X291A-R5 NetApp 450GB 15k 4Gbps Fibre Channel 3.5″ HDD – 108-00205, SP-291A-R5


SKU: X291A-R5 Categories: , , Condition: Used


The NetApp X291A-R5 is a 450GB 15k RPM 4Gbps Fibre Channel 3.5″ hard drive with tray that is compatible with NetApp DS14-Mk2-FC and DS14-Mk4-FC disk shelves. Whether you’re looking for replacement NetApp components or upgrading your existing NetApp system, we have what you need. If you don’t see the part listed that you’re looking for, please use our Contact Us form; as we have many parts in inventory that are not listed. Please note that all NetApp components are used, fully tested, and backed by a 60 day warranty. Same day, expedited, and international shipping available!

The NetApp X291A-R5 450GB 15k RPM 4Gbps Fibre Channel 3.5″ hard drive is also known by part numbers 108-00205, SP-291A-R5, and others listed below.

X291A-R5 / 108-00205 / SP-291A-R5 NetApp 450GB 15k 4Gbps Fibre Channel HDD Technology

The NetApp X291A-R5 Fibre Channel Hard Drive is a great addition to your Storage Infrastructure. Fibre Channel drives provide great speed and reliability, and a smaller and faster drive spreads the workload of your storage systems across a greater spindle count, increasing overall performance.

The NetApp X291A-R5 15,000 revolutions per minute (RPM) 450GB hard disk drives dramatically increase performance through improvements in disk operations such as rotational latency and seek rates – the factors that most directly affect access times. The 450GB 15k RPM hard disk drives deliver 3.4 ms average read seek times and 2.0 ms average rotational latency times – both the fastest available for drives of these capacities available on the market.

Applications of the 450GB 15k RPM Drives X291A-R5 / 108-00205 / SP-291A-R5

Using the 15k RPM drives such as part numbers X291A-R5, 108-00205 & SP-291A-R5 in applications that use small block, random I/O is an important factor in realizing higher performance benefits. These applications have a tendency to minimize any caching advantages of the storage system. In addition, with applications such as these, the physical access to data on the disk has the greatest effect on overall performance. These small block, random I/O applications reap the greatest benefits from storage-system performance improvements achieved through the drive’s improved seek and rotational latency times.

SP-291A-R5 / 108-00205 / X291A-R5 NetApp 450GB 15k RPM 4Gbps FC HDD Common Applications

  • OLTP
  • e-commerce
  • ERP
  • Database
  • Web Server
  • E-mail
  • Data Replication

X291A-R5 / 108-00205 / SP-291A-R5 NetApp 450GB 15k 4Gbps Fibre Channel HDD Specifications

FC 4.0Gb/s
15,000 RPM
Other PN
108-00205, SP-291A-R5, ST3450856FC, 9CL004-038
Form Factor
3.5″ with tray
Platform Compatibility
DS14mk4 FC, DS14mk2 FC

Additional information

Weight 2.25 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 4.5 × 1 in
Drive Type

Fibre Channel (FC)





Storage Capacity (GB)




Form Factor

3.5 inch


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