MegaRAID SAS 9260-8i

Support business critical applications with robust data protection in mid-sized to large internal storage arrays

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Improve the performance of applications like email and SharePoint while adding the peace of mind of RAID data protection. The MegaRAID® SAS 9260-8i 6Gb/s SATA + SAS RAID controller card provides internal connectivity for the capacity needed by critical business apps. Optional software support includes SafeStore™ encryption services to manage self-encrypting drives (SEDs).
  • Connect up to 128 SATA or SAS drives with eight internal 6Gb/s ports
  • Fit into rack-mounted servers with low-profile form factor and top-mounted connectors
  • 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 more protection and peace of mind with options including heat-tolerant battery backup and advanced software


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MegaRAID SAS 9361-8i

Ensure data protection for performance-hungry applications in mid-range server storage environments

Product Manufacturer Part # Ordering Part # What's in the Box
MegaRAID SAS 9260-8i L5-25121-28 LSI00198 MegaRAID SAS 9260‐8i, QIG, LP bracket, Driver & Documentation CD


Specification Value
Lifecycle Obsolete
Distrib. Inventory No
RAID-on-Chip Controller LSISAS2108 RAID-on-Chip (ROC)
What's in the box MegaRAID SAS 9260‐8i, (2) 1‐meter Mini‐SAS SFF‐8087 to (4) discrete SATA cables, QIG, LP bracket, Driver & Documentation CD
RAID Management Software MegaRAID Management Suite™, MegaRAID Storage Manager™, MegaCLI (command-line interface), WebBIOS
Cache Protection LSIiBBU07 or LSIiBBU08, optional intelligent battery backup modules that directly or remotely connect to the adapter
Physical Dimensions MD2 Low profile (6.6" x 2.536")
Host Bus Type x8 lane PCI Express® 2.0
Cache Memory 512MB 800MHz DDR II SDRAM
Internal Ports 8
Data Transfer Rates Up to 6Gb/s per port
Devices Supported Up to 128 SAS and/or SATA devices
Internal Connectors 2 Mini-SAS SFF8087
MTBF 1,093,393 hours
Operating Temperature Maximum ambient: 60°C (44.5°C with optional LSIiBBU07 or LSIiBBU08)
Operating Voltage (V) +3.3V
OS Extensive support includes Microsoft® Windows® Vista/Server 2003/2000/XP, Linux® and more. *Visit the downloads page for the most complete list of supported operating systems
Regulatory Certifications BSMI, C-tick, CSA C22.2, EN55022, EN55024, EN60950, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, FCC Class A, Class B, RRL for MIC, UL, UL1950, VCCI
Warranty 3 years, free technical support, advanced replacement option

Case Study3 i
Compatibility Document2 i
Product Brief3 i
Product Guide1 i
Quick Installation Guide5 i
Solution Brief3 i
Technical Brief2 i
User Guide31 i
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