Some applications need massive amounts of fast, scalable external storage. The LSI® SAS 9206-16e 6Gb/s SAS HBA is great for environments with large datasets, tiered storage or those that need to support multiple external storage enclosures. Performance of over 1 million input-output operations per second (IOPS) delivers the performance needed by critical applications.

  • Connect up to 1024 SAS and SATA devices with 16 external 6Gb/s SAS ports
  • Fit into 1U/2U rack-mounted servers and workstations with low-profile form factor
  • Support critical applications with the bandwidth of PCIe® 3.0 connectivity
  • Achieve more than 1 million IOPS for performance-sensitive applications
Product Ordering Part # What's in the box
LSI SAS 9206-16e LSI00299 LSI SAS 9206-16e, QIG, LP bracket, Documentation CD (Cables not included)
Brackets Full height and low profile
Host Bus Type x8 lane PCI Express® 3.0
Physical Dimensions 68.90 x 167.65 mm
External Ports 16
Cable Support Passive copper
Active copper
Active optical
Data Transfer Rates 6Gb/s SAS 2.1 compliant
Devices Supported 1024 Non-RAID SAS/SATA devices
External Connectors 4 Mini-SAS HD SFF8644
OS Support Microsoft Windows®, Linux® (SuSE , Red Hat), Solaris®, VMware®, FreeBSD See www.lsi.com/support/ for details on versions
Fusion MPT Support Fusion MPT™ 2.0
I/O Controller 2 LSI SAS2308
MTBF >1,300,000 hours
Operating Temperature 0°C to 55°C
Operating Humidity 5% to 90% non-condensing
Operating Voltage +12V +/-8%; 3.3V +/-9%
PCI Power 25.8W
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); Korea (N-B 2-0001-404); Safety: EN60950; RoHS; WEEE
Warranty 3 years; with advanced replacement option
Free technical support at www.lsi.com/support/warranty
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LSI offers various internal cable options to make integration into your current system infrastructure as easy as possible. LSI also offers cache protection options for RAID controllers that protect against data loss in the event of a server or power failure by providing emergency power to the cache memory.

0.6m 1-to-4 fanout cable. Links controller SFF-8087 multi-lane connector to up to four SAS/SATA drives via SFF-8482 connectors. Includes four 4-wire drive power connectors.
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0.6m cable. Links controller SFF-8087 multi-lane connector to backplane SFF-8087 multi-lane connector.
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0.6m 1-to-4 fanout cable. Links controller M8 multi-lane connector to backplane or hard drive SATA connector(s).
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1.0m cable. Links controller SFF-8088 multi-lane connector to enclosure SFF-8088 connector. Single lock connections.
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2.0m cable. Links controller SFF-8088 multi-lane connector to enclosure SFF-8088 connector. Single lock connections.
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1.0m external cable. Links multi-lane SFF-8644 mini-SAS HD connector to multi-lane SFF-8088 mini-SAS connector. Single lock connections.
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2.0m external cable. Links multi-lane SFF-8644 mini-SAS HD connector to multi-lane SFF-8088 mini-SAS connector. Single lock connections.
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6.0m external cable. Links multi-lane SFF-8644 mini-SAS HD connector to multi-lane SFF-8088 mini-SAS connector. Single lock connections.
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1.0m external cable. Links multi-lane SFF-8644 mini-SAS HD connector to multi-lane SFF-8644 mini-SAS HD connector. Single lock connections.
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2.0m external cable. Links multi-lane SFF-8644 mini-SAS HD connector to multi-lane SFF-8644 mini-SAS HD connector. Single lock connections.
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6.0m external cable. Links multi-lane SFF-8644 mini-SAS HD connector to multi-lane SFF-8644 mini-SAS HD connector. Single lock connections.
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