Dell PowerEdge T430 User Manual

512e and 4kn disk formats

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A Dell Technical White Paper

512e and 4Kn Disk Formats

This paper provides the context for 512e and 4Kn disk format
migration, as well as pointing out the long-term benefits to
customers and potential pitfalls to avoid when moving from
512-byte to 4K sector formats.

Dell Engineering
December 2013