Intel® RAID Controller RS3FC044

Entry-level, low-cost four internal and four external ports with 12-G SAS-3 mirroring, striping, and JBOD.

Key Features

  • One internal mini-SAS HD SFF-8643 SAS/SATA connector for connectivity inside the server
  • One external mini-SAS HD SFF-8644 SAS/SATA connector for connectivity to external storage
  • Eight PCI Express* Generation 3 interfaces for fast communication with the server board
  • LSI SAS 3008* IOC controller providing SAS 3.0 technology including 12-Gb/s data transfer and compatibility with SAS or SATA drives
  • Blinking green heartbeat LED to indicate the card is ready and capable for general activity

Target Applications


Key Advantages



Essential performance and scalability

Supplies PCI Express Gen 3 architecture with over 1 million input/output operations per second (IOPS); employs SAS/just a bunch of disks (JBOD) connectivity with support of up to 244 physical devices

Internal and external connectivity

Four internal ports allow for a RAID array within a system. Four external ports allow for connecting to a JBOD or SAS switch

Cost effective data protection

Provides low-cost RAID 0, 1, and 1E for entry-level server and workstation environments where high-performance and reliable data protection are required

SAS or SATA Storage

Connect SAS or SATA devices within the array. Use SAS drives for speed, reliability, and scalability; use high-capacity SATA drives for budget-friendly storage

Product Specifications

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Number of External Ports

Number of Devices Supported

Compatible Products


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RAID 0, 1, IE, 10, JBOD




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