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PRAID EP540i

Features & Benefits

Features Benefits
  • 16 lines of 12Gbit/s SAS ports PCI Express® 3.0
  • Connect up to 64 HDDs and SSDs
  • SAS3516 12Gbit/s RAID-on-Chip
  • RAID levels 0, 1, 5 and 6 for more data security, RAID spans 10, 50 and 60 for more data security
  • 16 lines of 8 Gbit/s PCIe Gen 3 for up to 4x x4 NVMe drives (The NVMe drive support will be available at a later date)
  • NVMe is an interface with lower overhead, lower latency and drastically increased bandwidth and IOPS
  • 4GB 2133MHz DDR4 cache memory
  • Improves performance for storage intensive workloads (such as databases) and for certain load profiles like random access to databases (especially for SSD drives)

Technical details

Controller SiliconRoC (RAID on Chip) SAS3516
Connector typeSSF-8087
Bus typePCIe 3.0
Key RAID Data Protection Feature- RAID levels 0, 1, 5 and 6
- RAID spans 10, 50 and 60
- Maximum number of spans is 8
- Online Capacity Expansion (OCE)
- Online RAID level Migration (RLM)
- Auto resume after loss of system power during array rebuild or reconstruction (RLM)
- Fast initialization for quick array setup
- Load Balancing
- Configurable stripe size up to 1MB
- Fast initialisation for quick array setup
- Check consistency for background data integrity - Make Data Consistent (MDC)
- Patrol read for media scanning and repairing
- Up to 64 logical drives per controller
- S.M.A.R.T support
- Global and dedicated Hot Spare with Revertible Hot Spare support
- Automatic rebuild
- Enclosure affinity
- Enclosure management
- SES (inband)
- SGPIO (outband)