MegaRAID SAS 9361-8i

Ensure data protection for performance-hungry applications in mid-range server storage environments

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Datacenter, cloud and high-performance computing environments not only require large amounts of storage capacity, they also must provide the data protection and performance today’s applications and end users demand. The MegaRAID SAS 9361-8i 12Gb/s SAS and SATA RAID controller card addresses these needs by delivering proven performance and RAID data protection for a range of server storage applications.
  • Connect up to 128 SATA or SAS drives with eight internal 12Gb/s SATA and SAS ports
  • Fit into rack-mounted servers with low-profile form factor and side-mounted SAS connectors
  • Support critical, high-bandwidth applications with PCIe® 3.0 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 CacheVault® flash cache protection.

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Lifecycle Status


Product Manufacturer Part # Ordering Part # What's in the Box
MegaRAID SAS 9361-8i (1G) 05-25420-08 LSI00417 MegaRAID SAS 9361-8i, QIG, LP bracket
MegaRAID SAS 9361-8i (2G) 05-25420‐17 N/A MegaRAID SAS 9361-8i, QIG, LP bracket


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RAID-on-Chip Controller LSISAS3108 dual core RAID on Chip (ROC)
RAID Management Software MegaRAID Storage Manager,StorCLI (command-line interface),CTRL-R (BIOS configuration utility),HII (UEFI Human Interface Infrastructure)
Cache Protection Optional CacheVault Flash Module (LSICVM02) Includes CVFM04, CVPM02, mounting clip, and cable
Physical Dimensions MD2 Low profile (6.6" x 2.536")
Host Bus Type x8 lane PCI Express® 3.0
Cache Memory 1GB 1866MHz DDRIII SDRAM
Internal Ports 8
Data Transfer Rates Up to 12Gb/s per port
Devices Supported Up to 240 SATA and/or SAS devices
Internal Connectors 2 HD Mini-SAS SFF8643 (Horizontal mount)
MTBF 1,343,187 hours
Operating Temperature Maximum ambient: Controller Card: 55°C, with optional CacheVault accessory (LSICVM02) 55°CMaximum ambient: Controller Card: 60°C (44.5°C with LSIiBBU07)
Operating Voltage (V) [+12V, +3.3V]
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 [Australia/New Zealand (AS/NZS 3548), Canada (ICES-003), EMC: Class B-US (CFR 47, P15B), Europe (EN55022/EN55024), Japan (V-3/02.04), Safety: EN60950]
Warranty 3 years, free 5x8 phone support, advanced replacement option
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