The Intel RMS2AF080 is one of Intel's new entry-level 6Gb/s SAS I/O modules with eight 7-pin SAS/SATA connectors, which offers exceptional data protection and configuration flexibility at lower price than enterprise-class RAID adapters. Designed for a wide selection of Intel Server Boards, this SAS/SATA RAID module offers features such as LSI's SAS2008 6Gb/s I/O Controller (IOC), and delivers essential performance for 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s drive-based solutions.
Excellent without Hindering System Resources LSI SAS2008 I/O controller, PCI Express 2.0 x4 host allows for built-in hardware RAID 0, 1 and 10, plus firmware-based RAID 5 and 50 (RAID 5 and 50 utilize system resources to a limited extent).
Exceptional Data Protection Supports data redundancy using SAS or SATA hard disk drives through mirroring and parity (RAID levels 1, 5) plus striping capability for spans (RAID levels 10, 50).
SAS 6Gb/s Compliant Features hot-pluggable, SATA-compatible SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) ports to provide 6Gb/s data transfer rate for optimum performance, efficiency, convenience and flexibility.
Hot Spare Include global hot spare support that automatically comes online to replace the first drive to fail on any array or disk group on the controller.
System Design Flexibility 1U capable system board connects to the I/O expansion slot on Intel’s rack optimized server boards. This module can be used in Intel and third party chassis without the need for a riser card or low profile chassis cutout.
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