LSI 9212 4-Port SAS 6Gb/s RAID Card
LSI 9212 4-Port SAS 6Gb/s RAID Card
The LSI 9212-4i adapter provides high performance data transfer rates for mission-critical applications running from SAS drives. The
second generation SAS adapter allows for 256 SAS end-point devices and integrates the latest enhancements in PCI Express and SAS
The adapter supports medium to large capacity internal workstation storage applications by connecting a 5GT/s, 8-lane PCI Express
bus with four x1 SATA internal connectors. The adapter supports PCIe 2.0 and is backward compatible with existing products with
PCIe 1.0 interface. New enhancements include End-to-End CRC (ECRC) with Advanced Error Reporting (AER), power management,
hot plug support, and MSI/MSI-X and legacy interrupt generation.
The four-port controller provides SAS data transfer rates of 1.5, 3, and 6Gb/s per lane and automatically negotiates between the
speeds. Enhanced features include T-10 Protection Information Model for early detection of and recovery from data corruption, and
Spread Spectrum Clocking (SSC) for EMI reduction.
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LSI 9212 4-Port SAS 6Gb/s RAID Card
Key Features and Benefits
6 Gb/s per port, 4 internal ports
Connects to SAS drives
5GT/s, 8-lane PCI Express 2.0 interface
MD-2 small form-factor design
Fusion-MPT architecture featuring over 290,000 I/Os per second
Integrated RAID avoids additional host CPU overhead
Supports major Operating Systems
The LSI 9212 SAS HBA is compatible with the HP Z400 and Z600 workstations.
NOTE: Not all models are available in all regions.
Service and Support
The LSI 9212 SAS HBAs have a one-year limited warranty or the remainder of the warranty of the HP host workstation (which ever is
longer) in which they are installed. Technical support is available seven days a week, 24 hours a day by phone, as well as in online
support forums. Certain restrictions and exclusions apply.
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LSI 9212 4-Port SAS 6Gb/s RAID Card
Technical Specifications
PCI Modes
RAID Levels
PCI Data Burst Transfer
SAS Bandwidth
PCI Card Type
PCI Voltage
PCI Power
Certification Level
IO Bus
SAS Processor
Internal Connectors
External Connectors
Maximum Number of
SCSI Devices
LED Indicators
8-lane, 5GT/s PCI Express 2.0
Bus Master DMA
RAID 0, 1, 1E and 10
Half Duplex, x4 PCIe 2000 MB/s
Full Duplex, x8 PCIe 4000 MB/s
Half Duplex
Single lane - 600 MB/s
Wide Port (2 lanes) - 1200 MB/s
Wide Port (4 lanes) - 2400 MB/s
Full Duplex
Single SAS Lane - 1200 MB/s
Wide Port (2 lanes) -2400 MB/s
Wide Port (4 lanes) - 4800 MB/s
3.3V Add-in card
12 V ± 10%
13.5 Watts
Full height and Low-profile
PCI-Express 2.0
1x4 6Gb/s SAS ports
Four x1 SATA
Activity/Fault per x4 port - Heartbeat
0° to 55° C
-45° to +105° C
Relative Humidity
5 to 90% non-condensing
5 to 90% non-condensing
>2,000,000 hours
EMC: Class B-US (CFR 47, P15B); Canada (ICES-003); Japan (V-3/02.04);Europe
(EN55022/EN55024); Australia/New Zealand (AS/NZS 3548); Safety: EN60950
Operating System Support Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional, XP Professional 64-bit Genuine Windows Vista® Business 32-bit
and 64-bit Genuine Windows 7 Professional 32-bit and 64-bit. Linux SLED and RHEL.
Kit Contents
Controller card, driver CD, LED cables, user documentation and warranty card.
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The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and
services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial
errors or omissions contained herein. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
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