Tri-mode Intel® Storage Controllers bring PCIe* NVMe* to Hardware RAID

The Intel® Storage Adapter RSP3GD016J is designed for use in software-defined storage, content and web hosting appliances, virtualization, and enterprise IT. Its standard, low-profile MD2 form factor is designed for use in both Intel and third-party server products. With sixteen external ports, the Intel® Storage Adapter RSP3GD016J supports connections to external JBODs and expanders, for exceptional NVMe, SAS, and SATA performance and scalability. The Intel® Storage Adapter RSP3GD016J provides high uptime for mass storage, with maximum reliability for high-intensity workloads.

Key Features

  • Utilizes Avago* SAS3416 I/O controller for highly scalable connectivity to NVMe over PCIe 3.0, 12 Gb/s SAS over PCIe 3.0, and 6 Gb/s SATA
  • High IOPS, high throughput, and low latency to the attached targets enables maximum storage performance to the operating system and applications at a low cost
  • Enables high drive count solutions, with support for up to 16 drives connected directly, and support for NVMe switches (future) and SAS expanders for additional scalability
  • 3-year standard warranty (AWR optional)

Target Applications

Software-defined storage, content and web hosting appliances, virtualization, and enterprise IT

 

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Key Advantages

Advantage Description
Scalability for up to 1024 devices Compatible with SAS expanders and JBODs. Future compatibility with PCIe NVMe switches
Standard form factor Low-profile MD2 form factor is designed for use in both Intel and third-party server products
High port count Enables more connections at a lower cost
Performance High IOPS, high throughput, and low latency to the attached targets enables maximum storage performance to the operating system and applications at a low cost

Product Specifications

Product Order Code Supported Devices RAID Level Supported
Number of Ports
Number of Devices Supported Compatible Products
RSP3GD016J
PCIE/SAS/SATA Low-profile MD2 AIC 16 external 1024 (RWC2 limit 256) SAS/SATA Click for detailed lists of Intel® products ›