When hard drive performance isn’t enough, adding solid state drives (SSDs) as a front-end cache is a cost-effective way to increase application performance. The MegaRAID® SAS 9271-8iCC SATA and SAS RAID controller card features built-in CacheCade® Pro software for turning attached SSDs into front-end flash cache. Users see faster access times while protecting investments in existing hard disk drive (HDD) infrastructure.

  • Connect up to 128 SATA or SAS drives with eight internal 6 Gb/s SATA and SAS ports
  • Connect up to 32 SSDs as front-end flash cache to accelerate performance of hard drive arrays
  • Fit into rack-mounted servers with low-profile form factor, PCIe® 3.0 connectivity, and side-mounted SAS connectors
  • 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 CacheVault® flash cache protection and heat-tolerant battery backup cache protection modules
Product Ordering Part # What's in the box
MegaRAID SAS 9271-8iCC LSI00334 MR SAS 9271‐8iCC (RAID controller with CacheCade Pro 2.0 and Fast Path software enabled), QIG, LP bracket
RAID-on-Chip Controller LSISAS2208 Dual-Core RAID on Chip (ROC)
Cache Protection optional MegaRAID CacheVault flash cache protection module (LSICVM01)
optional MegaRAID LSIiBBU09 intelligent battery backup module (LSIiBBU09)
RAID Management Software MegaRAID Management Suite™
MegaRAID Storage Manager™
MegaCLI (command-line interface)
Physical Dimensions MD2 Low profile (6.6" x 2.536")
Host Bus Type x8 lane PCI Express® 3.0
Cache Memory 1GB 1333MHz DDRIII SDRAM
Internal Ports 8
Data Transfer Rates Up to 6Gb/s per port
Devices Supported Up to 128 SAS and/or SATA devices
Internal Connectors 2 Mini-SAS SFF8087 (side mount)
MTBF 1,031,514 hours
Operating Temperature Maximum ambient: Controller Card: 60°C (55°C with optional CVM01, 45°C with optional LSIiBBU09)
Operating Voltage +3.3V, +12V
Operating Systems Extensive support includes Microsoft® Windows® Vista/2008/Server 2003/2000/XP, Linux®, Solaris™ (x86), Netware®, FreeBSD®, VMware® and more.
*Visit the downloads page for the most complete list of supported operating systems: lsi.com/support
Regulatory Certifications EN55022, EN55024, EN60950, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3; FCC Class A, Class B; UL1950; UL; CSA C22.2; VCCI; RRL for MIC; BSMI; C-tick
Warranty 3 years, free advanced technical support, advanced replacement option
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