Entry-level low cost 8 Internal Ports with 12G SAS-3 with mirroring, striping, and RAID 5 Options.
- Two internal mini-SAS HD SFF8643 SAS/SATA connectors for connectivity inside the server.- x8 PCI Express* Generation 3 interface for fast communication with the server board.- LSI* SAS3008 IOC controller providing SAS 3.0 technology including 12Gb/s data transfer and compatibility with SAS or SATA drives.- Blinking green heartbeat LED to indicate the card is ready and capable for general activity.
- Essential performance and scalability: Supplies PCI Express* Gen 3 architecture with over 1 million IOPs; employs SAS/JBOD connectivity with support of up to 244 physical devices.- Internal connectivity: Eight internal ports allow for a RAID array within a system.- Hybrid RAID 5: Design based on LSI MegaRAID* entry technology offering RAID 5 which is firmware based, but relies on system resources. Configuration options are simplified for entry-level usage models.- SAS or SATA Storage: Connect SAS or SATA devices within the array. Use SAS drives for speed, reliability and scalability; use high-capacity SATA drives for budget-friendly storage.