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Avago SAS 9201-16e
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Avago SAS 9201-16e

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Overview:

The LSI SAS 9201-16e, quad port, host bus adapter provides maximum connectivity and performance for external JBOD and external RAID enclosures. The LSI SAS 9201-16e provides 16 lanes of 6Gb/s SAS connectivity to 8 lanes of PCI Express 2.0. Performance is based on the LSISAS2116 IO controller that highly integrates the latest enhancements in PCI Express and SAS technology. The HBA supports up to 512 SAS or SATA devices.

The LSI SAS 9201-16e has four (x4) external mini -SAS connectors (SFF8088) enabling a solution which provide SAS and SATA data transfer rates of 1.5, 3 and 6Gb/s per lane through automatic speed negotiation that can achieve over 430,000 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.

SAS Leadership

LSI offers the broadest SAS product portfolio in the industry with true end-to-end solutions including controllers, expanders, active-active multiplexers, ROCs, host bus adapters, RAID solutions, and external storage. LSI’s proven SAS core has completed extensive stress and interoperability testing resulting in the industry’s most robust, interoperable solution.

LSI has supplied leading edge serial technology to systems throughout the world for over seven generations, making LSI the most experienced enabler of serial interconnect for storage in the world. Integrators can be assured that their LSI adapter is providing the most advanced and robust serial technology available.

Fusion-MPT™ Architecture

The LSI SAS host bus adapters are based on the Fusion MPT™ architected SAS controllers, which implements LSI’s Fusion-MPT (Message Passing Technology) architecture. Each controller features embedded PowerPC™ processors that deliver maximum host CPU offload. The builtin intelligence enables LSI to publish a single binary OS driver to operate any Fusion MPT controller or adapter. The architecture enables high performance, reduced software development, and faster time to market.

Features and Benefits:

  • 16 internal 6Gb/s SAS+SATA ports
  • 8 lanes, PCI Express 2.0
  • Standard height form factor
  • Four x4 external mini-SAS connectors (SFF8088)
  • LSISAS2008 6Gb/s SAS+SATA Controller
  • Supports up to 512 SAS or SATA end devices
  • Supports SSDs, HDDs and tape drives

Key Advantages

  • Maximum external connectivity and performance in a standard height form factor
  • 8 lanes 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

Specifications:


SAS 9201-16e Host Bus Adapter
I/O Controller LSISAS2116, Fusion MPT 2.0
Storage Connectivity ; Data Transfer Rates 16 ports; 6Gb/s SAS 2.0 compliant
SAS Bandwidth Half Duplex
600 MB/s per lane
Port Configurations 16 ea, x1 ports (individual drives)
4 ea, x4 wide ports
Host Bus x16 lane, PCI Express 2.0 compliant
PCI Data Burst Transfer Rates Half Duplex
x8, PCIe, 4000 MB/s
3.3 V Add-in Card
Physical Dimensions Full Height (4.2” x 6.6”)
Connectors Four mini-SAS external connectors (SFF8088)
Brackets Full height
Cable Support Passive, Active Copper
PCI Card Type 3.3 V Add-in Card
Operating Voltage +12V +/-8%; 3.3V +/-8%
PCI Power (Nominal) 17W typical (Airflow min 200 LFM)
Device Support 512 Non-RAID SAS/SATA devices
Environmental Operating Storage
0°C to 55°C
5 to 90% Non-condensing
-45°C to 105°C
5 to 90% Non-condensing
MTBF >2,000,000 hours
Regulatory Certifications EMC: Class B-US (CFR 47, P15B); Canada (ICES-003); Japan (V-3/02.04); Europe (EN55022/EN55024);
Australia/ New Zealand (AS/NZS 3548); Safety: EN60950; RoHS; WEEE
OS Support Microsoft Windows, Linux (SuSE , Red Hat), Solaris, VMware
See http://www.lsi.com/channel/ChannelDownloads for details on versions
Warranty 3 years; with advanced replacement option
Free technical support at http://www.lsi.com/channel/support

Documentation:

Download the Avago SAS 9201-16e Product Brief (PDF).

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