Intel® RAID Controller RS3DC080 and Intel® RAID Controller RS3DC040: Product Brief
Mainstream 12Gb/s SAS-3 Intelligent RAID Adapters
As data continues to grow at an unprecedented pace, mainstream server environments that include database servers, e-mail servers, and Web servers need a higher level of performance and scalability. Now with the Intel® RAID Controller RS3DC080 and Intel®... RAID Controller RS3DC040, powered by LSI MegaRAID* technology, organizations get next-generation SAS 3.0 12Gb/s performance, enterprise-class data protection, and scalability designed for mainstream server environments. Featuring more than 750K RAID 5 IOPS—more than 60 percent improvement over the previous generation—and 6,000MB/s throughput performance for streaming applications, these RAID adapters unleash the full potential of enterprise PCI Express* (PCIe*) 3.0 systems.
The Intel RAID Controller RS3DC080 and Intel RAID Controller RS3DC040 double the available bandwidth of current 6Gb/s SAS solutions, and offer a higher level of RAID performance and security compared to entry-level products. They feature eight and four internal ports respectively, deliver two 1.2GHz processor cores, and 72-bit DDR3 interface that drives 1GB cache memory at 1866MHz. They support 8 PCIe lanes that comply with the latest PCIe 3.0 specification with 8 gigatransfers per second (GT/s) per lane.