Learn more about LSI Logic MegaRAID 9285-8e 8-port SAS RAID Controller - Serial ATA/600 - PCI Express 2.0 x8 - Plug-in Card - RAID Supported - 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60 RAID Level - 2 SAS Port(s):
The MegaRAID SAS 9285-8e, with eight external ports, delivers two 800MHz PowerPC processor cores and a 72-bit DDRIII interface that drives 1GB cache memory. This controller is ideal for configuring external storage enclosures with high-performance SAS hard drives, high-capacity SATA hard drives or application-accelerating solid state drives (SSDs) or for building more sophisticated configurations using LSI 6Gb/s SAS switch products. Users can deploy the MegaRAID SAS 9285-8e in existing HDD-based server environments to help achieve significant performance gains. Alternatively, for users implementing server platforms based on solid state storage, these next-generation MegaRAID controllers can help exploit the potential of SSDs for unsurpassed performance and enterprise-class reliability.