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Intel® RAID Controller RS3FC044

Entry-level low-cost 4 Internal and 4 External Ports with 12G SAS-3 Mirroring, Striping and JBOD

Key features

  • One internal mini-SAS HD SFF8643 SAS/SATA connectors for connectivity inside the server
  • One external mini-SAS HD SFF8644 SAS/SATA connectors for connectivity to external storage
  • x8 PCI Express* Generation 3 interface for fast communication with the server board
  • LSI* SAS3008 IOC controller providing SAS 3.0 technology including 12Gb/s data transfer and compatibility with SAS or SATA drives
  • Blinking green heartbeat LED to indicate the card is ready and capable for general activity

Target Application


Key Advantages

  • Essential performance and scalability: Supplies PCI Express* Gen 3 architecture with over 1 million IOPs; employs SAS/JBOD connectivity with support of up to 244 physical devices
  • Internal and external connectivity: Four internal ports allow for a RAID array within a system. Four external ports allow for connecting to a JBOD (Just a Bunch of Disks) or a SAS switch
  • Cost effective data protection: Provides low-cost RAID 0, 1, and 1E for entry-level server and workstation environments where high-performance and reliable data protection are required
  • SAS or SATA Storage: Connect SAS or SATA devices within the array. Use SAS drives for speed, reliability and scalability; use high-capacity SATA drives for budget-friendly storage

Product Specifications

SKU Order Code

Supported Devices

RAID Level Supported

# Internal of Ports

# External of Ports

# of Devices Supported Compatible Products
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