SAS2008 I/O Controller

Outfit external storage and basic servers with a high performance, affordable SAS and SATA controller foundation

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Backed by a suite of industry standard operating system drivers and support, the SAS 2008 will appeal to designers seeking quick, reliable storage solution designs. Reach the market faster without compromising on scalability or performance.
  • Capitalize on the wide bandwidth of eight PCI Express 2.0 lanes with SAS and SATA transfer rates of up to 6Gb/s
  • The 533 MHz I/O processor supports power management, T-10 Data Protection Model, PCIe hot plugging, and up to 3,000 connected devices and/or outstanding I/Os
  • Supply outstanding performance of up to 290,000 IOPS
  • Increase value with integrated support for RAID levels 0, 1, 1E, and 10

Lifecycle Status


Lifecycle Status


Specification Value
Lifecycle Active
Distrib. Inventory No
Samples Available Yes
External Memory Interfaces Flash ROM, PBSRAM, NVSRAM
I/O Controller PowerPC 440 @ 533 MHz
Physical Dimensions 490 FPBGA (25mm x 25mm)
Port Count 8
Protocols SSP
RAID Levels 0, 1, 1E, 10
Transfer Rates 6, 3, and 1.5 Gb/s


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