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Greater than 2-TB Drive Support for RAID Adapters and Onboard Server Board RAID


Last Reviewed: 30-Nov-2016
Article ID: 000006700

The table below provides guidelines for deploying hard disk drives greater than 2 TB with Intel® RAID Controllers and on Intel® Server Board onboard RAID solutions.

RAID type All capacity will be seen for drives >2 TB Notes

12 Gb/s Intel® RAID Controllers

RS3DC080, RS3DC040, RS3WC080, RS3GC008, RS3UC080, RT3WB080, RS3FC044

Yes RAID on chip (ROC) controllers:
LSISAS3108
LSISAS3008

6 Gb/s Intel® RAID Controllers

RS25NB008, RS25GB008, RS25DB080, RS2VB080, RS2VB040, RT3WB080, RS2WC040, RS2WC080, RS2SG240, RS2WG160, RS2MB044, RS2BL080, RS2BL080DE, RS2BL080SNGL, RS2BL040, RS2PI008DE, RS2PI008

Yes RAID on chip (ROC) controllers:
LSI2008
LSI2108
LSI2208
LSI2308

Intel® RAID Modules

RMS2MH080, RMS2AF080, RMS2AF040, RMS2LL080, RMS2LL040

Yes RAID on chip (ROC) controllers:
LSI2008
LSI2108

Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology 2 on Intel® C600/C200/PCH3420/ICH10R chipset-based server boards

S5520HC/S5500HCV, S5520UR, S5520SC, S5500WB12V/S5500WB, S3420GP, S1200BTL/S1200BTS, S1200KP

Yes Motherboard BIOS needs updated to include OpROM v.10.02251631 or later.

Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST) and AHCI mode on Intel C200/PCH3420/ICH10R chipset-based server boards

S5520HC/S5500HCV, S5520UR, S5520SC, S5500WB12V/S5500WB, S3420GP, S1200BTL/S1200BTS, S1200KP

Yes  

3 Gb/s Intel® RAID Controllers

SRCSASBB8I, SRCSASLS4I, SRCSASJV, SRCSASRB, SRCSATAWB, SROMBSASMR, SRCSASPH16I, SASWT4I, SASUC8I, SASMF8I, SROMBSASMR, AXX4SASMOD

No

Only first 2 TB is seen and configured.

RAID on chip (ROC) controllers:
LSI1064e
LSI1068
LSI1078

Intel® RAID Controllers integrated in Intel® Server Systems

S7000FC4UR with the SAS riser card SROMBSASFC

No Only first 2 TB is seen and configured.

S5520UR or S5000PAL motherboard-based server systems with SROMBSASMP2 or FALSASMP2

SR2600URLXR, SR2600URLX, SR2625URLXR, SR2625URLX, SR2625URLXT, SR2625URSASR, SR2625URSAS

No Only first 2 TB is seen and configured.

S5000PAL motherboard-based server systems with SROMBSAS18E or FALSASMP

SR1550ALSASR, SR1550ALSAS, SR2500ALLXR, SR2500ALLX

No Only first 2 TB is seen and configured.

S5520UR or S5000PAL motherboard-based server systems with active SAS backplane ASR1500SASBP

SR1600URHSR, SR1600URHS, SR1500ALSASR, SR1500ALSAS

No Only first 2 TB is seen and configured.

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