4-port MD2 low-profile PCI Express (PCIe) Unified Serial controller supporting RAID 0, 1, 1E, 5, 5EE, 6, 10, 50*, 60*, Copyback Hot Spare, and Snapshot Backup for pedestal and high-density rack mount servers.

(*Expander needed)
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Supported Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows
Red Hat Linux
SUSE Linux
Novell NetWare
SCO OpenServer
Sun Solaris
VMware ESX Server

For a detailed list see ASK Answer ID 15079

Key Differentiators
  Affordable Unified Serial RAID controllers support both SATA and SAS devices. Ideal for workstations, and entry to mid-range servers.
Customer Needs
  Affordability and performance with an advanced feature set for customers needing storage flexibility and capacity growth.
System Environment
  Intel IA32, EM64T, and AMD64
Form Factor
  MD2 Low-profile
Cache Memory
256MB of DDR2 memory
RAID Levels
RAID 0, 1, 1E, 5, 5EE, 6, 10, 50*, 60*, JBOD

*Expander is necessary
Key RAID Features

• Supports up to 128 SAS or SATA devices (depending on server design)
• RAID Levels 0, 1, 10, 5, 50, JBOD
• Advanced Data Protection Suite
• RAID Levels 1E (Striped Mirror), 5EE (Hot Space), 6
and 60 (Dual Drive Failure Protection)
• Copyback Hot Spare
• Snapshot Backup
• Dynamic caching algorithm
• Online Capacity Expansion
• RAID Level Migration
• Optimized Disk Utilization
• Quick Initialization
• Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
• Hot spares – global, dedicated, and pooled
• Background initialization
• Automatic/manual rebuild of hot spares
• SAF-TE enclosure management support
• Configurable stripe size
• S.M.A.R.T. support
• Up to 512TB array sizes
• Multiple arrays and types per disk drive
• Bad stripe table
• Dynamic sector repair
• Staggered drive spin-up
• Bootable array support
• Hot-plug drive support
• Redundant path failover

Bus System Interface Type

4-lane PCIe
Internal Connectors
1 internal connector (SFF-8087)
Data Transfer Rate
3 Gb/s per port
3 years
64-Bit Intel 80333 I/O Processor 500 MHz

Management Utilities

 ICP Storage Manager™ (ISM)
 • Java-based GUI Management Utility
 • Remote configuration, monitoring & notification
 • ISM OS Support: Windows, Linux, SCO, Solaris, NetWare
 • Microsoft VDS Support
 • Simultaneous remote firmware updates

 • Command Line Interface
 ICP BIOS Configuration Utility (ICU)
 • BIOS level configuration utility
 • Flashable BIOS support

Physical Size

2.5" H x 6.6" L (64mm x 167 mm)

Operating Temperature (without battery)

0°C to 40°C (without airflow)
0°C to 55°C (with airflow)
Note: with battery the temperature should not exceed 40°C

Operating Voltage

1 amp @ 3.3V

Regulatory Certification

FCC, C-tick, CE, VCCI


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