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Intel® RAID C600 Upgrade Keys for Discontinued Intel® Server Boards and Intel® Server Systems


Last Reviewed: 01-May-2017
Article ID: 000006327

A previous generation of Intel® Server Boards and Intel® Server Systems based on the Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v1 and v2 Families used an Intel® RAID C600 Upgrade Key:

 

 
Item Product Code Color On-Board SATA/SAS Capable Controller On-Board AHCI Capable SATA Controller
1 No Key (Default) N/A Intel® Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (Intel® RSTe) 4 ports SATA R0,1,10,5 or Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology 2 (LSI*) 4 ports SATA R0,1,10 Intel® RSTe SATA R0,1,10,5 or Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology 2 (LSI*) SATA R0,1,10
2 RKSATA4R5 Black Same as item 1 but add RAID 5 support in Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology 2 (LSI*) mode Same as item 1 but add RAID 5 support in Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology 2 (LSI*) mode
3 RKSATA8 Blue Same as item 1 but activate all 8 ports Same as item 1
4 RKSATA8R5 White Same as item 3 but add RAID 5 support in Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology 2 (LSI*) mode Same as item 1 but add RAID 5 support in Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology 2 (LSI*) mode
5 RKSAS4 Green Intel® RSTe 4 ports SAS R0,1,10 or Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology 2 (LSI*) 4 ports SAS R0,1,10 Same as item 1
6 RKSAS4R5 Yellow Same as item 5 but add RAID 5 support in Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology 2 (LSI*) mode Same as item 1 but add RAID 5 support in Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology 2 (LSI*) mode
7 RKSAS8 Orange Same as item 5 but activate all 8 ports Same as item 1
8 RKSAS8R5 Purple Same as item 7 but add RAID 5 support in Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology 2 (LSI*) mode Same as item 1 but add RAID 5 support in Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology 2 (LSI*) mode


This information is identical to the Intel® RAID Quick Reference Guide. The guide also has information for configuring these products:

  • Intel® Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (Intel® RSTe)
  • Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology 2
  • Intel® Integrated RAID Modules
  • Intel® RAID C600 optional upgrade keys
Note Some keys may not be suitable for some boards or systems. Enabling eight ports on a system with only four physical ports doesn't yield any benefit.