® Intel RAID Controller RS25GB008 2nd Generation SAS-2 6G SAS Host Bus Adapter for Mainstream Applications 2 1 3 Powered by LSI MegaRAID* Technology 1 LSI SAS2308 Dual Core IO controller providing SAS 2.0 compliance including 6Gb/s data transfer Two SFF8088 SAS/SATA 2 connectors for up to eight external ports 3 x8 PCI Express Generation 2 interface for fast communication with the server board Product Overview The Intel® SAS Controller RS25GB008 host bus adapter provides high performance connectivity for 1U/2U mid to high-end servers that connect to large scale storage enclosures. The Intel® SAS Controller RS25GB008 is based on the LSISAS2308 IO controller that highly integrates the latest enhancements in PCI Express and SAS technology and supports up to 1024 SAS or SATA devices. The Intel® SAS Controller RS25GB008 has two (x4) external mini SAS connectors (SFF8088) which provide SAS and SATA data transfer rates of 1.5, 3 and 6Gb/s per port through automatic speed negotiation and can achieve over 550,000 I/0’s per second (IOPs). Enhanced features include T-10 Protection Information Model for early detection of and recovery from data corruption, and Spread Spectrum Clocking (SSC) for minimal EMI. Key Advantages • Maximum connectivity and performance in a low profile form factor. • 8 ports of PCI Express 2.0 provides fast signaling for high-bandwidth applications and broad compatibility with latest motherboards • High performance with 6Gb/s data transfer rates. Order Codes IO Controller Storage Connectivity DataTransfer Rates SAS Bandwidth Port Configurations Host Bus PCI Data Burst Transfer Rates Physical Dimensions Connectors Brackets Cable Support PCI Card Type Operating Voltage PCI Power (Nominal) Device Support Environmental MTBF Regulatory Certifications OS Support Warranty SAS Card: RS25GB008 LSISAS2308, Fusion MPT 2.0 8 ports, 6Gb/s SAS 2.1 Compliant Half Duplex 600 MB/s per lane 8 ea, x1 ports (individual drives) 2 ea, x4 wide ports x8 lane, PCI Express 2.0 Half Duplex x8, PCIe, 4000 MB/s Low Profile (2.7” x 6.6”) Two mini-SAS external connectors (SFF8088) Full height and low profile Passive Copper 3.3 V Add-in Card +12V +/-8%; 3.3V +/-8% 9W typical (Airflow min 200 LFM) 1024 Non-RAID devices Operating: 0°C to 55°C; 5 to 90% Non-condensing Storage: -45°C to 105°C; 5 to 90% Non-condensing > 3,000,000 hours EMC: Class B-US (CFR 47, P15B); Canada (ICES-003);Japan (V-3/02.04); Europe (EN55022/ EN55024); Australia/New Zealand (AS/NZS3548); Safety: EN60950; RoHS 6 of 6; WEEE Microsoft Windows, Linux (SuSE , Red Hat), Solaris,VMware See http://www.intel.com for details on versions 3 years; with advanced replacement option Free technicalsupport at http://www.intel.com For more information on the Intel® SAS Controller RS25GB008, visit: www.intel.com/go/RAID For more information on how to make the Intel® SAS Controller RS25GB008 part of your server environment, please contact an Intel® Channel Partner Program participant. ® INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH INTEL TO ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IS GRANTED BY THIS DOCUMENT. PRODUCTS, INTEL ASSUMES NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER, AND INTEL DISCLAIMS PRODUCTS INCLUDING LIABILITY OR WARRANTIES RELATING TO FITNESS FOR A COPYRIGHT OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT. UNLESS OTHERWISE INTENDED FOR ANY APPLICATION IN Read the full PRODUCT BRIEF Intel® RAID Controller RS25GB008.