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Intel® RAID Controller RS25FB044

Four internal and external port 6-Gb/s PCI Express* SAS/SATA RAID Controller for entry-level servers

Key Features

  • LSI SAS2308* IOC controller providing SAS 2.0 compliance including 6-Gb/s data transfer
  • One internal 8087 SAS/SATA connector for up to four internal ports
  • One external 8080 SAS/SATA connector for up to four external ports
  • x8 PCI Express* Generation 3 interface for fast communication with the server board
  • Heartbeat LED—blinks green indicating card activity ready

Low-Cost SAS-2 with Mirroring, Striping, and JBOD for Highly Scalable Solutions

The Intel® RAID Controller RS25FB044 uses the embedded LSI 2308* ASIC CPU to perform RAID 0, 1, and 1E/10 operations, and an ultra-thin driver provides low RAID overhead, for high-host CPU offload with excellent read/write performance.

Target Applications

Scalable performance.

Key Advantages

Advantage Description
Internal and external connectivity Four internal ports allow for a mirrored RAID array within a system. Four external ports allow for connecting to a JBOD or a SAS switch.
High performance and scalability PCI Express* Gen 3 architecture supports over 700,000 IOPs. Employ JBODs supporting up to 244 physical devices, or RAID 0, 1, 1E/10 with up to ten devices.
Cost-effective data protection Provides a low-cost RAID 0, 1, and 1E solution for entry-level server and workstation environments where high-performance and reliable data protection is required.
SAS or SATA storage Connect SAS or SATA devices within the array. Use SAS drives for speed, reliability, and scalability and use high-capacity SATA drives for budget-friendly storage.

Product Specifications

Product Order Code Supported Devices RAID Level Supported Number of Internal Ports Number of External Ports Number of Devices Supported Compatible Products

RS25FB044

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SAS/SATA 0, 1, 1E, 10, JBOD 4 4 256 Click for detailed lists of Intel® products