MegaRAID SAS 9261-8i

Maximize inside-the-box flexibility with eight internal SAS and SATA ports and the expandability of advanced software options

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Improve the performance of applications like email and SharePoint while adding the peace of mind of RAID data protection. The MegaRAID® SAS 9261-8i 6Gb/s SATA + SAS RAID controller card provides internal connectivity for the capacity needed by critical business apps. Optional software support includes CacheCade® flash cache acceleration which uses connected solid state drives (SSDs) as front-end cache.
 
Highlights
 
  • Connect up to 128 SATA or SAS drives with eight internal 6 Gb/s SATA and SAS ports
  • Fit into rack-mounted servers with low-profile form factor and side-mount connectors
  • Bandwidth to support critical applications with 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 options including heat-tolerant battery backup and advanced software

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Whats in the box
MegaRAID SAS 9261-8i LSI00212 MegaRAID SAS 9261‐8i, QIG, LP bracket, Driver & Documentation CD. NO CABLES INCLUDED.
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RAID-on-Chip Controller LSISAS2108 RAID-on-Chip (ROC)
RAID Management Software MegaRAID Management Suite™, MegaRAID Storage Manager™, MegaCLI (command-line interface), WebBIOS
Cache Protection Optional MegaRAID CacheVault Flash cache protection module (LSICVM01) Optional MegaRAID LSIiBBU09 intelligent battery backup module (LSIiBBU09)
Physical Dimensions MD2 Low profile (6.6" x 2.536")
Host Bus Type x8 lane PCI Express® 2.0
Cache Memory 512MB 800MHz DDR II SDRAM
Internal Ports 8
Data Transfer Rates Up to 6Gb/s per port
Devices Supported Up to 128 SAS and/or SATA devices
Internal Connectors 2 Mini-SAS SFF8087 (horizontal)
MTBF 1,092,800 hours
Operating Temperature Maximum ambient: 60°C (44.5°C with optional LSIiBBU07 or LSIiBBU08)
OS Extensive support includes Microsoft® Windows® Vista/2008/Server 2003/2000/XP, Linux®, Solaris™ (x86), Netware®, FreeBSD®, VMware® 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

Documentation

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

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