The LSI SAS 9211-8i 6Gb/s SAS Host Bus Adapter combines performance and onboard basic RAID data protection. Integrated RAID provides basic data protection for additional peace of mind.

  • Connect up to 256 SAS and SATA devices with 8 internal 6Gb/s SAS and SATA ports
  • Fit into 1U/2U rack-mounted servers and workstations with low-profile form factor
  • Bandwidth for mid-range applications with PCIe® 2.0 connectivity
  • Leverage integrated RAID 0, 1, 1E, and 10 for redundancy and high availability in environments where higher-end RAID is not needed
Product Ordering Part # What's in the box
LSI SAS 9211-8i LSI00195 LSI SAS 9211-8i, LP bracket, Driver & Documentation CD (Cables included)
Brackets Full height and low profile
RAID Levels RAID 0: 10 per volume
RAID 1: 2 per volume plus hot spare
RAID 1E: 10 per volume
RAID 10: 10 per volume
Host Bus Type x8 lane PCI Express® 2.0
Physical Dimensions Low profile (2. 6” x 6.6”)
Internal Ports 8
Cable Support Passive copper
Data Transfer Rates 6Gb/s SAS 2.0 compliant
Devices Supported 256 Non-RAID SAS/SATA devices
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 SAS2008
Internal Connectors 2 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 7 W typical (Airflow min 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
Compatibility Document (1)
Product Brief (1)
Product Guide (2)
Quick Installation Guide (2)
Solution Brief (1)
User Guide (4)

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BIOS (1)
Driver (13)
Firmware (7)
Management Software and Tools (12)
Miscellaneous (1)

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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0.5m cable. Links controller SFF-8087 multi-lane connector to backplane SFF-8470 multi-lane connector.
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0.6m cable. Links controller SFF-8087 multi-lane connector to backplane SFF-8470 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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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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