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HPE 12G SAS Expander Card - Overview

Product description

The HPE 12G SAS Expander Card provides internal storage expansion within the HPE ProLiant Gen9 and Gen10 Server by allowing support for up to 28 drives when connected to a Gen10 or Gen9 supported Smart Array or Smart HBA controller. This full height card supports 12Gb/s SAS connectivity and is ideal for users who want to add additional internal storage to maximize their storage capacity.

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Product features

Feature
Description
Key features
  • Storage interface (SAS/SATA)

    • 28 physical links across 9 x4 internal ports

    • 12Gb/s SAS, 6Gb/s SATA technology

    • Mix-and-match SAS and SATA hard drives to the same controller

  • PCI Express 3.0 x8 link

  • Supports up to 28 internal drive bays (dependent on the server)

  • Up to 64 logical drives when connected to a Smart Array Controller

Ports
  • 2 x4 Mini-SAS ports for attachment to Smart Array controllers or Smart HBAs

  • 7 x4 Mini-SAS ports for attachment to server drive backplanes

    • Supports up to 28 drives (dependent on server)

Performance
  • 12Gb/s SAS (1200 MB/s theoretical bandwidth per SAS lane)

  • 6Gb/s SATA (600 MB/s theoretical bandwidth per SAS lane)

  • PCI Express 3.0 x8 link width

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Server compatibility

Feature
Description
Server support
  • HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen9

  • HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10

  • HPE ProLiant DL560 Gen9

  • HPE ProLiant DL560 Gen10

  • HPE ProLiant ML350 Gen9

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