For OEM applications such as mid-sized storage servers, tiered storage systems and backup and recovery, balance protection and connectivity with integrated RAID data protection. The LSI® SAS 9217-8i 6Gb/s SAS Host Bus Adapter offers ample room for storage-intensive systems plus the data protection of built-in, entry-level RAID.

  • 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 (full-height bracket included)
  • Bandwidth to support critical applications with PCIe® 3.0 connectivity
  • Deliver data protection with integrated RAID for redundancy and high availability in environments where advanced RAID levels are not needed
  • Available only to OEMs through LSI direct sales
Product Ordering Part # What's in the box
LSI SAS 9217-8i Only available to OEMs through LSI direct sales
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® 3.0
Physical Dimensions Low profile (2.6” x 6.6”)
Internal Ports 8
Cable Support Passive copper
Data Transfer Rates 6Gb/s SAS 2.1 compliant
Devices Supported Up to 256 SAS and/or 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 SAS2308
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 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
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