SAS 9217-8i Host Bus Adapter

Build servers with internal 6Gb/s SAS and SATA connectivity and affordable, basic RAID data protection

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For OEM applications such as mid-sized storage servers, tiered storage systems and backup and recovery, balance protection and connectivity with integrated RAID data protection. The SAS 9217-8i 6Gb/s SAS Host Bus Adapter offers ample room for storage-intensive systems plus the data protection of built-in, entry-level RAID.
  • Connect up to 256 SAS and SATA devices with 8 internal 6Gb/s SAS and SATA ports
  • Fit into 1U/2U rack-mounted servers and workstations with low-profile form factor (full-height bracket included)
  • Bandwidth to support critical applications with PCIe® 3.0 connectivity
  • Deliver data protection with integrated RAID for redundancy and high availability in environments where advanced RAID levels are not needed
  • Available only to OEMs through direct sales

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SAS 9217-8i   Only available to OEMs through direct sales.


Specification Value
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Host Bus Type x8 lane PCI Express® 3.0
Physical Dimensions Low profile (2.6” x 6.6”)
Devices Supported Up to 256 SAS and/or SATA devices
Fusion MPT Support Fusion MPT™ 2.0
Internal Connectors 2 Mini-SAS SFF8087
Internal Ports 8
Operating Temperature 0°C to 55°C
Operating Voltage (V) +12V +/-8%, 3.3V +/-8%
OS Support Microsoft Windows®, Linux® (SuSE , Red Hat), Solaris®, VMware®, FreeBSD
PCI Power 9.8W Typical, Airflow 200 LFM
Cable Support Passive Copper
I/O Controller LSI SAS2308
MTBF > 2,000,000 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
Warranty 3 years, free technical support, advanced replacement option at
Data Transfer Rates 6Gb/s SAS-2 Compliant
Compatibility Document1 i
Product Brief1 i
User Guide3 i
Technical Notes9 i
Release Notes49 i
Selection Guide1 i

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