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LSI MegaRAID 9280-8e SAS RAID Controller - LSI00205

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Part#: SC-9280-8E

Support for 6Gb/s SAS and SATA hard drives. 8 port, 2 external 8088 connectors, PCIe 2.0 x8 interface, 800MHz PowerPC, 512MB Cache, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50 and 60. SPECIAL PRICE! Used with 90 day vendor warranty.

Today’s newest external enclosure designs are based on architectures that support both SATA and SAS drives. The MegaRAID® SAS 9280-8e, with eight external SATA+SAS ports, is ideal for configuring these external enclosures with your choice of high-performance SAS hard drives, high-capacity SATA hard drives or energy-efficient solid state drives (SSDs). With data transfer rates of up to 6Gb/s per port, the MegaRAID SAS 9280-8e bring users new features and improved performance, while continuing to support all the features of the previous 3Gb/s SATA+SAS generation. This feature line controller employs the latest in RAID-on-Chip technology, complies with the PCI Express® 2.0 specification and provides additional data security using LSI™ SafeStore™ encryption services.

Highlights

  • Superior performance
    o Maximum reads: 2,875MB/s
    o Maximum writes: 1,850MB/s
  • PCI Express 2.0 provides faster signaling for high-bandwidth applications
  • Support for 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s SATA and SAS hard drives
  • Ideal for external subsystems using large numbers of SATA or SAS drives
  • SafeStore Encryption Services for more secure data protection
  • Low-profile MD2 form factor for space-limited 1U and 2U environments

Specifications

  • Eight external SATA+SAS ports
  • Two mini-SAS SFF-8088 x4 connectors
  • 6Gb/s throughput per port
  • LSISAS2108 RAID-on-Chip (ROC)
    o 800MHz PowerPC®
  • Low-profile MD2 form factor (6.6” X 2.536”)
  • x8 PCI Express 2.0 host interface
  • 512MB DDRII cache (800MHz)
  • Optional battery backup unit (direct attach)
  • Connect up to 240 SATA and/or SAS devices
  • RAID levels 0, 1, 5 and 6
  • RAID spans 10, 50 and 60
  • Auto-resume on rebuild
  • Auto-resume on reconstruction
  • Online Capacity Expansion (OCE)
  • Online RAID Level Migration (RLM)
  • SafeStore Encryption Services
    o Instant secure erase
  • SSD support with SSD Guard™
  • Global and dedicated hot spare with revertible hot spare support
    o Automatic rebuild
    o Enclosure affinity
    o Emergency SATA hot spare for SAS arrays
  • Single controller multipathing (failover)
  • I/O load balancing
  • Comprehensive RAID management suite


Reference

LSI MegaRAID SAS 9280-8e / SAS 9280DE-8e (product brief)

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