Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA)
SATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) is a type of interface used to connect storage devices, such as hard drives and solid-state drives, to a computer's motherboard. It is a serial interface, meaning that data is transmitted one bit at a time over a single cable, as opposed to parallel interfaces where multiple bits are sent simultaneously over multiple cables. SATA was first introduced in 2003 and is now the most widely used interface for connecting storage devices to computers. The MK2002TSKB Toshiba hard drive uses a SATA interface with a transfer rate of 3 Gbps (gigabits per second) and has a storage capacity of 2 terabytes (TB) with a rotation speed of 7.2K RPM (revolutions per minute) and a buffer size of 64MB (megabytes).
Reliability refers to the ability of a device or system to function correctly and consistently over time without failure. When it comes to hard drives, reliability can be measured by the rate of failure or the mean time between failures (MTBF). The MK2002TSKB Toshiba hard drive is designed for enterprise use and is built to withstand heavy workloads and frequent use. It has a high MTBF rating, which means that it has a low likelihood of failure and can operate for extended periods of time without interruption. Additionally, it has a large buffer size of 64MB, which helps to improve performance and reduce the risk of data loss due to power failures or other disruptions. Overall, the Toshiba hard drive is considered to be a reliable and durable storage solution for enterprise applications.
Bulk Data Applications
The MK2002TSKB is a 2 terabyte (TB) hard disk drive (HDD) manufactured by Toshiba. It has a spindle speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute (RPM), a 64 megabyte (MB) buffer, and a data transfer rate of 3 gigabits per second (Gbps) over the Serial ATA (SATA) interface.
Bulk data applications refer to the use of large amounts of data that require high storage capacity and high data transfer rates. Examples of bulk data applications include video surveillance systems, weather forecasting, scientific research, and big data analytics. The Hard drive is suitable for these types of applications as its high storage capacity and fast data transfer rate allows for the efficient storage and retrieval of large amounts of data.
Manufacturer Part Number : MK2002TSKB
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Type Hard Drive
Technical Information MK2002TSKB
Storage Capacity 2 TB
Features Near-line Storage
Maximum External Data Transfer Rate 300 MBPS 2.3 GBPS
Rotational Speed 7200 RPM
Buffer 64 MB
Average Seek Time 9.50 MS
Maximum Seek Time 16.10 MS
Average Latency 4.17 MS
Drive Interface SATA
Drive Interface Standard SATA/300
SATA Pin 7-Pin
About Refurbished Products
SATA 3gb/s HDD (Hard Drive)
Browse through the products under this category for all your SATA 3Gb/s HDD needs. If you are eager to tune up your PC for performance and storage capacity, the replacement of system hardware is the surest way to go. The upgrade to a SATA 3Gbps will actually help you squeeze big performance gains from your system.
The SATA 3Gbps is representative of the second revision of SATA technology that has transfer rates of 3Gbps and can attain a bandwidth throughput of 300MB/s. The 3Gbps hard drives are compatible with the variations of SATA – backward compatible with SATA 1.5 Gb/s and forward compatible with SATA-III.
SATA II Hard drive vs SSD
The big move has been to solid-state drives (SSD) to improve performance. If you've not migrated to an SSD, you are missing out and have not experienced responsiveness. Apps launch faster, Windows boots, and file transfers happen faster with SSDs.
With prices having dipped to about $1/GB, you have no reason not to get a SATA 3Gb/s drive to optimize performance. If you have the SATA 3Gb s port, you have no reason not to update to higher performance hard drive disks. SATA drives are generally high capacity and low cost which gives a good value in terms of low cost per gigabyte of storage.
The most common SATA 3Gb s HDD is the 7.2K SATA but there are many other speed offerings right from 5.4K to 10K RPM. These hard drives are best suited for data storage, home users, and for backups. The best way of measuring speed is through inputs outputs per seconds (IOPS) that defines data throughput – the actual read speed and write speed. The 7.2K SATA 3Gb/s drive will operate at about 80 IOPS. SSDs with SATA ports/connectors have markedly higher speeds and can achieve anything between 4,600 and 75,000 IOPS depending on the type.
SATA 3gb s HDD Options
You can get a wide range of storage capacities for the SATA 3Gbps HDDs right from 500GB and reaching the 8TB mark. We recommend storage capacities between 1 and 3TB since they offer good value for cost and capacity. That said, we have the following options: 1TB-7.2K RPM, 2TB-7.2K RPM, 3TB-7.2K RPM, 4TB-7.2K RPM that are real value for money as well as lower capacity SATA drives for home users and backups such as 160GB-5.4K RPM, 160GB-7.2K RPM, 200GB-7.2K RPM, 250GB-5.4K RPM, 250GB-7.2K RPM, 300GB-10K RPM, 320GB-7.2K RPM, and 750GB-7.2K RPM.
The reliability of SATA is not comparable to that of SAS drives that are designed for high demanding applications. SATA 3Gb/s HDDs are not designed for use in servers and other high demanding applications where high availability and speed requirements are a top priority. These drives are best suited for lower-level demands such as backups and for desktop PCs for home use. The mean time before failure (MTBF) for SATA drives is about 700,000 hours compared to 1.2 million hours for SAS hard drives.
Another outstanding feature is that of power consumption whereby SATA 3 Gb/s drives are power rated at 10 to 12 watts for normal operating conditions and consume 4 to 6 watts of power when idle.
We have SATA-II-rated cables of all lengths up to 1 meter in length. The cables are coupled with SATA connectors with the typical 7 pins for data and 15 pins for power. Check on all other SATA technology including SATA controllers, SATA connectors, and SATA adapters.You will be courting disaster if SATA 3Gb s HDDs are used for high I/O applications and mission-critical websites. Performance issues, downtime, data corruption, and data loss are some of the challenges you may encounter. Talk to us and we can match you with the right SATA 3gbps hard drive disks to meet your speed and performance needs. SATA 3Gb/s hard drives are the best choice for cheap servers and home use.
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