MegaRAID SAS 9286-8e

Scale out IOPS-intensive database and datacenter apps with eight external 6Gb/s SAS and SATA ports

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Scale-out your storage infrastructure to meet the needs of data-hungry applications. The MegaRAID® SAS 9286-8e SAS and SATA RAID controller meets the high I/O transaction demands of datacenter and enterprise applications such as databases. A low-profile design allows even workstations and compact servers to connect to external JBOD disk arrays while meeting footprint and density needs.
  • Connect up to 240 SATA or SAS drives with eight external 6Gb/s SATA and SAS ports
  • Fit into workstations, compact and rack-mounted servers
  • Bandwidth to support critical applications and solid state drive arrays with PCIe® 3.0 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 modules

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Product Manufacturer Part # What's in the Box
MegaRAID SAS 9286-8e L5-25421-20 MR SAS 9286‐8e, QIG, LP bracket


Specification Value
Lifecycle Active
Distrib. Inventory No
RAID-on-Chip Controller LSISAS2208 Dual-Core RAID on Chip (ROC)
What's in the box MR SAS 9286‐8e, QIG, LP bracket
External Ports 8
External Connectors 2 Mini-SAS SFF8088
Cache Protection LSIiBBU09, optional intelligent battery backup module that remotely connects to the adapter
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
Data Transfer Rates Up to 6Gb/s per port
Devices Supported Up to 240 SATA and/or SAS devices
MTBF 808,712 hours
Operating Voltage (V) +3.3V
OS 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
Warranty 3 years, free technical support, advanced replacement option at
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