The LSI MegaRAID SAS 9260-16i provides a new level of system reliability, availability, and performance for businesses that are facing storage challenges driven by unprecedented data growth. Offering data transfer rates of up to 6Gb/s per port, this controller card ensures complete investment protection for existing SATA and SAS implementations. 6Gb/s SAS is designed for backward compatibility with 3Gb/s SAS as well as with 3Gb/s SATA hard drives. Utilizing the advanced RAID-on-Chip technology, this controller provides a perfect solution for the inside-the-box connectivity with maximum cost efficiency. Regardless of the drive speed, 6Gb/s MegaRAID SAS 9260-16i can deliver up to twice the performance level in both read and write applications as compared to their 3Gb/s predecessors.
Support Up to 128 SATA and/or SAS Devices
The LSI 9260-16i SGL features hot-pluggable, SATA-compatible SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) ports to provide 6Gb/s data transfer rates for optimum performance, efficiency, convenience and flexibility.
The LSI 9260-16i SGL supports multi-level RAID configuration including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, and RAID spans 10, 50, 60 for better performance, enhanced data security and flexible capacity upgrades.
512MB On-board Memory
The LSI 9260-16i SGL features 512MB on-board DDR2 800 SDRAM for maximum data integrity.
PCI Express 2.0 x8 Interface
The LSI 9260-16i SGL features the PCI Express 2.0 x8 interface which provides sufficient throughput and full-duplex operation for enhanced performance.
The auto resume after loss of system power during array rebuild or reconstruction provides reliable and stable data protection.
OCE & RLM
The advanced Online RAID Capacity Expansion (OCE) and Online RAID Level Migration (RLM) allow you to expand the storage capacity of the RAID configuration and upgrade the RAID level without turning off the server respectively.