ServeRAID-MR10i SAS/SATA Controller (Withdrawn)

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Abstract

The ServeRAID-MR10i SAS/SATA Controller is a low-cost PCIe RAID controller for Internal System RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6, and 60. This full-height, half-length adapter uses an LSI 1078 controller with an x8 PCI Express host interface and eight internal SAS/SATA II 3 Gb/s ports. MegaRAID Storage Manager (MSM), included with ServeRAID-MR10i, is a robust RAID management, configuration, and reporting application.

Note: This product has now been withdrawn from marketing and is no longer available for ordering from IBM.

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The ServeRAID-MR10i SAS/SATA Controller is a low-cost PCI Express RAID controller for Internal System RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6, and 60. This full-height, half-length adapter uses an LSI 1078 controller with an x8 PCI Express host interface and eight internal SAS/SATA II 3 Gb/s ports. MegaRAID Storage Manager (MSM), included with ServeRAID-MR10i, is a robust RAID management, configuration, and reporting application.

Figure 1 shows the ServeRAID-MR10i SAS/SATA Controller.

ServeRAID-MR10i SAS/SATA Controller
Figure 1. ServeRAID-MR10i SAS/SATA Controller


Did you know

This adapter is a mainstream RAID controller offering a wide range of RAID features and is suitable for most entry and midrange System x servers.


Part number information

Table 1. Ordering part numbers and feature codes
DescriptionPart numberFeature code
ServeRAID MR10i SAS/SATA Controller 43W42963571
ServeRAID-MR10i NiMH Battery43W4299*None
ServeRAID-MR10i Li-Ion Battery44E8826 5864
* Withdrawn from marketing


Specifications

The ServeRAID-MR10i SAS/SATA Controller has the following specifications:
  • Full-height (3U), half-length card
  • Two internal x4 SFF-8087 connectors
  • PCI Express x8 host interface
  • SAS Controller: LSI 1078e
  • 3 Gbps per port data transfer rate
  • Supports SAS 3 Gbps and SATA 2
  • 256 MB cache
  • Optional battery backup; two options: NiMH (now withdrawn from marketing) or Li-Ion
  • Maximum stripe size: 1024 KB
  • RAID levels : RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60
Note: Not all servers that support this controller also support the battery. See ServerProven for details.



Operating environment

The ServeRAID-MR10i SAS/SATA Controller is supported in the following environment:
  • Temperature:
    • At 0 - 1000 m (0 - 3000 ft): 10 - 35° C (50 - 95° F)
    • At 1000 - 2100 m (3000 - 7000 ft): 10 - 32° C (50 - 90° F)
  • Relative humidity: 20 - 80% (non-condensing)


Warranty

The ServeRAID-MR10i SAS/SATA Controller has a one-year limited warranty. When installed on a System x server, these cards assume your system’s base warranty and any IBM ServicePac upgrade. Batteries are consumables and therefore are not covered under the warranty.


Supported servers

The ServeRAID-MR10i SAS/SATA Controller is supported on the IBM System x servers listed in Table 2.

Table 2. Supported System x servers

Adapter

Part number

x3100 M3

x3200 M2

x3200 M3

x3250 M2

x3250 M3

x3350

x3400

x3400 M2


x3455

x3500

x3500 M2


ServeRAID-MR10i Controller

43W4296

N

Y

Y

Y

Y‡

Y

Y

Y

Y

N

Y

Y

Y
‡ The ServeRAID MR10i is only supported on models of the x3250 M2 with 2.5" drive bays. The MR10i is not supported on models with 3.5" drive bays.

Table 2 (continued). Supported System x servers

Adapter

Part number

x3550

x3550 M2

x3550 M3

x3620 M3

x3630 M3

x3650

x3650 T

x3650 M2

x3650 M3

x3655

x3690 X5

x3755

x3755 M3

x3850 M2

x3950 M2

x3850 X5

ServeRAID-MR10i Controller

43W4296

Y

Y

Y

N

N

Y

N

Y

Y

N

N

N

N

N

N

N

See the IBM ServerProven website for the latest information about the adapters supported by each System x server type: http://ibm.com/servers/eserver/serverproven/compat/us/


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Special Notices

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Publish Date
29 September 2010


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