Seagate ST9500430SS 500GB Hard Disk Drive
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Seagate ST9500430SS 500GB Hard Drive 7.2K RPM SAS 6GBPS Refurbished

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ST9500430SS 500 Gigabytes(GB) 7.2K Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) 6 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) 16 Megabytes (MB) Buffer 2.5-inch Form Factor Hard Disk Drive for Server | Made by Seagate | Refurbished
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Product overview for the Seagate ST9500430SS

In the dynamic realm of data storage, the Seagate ST9500430SS stands out as a formidable player, catering specifically to the demands of servers. This review delves into the intricacies of the Seagate ST9500430SS 7.2K RPM SAS 6GBPS, shedding light on its key features, performance capabilities, and suitability for server environments.

Overview of the Seagate ST9500430SS

The Seagate ST9500430SS is a 500GB Hard Disk Drive (HDD) designed with precision for server applications. Its compact 2.5-inch form factor makes it an ideal choice for environments where space is at a premium. The use of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) technology ensures a robust and reliable connection with data transfer rates of up to 6GBPS.

Performance at a Glance

Rotational Speed (RPM): One of the standout features of the ST9500430SS is its 7,200 revolutions per minute (RPM) rotational speed. This high RPM value translates to faster data access and retrieval, making it well-suited for applications that require quick response times and optimal performance. b. SAS Interface: The SAS 6GBPS interface not only ensures rapid data transfer but also provides a superior level of reliability. Servers, with their constant and demanding workloads, benefit from the robustness of SAS connections, minimizing the risk of data loss and enhancing overall system stability. c. Buffer Size (16MB): The 16MB buffer enhances the drive's ability to handle data efficiently. Larger buffers contribute to improved multitasking capabilities, reducing latency during data-intensive operations. This makes the Seagate ST9500430SS a suitable choice for servers running applications that demand seamless performance.

Form Factor and Space Optimization

2.5-inch Form Factor: The 2.5-inch form factor of the ST9500430SS is a key factor in its widespread adoption for server applications. Unlike larger drives, the compact size of the 2.5-inch form factor allows for greater flexibility in server configurations. It is particularly advantageous in environments where maximizing storage capacity within limited space is crucial. b. Server Compatibility: Designed specifically for servers, the ST9500430SS aligns with the spatial constraints and performance requirements of modern server architectures. Its form factor, combined with high-speed SAS connectivity, makes it an ideal choice for various server types, ranging from enterprise-level data centers to smaller business servers.

Reliability and durability

SAS Technology: The implementation of SAS technology goes beyond just performance; it significantly contributes to the overall reliability of the ST9500430SS. SAS offers features such as error detection and correction, ensuring that data integrity is maintained even in the face of potential issues like signal interference. b. Enterprise-Class Design: The ST9500430SS is crafted with an enterprise-class design, emphasizing durability and longevity. Servers, which often operate 24/7, require storage solutions that can withstand constant use. Seagate addresses this need with a drive built to endure the demanding conditions of server environments.

Use Cases and Application Scenarios

Database Servers: The high RPM and SAS connectivity make the ST9500430SS well-suited for database servers, where quick access to stored data is critical for efficient query processing. b. Web Hosting Environments: In web hosting environments, the drive's reliability and performance characteristics come into play, ensuring smooth data access for hosted websites and applications. c. Virtualization Platforms: For virtualization platforms running multiple virtual machines, the ST9500430SS's robust performance and SAS reliability contribute to the seamless operation of virtualized workloads.

Power Efficiency

The ST9500430SS strikes a balance between performance and power efficiency. Its 7.2K RPM rotational speed ensures swift data access without compromising excessive power consumption, making it an environmentally conscious choice for server deployments.

General Information about the Seagate ST9500430SS
  • Manufacturer: Seagate
  • Model Number or SKU# ST9500430SS
  • Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
  • Product Type: SAS 6GBPS
Specifications for the 500GB SAS 6GBPS HDD
  • Interface: 6 Gbps SAS
  • Cache: 16 MB
  • Capacity: 500 GB
  • Areal Density (avg): 283 Gbits/inch²
  • Spindle Speed: 7200 RPM
  • Average Latency: 4.16 msec
  • Random Read Seek Time: 8.0 msec
  • Random Write Seek Time: 8.4 msec

Finally, the Seagate ST9500430SS emerges as a reliable and high-performance storage solution tailored for server environments. Its blend of a 500GB capacity, 7.2K RPM rotational speed, SAS 6GBPS connectivity, and 2.5-inch form factor positions it as a versatile choice for a variety of server applications. Whether it's database servers, web hosting, or virtualization platforms, the ST9500430SS proves its mettle in meeting the demands of modern server architectures. With a focus on durability, reliability, and power efficiency, Seagate has crafted a storage solution that aligns seamlessly with the evolving needs of the data-centric landscape.

Product Condition:
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