Improve the performance of applications like email and SharePoint while adding the peace of mind of RAID data protection. The MegaRAID® SAS 9260-8i 6Gb/s SATA + SAS RAID controller card provides internal connectivity for the capacity needed by critical business apps. Optional software support includes SafeStore™ encryption services to manage self-encrypting drives (SEDs).

  • Connect up to 128 SATA or SAS drives with eight internal 6Gb/s ports
  • Fit into rack-mounted servers with low-profile form factor and top-mounted connectors
  • Bandwidth to support critical applications with PCIe® 2.0 connectivity
  • Balance protection and performance for critical applications with RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60
  • Add more protection and peace of mind with optional heat-tolerant battery backup and advanced software
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MegaRAID SAS 9260-8i LSI00202 MegaRAID SAS 9260‐8i, (2) 1‐meter Mini‐SAS SFF‐8087 to (4) discrete SATA cables, QIG, LP bracket, Driver & Documentation CD
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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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Battery backup unit for 8880EM2/9750/9260/9280 series RAID controllers. Protects cache data during server power failure.
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Works with self-encrypting drives (SEDs) to enable Auto-Lock and Instand Secure erase features. For MegaRAID 9260/9280 series controller cards.
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Uses snapshots to enable rapid file and volume-level data recovery. For MegaRAID 9260/9280 series controller cards.
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Provides up to 3X I/O acceleration for SSDs connected to a MegaRAID 9260 or 9280 series controller.
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Turns SSDs in front of HDD arrays into high-performance cache pools. For MegaRAID 9260/9280 series controller cards.
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Enables remote battery (LSIiBBU06/7) mounting away from the RAID controller, including in an available PCI slot. Required by the BBU with 9750 and 9280 controller cards.
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Battery backup unit for MegaRAID 9260/9280-series controller cards. Protects cache data during server power failure.
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A remote mounting board for battery backup units or a CacheVault Power Module (LSICVM01) in an adjacent server PCI slot. Requires Remote Mount Kit (LSI00260) when used with BBU06, BBU07, or BBU08 (9260-4i/8i only) modules.
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Use SSDs as flash cache in front of HDD arrays. Compatible with MegaRAID SAS 9260/9280 series controller cards.
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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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