:
- High Capacity - The ST3146356SS Seagate Cheetah offers a capacity of 146.3GB, which is suitable for storing large amounts of data in enterprise-level applications such as databases and high-performance computing.
- High Performance - With a spindle speed of 15,000 RPM, the ST3146356SS Seagate Cheetah offers fast data access and high throughput, making it ideal for applications that require fast and reliable performance.
- SAS Interface - The ST3146356SS Seagate Cheetah uses the Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) interface, which provides a high-speed, point-to-point connection between the hard drive and the host system. This allows for fast data transfer rates and improved reliability.
- Large Buffer - The ST3146356SS Seagate Cheetah comes with a 16MB buffer, which helps to improve data transfer rates and reduce latency, making it ideal for applications that require high performance.
- High Reliability - The ST3146356SS Seagate Cheetah is designed for use in demanding data center environments and comes with a number of features that ensure reliable operation. These include Seagate's PowerChoice technology, which helps to reduce power consumption, and Seagate's RAID Rebuild technology, which helps to ensure data integrity.
Applications of the ST3146356SS Seagate Hard Drive
The ST3146356SS Seagate Cheetah is ideal for use in enterprise-level applications that require fast and reliable data access. Some of the applications for which this hard drive is well-suited include:
- Databases - The ST3146356SS Seagate Cheetah's high capacity and high performance make it ideal for storing and accessing large databases quickly and efficiently.
- High-Performance Computing - The ST3146356SS Seagate Cheetah's fast data access and high throughput make it well-suited for high-performance computing applications, such as scientific simulations and financial modeling.
- Virtualization - The ST3146356SS Seagate Cheetah's high performance and reliability make it ideal for use in virtualized environments, where multiple virtual machines are running simultaneously.
- Video Editing - The ST3146356SS Seagate Cheetah's fast data access and large buffer make it well-suited for storing and editing large video files.
Specifications ST3146356SS Seagate Cheetah 146.3GB Hard Disk Drive
- Manufacturer : Dell
- Manufacturer Part Number or SKU# ST3146356SS
- Type : Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
- Sub-Type : SAS-3GBPS
- Product Line : Cheetah
- Type : Hard Drive - Internal
- Form Factor : 3.5
- Weight : 0.67 KG
- Capacity : 146.3 GB
- Data Transfer Rate : 300 MBPS
- Average Seek Time : 3.4 MS
- Spindle Speed : 15000 RPM
- Buffer Size : 16 MB
Storage Hard Drive Seagate Cheetah 146.3GB Hard Disk Drive
- Average Seek Time : 3.4MS
- Buffer Size : 16MB
- Capacity : 146.3GB
- Data Transfer Rate : 300MBPS
- Form Factor : 3.5
- Form Factor (Metric) : 8.9 Cm X 1/3h
- Form Factor (Short) : 3.5
- Hard Drive Type : Internal Hard Drive
- Interface Type : SAS
- Interface : 3GBPS SAS
- Spindle Speed : 15000RPM
About Refurbished Products
Serial attached SCSI SAS 3gbps hard drives are commonly used in servers and bring with them immense benefits. However, choosing the right hard drive is very important depending on your projects. Avoid putting greater emphasis on the pricing of the hard drives, since it may lead to a complete disaster.
The preserve of the SAS 3Gbps HDD is in servers and high-end workstations where speed considerations are most important. The hard drives are available as 3.5-inch form factor and 2.5-inch form factor depending on your specific applications. These HDDs will process data and complete reads/writes faster than SATA drives – actually, it takes just a fraction of the time. It makes them ideal for enterprise applications since they perform efficiently, faster, and under rigorous conditions. The faster throughput is the idea behind getting SAS hard drives for your applications, seeing that the latest SAS 12Gbps hard disks are super-fast and incorporate RAID hardware controllers.
The throughput of a SAS 3Gbps disk drive is rated at 300 MB/s. Bandwidth typically represents the theoretical maximum level of data that passes through a channel. On the other hand, throughput is the actual measure of how much data actually travels through the channel successfully. Therefore, bandwidth is a theoretical value whereas throughout is the real value.
The key features and capabilities of the popular SAS 3Gbps HDDs are:
- Performance – You will benefit from performance levels that reach 3Gbps (300MB/s throughout), full-duplex transmissions, wide ports for aggregated bandwidth, advanced command queuing, and port aggregation.
- Flexibility – the flexibility of the SAS 3Gbps lies in physical and software compatibility on SATA drives as well as backward compatibility with SCSI software.
- Scalability – you cannot go wrong with the broad address range allowing connection to physical devices and external storage systems using the long cables and small connectors.
- Reliability and availability – you can achieve point-to-point connections, redundancy paths, and dual active port support with the SAS 3Gbps drives.
We have recommended the SAS 3Gbps to a good number of clients since they are best suited for 24/7 workloads. These hard drives are best suited for servers due to the 100% duty cycle. SAS hot-swap hard drives will always win on the reliability front since they are designed to read/write data throughout the day. The SAS 3Gbps HDD cannot be compared to SATA drives commonly used for desktops that have 20-30% duty cycles. Drive speed is a major determinant of throughput and is measured in RPMs whereby SAS drives will operate at between 7200 and 15000 RPM. For better understanding, the faster a drive rotates, the higher the read/write speeds and the higher the throughput. The net effect will apply for slower drive speeds which negatively impact read/write speed and throughput.
The only downside with the SAS 3Gbps hard drives is the storage capacities available. Generally, SAS hard drive disks have a smaller storage capacity format compared to SATA drives. The common storage sizes available for SAS 3Gbps drives include 73GB-10K RPM, 146GB-15K RPM, 300GB-15000 RPM, 450GB-15K RPM, 600GB-10K RPM, 1TB1TB-7.2K RPM, and 2TB-7.2K RPM which are ideal for servers and high-end machines used for production content.
SAS cables are required for connection and feature a continuous connector for both power and data. The SAS cable cannot be used to connect SATA controllers using a SATA connector since they carry higher power voltages. A distinctive feature of the SAS cables is that they are more than 30-feet in length compared to SATA cables that can only reach a maximum of 3-feet in length. However, it is possible to connect a SAS drive to a SATA controller using a continuous/SAS connector.
We have different specifications of the SAS 3Gbps hard drive which are ideal for high-performance applications and for highly virtualized environments that typically handle critical applications and high volumes of users.
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