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Storage RAID / HBA Cards

RAID / HBA Adapters

  • External connections to SAS/SATA JBODs or backup devices
  • 8-Lane PCI-Express interface
  • 8 ports, upto 12Gb/s per port (Total aggregated performance of 9.6 GB/s)

** All standard cards (i.e. Identified w/ two red stars) cannot be used w/ non-SMCI system

Add-on Card Part Number # of ports PCIe Gen PCIe Length Type Needs Vpp Header for Hot-Swap? Needs MUX for more than one card on same PCIe bus? Supported OS: Windows, Linux, VMWare
AOC-SLG3-2E4 2 3 x8 Switch No No W L
AOC-SLG3-2E4R 2 3 x8 Redriver Yes Yes W L V
AOC-SLG3-4E4R 4 3 x16 Redriver Yes Yes W L V
AOC-SLG3-2E4T 2 3 x8 Retimer Yes Yes W L V
AOC-SLG3-4E4T 4 3 x16 Retimer Yes Yes W L V
AOC-SLG3-4E2P 4 3 x8 Switch No No W L
AOC-SLG3-8E2P 8 3 x16 Switch No No W L
AOC-SLG3-2M2 2 3 x8 M.2 Carrier N/A Yes N/A
AOC-SHG3-4M2P 4 3 x8 M.2 Switch N/A No N/A
Model Controller/IOP Port RAID Onboard Cache
** AOC-S3616L-L16iT Broadcom SAS 3616 16 ports, 12Gb/s per port, 16 internal, Low-profile, 240 SATA/SAS drives IT/HBA Mode -
** AOC-S3216L-L16iT Broadcom SAS 3216 16 ports, 12Gb/s per port, 16 internal, Low-profile, 240 SATA/SAS drives IT/HBA Mode -
** AOC-S3108L-H8iR Broadcom SAS 3108 8 ports, 12Gb/s per port, 8 Internal, Low-profile, 240 SATA/SAS drives RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60 2GB DDR3 on-card cache w/ supercap option
** AOC-S3008L-L8e Broadcom SAS 3008 8 ports, 12Gb/s per port, 8 Internal, Low-profile, 122 SATA/SAS drives IT/HBA Mode -
** AOC-S3008L-L8i Broadcom SAS 3008 8 ports, 12Gb/s per port, 8 Internal, Low-profile, 63 SATA/SAS drives RAID 0, 1, 10 -
** AOC-S2208L-H8iR Broadcom SAS 2208 8 ports, 6Gb/s per port, 8 Internal, Low-profile, 240 SATA/SAS drives RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60 1GB DDR3 on-card cache w/ battry back-up or supercap option
** AOC-S2308L-L8e Broadcom SAS 2308 8 ports, 6Gb/s per port, 8 Internal, Low-profile, 122 SATA/SAS drives IT/HBA Mode -
** AOC-S2308L-L8i Broadcom SAS 2308 8 ports, 6Gb/s per port, 8 Internal, Low-profile, 63 SATA/SAS drives RAID 0, 1, 10 -
** AOC-SAS2LP-MV8 Marvell Odin2 8 ports, low-profile, 6Gb/s per port
8 Internal
HBA only -
  • **   Standard Card - cannot be used w/ non-SMCI system