SAS 9206-16e Host Bus Adapter

Support external storage configurations across multiple JBOD and RBOD enclosures

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Some applications need massive amounts of fast, scalable external storage. The SAS 9206-16e 6Gb/s SAS HBA is great for environments with large datasets, tiered storage or those that need to support multiple external storage enclosures. Performance of over 1 million input-output operations per second (IOPS) delivers the performance needed by critical applications.
  • Connect up to 1024 SAS and SATA devices with 16 external 6Gb/s SAS ports
  • Fit into 1U/2U rack-mounted servers and workstations with low-profile form factor
  • Support critical applications with the bandwidth of PCIe® 3.0 connectivity
  • Achieve more than 1 million IOPS for performance-sensitive applications

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Product Manufacturer Part # Ordering Part # What's in the Box
SAS 9206-16e H5-25176-02 LSI00299 SAS 9206-16e, QIG, LP bracket, Documentation CD (Cables not included)


Specification Value
Lifecycle Active
Host Bus Type x8 lane PCI Express® 3.0
Physical Dimensions Low profile (2.7” x 6.6”)
Devices Supported 1024 Non-RAID SAS/SATA devices
External Connectors 4 mini-SAS HD SFF8644
Fusion MPT Support Fusion MPT™ 2.0
Operating Temperature 0°C to 55°C
Operating Voltage (V) +12V +/-8%, 3.3V +/-9%
OS Support Microsoft Windows®, Linux® (SuSE , Red Hat), Solaris®, VMware®, FreeBSD
PCI Power 25.8W
Cable Support Passive Copper, Active copper, Active Optical
I/O Controller 2 LSI SAS2308
MTBF > 1,300,000 hours
Operating Humidity 5% to 90% Non-condensing
Brackets Full height and low profile
Regulatory Certifications Australia/New Zealand (AS/NZS 3548), Canada (ICES-003), EMC: Class B-US (CFR 47, P15B), Europe (EN55022/EN55024), Japan (V-3/02.04), RoHS, Safety: EN60950, WEEE
Data Transfer Rates 6Gb/s SAS-2 Compliant

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