Intel® RAID Controller RS25GB008
2nd generation SAS-2 6-GB SAS host bus adapter for entry applications.
|Native SAS connectivity||Support native SAS or SATA connectivity through two external SFF 8088 connectors, which provide up to 4800-MB/s capability.|
|Excellent performance||A dual-core LSI* SAS2308 SAS controller and x8 PCI Express* Gen 2 host interface can provide up to 465,000 I/O’s per second, ideal of SSD usage.|
|Inside-the-box design flexibility||With a true MD2 form factor, this adapter is ideal for low-profile height and half-length adapter slots. Eight external 6-Gb/s SAS ports allow external connection to 6-Gb/s or 3-Gb/s high-performance SAS drives, high-capacity SATA drives or a combination of both.|
|Outstanding compatibility||Supports major operating systems releases with both drivers and utilities, including Windows 2008*, Windows 7*, Windows Vista*, and Windows XP*. Many versions of Linux* are supported with utilities and open source drives, including Red Hat*, SuSE Linux*, and CentOS*; and there is utility and driver support for FreeBSD* and Solaris*.|