Email, file, SharePoint, and similar critical apps need to scale easily over time while remaining both highly protected and easily manageable. The MegaRAID® SAS 9240-8i 6Gb/s SAS and SATA RAID controller card is designed for small and medium businesses (SMBs) with tower and rack-mounted servers needing to balance budgets with future growth needs.

  • Connect up to 64 SATA or SAS drives in non-RAID mode or 16 drives in RAID mode with eight internal 6Gb/s SATA and SAS ports
  • Bandwidth to support applications with PCIe® 2.0 connectivity
  • Fit into 1U/2U rack-mounted servers and compact servers with low-profile form factor
  • Balance protection and performance for critical applications with RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 10 and 50

Product Ordering Part # What's in the box
MegaRAID SAS 9240-8i LSI00204 MegaRAID SAS 9240‐8i, (2) 1‐meter Mini‐SAS SFF‐8087 to x4 discrete SATA fan‐out cables, QIG, LP bracket, Driver & Documentation CD
Cache Protection
RAID Management Software MegaRAID Management Suite™
MegaRAID Storage Manager™
MegaCLI (command-line interface)
WebBIOS
RAID-on-Chip Controller LSISAS2008
Cache Memory
Host Bus Type x8 lane PCI Express® 2.0
Physical Dimensions Low profile (6.6" x 2.536")
Internal Ports 8
Data Transfer Rates Up to 6Gb/s per port
Devices Supported Non-RAID: 64
RAID 0: 16 per volume
RAID 1: 2 per volume plus hotspare
RAID 5: 16 per volume
RAID 10: 16 per volume
RAID 50: 16 per volume
Internal Connectors 2 Mini-SAS SFF8087 (vertical orientation)
MTBF >2,000,000 Hours
Operating Temperature 0°C to 70°C
Operating Systems Microsoft® Windows®, Linux® (SuSE®, Red Hat®), Solaris®, Vmware®. *Visit the downloads page for the most complete list of supported operating systems: lsi.com/support
Operating Voltage +12V
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
Warranty 3 years, advanced replacement option, free technical support at lsi.com/support
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Compatibility Document (2)
Product Brief (2)
Product Guide (2)
Quick Installation Guide (1)
Reference Manual (1)
Solution Brief (2)
Technical Brief (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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0.5m 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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