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Specification
Form factor
I/O Controller (IOC)
Operating voltage requirements
Communication to the system
Communication to end devices
SAS connectors
Lead free
Dell-compliant SAS and SATA compatibility
Dell-supported direct connected end devices
Hardware-based RAID support
12 Gbps throughput
PCI-e x8 link width
PCI-e 3.0
LED Port activity feature for 12 Gbps SAS HBA controller
only
The 12 Gbps SAS HBA controller is equipped with port activity or status LEDs. The LEDs enable you to
quickly determine the status of an external SAS port. Each x4 connector has its own set of LEDs.
The following table describes the color of the LEDs and corresponding SAS port state.
Table 2. x4 Connector LEDs Description
LED Color
Off
Green
Amber

Supported operating systems

The 12 GBPS SAS HBA controller supports the following operating systems:
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
6
12 Gbps SAS HBA controller
Half-height, Half-length PCI adapter
LSI SAS 3008
+12 V, +3.3 V, +3.3 Vaux
PCIe lanes
SAS links
2x4 external
Yes
Yes
Dell-supported external tape devices, Dell supported
external RBODs, and JBODs.
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
SAS Port State
Indicates one of the following:
Power is off.
Port has been reset.
Either all links in the port are disconnected or the
cable is disconnected.
All links in the port are connected and functional.
One or more links in the port is not connected. This is
applicable only in a wide port configuration.

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