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Intel® RAID Controller RS3SC008

Scalable performance 12 Gb/s SAS 3.0 intelligent RAID adapter with 8 ports

Key features

  • LSI SAS 3108* RAID-on-Chip (ROC) controller providing SAS 3.0 capability, including 12 Gb/s data transfer
  • Embedded 1 GB 1866 MHz cache (ECC DDR3 memory) to efficiently store data in transition
  • One or two HD small form factor (SFF) 8644 SAS/SATA connectors for up to eight internal ports
  • x8 PCI Express* 3.0 interface for fast communication with the server board
  • Speaker for audible alerts
  • Optional Intel® RAID SSD Cache Controller
  • Optional Intel® RAID maintenance-free backup offering cache protection with up to five years of service life

Target application

Scalable performance.

Key advantages  

  • Exceptional data protection. Supports data redundancy using SAS or SATA hard disk drives through mirroring, parity, and double parity (RAID levels 1, 5, and 6), plus striping capability for spans (RAID levels 10, 50, and 60)
  • Excellent performance. A dual core LSI SAS 3108 ROC, x8 PCI Express* 3.0 host interface, and 1 GB of 1866 MHz provide the performance required for highly scalable storage
  • Scalability up to 240 devices. Eight external ports allow for connecting to JBOD (just a bunch of disks) or other external devices with up to 240 devices in RAID arrays

Product Specifications

SKU Order Code

Supported Devices

RAID Level Supported

Number of Internal Ports

Number of External  Ports

Number of Supported Devices
Compatible Products
RS3SC008 SAS/SATA RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60 0 8 240
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