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LSI MegaRAID SAS 9265-8i 8-Port Internal Duo Core 6Gb/s SAS RAID Controller. Card only.

  • $89.00

Benefits Specifications


The MegaRAID? SAS 9265-8i, with eight internal ports, delivers two 800MHz PowerPC processor cores and a 72-bit DDRIII interface that drives 1GB cache memory. This second-generation 6Gb/s SATA+SAS controller, built on the LSISAS2208 dual-core ROC, offers unmatched I/O performance for database applications and digital media environments. Users can deploy the MegaRAID SAS 9265-8i in existing HDD-based server environments for significant performance gains. Alternatively, for users implementing server platforms based on solid-state storage, these next-generation MegaRAID controllers helps exploit the potential of SSDs for unsurpassed performance and enterprise-class reliability. 





  • Eight internal SATA+SAS ports
  • Two mini-SAS SFF-8087 x4 connectors
  • MD2 Low profile (6.6" X 2.536")
  • 1GB DDRIII cache (1333MHz)



  • Second generation 6Gb/s SATA+SAS with unprecedented levels of performance
  • Ideal for internal storage environments using up to 128 SAS, SATA and solid state drives (SSDs)
  • Unsurpassed IOPs performance and advanced software options help users realize full benefits of SSD deployments
  • Meets high I/O transaction demands of database and datacenter applications
  • Provides the sustained data transfer rates and high sequential bandwidth to meet processing requirements of digital media, video and imaging environments



Solution Provided Eight-port internal SAS solution for performance-hungry applications using up to 128 SAS, SATA and solid state drives (SSDs)
Physical Dimensions MD2 Low profile (6.6" X 2.536")
Internal Connectors Two Mini-SAS SFF8087 internal connectors
Device Support Up to 128 SAS and/or SATA hard drives and SSDs
Host Bus Type  x8 lane PCI Express 2.0 compliant
 Data Transfer Rates Up to 6Gb/s per port
 I/O Processor/SAS Controller    LSISAS2208 Dual-Core RAID on Chip (ROC)
 Cache Memory 1 GB 1333MHz DDRIII SDRAM
Battery Backup Unit  LSIiBBU09, a heat-tolerant intelligent battery back-up module; remote mount
  Key RAID Data Protection Features
  • RAID levels 0, 1, 5, and 6
  • RAID spans 10, 50, and 60
  • Online Capacity Expansion (OCE)
  • Online RAID Level Migration (RLM)
  • Auto resume after loss of system power during arrays array rebuild or reconstruction (RLM)
  • Single controller Multipathing (failover)
  • Load Balancing
  • Configurable stripe size up to 1MB
  • Fast initialization for quick array setup
  • Check Consistency for background data integrity
  • SafeStore? Encryption Services
    ? Instant Secure Erase
    ? (Full SafeStore Encryption key sold separately)

       SSD Support with SSD Guard?
  • Patrol read for media scanning and repairing
  • 64 logical drive support
  • Up to 64TB LUN support
  • DDF compliant Configuration on Disk (COD)
  • S.M.A.R.T. support
  • Global and dedicated Hot Spare with Revertible Hot Spare support
    ? Automatic rebuild
    ? Enclosure affinity
    ? Emergency SATA hot spare for SAS arrays
  • Enclosure management
    ? SES (inband)
    ? SGPIO (sideband)


Operating Temperature Maximum ambient: 60?C (55?C w/iBBU)
Operating Voltage  +3.3V
MTBF (Calculated) 766,841 hours
Hardware Warranty  3 years, free advanced technical support, advanced replacement option
 Regulatory Certifications EN55022, EN55024, EN60950, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3; FCC Class A, Class B; UL1950; UL; CSA C22.2; VCCI; RRL for MIC; BSMI; C-tick

 RAID Management


MegaRAID Management Suite
  • MegaRAID Storage Manager
  • MegaCLI (command-line interface)
  • WebBIOS


Optional SSD Optimization ​



​MegaRAID CacheCade Software provides 50x boost in READs from SSD Cache
MegaRAID FastPath Software delivers up to 300,000 IOPS performance on SSD arrays


​Ordering Information MegaRAID SAS 9265-8i
  • Single Pack: LSI00277
  • Kit: LSI00278 (cables included in kit: two Mini-SAS to (4) SATA)


  • Kit: LSI00279


OS Support Extensive support includes Microsoft? Windows? Vista/2008/Server 2003/2000/XP, Linux?, Solaris? (x86), Netware?, FreeBSD?, VMware? and more.
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