The IBM 6 Gb SAS HBA is an economical storage enabler to attach RAID-capable external storage enclosures and provide 3 Gbps or 6 Gbps tape storage connectivity for data archiving applications to achieve a higher level of performance. The PCIe small form-factor IBM 6 Gb SAS HBA is based on the LSI SAS2008 controller and can handle medium to large capacity server storage applications by connecting an 8-lane PCI Express adapter with one external x4 SFF-8088 connector and four internal SATA connectors.
|Device Type||SAS Controller|
|Form Factor||Plug-In Card|
|Controller Interface Type||Serial Attached SCSI|
|Interface Type||PCI Express 2.0 x8|
|Data Transfer Rate||6GB/s Per Port|
|Max. Drive Support||512|
|Supported Devices||Hard Drive, Tape Drive|