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Intel® RAID Controller RS2WC080 Product Brief

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Intel® RAID Controller RS2WC080 Product Brief

Product Overview

The Intel® RAID Controller RS2WC080, one of Intel’s new entry-level 6Gb/s SAS adapters, incorporates LSI’s MegaRAID* Entry technology to offer exceptional data protection and design flexibility. Features including LSI’s SAS2008* 6Gb/s I/O Controller (IOC) and a native PCI Express* 2.0 architecture help to deliver essential performance for 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s drive-based solutions.

The Intel RS2WC080 allows businesses using workstations and entry-level servers to employ robust RAID functionality at lower prices than enterprise-class RAID adapters.

All Intel RAID solutions are validated across multiple platforms with Intel® boards, chassis, and systems. Customized training, as well as Intel service and support, make Intel the one source for customers seeking data protection, increased productivity, and simplified IT.

Key Advantages
• Exceptional data protection.

Supports data redundancy using SAS or SATA hard disk drives through mirroring and parity (RAID levels 1, 5) plus striping capability for spans (RAID levels 10, 50).
• Essential performance without relying on system resources.

Includes an LSI* SAS2008 I/O Controller with hardware RAID capability and a x8 PCI Express* Generation 2 host interface to enhance the performance of server and workstation applications.
• Inside-the-box design flexibility.

With a true MD2 form factor, this adapter is ideal for low-profile height and half-length adapter slots. Eight internal 6Gb/s SAS ports allow connection to 6Gb/s or 3Gb/s high-performance SAS drives, high-capacity SATA drives or a combination of both.

Read the full Intel® RAID Controller RS2WC080 Product Brief.