WD121KRYZ Western Digital SATA Hard Disk
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Western Digital WD121KRYZ 12TB 7.2K RPM SATA-6GBPS 256MB Refurbished

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WD121KRYZ Gold 12TB (Terabytes) 7200 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) Gigabits Per Second (6GBPS) 256MB (Megabyte) Buffer 3.5Inch Internal Enterprise Class Hard Disk Drive | Made by Western Digital | Refurbished
Brand:
Western Digital
Product Condition:
Refurbished
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days
Product Details of the Western Digital WD121KRYZ

In the fast-evolving landscape of data storage, the Western Digital WD121KRYZ 12TB 7.2K RPM SATA-6GBPS 256MB Enterprise Buffer Internal HDD emerges as a stalwart solution, addressing the escalating storage needs of enterprises. In this extensive guide, we'll take a deep dive into the intricacies of this hard disk drive (HDD). From its technical specifications to performance nuances, compatibility features, and reliability aspects, we aim to provide a comprehensive understanding of why the SATA-6GBPS WD121KRYZ is a preferred choice for businesses.

Unpacking Technical SpecificationsStorage Capacity: 12TB

At the heart of the WD121KRYZ is its colossal storage capacity – a staggering 12 terabytes. This mammoth space is pivotal for enterprises dealing with voluminous datasets, including sensitive documents, multimedia files, and expansive databases.

Rotational Speed: 7,200 RPM

The rotational speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute (RPM) is a defining feature influencing the HDD's performance. Higher RPM translates to faster read and write speeds, making the WD121KRYZ adept at handling data-intensive tasks with efficiency.

Interface: SATA-6GBPS

Facilitating a swift and efficient connection, the SATA (Serial ATA) interface, specifically SATA-6GBPS, underscores the WD121KRYZ. This interface supports data transfer rates of up to 6 gigabits per second, aligning with modern standards and ensuring compatibility with a variety of systems.

Buffer Size: 256MB

A robust 256-megabyte buffer, also known as the cache, plays a pivotal role in augmenting the HDD's performance. This cache temporarily stores frequently accessed data, reducing latency and optimizing the retrieval process for enhanced efficiency.

Enterprise-Grade Design

Crafted with the demands of enterprise environments in mind, the WD121KRYZ boasts an internal design optimized for reliability and consistency. This enterprise-grade build ensures the HDD can withstand the rigors of continuous operation.

Performance UnleashedData Transfer Speeds

The amalgamation of a 7,200 RPM rotational speed and a SATA-6GBPS interface propels the WD121KRYZ into the realm of impressive data transfer speeds. Whether it's accessing vast databases or handling large multimedia files, this HDD delivers swift and efficient performance.

Workload Capability

Enterprise scenarios often involve hefty workloads and constant data access. The WD121KRYZ is purposefully engineered to handle such demanding environments, offering reliable performance even under sustained usage. This makes it an ideal choice for servers and storage arrays.

Enhanced Cache Management

With a generous 256MB buffer, the WD121KRYZ excels in cache management. Frequently accessed data is intelligently stored in the buffer, reducing access times and enhancing overall responsiveness. This proves particularly beneficial for tasks characterized by repetitive access patterns.

Reliability and Durability
Enterprise-Grade Components

The WD121KRYZ incorporates high-quality, enterprise-grade components to meet the stringent reliability standards of business environments. From robust materials to precision engineering, every aspect is designed to minimize the risk of mechanical failures.

RAID Compatibility

For enterprises leveraging RAID configurations, the WD121KRYZ is a compatible ally. Its design is attuned to the intricacies of RAID setups, ensuring seamless integration and optimal performance within redundant disk arrays.

Details Information

WD121KRYZ is a model number for a 12TB 7200 RPM hard drive made by Western Digital. It's an enterprise-class hard drive that is designed for use in data centers, servers, and other high-performance storage systems. The drive features a 7200 RPM spindle speed, which allows for quick access to stored data. The 12TB storage capacity is suitable for storing large amounts of data. The drive also has a 256MB buffer which is used to improve the performance of the drive by providing a small amount of fast memory for the hard drive to use as a cache.

The drive features a SATA interface that supports data transfer rates of up to 6 Gbps, making it suitable for use in systems that require high-speed data transfer. The drive is designed for 24/7 usage and it supports multi-drive installations using RAFF technology to provide advanced vibration protection and enhance overall drive performance and reliability.

It's recommended to check your server or storage array manual or the manufacturer's website to see if it supports SATA hard drives and if the connection interface is compatible with the hard drive. Additionally, it's important to check the storage capacity and form factor of your server or storage array to make sure that the drive will physically fit.

Performance and Reliability

The WD121KRYZ Western Digital 12TB 7.2K RPM SATA-6GBPS 256MB Buffer Internal Enterprise Class Hard Drive is designed for high-performance and high-capacity storage in enterprise-class servers and storage arrays. The drive has a 7200 RPM spindle speed, which allows for faster data access compared to slower 5400 RPM drives, and a 12TB storage capacity, which provides ample space for large amounts of data.

The drive also features a 256MB buffer, which is used to improve performance by providing a small amount of fast memory for the hard drive to use as a cache. The SATA interface supports data transfer rates of up to 6 Gbps, providing fast data transfer speeds. Additionally, the drive supports multi-drive installations using RAFF technology to provide advanced vibration protection and enhance drive performance and reliability.

It's also worth noting that even though the drive is labeled as enterprise-class, its performance might not be as fast as a SAS or a SCSI drive due to the limitations of the SATA interface, and it is not suitable for high-end enterprise applications where high IOPS and low latency is required. It's rather intended for bulk data storage and archiving.

General Compatibility

The WD121KRYZ Western Digital 12TB 7.2K RPM SATA-6GBPS 256MB Buffer Internal Enterprise Class Hard Drive is designed to be compatible with enterprise-class servers, storage arrays, and other high-performance systems that support SATA hard drives and have a compatible interface. The drive features a 7200 RPM spindle speed, a 12TB storage capacity, a 256MB buffer, and a SATA interface with a 6 Gbps data transfer rate.

It's recommended to check your server or storage array manual or the manufacturer's website to see if it supports SATA hard drives and if the connection interface is compatible with the hard drive. Additionally, it's important to check the storage capacity, form factor, power, and cable requirements of your server or storage array to make sure that the drive will physically fit and be properly supported.

It's worth noting that the drive supports multi-drive installations using RAFF technology to provide advanced vibration protection and enhance overall drive performance and reliability, therefore it's important to check the RAID configuration and the number of hard drives that your server or storage array supports.

Main Information about the Western Digital WD121KRYZ
  • Brand Name: Western Digital
  • Part Number or SKU# WD121KRYZ
  • Product Type: Hard Drive - Hot-swap
Performance
  • Drive Interface: SATA-6GBPS
  • Storage Capacity: 12TB
  • Rotational Speed: 7.2K RPM
  • Buffer: 256 MB
  • Drive Type: Internal

Overall, In the complex landscape of data storage solutions, the Western Digital WD121KRYZ 12TB 7.2K RPM SATA-6GBPS 256MB Enterprise Buffer Internal HDD stands out as a robust and reliable choice for enterprises. From its colossal storage capacity to high rotational speed, enterprise-grade design, and advanced features, the WD121KRYZ addresses the multifaceted needs of modern businesses. Whether deployed in servers, storage arrays, or standalone systems, this HDD delivers top-tier performance, ensuring data integrity and accessibility for the demanding requirements of contemporary enterprises.

Brand:
Western Digital
Product Condition:
Refurbished
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

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