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LSI MegaRAID 9280-24i4e RAID Controller w/ 24 Crucial RealSSD C300s Review - The LSI MegaRAID SAS 9280-24i4e

Putting our 24 Crucial RealSSD C300s to good use once again, Chris fires them up off LSI's SSD optimized 9280-24i4e RAID controller.

| RAID/HBA in Storage | Posted: Feb 3, 2011 8:31 am
TweakTown Rating: 93%      Manufacturer: LSI

The LSI MegaRAID SAS 9280-24i4e


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Here we get our first look at the LSI MegaRAID 9280-24i4e. On the top is a large heat sink that keeps the controller and accompanying chips cool. There are six SFF-8087 ports that each carry four channels and on the back is an SFF-8088 external port that carries an additional four channels.


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The back side of the controller is fairly uneventful other than a few surface mount components.


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Here we see the external I/O panel that has the SFF-8088 port for connecting the 9280-24i4e to an external storage array.


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On the side of the controller we see the four SFF-8087 internal ports.


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The back side of the controller carries the additional two SFF-8087 ports.


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The controller connects to your server through a PCIe 2.0 x8 lane port. You can also install the controller in a full length x16 port.


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