High Port Count Module for Full RAID Support, SAS Performance, and Scalability

The Intel® Integrated RAID Module RMS3AC160 is uniquely designed to offer additional advanced RAID and configuration flexibility to the existing Intel® RAID Module RMS3 family line. This RAID module is 2U capable with a mezzanine board form factor that affords 16 port capabilities with full RAID 0/1/10/5/50/6/60 support without taking up a standard add-in card PCIe* slot. Powered by LSI* technology and designed to improve expansion of server storage, the RMS3AC160 enables exceptional SAS performance and scalability.

Key Features

Target Applications

Mainstream Intelligent RAID: The RMS3AC160 RAID module uses the Broadcom* SAS3316 RAID Controller, and provides mainstream Intelligent RAID capability supporting RAID levels 0/1/10/5/50/6/60, along with write back and read ahead acceleration using the 2GB of DDR3 1866MHz onboard cache memory. The cache can be protected from power loss using the Maintenance Free Backup Unit AXXRMFBU6. This module also supports all Intel® RAID premium feature keys, including the SSD cache performance feature and the Hardware Disk Encryption support key.

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Key Advantages

Advantage Description
Exceptional performance and scalability Supplies PCI Express* Generation 3 architecture with over 750,000 IOPS in RAID mode and up to 16 targets directly attached.
Advanced data protection

Provides intelligent RAID 0/1/10/5/50/6/60 for enterprise-class server and workstation environments where high-performance and reliable data protection are required.

Advanced management

Advanced tools and features simplify storage configuration, scalability, and serviceability.

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