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Intel® RAID Controller RS3WC080

Entry-level low cost 8 Internal Ports with 12G SAS-3 with mirroring, striping, and RAID 5 Options

Key features

  • Two internal mini-SAS HD SFF8643 SAS/SATA connectors for connectivity inside the server
  • 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

Entry-level.

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 connectivity: Eight internal ports allow for a RAID array within a system
  • Hybrid RAID 5: Design based on LSI MegaRAID* entry technology offering RAID 5 which is firmware based, but relies on system resources. Configuration options are simplified for entry-level usage models
  • 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
RS3WC080 SAS/SATA RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, 50
8 0 244

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