Whether you’re building external storage systems, or outfitting servers, the LSI SAS 3008 provides choices for storage optimization by enhancing direct-attached storage (DAS) solutions. This high-performance I/O controller supports T-10 data protection model and optical support, PCIe hot plugging, and up to 1,000 connected devices.

  • Capitalize on the wide bandwidth of eight PCI Express 3.0 lanes with SAS transfer rates of up to 12Gb/s and SATA rates up to 6Gb/s
  • Extend existing end-user investments with LSI DataBolt technology, which provides the benefits of 12Gb/s SAS with existing 6Gb/s drive devices.
  • Increase value with integrated support for RAID levels 0, 1, 1E, and 10 while providing support for additional MegaRAID options
  • Deliver more than million IOPS and 6,000 MB/s throughput performance
RAID Levels 0, 1, 1E, 10
Port Count 8
Transfer Rates Supports 12, 6, and 3Gb/s SAS and 6, 3Gb/s SATA data transfer rates
Spread Spectrum Clocking (SSC) Y
Protocols SSP, SMP, STP, SATA
Wide Port Support Y
T-10 Data Protection Model Y
T-10 Optical Support Y
External Memory Interface Support Flash ROM, NVSRAM
Communication Interface Support I2C, UART, Ethernet
Host Bus Type x8 lane PCI Express® 3.0
Physical Dimensions 837 FPBGA-HP (25mm x 25mm)
Devices Supported Up to 1000
I/O Controller PowerPC 476 @ 1.2 GHz
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.