MegaRAID SAS 9260-16i

For dense server storage environments requiring maximum internal connectivity

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Larger, high storage density application servers need internal connectivity and robust RAID data protection. The MegaRAID® SAS 9260-16i 6Gb/s SATA SAS RAID controller card allows for large internal server storage applications such as image ingest and video surveillance. Optional software support including CacheCade® flash cache and MegaRAID Recovery provide greater performance and peace of mind.
  • Connect up to 128 SATA or SAS drives with 16 internal 6Gb/s SAS ports
  • Build dense storage servers with low-profile form factor and PCIe® 2.0 connectivity
  • Balance protection and performance for critical applications with RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60
  • Add more protection and peace of mind with optional advanced software #TEXT#


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Product Manufacturer Part # Ordering Part # What's in the Box
MegaRAID SAS 9260-16i L5-25243-06 LSI00208 MegaRAID SAS 9260‐16i, QIG, Documentation CD. NO CABLES INCLUDED.


Specification Value
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RAID-on-Chip Controller LSISAS2108 RAID-on-Chip (ROC) and LSISAS2x36 Expander
RAID Management Software MegaRAID Management Suite™, MegaRAID Storage Manager™, MegaCLI (command-line interface), WebBIOS
Cache Protection LSIiBBU07 or LSIiBBU08, optional intelligent battery backup modules that directly or remotely connect to the adapter
Physical Dimensions Half-Length, Full Height (6.6" x 4.376")
Host Bus Type x8 lane PCI Express® 2.0
Cache Memory 512MB 800MHz DDR II SDRAM
Internal Ports 16
Data Transfer Rates Up to 6Gb/s per port
Devices Supported Up to 128 SAS and/or SATA devices
Internal Connectors 4 Mini-SAS SFF8087 (vertical)
MTBF 927,561 hours
Operating Temperature Maximum ambient: 60°C (44.5°C with optional LSIiBBU07 or LSIiBBU08)
Operating Voltage (V) [+3.3V, +12V]
OS Extensive support includes Microsoft® Windows® Vista/Server 2003/2000/XP, Linux® and more. *Visit the downloads page for the most complete list of supported operating systems
Regulatory Certifications [BSMI, C-tick, CSA C22.2, EN55022, EN55024, EN60950, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, FCC Class A, Class B, RRL for MIC, UL, UL1950, VCCI]
Warranty 3 years, free technical support, advanced replacement option


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Compatibility Document (2) i
Compliance Docs and Certifications (14) i
Product Brief (3) i
Product Guide (1) i
Quick Installation Guide (3) i
Reference Manual (1) i
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Technical Brief (3) i
User Guide (27) i
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