ICP vortex ICP5085BR
ICP5085BR is the first of the next generation ICP PCI-Express to SAS RAID controllers and offers highest performance and availability within storage systems. The ICP5085BR RAID controller is equipped with a 800 MHz CPU, supported by 256MB DDR2 memory and implements the new RAID levels 1E, 5EE and 6.
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Supported Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows
Red Hat Linux
SUSE Linux
Novell NetWare
SCO Unix

For a detailed list see ASK Answer ID 15318

  High-performance storage connectivity and data protection for servers and workstations
Customer Needs
  Ideal for supporting server and workgroup applications where high levels of sustained read and write operations are required, such as video streaming, web content, video-on-demand, security and surveillance, fixed content, and reference data storage.
System Environment
  Departmental and workgroup servers and workstations
Cache Memory
256MB ECC DDR2 Memory embedded
RAID Levels

RAID 0, 1, 1E, 5, 5EE, 6, 10, 50, 60 and JBOD (single disks)

Key RAID Features
Hot spares, RAID Level Migration, Online Capacity Expansion, Optimized Disk Utilization, and the following Advanced Data Protection Suite features:
  • Striped Mirror (RAID 1E)
  • Hot Space (RAID 5EE)
  • Dual Drive Failure Protection (RAID 6, 60)
  • Copyback Hot Spare

Bus System Interface Type

8-lane PCIe host interface
External Connectors
One x4 SAS connector (SFF-8470)
Internal Connectors
Two x4 SAS connectors (SFF-8484)
Data Transfer Rate
Up to 3Gb/s per port.
System Requirements
Intel or AMD architecture with available 8-lane PCIe slot. Supports EM64T and AMD64 architectures
Package Contents
  • ICP5085BR card
  • Standard full-size bracket
  • Quick Install Guide
  • RAID Installation CD (bootable) including drivers and documentation
  • ICP Storage Manager™ Installation CD including management software and documentation
3 years
Optional battery backup: ABM-600 (Order number 2218300-R)

Optional RAID Features

Snapshot Backup

Board Dimensions

9.44in x 4.53in
24cm x 11.5cm

Operating Temperature

0 to 55 degrees C