The Dell T93GD Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 12Gbps HBA External Controller is a host bus adapter designed for use with Dell PowerEdge servers. It provides 12Gbps SAS connectivity, which enables the server to connect to SAS storage devices such as hard drives and solid-state drives (SSDs). This particular model of the controller is low profile, which means that it has a smaller form factor and can fit into servers with limited space for expansion cards.
The T93GD controller supports both SAS and SATA devices, as well as RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, and 50, which can provide data protection and performance benefits. Additionally, the controller supports advanced features such as thin provisioning and snapshots.
The T93GD is designed for use in data centers and other high-performance environments where high throughput and low latency are required. It is compatible with Dell PowerEdge servers, and it is a high-performance, flexible, and scalable solution for data storage and management.
The Dell T93GD Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 12Gbps HBA External Controller is designed to provide high reliability when connecting to SAS storage devices.
The controller supports RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, and 50, which can provide data protection against disk failures. Additionally, the controller supports advanced features such as thin provisioning and snapshots, which can help improve the reliability of the storage system.
The T93GD controller is also designed to work seamlessly with Dell PowerEdge servers, which are known for their high availability and reliability. The controller is also low profile which makes it fit in servers with limited space, this will help to reduce the risk of physical damage to the card caused by a tight fit in the server.
It is important to note that the reliability of the T93GD controller will also depend on the reliability of the connected SAS storage devices and the host server it's installed in. It's always recommended to verify compatibility and reliability with your specific storage devices and server before making a purchase.
Performance of 12GBPS HBA
The performance of the Dell T93GD Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 12Gbps HBA External Controller will depend on a variety of factors, including the number and type of connected SAS storage devices, the RAID level configured, and the workload being run on the system.
In general, SAS connectivity can provide high data transfer rates and low latency, making it well-suited for demanding workloads such as high-definition video editing, large-scale databases, and scientific simulations.
The T93GD controller supports multiple RAID levels, including 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, and 50, which can provide varying levels of performance and data protection. RAID 0, for example, offers the highest performance but no data protection, while RAID 10 offers good performance and high data protection.
Additionally, the controller also supports advanced features such as thin provisioning and snapshots, which can help improve the performance of the storage system.
It's important to note that the performance of the T93GD controller will also depend on the performance of the connected SAS storage devices and the host server it's installed in. It's always recommended to verify compatibility and performance with your specific storage devices and server before making a purchase.
General Information about this Dell T93GD
- Part Number or SKU# T93GD
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Type: SAS Controller
Technical Information for SAS Controller
- Device Type: Storage Controller - Plug-In Card - Low Profile
- Sub-Type: SAS Controller
- Interface: SAS 12GBPS
- Data Transfer Rate: 1.2 GBPS
- Ports: Low Profile
- Data Link Protocol: Host Bus Adapter
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SAS Controller - What Is It?
A SAS controller has a similar infrastructure and shares quite a number of features with the SATA hard drive. You can plug a SATA drive into your SAS controller, but on the other hand, you cannot do the opposite with your SAS drives.
In comparison, SAS drives far outmatch the performance of SATA drives. Furthermore, unlike the design of SATA drives, SAS drives can withstand the rigor of 24/7 usage.
SATA vs. SAS controller cards
The SATA interface has simplified the process of choosing a new hard drive for your computer. The SATA interface lets you simply plug in a device to gain access to extra storage.
The SAS controller, on the other hand, may just be the next improvement to the SATA interface. SAS (meaning Serial Attached SCSI), is notably known to perform significantly faster than a SATA controller. And more recent versions of the SAS controllers support up to twice the transfer speed of the SATA controller with transfer speeds of up to 12 gigabits per second.
SAS controller cards are also full-duplex; this means that a SAS controller can both send and receive data at full speeds at the same time. The SATA controller on the other hand can only communicate data in one direction at a time.
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