Applications such as mail servers and data appliances often begin with a moderate amount of internal storage, then need to scale out over time. The LSI® SAS 9207-4i4e 6Gb/s SAS Host Bus Adapter supports internal and external storage for flexibility when designing storage infrastructure.

  • Connect up to 256 SAS and SATA devices with 4 internal and 4 external 6Gb/s SAS and SATA 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
  • Scale out to large storage pools by connecting to external enclosures
Product Ordering Part # What's in the box
LSI SAS 9207-4i4e LSI00304 HBA, one Mini‐SAS to x4 SAS cables (CBL‐SAS8087OCF‐06M) & documentation CD
Brackets Full height and low profile
Host Bus Type x8 lane PCI Express® 3.0
Physical Dimensions Low profile (2.6” x 6.6”)
External Ports 4
Internal Ports 4
Cable Support Passive copper
Data Transfer Rates 6Gb/s SAS 2.1 compliant
Devices Supported 256 Non-RAID SAS/SATA devices
External Connectors 1 Mini-SAS SFF8088
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 LSI SAS2308
Internal Connectors 1 Mini-SAS SFF8087
MTBF >2,000,000 hours
Operating Temperature 0°C to 55°C
Operating Humidity 5% to 90% non-condensing
Operating Voltage +12V +/-8%; 3.3V +/-8%
PCI Power 9.8W typical, Airflow 200 LFM
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); Safety: EN60950; RoHS; WEEE
Warranty 3 years; with advanced replacement option
Free technical support at www.lsi.com/support/warranty
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Product Brief (1)
Product Guide (1)
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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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0.5m cable. Links controller SFF-8087 multi-lane connector to backplane SFF-8087 multi-lane connector.
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0.5m 1-to-4 fanout cable. Links controller SFF-8087 multi-lane connector to backplane or hard drive SATA connector(s).
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1.0m 1-to-4 fanout cable. Links controller SFF-8087 multi-lane connector to backplane or hard drive SATA connector(s).
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