IBM 81Y9798 SATA Hard Drive

IBM Part #/MPN: 81Y9798

DiscTech Item #: IBM-81Y9798-BN-OE

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Enterprise Grade

Capacity: 3TB

Speed: 7,200RPM

Interface Types: SATA

Form Factor: 3.5inx1.0in LFF Hard Drive

Sector Size: 512 / 512e

Electrical Interface: SATA 600 - 6.0Gbps

IBM 81Y9798 3TB 7.2K 3.5" 6.0Gbps NL SATA HS Hard Drive Kit 44T2216 for System x3250 M5, x3100 M5, x3650 M4, x3630 M4, x3550 M4, x3530 M4, x3500 M4, x3300 M4 - Brand New

IBM 81Y9798 3000GB 7200RPM 3.5in 6Gbps Near Line Serial ATA Hot Swappable HDD kit 44T2216 for System x3250 M5, x3100 M5, x3650 M4, x3630 M4, x3550 M4, x3530 M4, x3500 M4, x3300 M4 - Brand New

Alt MPN: 81Y9799 81Y9800

As the newest additions to the IBM System x® family of 7,200 rpm 6 Gbps 3.5-inch hot-swap NL SATA HDDs offer the highest performance options and provide a wider selection of choices to satisfy a wide range of applications. These new drives are positioned at the top of the IBM SATA NL HDD line.

The new 7,200 rpm 3 TB 6 Gbps NL SATA HDDS provide 3.5-inch form factor options.

Key features and benefits include:

  • RoHS compliant and Protection Information (PI) enabled.
  • 7,200 rpm 3.5-inch SATA NL drives meet client requirements for larger capacities and increased speeds in larger form factor.
  • Outstanding reliability that enables operation in RAID environments without compromising application performance or availability.

You can increase your storage and data management effectiveness when you install these new high-performance SATA HDDs in your IBM System x configurations.


  • Formatted capacity of 3,000,000 MB (3 TB).
  • Drive-to-host interface that supports up to 6.0 Gbps burst rate.
  • Drive media to buffer interface that supports sustained interface data transfers of up to 112 MB per second average. Spindle speed of 7,200 rpm.


  • SATA compliance enables these HDDs to connect directly to selected System x systems.
  • S.M.A.R.T. technology allows software utilities to alert you of certain impending drive failures so replacements can be made before a problem occurs.
  • Rigorous testing through the ServerProven® program instills confidence that your storage subsystem is compatible and will function reliably.


System x3250 M5System x3100 M5System x3650 M4System x3630 M4
System x3550 M4System x3530 M4System x3500 M4System x3300 M4

Drive Model81Y9798
Spindle Speed (RPM)7200
Interface TypeSATA
Interface Speed (MBps)768 (6Gbps)
Height (in/mm)1/25.4
Width (in/mm)4/101.6
Depth (in/mm)5.8/147.32
Weight (lb/g)1.5/680.389

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ROHS Compliant

Alternate MPNs: 81Y9799 81Y9800

Weight: 2.5 lb

Warranty: 1 Year DiscTech

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