The four-port LSI MegaRAID® SAS 9240-4i controller card allows small to medium business owners and gaming enthusiasts to enjoy the latest RAID 5 technology at affordable prices with low power consumption. This controller card offers users a straight-forward solution that includes essential RAID levels and uncomplicated configuration options.
In addition, they are able to connect to SATA and SAS hard disk drives and solid state drives, allowing for tiered storage that optimizes cost and performance. SAS drives are optimal when speed and reliability are of the utmost concern while SATA drives are appropriate when capacity and cost are more important. MegaRAID entry controllers cover the spectrum of tiered storage requirements for cost-sensitive applications that require robust data protection.
Features- 6Gb/s data transfer rate- Four internal 6Gb/s SATA+SAS ports- One x4 mini-SAS internal connectors (SFF8087)- LSISAS2008 controller - PowerPC 440 @ 533MHz- RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 10, 50 and JBOD mode- Hardware RAID solution- x8 PCI Express 2.0 host interface- Low-profile form factor- Supports up to 64 physical devices - Up to 16 physical devices in RAID configuration- Patrol read- Consistency check- S.M.A.R.T. error detection- Power management support- MegaRAID Storage Manager- SafeStore™ Encryption Services
Benefits- Support for SAS and SATA drives- Support for HDDs and SSDs- Built on proven MegaRAID stack- Migration path to full-featured MegaRAID SAS solutions- Cost-effective RAID implementation- Advanced RAID management suite- Environmentally friendly with a low-power controller and cardboard packaging