Supermicro's SAS2LP-MV8 controller (based on the Marvell 9480 host controller) provides 8-port SAS/SATA HDD support via PCI-E by 8 bus interface with high-performance features. Serving as a 3rd generation SAS/SATA storage card, the AOC-SAS2LP-MV8 offers double the data transfer rate of its 1st generation counterpart and offers functionalities for server, workstation and network storage environments in a low-profile PCI platform.
The SAS2LP-MV8 is ideal for storage arrays for Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Nearline Backup. Built with superior quality and features, the SAS2LP-MV8 will become an integral part of today's data storage solutions.
The SAS2LP-MV8 Installation CD contains drivers for Microsoft Windows and RedHat/SuSE/Fedora Linux operating systems.
8-channel SAS/SATA adapter with 600MB/s per channel PCI-E x8 interface JBOD mode only. No RAID support Dimension: 6.6" (length) x 2.7" (width) Uses 2 MiniSAS (SFF-8087) connectors