Intel® RAID Controller RS3GC008

Entry-level host bus adapter with eight external ports supporting 12Gb SAS-3.

Key Features

  • 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

Target Applications


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Key Advantages

Advantage Description
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.

Product Specifications

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


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