The LSI SAS 2308 opens the door to low-cost, agile IO connectivity solutions for external storage, blades, or low- to mid-range servers. When performance and scalability are critical, the LSI SAS 2308 delivers, improving end-user satisfaction and accelerating time to market.

  • Capitalize on the wide bandwidth of eight PCI Express 3.0 lanes with SAS and SATA transfer rates of up to 6Gb/s
  • Supports power management, T-10 Data Protection Model, PCIe hot plugging, and up to 1,000 connected devices
  • Supply superior performance – up to 10,000 outstanding I/O without external RAM and 600,000 IOPS
  • Increase value with integrated support for RAID levels 0, 1, 1E, and 10

Product Ordering Part # What's in the box
LSI SAS 2308 I/O Controller
RAID Levels 0, 1, 1E, 10
Port Count 8
Transfer Rates 6, 3, and 1.5 Gb/s
Spread Spectrum Clocking (SSC) Y
Protocols SSP, SMP, STP, SATA
Wide Port Support Y
T-10 Data Protection Model Y
External Memory Interface Support Flash ROM, NVSRAM
Communication Interface Support I2C, UART
Host Bus Type x8 lane PCI Express® 3.0
Physical Dimensions 837 FPBGA-HP (25mm x 25mm)
I/O Controller PowerPC 440 @ 800 MHz
Product Brief (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.