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LSI MegaRAID LSI00305 (9266-4i SGL) PCI-Express 2.0 x8 Low Profile SATA / SAS RAID Controller - Single--Avago Technologies

  • RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
  • 1 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS Internal Connectors
  • Up to 6Gb/s
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Learn more about the LSI LSI00305 (9266-4i SGL)

Model

Brand
LSI
Series
MegaRAID
Model
LSI00305 (9266-4i SGL)
Form Factor
Low Profile

Specifications

Type
SATA / SAS
Internal Connectors
1 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS
Interface
PCI-Express 2.0 x8
Transfer Rate
Up to 6Gb/s
Cache Memory
1 GB 1333MHz DDRIII SDRAM
RAID
RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
Operating Systems Supported
Extensive support includes Microsoft Windows Vista/2008/Server 2003/2000/XP, Linux, Solaris (x86), Netware, FreeBSD, VMware and more.

* Visit the LSI download Center for the most complete list of supported operating systems.
Dimensions
MD2 Low profile (2.536" x 6.60")

Features

Features
I/O Processor/SAS Controller: LSISAS2208 Dual-Core RAID on Chip (ROC)

Device Support: Up to 128 SAS and/or SATA hard drives and SSDs

Solution Provided:
Four-port internal SATA+SAS solution for high I/O and bandwidth-intensive storage applications using SAS, SATA or SSDs; reduced maintenance costs and total cost of ownership with supported CacheVault technology.

RAID Features:
Online Capacity Expansion (OCE)
Online RAID Level Migration (RLM)
Auto resume after loss of system power during arrays array rebuild or reconstruction (RLM)
Single controller Multipathing (failover)
Load Balancing
Configurable stripe size up to 1MB
Fast initialization for quick array setup
Check Consistency for background data integrity
SSD Support with SSD Guard
Patrol read for media scanning and repairing
64 logical drive support
Up to 64TB LUN support
DDF compliant Configuration on Disk (COD)
S.M.A.R.T support
Global and dedicated Hot Spare with Revertible Hot Spare support - Automatic rebuild - Enclosure affinity - Emergency SATA hot spare for SAS arrays
Enclosure management - SES (inband) - SGPIO (sideband)

Operating Voltage: +3.3V, +12V

Single Pack, without Cable.

Packaging

Package Contents
MR SAS 9266-4i
QIG
Documentation CD
LP bracket

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 0 day


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  • Faron T.
  • 9/1/2014 9:55:53 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood RAID Option

Pros: Out of the box driver support for RHEL, CentOS, and Oracle Enterprise Linux as well as Oracle VM. Good performance and easy to configure.

Cons: Having multiple cards configured can get confusing for the NOC staff as one wants to overwrite the config of the other constantly and it is one keystroke away from doing so. Configuration interface is extremely dated...not in a nostalgic good way but in a "wow they are still using this?" kind of way. Command line tools and initial config are better with Adaptec.

Other Thoughts: Works well which is what matters for a RAID card...config could be greatly improved for both CLI as well as initial BIOS config.

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  • Archibald W.
  • 4/28/2013 5:56:28 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Works great. Using it with vSphere esxi 5.1. I installed it to replace an LSI 9240 and it even recognized the existing RAID1.

Cons: none

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  • Randall G.
  • 6/20/2012 8:32:50 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAmazingly Fast!

Pros: True Sata3 controller = super fast with sata3 SSDs. Get the battery backup for this so caching can be enabled. Without caching, expect speeds to match the Sata3 SSDs. Turn caching on and speeds will skyrocket way above the SSD capabilities. 4 corsair force gt 60 gigs with caching on in raid 0: reads: 2.6 GB/s, writes: 3.2 GB/s. Without caching in raid 0: reads: 1.9 GB/s, writes: 1.8 GB/s. Needless to say, get the battery backup so caching can be enabled.

Cons: Price, Heat, Battery & the WebBios Interface. This is an expensive card. It runs very hot so have a well vented case. The battery doesnt come with the card, that would have been very nice. The webbios is dated and it shows. It's easy to use once you become comfortable with it but its definitely outdated. The heat, battery and webbios shouldnt turn anyone away from purchasing the card though. These are minor annoyances really.

Other Thoughts: Caching can be turned on without the battery backup in a raid 0 but that is at your own risk. This is a very nice controller.

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