2TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SATA 2.5in G3HS 512e HDD

Product Number: 941469

Part Code: 00NA526

Availability: Out of stock



As the newest additions to the System x family of 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch SAS and SATA HDDs, the 7,200 rpm, 6 Gbps hot-swap NL SATA HDDs and the 12 Gbps hot-swap NL SAS HDDs, along with the 10,000 rpm and 15,000 rpm 12 Gbps SAS HDDs and SEDs offer the highest density drive options and provide a broad selection of choices to satisfy a wide range of applications. The 2 TB 7,200 NL SATA drives are 512 emulation (512e) HDDs. The Enterprise Entry and Enterprise Value SATA SSDs are in 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch options, providing high-performance read/write capability for high-speed application operations.


The SAS HDDS are available as hot-swap drives. The SATA SSDs are also available as hot-swap drives.


Key features and benefits include:

Higher density: NL SAS and SATA drives meet client requirements for larger capacities: Maximum capacity for the 7,200 rpm drives is 2 TB.

Reliability: Outstanding reliability enables operation in RAID environments without compromising application performance or availability.

The new drives are designed to increase your storage and data management effectiveness when you install these new high-density SAS or SATA drives in your System x configurations.


Performance characteristics for the SAS and SATA drives include:

Formatted capacity of 120,000 MB through 2,000,000 MB.

Drive-to-host interface that supports up to 6.0 Gbps burst rate in SATA drives and 12 Gbps burst rate in SAS drives.

Drive media to buffer interface that supports sustained interface data transfers of up to 194 MB per second (MBps) average.

Spindle speeds of 7,200 rpm, 10,000 rpm, and 15,000 rpm.

NL SATA hot-swap or simple-swap capability.

SAS and NL SAS hot-swap capability.

Native SAS/SATA interface.

For optimal performance with 512e drives, the host system software stack must be 512e aware.