For 1U/2U rackmount servers, the MegaRAID® SAS 9280-16i4e 6Gb/s SATA and SAS RAID controller has data protection and connectivity features. With 4 internal SAS and SATA ports and 4 external ports for JBOD expansion, this low-profile RAID controller is excellent for small and medium businesses (SMBs) anticipating application and capacity growth.

  • Connect up to 240 SATA or SAS drives with 4 internal and 4 external 6Gb/s SAS and SATA ports
  • Add storage connectivity options to compact servers with low-profile form factor
  • 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 performance and peace of mind with advanced software options including CacheCade® front-end solid state drive (SSD) caching and SafeStore™ encryption services
Product Ordering Part # What's in the box
MegaRAID SAS 9280-4i4e LSI00209 MegaRAID SAS 9280‐4i4e, QIG, LP bracket, Driver & Documentation CD. NO CABLES INCLUDED.
Cache Protection LSIiBBU07 or LSIiBBU08, optional intelligent battery backup modules that directly or remotely connect to the adapter
RAID Management Software MegaRAID Management Suite™
MegaRAID Storage Manager™
MegaCLI (command-line interface)
WebBIOS
RAID-on-Chip Controller LSISAS2108 RAID-on-Chip (ROC)
Cache Memory 512MB 800MHz DDR II SDRAM
Host Bus Type x8 lane PCI Express® 2.0
Physical Dimensions MD2 Low profile (6.6" x 2.536")
Internal Ports 4
External Ports 4
Data Transfer Rates Up to 6Gb/s per port
Devices Supported Up to 240 SATA and/or SAS devices
External Connectors 1 Mini-SAS SFF8088
Internal Connectors 4 Mini-SAS SFF8087
MTBF 1,191,495 hours
Operating Temperature Maximum ambient: 60°C (44.5°C with optional LSIiBBU07 or LSIiBBU08)
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
Operating Voltage +3.3V
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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