What is the UCSC-C220-M4S and what are its specifications?
The UCSSC-C220-M4S is a 2.5″ SATA II hard drive meant to be used as a bootable device in an IBM System x server. It has a capacity of 4 gigabytes and rotational speed of 4200 RPM with the average seek time being 11 ms. It is not compatible with the IBM System x 3850 chassis and you need to use an Async EOC 4035 controller to set it up. The datasheet for the device can be found here . [NOTE: this link is meant for informational purposes only and does not constitute a recommendation by UCSC]
The GCA has several different Wiki pages which offer reference information to help users and technicians in the use of the GCA’s cluster.
The GCA User Guide is an A4 size document, designed as a resource to assist with all sorts of questions from basic steps, advanced configuration tasks, and troubleshooting issues faced by the GCA administrator. The User Guide is always current and all changes are documented in the table of contents.
How does the UCSC-C220-M4S compare to other models on the market?
The UCSC-C220-M4S is one of the higher quality hard drives that is on the market. It has an impressive 4 year warranty at a price of $363.99 which puts it higher than other comparable models such as the Hitachi 4 TB 7200 RPM however it does have less storage and rotational speed capacity compared to Hitachi’s offering. That being said, this high quality product compares favorably to other products on the market such as Western Digital which is a cheaper version at about $310 dollars which has a higher average seek time and rotational speed. All in all, it should be clearly understood that this device is a high quality workhorse for the home or for small businesses and has a huge storage capacity for its price.
The UCSC-C220-M4S hard drive is an excellent device to keep as an extra backup or even to keep in case of disasters. This hard drive has a massive 4 terabytes of data that can be stored on it and can have data retrieve faster than any comparable product. At its price point, this hard drive will be able to store tons of information with ease at a rate that is competitive with other products on the market.
Where can I purchase a UCSC-C220-M4S server model, and what is the price point?”
You can purchase your UCSC-C220-M4S server model from IBM or through any other computer parts retailer. Price point is $363.99. It comes with a 4-year warranty and an optional 10-year long warranty.
Here is a link to the UCSC-C220-M4S server model, and here are the specifications for your up and coming purchase: https://www.ibm.com/smi/products/servers/c220-m4s.html
If you are going to purchase from a computer parts retailer, here is a list of websites for you to search for based on geography:
USA (North America) : https://www.wiebetech.com/search/?q=UCSC-C220-M4S+Server+Model&x=1&y=0
Asia : http://www.ibmsystems.com./productdetail.aspx?id=219&vg
Europe : http://www.ibmsystems.com./productdetail.aspx?id=219&vg
Africa : http://www.ibmsystems.com./productdetail.aspx?id=219&vg