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Intel® RAID Controller RS3GC008

Entry-level low cost 8 External Ports with 12G SAS-3 with mirroring, striping

Key features

  • Up to two 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
  • External connectivity: 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
RS3GC008 SAS/SATA RAID 0, 1, 1E, 10, JBOD
0 8 244