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Simplify and consolidate your data with cost-effective and scalable PowerVault MD series arrays

PowerVault MD32x0i

PowerVault MD3200i iSCSI SAN Storage Array

Consolidate data storage with PowerVault™ MD3 1 gigabyte array series, designed for high availability and affordable expansion across Ethernet networks.

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PowerVault MD36x0

PowerVault MD3 SAS Series

Affordable PowerVault MD3 array series designed for maximum performance and capacity.

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PowerVault MD36x0f

PowerVault MD3 Fibre Channel Series

Add high-throughput, highly efficient Fibre Channel storage to your data center, including the latest 16Gb Fibre Channel technology.

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PowerVault MD36x0i

MD3 10Gb iSCSI Arrays

Consolidate and manage data over your network with simple, affordable and reliable enterprise-level 10GbE iSCSI technology.

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GREAT FOR

Integrating high-capacity Ethernet storage into existing rack enclosures while simplifying data management, protection and recovery.

Entry-level to medium businesses who need affordable, powerful storage consolidation.

Data centers that require Fibre Channel throughput and easy scalability along with streamlined data management, protection and recovery.

Large and mid-sized data centers that require 10GbE throughput and easy scalability along with streamlined data management, protection and recovery.

Management

2nd generation multi-protocol Modular Disk Storage Manager, Java based user interface
Multi-path graphical software provides failover management of redundant data paths between the server and storage array

MD3200i and MD3220i Standard Features:
Dynamic Disk Pools*- Optional configuration to RAID disk management
VAAI support- Available for customers using VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration,
vCenter Plugin- Available for customers using VMware vSphere
VASA- vStorage API for Storage Awareness, available for use in conjunction with the vCenter Plugin
SRA-Sight Recover Manager, available for use with vCenter Plugin
ALUA-Active Active LUN Access
Supports Self Encrypting Drives (SED) that provide an additional level of data protection
Thin Provisioning- Allocate and consume physical storage capacity as needed
Try and Buy licensing- 90 day trial license of premium feature software

MD3260i Standard Features
Same features as MD3200i
High Performance Tiering-increases array IO performance
SSD Cache-accelerates application performance by utilizing SSD drives as extended controller read cache

Optional Premium Features
Snapshots: Up to 128 snapshots per virtual disk and 512 per system
Snapshots Plus Virtual Disk Copy: Up to 512 simultaneous virtual disk copies
High Performance Tier (HPT)firmware upgrade increases array IO performance*
Additional Hard Drives - capacity up to 180* or 192* hard drives
Remote Replication - providing business continuity and disaster recovery
SSD Cache: accelerates application performance by utilizing SSD drives as extended controller read cache*
2nd generation multi-protocol Modular Disk Storage Manager, Java based user interface

Multi-path graphical software provides failover management of redundant data paths between the server and storage array


MD3400/MD3420 Standard Features:
DDP*: Optional configuration to RAID disk management
VAAI support: Available for customers using VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration,
vCenter Plug-in: Available for customers using VMware vSphere
VASA: vStorage API for Storage Awareness, available for use in conjunction with the vCenter Plug-in
SRA: Sight Recover Manager, available for use with vCenter Plugin
ALUA: Active-Active LUN Access
Supports Self-encrypting Drives (SED): Provide an additional level of data protection
Thin Provisioning: Allocate and consume physical storage capacity as needed
Try and Buy licensing: 90-day trial license of premium feature software

MD3460 Standard Features

Same features as MD3400

High Performance Tier: Increases array I/O performance
SSD Cache: Accelerates application performance by utilizing SSD drives as extended controller read cache

Optional Premium Features 
Snapshots: Up to 128 snapshots per virtual disk and 512 per system
Snapshots Plus Virtual Disk Copy: Up to 512 simultaneous virtual disk copies
High Performance Tier (HPT)firmware upgrade increases array I/O performance*
Additional Hard Drives: capacity up to 180* or 192* hard drives
Remote Replication: Asynchronous and synchronous 
SSD Cache: accelerates application performance by utilizing SSD drives as extended controller read cache*
Array Management
2nd generation multi-protocol Modular Disk Storage Manager, Java based user interface
Multi-path graphical software provides failover management of redundant data paths between the server and storage array.

MD3800f, MD3820f Standard Features
4GB or 8GB cache per controller
Dynamic Disk Pools (DDP)*: Optional configuration to RAID disk management
VAAI support: Available for customers using VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration
vCenter Plug-in: Available for customers using Vmware vSphere
VASA: vStorage API for Storage Awareness, available for use in conjunction with the vCenter Plug-in
SRA: Sight Recover Manager, available for use with vCenter Plug-in
ALUA-: Active-Active LUN Access
Self-encrypting drive (SED) support: Provides an additional level of data protection
Thin Provisioning: Allocate and consume physical storage capacity as needed
Try and Buy licensing: 90-day trial license of premium feature software

MD3860f Standard Features
SAME features as MD3800f plus:
High Performance Tiering (HPT): Increases array I/O performance
SSD Cache: Accelerates application performance by utilizing SSD drives as extended controller read cache

Optional Premium Features
Snapshots: Up to 128 snapshots per virtual disk and 512 per system
Snapshots Plus Virtual Disk Copy: Up to 512 simultaneous virtual disk copies
HPT firmware upgrade: Increases array I/O performance*
Additional Hard Drives: Capacity up to 180* or 192* hard drives
Remote Replication: Asynchronous and synchronous
SSD Cache: Accelerates application performance by utilizing SSD drives as extended controller read cache*
2nd generation multi-protocol Modular Disk Storage Manager, Java based user interface
Multi-path graphical software provides failover management of redundant data paths between the server and storage array

MD3800i, MD3820i Standard Features
Dynamic Disk Pools (DDP):* Optional configuration to RAID disk management
VAAI support: Available for customers using VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration,
vCenter Plug-in: Available for customers using VMware vSphere
VASA: vStorage API for Storage Awareness, available for use in conjunction with the vCenter Plugin
SRA: Sight Recover Manager, available for use with vCenter Plugin
ALUA: Active-Active LUN Access
Self Encrypting Drives (SED): Provide an additional level of data protection
Thin Provisioning: Allocate and consume physical storage capacity as needed
Try and Buy licensing: 90-day trial license of premium feature software

MD3860i Standard Features
Same features as MD3800i
High Performance Tiering: Increases array I/O performance
SSD Cache: Accelerates application performance by utilizing SSD drives as extended controller read cache

Optional Premium Features
Snapshots: Up to 128 snapshots per virtual disk and 512 per system
Snapshots Plus Virtual Disk Copy: Up to 512 simultaneous virtual disk copies
HPT firmware upgrade increases array IO performance*
Additional Hard Drives: Capacity up to 180* or 192* hard drives
Remote Replication: Asynchronous and synchronous
SSD Cache: Accelerates application performance by utilizing SSD drives as extended controller read cache*

Power

Wattage-MD3200i and MD3220i support DC power supply
MD3200i/MD3220i: AC - 600 W peak output; DC – 700 W
MD3260i: AC - 1755 W

Heat Dissipation (max)
MD3200i/MD3220i: 2047 BTU/hr
MD3260i: 5988 BTU/hr

Voltage
MD3200i/MD3220i: 100 to 240 VAC ; 48V DC
MD3260i: 220V AC, auto ranging, 50 Hz/60Hz
Wattage

MD3400/MD3420: AC - 600W peak output; DC – 700W (2U arrays support DC power supplies)
MD3460: AC - 1755W (dense arrays do not support DC power supplies)

Heat Dissipation (max)

MD3400/MD3420: 2047 BTU/hr
MD3460: 5988 BTU/hr

Voltage
MD3400/MD3420: 100 to 240V AC ;48V DC
MD3460: 220V AC, auto ranging, 50Hz/60Hz

Battery
MD3400/MD3420/MD3460: 6.0 DC, 100 mAh, 7.26 W Lithium Ion Battery

Frequency range
50/60Hz
Wattage
MD3800f/MD3820f support DC power supply
MD3800f/MD3820f: AC - 600W peak output; DC – 700W
MD3860f: AC - 1755W

Maximum Heat Dissipation
MD3800f/MD3820f: 2047 BTU/hr
MD3860f: 5988 BTU/hr

Voltage
MD3860f: 220V AC, auto ranging, 50 Hz/60Hz

Frequency Range
50/60Hz

Temperature
Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with a maximum temperature gradation of 10°C per hour
MD3800f/MD3820f support Fresh Air cooling, up to 35°C

Relative humidity
Operating: 20% to 80% (non-condensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour

Altitude
MD3800f/MD3820f
Operating: -16 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
Note: For altitudes above 2950 feet, the maximum operating temperature is de-rated 1°F/550 ft.

MD3860f

Operating: –30.5 m to 3000 m (–100 ft to 9,840 ft)
NOTE: For altitudes above 2950 ft, the maximum operating temperature is derated 1.8°F/1000 ft.
Wattage – MD3800i and MD3820i support DC power supply
MD3800i/MD3820i: AC - 600W peak output; DC 700W
MD3860i: AC - 1755W

Maximum Heat Dissipation
MD3800i/MD3820i: 2047 BTU/hr
MD3860i: 5988 BTU/hr

Voltage
MD3800i/MD3820i: 100V to 240V AC; 48V DC
MD3860i: 220V AC, auto ranging, 50Hz/60Hz

Frequency Range
50/60 Hz

Connectivity

Hot Swappable controllers
Eight 1 Gb Ethernet ports (4 per controller)

Single Controller Models (MD3200i and MD3220i)
Supports up to 32 servers when configured with 1Gigabyte iSCSI. Available with 2GB cache controllers.

Dual Controller Models (MD3220i, MD3220i, and MD3260i)
Supports up to 32 servers when configured with 1Gigabyte iSCSI. Available with option of 2GB or 4GB cache controllers.

MD3060e Contains two hot-swappable enclosure management modules (EMMs)

Controller features
Each controller contains 2GB or 4GB of battery-backed cache
Dual controllers operate in an active-active environment mirroring each other’s cache
Cache protection is provided via flash memory for permanent data protection
Dynamic Disk Pools* (DDP) eliminates the need for complex RAID management while optimizing data protection, and can be used with existing RAID configurations

Dual controllers required for the MD3260 dense array

4GB cache controller option is only available in dual controller configuration
Hot-swappable controllers
MD34x0 and MD38x0x controllers are not compatible with the older generation arrays (MD32x0x and MD36x0x).

Single controller models:
MD3400/MD3420: Directly connect up to two high-availability (HA)-configured servers or eight non-HA-configured servers to a single MD3400 or MD3420 storage system. Available with 4GB cache controllers.

Dual controller models: MD3400/MD3420/MD3460
Directly connect up to four HA-configured servers or eight non-HA-configured servers to a single SAS storage system. Available with an option of 4GB or 8GB cache controllers.

MD3060e
contains two hot-swappable enclosure management modules (EMMs)

Controller features
Each controller provides four 12Gbps SAS ports (MD3400/MD3420/MD3460); a total of eight for dual controller models
Each controller contains 4GB or 8GB of battery-backed cache
Dual controllers operate in an active-active environment mirroring each other’s cache
Cache protection is provided via flash memory for permanent data protection
Dynamic Disk Pools (DDP)* eliminates the need for complex RAID management while optimizing data protection, and can be used with existing RAID configurations
Dual controllers are required for the MD3460 dense array

RAID
Support for RAID levels 0, 1, 10, 5, 6
Up to 180/192* physical disks per group in RAID 0, 10
Up to 30 physical disks per group in RAID 5, 6
Up to 512 virtual disks
DDP*
RAID and Controllers

Hot-swappable controllers
MD34x0 and MD38x0x controllers are not compatible with the older generation arrays (MD32x0x and MD36x0x).

Single controller models:
MD3800f and MD3820f: Support up to 64 servers when configured with a Fibre Channel switch, available with 4GB cache controllers

Dual controller models:
MD3800f/MD3820f/MD3860f: Support up to 64 servers when configured with Fibre Channel switches, available with an option of 4GB or 8GB cache controllers.

MD3060e contains two hot-swappable enclosure management modules (EMMs).

Controller features
Each controller contains 4GB or 8GB of battery-backed cache
Dual controllers operate in an active-active environment mirroring each other’s cache
Cache protection is provided via flash memory for permanent data protection
DDP* eliminates the need for complex RAID management while optimizing data protection, and can be used with existing RAID configurations
Dual controllers required for the MD3860f dense arrays

RAID Levels
Support for RAID levels 0, 1, 10, 5, 6
Up to 180/192* physical disks per group in RAID 0, 10
Up to 30 physical disks per group in RAID 5, 6
Up to 512 virtual disks
DDP*

Compatible Routers
QLogic ISR 6240 (provides Fibre Channel and iSCSI connectivity)
Two 10GBASE-T Ethernet ports per controller

MD34x0 and MD38x0x controllers are not compatible with the older generation arrays (MD32x0x and MD36x0x).

Single Controller Models
MD3800i and MD3820i: Support up to 64 servers when configured with 10Gb iSCSI. Available with 4GB cache controllers.

Dual Controller Models
MD3800i, MD3820i, MD3860i: Support up to 64 servers when configured with 10Gb iSCSI. Available with option of 4GB or 8GB cache controllers.

Controller features:
Each controller contains 4GB or 8GB of battery-backed cache
Dual controllers operate in an active-active environment mirroring each other’s cache
Cache protection is provided via flash memory for permanent data protection
Dynamic Disk Pools* (DDP) eliminates the need for complex RAID management while optimizing data protection, and can be used with existing RAID configurations

Dual controllers required for the MD3860i dense arrays

Storage

Drives

Hot swappable drives:
MD3200i: Up to Twelve (12) 3.5" SAS, NL SAS and SSD
MD3220i: Up to Twenty-four (24) 2.5" SAS, NL SAS and SSD
MD3260i: Up to Sixty (60) 2.5’ or 3.5” SAS, NL SAS and SSD

MD3200i 3.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 300GB, 450GB* and 600GB*
3.5"--7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB
3.5” -- 10K RPM SAS: 600GB
Solid State Drive (SSD) available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6T (RI) (available with 3.5" HDD carriers)

MD3220i
2.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*, 1.2TB
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB
2.5"--7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
2.5"--SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI)

MD3260i 3.5" --7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB
2.5"-- 15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*, 1.2TB
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB
2.5"--7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
2.5"-- SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5" HDD carriers)

MD3060e 3.5" --7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB
2.5"-- 15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*, 1.2TB
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB
2.5"--7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
2.5"-- SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5" HDD carriers)

See the Dell PowerVault MD Series Support Matrix that outlines support for PowerVault MD 34xx/38xx Series RAID Controller Firmware Version 08.20.09.60 at
http://downloads.dell.com/Manuals/Common/MDseries_SupportMatrix_EN.pdf

Expansion Capabilities

Up to 192 drives with MD1200/MD1220 expansion enclosures (MD3200i and MD3220i)*
Up to 180 drive with the MD3060e dense enclosure (MD3260i only)*


Drives

MD3400: Up to twelve (12) 3.5" SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED
MD3420: Up to twenty-four (24) 2.5" SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED
MD3460: Up to sixty (60) 2.5” or 3.5”SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED

MD3400   
3.5”--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 300GB, 450GB*, 600GB* 
3.5"--7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB
3.5” -- 10K RPM SAS: 600GB 
Solid State Drive (SSD) available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5" HDD carriers) 

MD3420    
2.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in  300GB*.
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*,
1.8TB
2.5"--7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
2.5"--SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI)
MD3460   
3.5"--7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB
2.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in  300GB*
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*,
1.8TB 
2.5"--7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
2.5"--SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5" HDD carriers)

MD3060e 
3.5"--7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB
2.5"-- 15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*, 1.2TB 
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*,
1.8TB 
2.5"--7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB 
2.5"--SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available in 3.5” HDD carriers)

See the Dell PowerVault MD Series Support Matrix that outlines support for PowerVault MD 34xx/38xx Series RAID Controller Firmware Version 08.20.09.60 at http://downloads.dell.com/Manuals/Common/MDseries_SupportMatrix_EN.pdf



Expansion Capabilities*
Up to 192 drives with MD1200/MD1220 expansion enclosures on the MD3400 and MD3420 arrays
Up to 180 drives with MD3060e expansion enclosures on the MD3460 array
Hard Disk Drives
Hot-pluggable hard drives

MD3800f – Up to twelve (12) 3.5 inch SAS, Near-line SAS, SSD, SED
MD3820f – Up to twenty-four (24) 2.5 inch SAS, Near-line SAS, SSD, SED 
MD3860f – Up to sixty (60) 2.5 inch and 3.5 inch SAS, Near-line SAS, SSD, SED

MD3800f
3.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 300GB, 450GB*, 600GB*
3.5"--7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB
3.5” -- 10K RPM SAS: 600GB
Solid State Drive (SSD) available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5" HDD carriers)

MD3820f
2.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*, 1.2TB
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB
2.5"--7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
2.5"--SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI)

MD3860f
3.5"-- 7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB
2.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB*, 300GB*,
600GB*, 1.2TB
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB
2.5"--7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
2.5"--SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5" HDD carriers)

MD3060e
3.5"--7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB
2.5"-- 15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*, 1.2TB
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB
2.5"--7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB*,1TB*, 2TB
2.5"--SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5" HDD carriers)



See the Dell PowerVault MD Series Support Matrix that outlines support for PowerVault MD 34xx/38xx Series RAID Controller Firmware Version 08.20.09.60 at http://downloads.dell.com/Manuals/Common/MDseries_SupportMatrix_EN.pdf

Expansion Capabilities* 
MD3800f/MD3820f expand up to 192 drives with the MD1200 and MD1220*
MD3860f expand up to 180 hard drives with two of the MD3060e dense enclosures

MD3060e Dense Enclosure
EBOD expansion enclosure designed for use with the MD3 dense array series only (MD3260i, MD3860i, MD3860f)

Dimensions are identical to the dense array series (MD3260i, MD3860i, MD3860f)

Controllers on the MD3 dense series arrays have either one 6Gbps SAS Out port (MD3260i) or one 12Gbps SAS Out port (MD3460, MD3860i, and MD3860f) for connecting to the MD3060e enclosure expansion for additional capacity (maximum of 2 per dense array). For systems without premium feature activation, the physical disk limit is 120.

MD3060e contains two hot-swappable enclosure management modules (EMMs).
Drives
Hot swappable drives:
MD3800i: Up to twelve (12) 3.5" SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED
MD3820i: Up to twenty-four (24) 2.5" SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED 
MD3860i: Up to sixty (60) 2.5’ or 3.5” SAS, NL-SAS, SSD, SED

MD3800i
3.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 300GB, 450GB*, 600GB*
3.5"--7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB
3.5” -- 10K RPM SAS: 600GB
Solid-State Drive (SSD) available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5" HDD carriers)

MD3820i
2.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*, 1.2TB
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB
2.5"--7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
2.5"--SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI)

MD3860i
3.5"--7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB* , 6TB
2.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*, 1.2TB 
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB
2.5"--7,200 RPM Near-line SAS drives available in 500GB*,1TB*, 2TB
2.5"--SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available with 3.5" HDD carriers)

MD3060e
3.5" --7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB, 1TB*, 2TB*, 3TB*, 4TB*, 6TB
2.5"--15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB*, 300GB*, 600GB*, 1.2TB 
2.5"--10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 146GB, 300GB*, 600GB*, 900GB*, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB
2.5"--7,200 RPM NL-SAS drives available in 500GB*, 1TB*, 2TB
2.5"--SSD available in 200GB, 400GB, 800GB (WI); 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB (MU); 800GB, 1.6TB (RI) (available in 3.5” HDD carriers)

See the Dell PowerVault MD Series Support Matrix that outlines support for PowerVault MD 34xx/38xx Series RAID Controller Firmware Version 08.20.09.60 at
www.dell.com/support

Expansion Capabilities
Up to 192 drives with MD1200/MD1220 expansion enclosures (MD3800i, MD3820i)*
Up to 180 drive with the MD3060e dense enclosure (MD3860i only)*

RAID

Support for RAID levels 0, 1, 10, 5, 6
Up to 192 physical disks per group in RAID 0, 10
Up to 30 physical disks per group in RAID 5, 6
Up to 512 virtual disks
See PERC H810 server compatibility matrix for a list of currently supported servers
Hot Swappable controllers

Single Controller Models (MD3800f and MD3820f)
Supports up to 64 servers when configured with a Fibre Channel switch

Dual Controller Models
(MD3800f, MD3820f and MD3860f)
Supports up to 64 servers when configured with Fibre Channel switches

MD3060e Contains two hot-swappable enclosure management modules (EMMs)

Controller features
Each controller contains 2GB of battery-backed cache
Dual controllers operate in an active-active environment mirroring each other’s cache
Cache protection is provided via flash memory for permanent data protection
Dynamic Disk Pools (DDP) eliminates the need for complex RAID management while optimizing data protection, and can be used alongside of existing RAID configurations

RAID Levels

Support for RAID levers 0, 1, 10, 5, 6
• Up to 192 physical disks per group in RAID 0, 10
• Up to 30 physical disks per group in RAID 5, 6
• Up to 512 virtual disks

Hot Swappable controllers

Single Controller Models (MD3800i and MD3820i)
Supports up to 64 servers when configured with a Fibre Channel switch

Dual Controller Models (MD3800i, MD3820i and MD3860i)
Supports up to 64 servers when configured with Fibre Channel switches
MD3060e Contains two hot-swappable enclosure management modules (EMMs)

RAID Levels
Support for RAID levers 0, 1, 10, 5, 6
Up to 192/180* physical disks per group in RAID 0, 10
Up to 30 physical disks per group in RAID 5, 6
Up to 512 virtual disks
(DDP)*

Chassis

Chassis (height x width x depth)
MD3200i: 8.68cm (3.42") x 44.63cm (17.57") x 56.1cm (22.09")
MD3220i:8.68cm (3.42") x 44.63cm (17.57") x 50.8 (20")
MD3260i:177.80mm(7.0”) x 482.60mm(19.0”) x 85.50mm (32.5”)
MD3060e: 177.80mm (7.0”) x 482.60mm (19.0”) x 85.50mm (32.5”)

Weight
MD3200i: 29.3kg (64.59 lbs.) (maximum configuration)
MD3220i:24.2kg (53.35 lbs.) (maximum configuration)
MD3260i:105.23kg(232 lbs.) (maximum configuration)
MD3060e: 105.23kg (232 lbs.) (maximum configuration)

Rack Support for MD3200 and MD3220:
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
Chassis (height x width x depth)

MD3400: 8.68cm (3.42") x 44.63cm (17.57") x 60.20cm (23.70 inches)
MD3420: 8.68cm (3.42") x 44.63cm (17.57") x 54.90cm (21.61 inches)
MD3460: 17.78cm (7.0") x 48.26cm (19.0") x 82.55cm (32.5")
MD3060e: 17.78cm (7.0") x 48.26cm (19.0") x 82.55cm (32.5”)

Weight

MD3400: 29.30 kg (64.6 lbs) (maximum configuration)
MD3420: 24.22 kg (53.4 lbs) (maximum configuration)
MD3460: 105.20 kg (232.0 lbs) (maximum configuration)
MD3060e: 105.23kg (232 lbs.) (maximum configuration)

Rack Support for MD3400 and MD3420 :
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.

MD3060e Dense Enclosure
EBOD expansion enclosure designed for use with the MD3 dense array series only (MD3260i, MD3460, MD3860i, MD3860f)

Dimensions are identical to the dense array series (MD3260i, MD3460, MD3860i, MD3860f)

Controllers on the MD3 dense series arrays have either one 6Gbps SAS Out port (MD3260i) or one 12Gbps SAS Out port (MD3460, MD3860i, and MD3860f) for connecting to the MD3060e enclosure expansion for additional capacity (max 2 per dense array). For systems without premium feature activation, the physical disk limit is 120.


MD3060e contains two hot-swappable enclosure management modules (EMMs)
Height x Width x Depth
MD3800f: 8.68cm (3.42") x 44.63cm (17.57") x 56.1cm (22.09")
MD3820f: 8.68cm (3.42") x 44.63cm (17.57") x 50.8 (20")
MD3860f: 177.80mm (7.0”) x 482.60mm (19.0”) x 85.50mm (32.5”)
MD3060e: 177.80mm (7.0”) x 482.60mm (19.0”) x 85.50mm (32.5”)

Weight
MD3800f: 29.3kg (64.59 lbs.) (maximum configuration)
MD3820f: 24.2kg (53.35 lbs.) (maximum configuration)
MD3860f: 105.23kg (232 lbs.) (maximum configuration)
MD3060e: 105.23kg (232 lbs.) (maximum configuration)

Rack Support for MD3800f, MD3820f:
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
Height x Width x Depth
MD3800i: 8.68cm (3.42") x 44.63cm (17.57") x 60.20cm (23.7")
MD3820i: 8.68cm (3.42") x 44.63cm (17.57") x 54.90cm (21.61")
MD3860i: 17.78cm (7.0") x 48.26cm (19.0") x 82.55cm (32.5")
MD3060e: 17.78cm (7.0") x 48.26cm (19.0") x 82.55cm (32.5")

Weight
MD3800i: 29.30kg (64.6 lbs) (maximum configuration)
MD3820i: 24.22kg (53.4 lbs) (maximum configuration)
MD3860i: 105.20kg (232.0 lbs) (maximum configuration)
MD3060e: 105.23kg (232 lbs) (maximum configuration)

Rack Support for MD3800i, MD3820i
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 rack

Environmental Operating Conditions

Temperature
Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with a maximum temperature gradation of 10°C per hour
MD3200i and MD3220i: Supports Fresh Air cooling, up to 35 degrees Celsius

Relative humidity
Operating: 20% to 80% (non-condensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour

Altitude
MD3200i and MD3220i
Operating: -16 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
Note: For altitudes above 2950 feet, the maximum operating temperature is de-rated 1°F/550 ft.

MD3260i
Operating: –30.5 m to 3000 m (–100 ft to 9,840 ft)
Note: For altitudes above 2950 ft, the maximum operating temperature is derated 1.8 ºF/1000 ft.
Temperature
Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with a maximum temperature gradation of 10°C per hour
MD3800i/MD3820i: Supports Fresh Air cooling, up to 35°C

Relative Humidity

Operating: 20% to 80% (non-condensing) with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour

Altitude
MD3800i/MD3820i:
Operating: -16 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
Note: For altitudes above 2,950 ft, the maximum operating temperature is de-rated 1°F/550 ft.

MD3860i:
Operating: -30.5 m to 3,000 m (-100 ft to 9,840 ft)
Note: For altitudes above 2,950 ft, the maximum operating temperature is de-rated 1.8°F/1,000 ft.

Regulatory

Environmental and Regulatory Standards and Compliance

PowerVault 3200i Regulatory Model: E03J
PowerVault 3200i Regulatory Type: E03J001
PowerVault 3220i Regulatory Model: E04J
PowerVault 3220i Regulatory Type: E04J001
 
PowerVault 3260i Regulatory Model: E08J
PowerVault 3260i Regulatory Type: E08J001

Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
Dell and the Environment
ENERGY STAR®
The Dell Storage MD3200i, MD3400, MD3800i and MD3800f arrays with the MD1200 expansion enclosure have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation.
The Dell Storage MD3220i, MD3420, MD3820i and MD3820f arrays with the MD1220 expansion enclosure have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation.
The Dell Storage MD3260i, MD3860i and MD3860f arrays have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation.
Click Here to learn more about the ENERGY STAR Storage 1.0 designation.
ENERGY STAR
PowerVault 3400 Regulatory Model: E03J
PowerVault 3400 Regulatory Type: E03J001
PowerVault 3420 Regulatory Model: E04J
PowerVault 3420 Regulatory Type: E04J001
PowerVault 3460 Regulatory Model: E08J
PowerVault 3460 Regulatory Type E08J001


Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
Dell and the Environment

ENERGY STAR®
The Dell Storage MD3200i, MD3400, MD3800i and MD3800f arrays with the MD1200 expansion enclosure have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation.
The Dell Storage MD3220i, MD3420, MD3820i and MD3820f arrays with the MD1220 expansion enclosure have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation.
The Dell Storage MD3260i, MD3860i and MD3860f arrays have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation.Click Here to learn more about the ENERGY STAR Storage 1.0 designation.
ENERGYSTAR
PowerVault 3800f Regulatory Model: E03J
PowerVault 3800f Regulatory Type: E03J001
PowerVault 3820f Regulatory Model: E04J
PowerVault 3820f Regulatory Type: E04J001
PowerVault 3860f Regulatory Model: E08J
PowerVault 3860f Regulatory Type: E08J001

Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
Dell and the Environment

ENERGY STAR®
The Dell Storage MD3200i, MD3400, MD3800i and MD3800f arrays with the MD1200 expansion enclosure have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation.
The Dell Storage MD3220i,MD3420, MD3820i and MD3820f arrays with the MD1220 expansion enclosure have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation.
The Dell Storage MD3260i, MD3860i and MD3860f arrays have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation.
Click Here to learn more about the ENERGY STAR Storage 1.0 designation.
ENERGY STAR
PowerVault 3800i Regulatory Model: E03J
PowerVault 3800i Regulatory Type: E03J001
PowerVault 3820i Regulatory Model: E04J
PowerVault 3820i Regulatory Type: E04J001
PowerVault 3860i Regulatory Model: E08J
PowerVault 3860i Regulatory Type: E08J001

Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
Dell and the Environment

ENERGY STAR®
The Dell Storage MD3200i, MD3400, MD3800i and MD3800f arrays with the MD1200 expansion enclosure have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation.
The Dell Storage MD3220i, MD3420, MD3820i and MD3820f arrays with the MD1220 expansion enclosure have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation.
The Dell Storage MD3260i, MD3860i and MD3860f arrays have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation.
Click Here to learn more about the ENERGY STAR Storage 1.0 designation.
ENERGY STAR
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