Large datacenters with thousands of servers face significant manageability challenges. The MegaRAID® SAS 9286CV-8e SAS and SATA RAID controller couples data protection with flash-based cache protection for lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and simpler manageability. CacheVault® flash cache technology stores write data in onboard NAND flash instead of using battery backup units for a greener, lower TCO approach to protecting highly scalable external storage.

  • Connect up to 240 SATA or SAS drives with eight external 6 Gb/s SATA and SAS ports
  • Fit into compact and rack-mounted servers with low-profile form factor
  • Bandwidth to support critical applications and solid state drive (SSD) arrays with PCIe® 3.0 connectivity
  • Balance protection and performance for critical applications with RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60
  • Protect critical data and lower TCO with CacheVault® write-back flash cache protection
Product Ordering Part # What's in the box
MegaRAID SAS 9286CV-8e LSI00333 MR SAS 9286CV‐8e (includes RAID controller, CacheVault flash module, CacheVault power module, CacheVault clip and remote cable), QIG, LP bracket
RAID-on-Chip Controller LSISAS2208 Dual-Core RAID on Chip (ROC)
Battery Backup Unit
Cache Protection MegaRAID® CacheVault flash cache protection (included)
RAID Management Software MegaRAID Management Suite™
MegaRAID Storage Manager™
MegaCLI (command-line interface)
WebBIOS
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
External Ports 8
Data Transfer Rates Up to 6Gb/s per port
Devices Supported Up to 240 SATA and/or SAS devices
External Connectors 2 Mini-SAS SFF8088
MTBF 1,251,284 hours
Operating Temperature Maximum ambient: Controller Card: 60°C, with included CacheVault Module: 55°C
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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