The Western Digital 0F38652 20TB 7200 RPM SAS-12GBPS hard drive is a high-capacity, high-performance storage device that uses the SAS-12 Gbps interface to connect to a computer or other host device. It has a storage capacity of 20 terabytes, which is equivalent to 20,000 gigabytes. It also has a rotation speed of 7200 RPM which is higher than that of a typical desktop hard drive, providing faster data access.
The drive uses the SAS-12 Gbps interface, which is the latest standard for SAS interface and offers faster data transfer speeds than the previous SAS-6 Gbps interface. It also uses Western Digital's advanced technologies to help ensure reliable data storage and retrieval. The drive is designed to meet the needs of enterprise storage environments, providing high-performance data access, high-density storage, and reliability.
The Western Digital 20TB 7200 RPM SAS-12GBPS hard drive is a high-performance, high-density hard drive that is designed for use in data centers and other enterprise storage environments, it's built with advanced technologies to ensure high performance, reliability and fast data transfer speeds, making it an ideal solution for demanding enterprise applications.
Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)
Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) is a computer bus interface that connects host devices, such as servers, to storage devices, such as hard drives or solid-state drives (SSDs). SAS is similar to SATA, but it is designed for use in enterprise storage environments and provides a higher level of performance, scalability, and reliability compared to SATA.
SAS-12 Gbps is the latest version of SAS interface, it provides faster data transfer speeds than previous versions of SAS (SAS-6 Gbps) and also offers more bandwidth per drive. The SAS-12 Gbps interface provides a maximum data transfer rate of 12 Gbps, which is significantly faster than the 6 Gbps provided by SAS-6 Gbps and 3 Gbps provided by SATA.
SAS also supports hot-swapping, which allows for connecting and disconnecting storage devices without shutting down the computer. This allows users to easily add or replace storage devices without disrupting the operation of the system. Additionally, SAS supports multiple lanes, allowing for increased data throughput, and supports multiple initiators and targets, allowing for more devices to be connected to the host.
The compatibility of the Western Digital 0F38652 20TB 7200 RPM SAS-12GBPS 512MB hard drive refers to its ability to work seamlessly with other devices and systems that it is intended to be used with.
The drive is designed for use in enterprise storage environments, such as servers and storage area networks (SANs) as well as data centers, and is compatible with most devices and systems that use the Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) interface and support the SAS-12 Gbps interface. It is also compatible with most operating systems such as Windows, Linux, and UNIX.
Additionally, the drive has a 512MB cache, which allows for faster data access and improves overall drive performance. However, it's important to note that the drive's large capacity and high performance may require a certain level of system resources to work optimally. Therefore, it is recommended to check the system requirements and compatibility of the host device before installing the drive.
It is also important to make sure that the hard drive is properly formatted and partitioned to work with your specific operating system and application. It is also important to check if the host device supports the SAS-12 Gbps interface and that the system has enough power supply to power the drive.
General Information about this Western Digital 0F38652
- Brand Name: Western Digital
- Model Number or SKU# 0F38652
- Product Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
- Sub Type: SAS-12GBPS
- Product Name : Ultrastar DC HC560 20TB Enterprise Hard Drive
Technical Information of Western Digital 20TB Hard Drive
- Storage Capacity: 20TB
- Enclosure: Internal
- Interface: Sas-12GBPS
- Drive Dimensions: 3.5 Inch
- Mtbf: 2.5 Million Hours
- Interface Transfer Rate: 1200 MBPS
- Sustained Transfer Rate: 291/277 MBPS
- Average Latency: 4.16 MS
- Buffer: 512 MB
- Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM
Dimension and Weight
- Width: 4 Inch
- Depth: 5.8 Inch
- Height: 1 Inch
- Weight: 1.52 Lbs
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The Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard drives have become increasingly popular for their increasing use in high-end workstations and servers. These drives are employed in consumer desktops and modern servers for their speed and reliability. Enterprises have made the SAS hard drives their de-facto standard. Now, the 12Gbps speed throws the usefulness of these drives up a notch.
Most professional hosting providers now use SAS 12Gbps hard drives for data production. These drives have proven useful in high input/output operations and critical website functions. Users trust these drives because there is no risk of data loss, corruption, or downtime.
SAS 12Gbps drives read, write, and process data within split seconds. The latest 12Gbps disks use the latest RAID hardware technology to offer faster data transfer and recovery rates. They are perfect for sequential data, high workloads, and random IOPS alike.
This function allows them to be best suited for servers that have 100 percent duty cycles. They do not only work with desktops and PCs, but they can read/write data 24/7.
SAS 12Gbps HDDs have received utmost attention in the market as a result of its high performance. These performance benefits allow it to be useful for a wide variety of applications. For instance, a SAS 12Gbps connection can support up to four wide lanes per connection.
Connecting JBOD with these SAS drives can support up to 1200MB/s. These high-performance drives do not only help handle large workloads; they also offer cost-effective expansion to an already robust system.
Also, each 12Gbps high-performance SAS drives can offer users a rotational speed of up to 15000 rpm.
They provide a great bandwidth enough to perform efficiently. The robust performance of SAS 12Gbps drives clearly a worthy investment for improved performance of servers and desktops. They provide very large amounts of storage options and a cost-effective choice for users.
The flexibility is one of the best benefits of SAS 12Gbps drives. These drives have configured flexibility, which allows them to work perfectly with several devices without modification or changes. Many of them feature a Universal Serial controller for seamless system support.
SAS 12Gbps hard drives can also be partitioned in a storage pool and assigned to servers for work-intensive applications. They are a perfect fit for server systems, including reservation systems, medical imaging, and more!
Only this range of SAS hard drives can provide users with the best worlds of flexibility. This way, allowing them to support use with other drives.
12Gbps SAS-based storage systems have the benefit of dual-port capability. This allows them to provide a redundant path to the drives in case of controller failover. These drives also operate on separate point-to-point connections. That way, it is rare for drive connection loss to affect them.SAS 12Gbps HDDs are built to handle the rigors of heavy workloads and enterprise use. They also safeguard data integrity, thanks to their ability to comprehensively verify data and correct errors.
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