MegaRAID SAS 9280-24i4e

Data protection with internal connectivity and external scalability for digital imaging, cloud and HPC applications

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For large servers in high capacity direct attach environments, get the flexibility of internal connectivity and external scalability. The MegaRAID® SAS 9280-24i4e 6Gb/s SATA and SAS RAID controller card has both internal and external SAS and SATA ports for high-density environments. Advanced software options including CacheCade® solid state drive (SSD) acceleration and MegaRAID Recovery for backup and restore allow customization for high capacity environments.
  • Connect up to 240 SATA or SAS drives with 24 internal and 4 external 6Gb/s SAS and SATA ports
  • Deliver storage density to servers with half-length full-height form factor
  • 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 performance and peace of mind with advanced software  options including CacheCade front-end solid state drive caching and SafeStore™ encryption services

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Product Manufacturer Part # Ordering Part # What's in the Box
MegaRAID SAS 9280-24i4e L5-25243-05 LSI00211 MegaRAID SAS 9280‐24i4e, 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 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 24
Data Transfer Rates Up to 6Gb/s per port
Devices Supported Up to 240 SATA and/or SAS devices
Internal Connectors 6 Mini-SAS SFF8087
MTBF 900,264 hours
Operating Temperature Maximum ambient: 60°C (44.5°C with optional LSIiBBU07 or LSIiBBU08)
OS Extensive support includes Microsoft® Windows Vista®, Windows 7®, Windows Server® 2003/2008, Red Hat Linux®, SuSE Linux®, Fedora Core Linux®, FreeBSD®, 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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Product Guide (1) i
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