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Low-cost storage expansion for 13th generation Dell EMC PowerEdge servers

MD1400

Expands up to 96 hard drives in a 2U, 12-drive enclosure

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MD1400

  • Offers the flexibility of 3.5-inch or 2.5-inch hard drives with specially designed carriers
  • Can expand to 8 enclosures with up to 96 hard drives
  • Uses a 12Gb SAS HBA or the PERC9 series with a 12Gb RAID controller
  • Uses the same hot-swappable drives, fans and power supplies as 13th generation PowerEdge servers to minimize cost of spares
  • SEDs offer drive-level encryption for secure data
Tech Specs Fast Facts
Feature Description
Drives 12 x 3.5” or 2.5” drives; SAS, SSD, SED
Max capacity per enclosure Up to 120TB when using 12 x 10TB NL-SAS 3.5” HDDs
Connectivity 4 mini-SAS HD connector
RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50 and 60

MD1400

2x the performance for the new 12Gb SAS.

Source: Based on January 2014 Dell internal testing using the an IOMeter performance tool comparing the new MD34x0 12Gb SAS and MD38x0f 16Gb FC arrays, versus the previous MD3 generation for large block sequential read. Actual performance will vary.
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MD14x0 specificationsMD1400MD1420

Drive count per chassis

Up to 12 hot-pluggable 3.5" and 2.5" drives (2.5" available with adapter)

Up to 24 hot-pluggable 2.5" drives

Drive performance and capacities

3.5” NL-SAS 6Gb/12Gb HDD (7.2K): 1TB, 2TB, 4TB
3.5” NL-SAS 12Gb HDD (7.2K): 6TB, 8TB, 10TB
2.5” SAS 12Gb HDD (7.2K): 500GB
2.5” SAS 12Gb HDD (10K): 300GB, 600GB, 1.2TB, 1.8TB
2.5” NL-SAS 12Gb HDD (7.2K): 2TB
2.5” SAS 12Gb SED (15K): 600GB
2.5” SAS 12Gb HDD (15K): 300GB, 600GB
2.5” SAS 12Gb SSD: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 200GB, 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI)

2.5” NL-SAS 6Gb HDD (7.2K): 500GB, 1TB
2.5” NL-SAS 12Gb HDD (7.2K): 2TB
2.5” SAS 6Gb HDD (10K): 300GB, 600GB, 1.2TB, 1.8TB
2.5” SAS 6Gb HDD (15K): 300GB, 600GB
2.5” SAS 12Gb SED (15K): 600GB
2.5” SAS 12Gb SSD: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 200GB, 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI)

Maximum capacity per enclosure

Up to 120TB when using 12 x 10TB NL-SAS 3.5” HDDs

Up to 48TB when using 24 x 2TB NL-SAS 2.5” HDDs

The following specifications apply to both models:

Expansion capabilities

PERC H830 HBA enables expansion to 8 enclosures, PCIe 3.0, 12Gbps SAS, dual-port, 4 ports per enclosure

Unified mode

Unified mode (single path) for daisy chaining of up to 8 enclosures per PERC H830 (4 enclosures per port, single path)
Unified mode (recommended redundant path) for daisy chaining up to 4 enclosures per PERC H830 (4 enclosures connected to both ports via redundant path cabling)

Enclosure Management Modules (EMM)

2 EMM provide redundant enclosure management capability

RAID levels

0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60

Connectivity per EMM

4 mini-SAS HD connector for connection to the host or expansion

Service management

USB mini b connector (for factory use only)

Wattage – also supports DC power

AC – 600W; DC – 700W

Host heat dissipation

AC – 2047 BTU/hr; DC – 2388 BTU/hr

Input voltage range

100-240 VAC, auto-sensing; 48 V DC

Frequency range

50/60 Hz

Amperage

8.6 A at 100 V, 4.3 A at 240 V

Supported continuous consumption

Up to 1.2 A at +5V
Up to 0.5 A at +12V

Rack Support

Dell ReadyRails™ II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded-hole racks

Dimensions

Height: 8.7 cm (3.39 in)
Width: 48.2 cm (18.8 in)
Depth: 54.1 cm (29.1 in)

Weight

MD1400: max config: 28.59 kg (63.03 lb); empty: 9.0 kg (19.8 lb)
MD1420: max config: 24.2 kg (53.35 lb); empty: 8.8 kg (19.4 lb)

Temperature

Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with maximum temperature gradation of 10°C per hour
Storage: -40° to 65°C (-40° to 149°F) with temperature gradation of 20°C per hour

Relative Humidity

Operating: 8% to 85% (non-condensing) with maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour
Storage: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)

Altitude

Operating: -16 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
Storage: -16 to 10,600 m (-50 to 35,000 ft)

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MD1420

Expands up to 192 hard drives in a 2U, 24-drive enclosure

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MD1420

  • Supports 24 2.5-inch hard drives in a 2U form-factor
  • Can expand up to 8 enclosures and up to 192 hard drives supporting high storage capacity requirements
  • Uses a 12Gb SAS HBA or the PERC9 series with a 12Gb RAID controller
  • Uses the same hot-swappable drives, fans and power supplies as 13th generation PowerEdge servers to minimize cost of spares
  • SEDs offer drive-level encryption for secure data
Tech Specs Fast Facts
Feature Description
Drives 24 x 2.5” drives; SAS, SSD, SED
Max capacity per enclosure Up to 48TB
Connectivity 4 mini-SAS HD connector
RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50 and 60

MD1420

2x the performance for the new 12Gb SAS.

Source: Based on January 2014 Dell internal testing using the an IOMeter performance tool comparing the new MD34x0 12Gb SAS and MD38x0f 16Gb FC arrays, versus the previous MD3 generation for large block sequential read. Actual performance will vary.
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MD14x0 specificationsMD1400MD1420

Drive count per chassis

Up to 12 hot-pluggable 3.5" and 2.5" drives (2.5" available with adapter)

Up to 24 hot-pluggable 2.5" drives

Drive performance and capacities

3.5” NL-SAS 6Gb/12Gb HDD (7.2K): 1TB, 2TB, 4TB
3.5” NL-SAS 12Gb HDD (7.2K): 6TB, 8TB, 10TB
2.5” SAS 12Gb HDD (7.2K): 500GB
2.5” SAS 12Gb HDD (10K): 300GB, 600GB, 1.2TB, 1.8TB
2.5” NL-SAS 12Gb HDD (7.2K): 2TB
2.5” SAS 12Gb SED (15K): 600GB
2.5” SAS 12Gb HDD (15K): 300GB, 600GB
2.5” SAS 12Gb SSD: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 200GB, 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI)

2.5” NL-SAS 6Gb HDD (7.2K): 500GB, 1TB
2.5” NL-SAS 12Gb HDD (7.2K): 2TB
2.5” SAS 6Gb HDD (10K): 300GB, 600GB, 1.2TB, 1.8TB
2.5” SAS 6Gb HDD (15K): 300GB, 600GB
2.5” SAS 12Gb SED (15K): 600GB
2.5” SAS 12Gb SSD: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 200GB, 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI)

Maximum capacity per enclosure

Up to 120TB when using 12 x 10TB NL-SAS 3.5” HDDs

Up to 48TB when using 24 x 2TB NL-SAS 2.5” HDDs

The following specifications apply to both models:

Expansion capabilities

PERC H830 HBA enables expansion to 8 enclosures, PCIe 3.0, 12Gbps SAS, dual-port, 4 ports per enclosure

Unified mode

Unified mode (single path) for daisy chaining of up to 8 enclosures per PERC H830 (4 enclosures per port, single path)
Unified mode (recommended redundant path) for daisy chaining up to 4 enclosures per PERC H830 (4 enclosures connected to both ports via redundant path cabling)

Enclosure Management Modules (EMM)

2 EMM provide redundant enclosure management capability

RAID levels

0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60

Connectivity per EMM

4 mini-SAS HD connector for connection to the host or expansion

Service management

USB mini b connector (for factory use only)

Wattage – also supports DC power

AC – 600W; DC – 700W

Host heat dissipation

AC – 2047 BTU/hr; DC – 2388 BTU/hr

Input voltage range

100-240 VAC, auto-sensing; 48 V DC

Frequency range

50/60 Hz

Amperage

8.6 A at 100 V, 4.3 A at 240 V

Supported continuous consumption

Up to 1.2 A at +5V
Up to 0.5 A at +12V

Rack Support

Dell ReadyRails™ II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded-hole racks

Dimensions

Height: 8.7 cm (3.39 in)
Width: 48.2 cm (18.8 in)
Depth: 54.1 cm (29.1 in)

Weight

MD1400: max config: 28.59 kg (63.03 lb); empty: 9.0 kg (19.8 lb)
MD1420: max config: 24.2 kg (53.35 lb); empty: 8.8 kg (19.4 lb)

Temperature

Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with maximum temperature gradation of 10°C per hour
Storage: -40° to 65°C (-40° to 149°F) with temperature gradation of 20°C per hour

Relative Humidity

Operating: 8% to 85% (non-condensing) with maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour
Storage: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)

Altitude

Operating: -16 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
Storage: -16 to 10,600 m (-50 to 35,000 ft)

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