Entry-level host bus adapter with eight external ports supporting 12Gb SAS-3.
- Two external mini-SAS HD SFF8644 SAS/SATA connectors for connectivity to external storage
- x8 PCI Express* Generation 3 interface for fast communication with the server board
- LSI SAS 3008* I/O controller providing SAS 3.0 technology, including 12-Gb/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.|
|External connectivity||Eight external ports allow for connecting to a JBOD (just a bunch of disks) or a SAS switch.|
|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.|