Product overview of the Western Digital HUS724030ALA640
The HUS724030ALA640 Western Digital Ultrastar 7K4000 is a high-capacity 3TB internal hard drive designed for use in servers, workstations, and other demanding computing environments. With a spindle speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute (RPM) and a 64MB buffer, this hard drive is built to handle large amounts of data and provide fast access times.
In this article, we'll explore the features and benefits of the HUS724030ALA640 Western Digital Ultrastar 7K4000 in detail, covering everything from its physical specifications to its performance characteristics.
The HUS724030ALA640 Western Digital Ultrastar 7K4000 is a 3.5-inch form factor hard drive, meaning that it is designed to fit into a standard 3.5-inch drive bay. It has a height of 1.028 inches, a width of 4 inches, and a length of 5.787 inches. The hard drive weighs 1.54 pounds.
One of the key physical features of the HUS724030ALA640 is its SATA 6Gbps interface. This interface allows the hard drive to transfer data at speeds of up to 6 gigabits per second, which is much faster than the older SATA 3Gbps standard. This makes the HUS724030ALA640 a great choice for use in high-performance computing environments.
of the HUS724030ALA640 is its 64MB buffer. The buffer is a type of memory that is built into the hard drive and is used to temporarily store data that is being transferred to or from the hard drive. The larger the buffer, the more data the hard drive can store temporarily, which can help improve performance.
The HUS724030ALA640 Western Digital Ultrastar 7K4000 is designed to provide fast and reliable performance in demanding computing environments. Its 7,200 RPM spindle speed allows it to access data quickly, while its 64MB buffer helps ensure that data is transferred smoothly and efficiently.
In terms of data transfer rates, the HUS724030ALA640 is capable of sustained data transfer rates of up to 171 megabytes per second (MB/s). This makes it a great choice for applications that require high data throughput, such as video editing or data analysis.
Another key performance characteristic of the HUS724030ALA640 is its reliability. Western Digital is known for producing high-quality hard drives, and the Ultrastar 7K4000 is no exception. It is designed to provide 24/7 operation and is rated for a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 2 million hours. This means that the hard drive is designed to operate reliably for a long time, even under heavy use.
In addition to its physical specifications and performance characteristics, the HUS724030ALA640 also includes a number of features that make it a great choice for use in a variety of computing environments.
One of these features is its advanced power management capabilities. The hard drive is designed to use less power when it is not in use, which can help reduce energy costs and extend the life of the hard drive.
General Information about the HUS724030ALA640
- Manufacturer: Western Digital
- Model Number or SKU# HUS724030ALA640
- Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
- Interface Type: SATA-6GBPS
- RPM: 3TB-7.2K
- Product Line : Ultrastar
- Product Series : 7K4000
- Product Name : Ultrastar 7K4000 HUS724030ALA640 Hard Drive
- Storage Capacity : 3 TB
- Drive Dimensions : 3.5 Inch
- Areal Density (Maximum) : 446 GBITS/SQ. IN.
- Load/Unload Cycles (At 40° C) : 600000
- Mtbf : 2 Million Hours
- Average Seek Time : 8.0 MS
- Rotational Speed : 7.2K RPM
- Buffer : 64 MB
- Interface Transfer Rate (Maximum) : 600 MBPS
- Sustained Transfer Rate (Typical) : 171 MBPS
About New Bulk Pack Products
When it comes to storing files and processing information, it is difficult to shove the impressive SATA hard drives aside. Although many people tend to regard hard disk drives as old technology, the new highly-performing variants have raised the bar. One of the most impressive variants is hard drives with the SATA interface and transfer speed of up to 6Gbps.
These are among the best drives to buy presently. They come with flash-speed disks that load several times faster than traditional hard drives. Another added advantage is that they come in either 2.5-inch sizes or 3.5-inch sizes. Users can find SATA 6Gbps hard drives that will nicely fit their case or enclosure.
SATA 6Gbps hard drives are designed to offer maximum performance. They connect to servers, PCs, or desktop computers via SATA 6Gbps cables. Despite their compact 2.5" to 3.5" sizes, they feature a dynamic cache of up to 64MB. Having these types of storage devices in hand will improve work efficiency and productivity.
Improved Storage Capacity and Performance
There are SATA 6Gbps hard drives that can give users a blend of HDD and SSD functionality. A device that can give a synergistic effect on both storage units will surely offer a higher level of performance. Users will find drives with traditional storage capacity up to 22TB. Most of these drives also come along with NAND technology for enhanced performance.
The read-write speed is something that will give users optimum satisfaction. With the SATA 6Gbps interface, users can expect a read speed of up to 400MB/s. Not only that, but some drives also run at up to 10000 rpm. Even at that rate, they are generally quiet, and they generate less heat.
Drives that use the SATA 6Gbps interface have been built to learn users' most used applications effectively. This engineering allows them to load those applications faster. It also helps gaming consoles to load the games initially after users have launched the game. There is everything to get excited about when it comes to these drives.
The point of the SATA 6Gbps interface is to enhance the quality of traditional mechanical hard drives. They are available at different capacity choices and RPM choices.
Reliable Data Recovery
There are possibilities of data accidents such as accidental deletion, formatting, virus attack, unexpected power shutdown, and partition loss. If such losses occur, data recovery software can easily recover the data from SATA 6Gbps hard drives. Data can be easily recovered, undelete, and unformatted from these SATA hard drives
Dynamic CacheThe dynamic cache is one of these drives most impressive features despite not being so evident to users. It improves the performance of the SATA 6Gbps drives in real time with optimized cache allocation. This function allocates more cache towards the read and writes functions. That is why users will find that read and write speeds are usually almost equal.
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