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HP Smart Array P822 Controller - Specifications

Physical specifications

Dimensions (excluding bracket)
31.1 cm x 11.1 cm x 1.2 cm (12.3 in x 4.4 in x 0.5 in)


Component specifications

PCI card size
  • Full-height

  • Full-length PCI-e

PCI label
PCIe3 x8 (i.e., x8 mechanical, up to x8 electrical)
PCI link rate
x8 8 GT/s PCI-e (4 GB/s maximum bandwidth in each direction)
SAS/SATA connectivity
  • 2 Mini SAS 4i connectors

  • 4 Mini SAS 4x connectors

SAS/SATA link rate
  • SAS protocol: 6 Gb/s, 3 Gb/s, or 1.5 Gb/s

  • SATA protocol: 6 Gb/s or 3 Gb/s

SAS/SATA performance
Controller supports a maximum of 4.8 GB/s maximum bandwidth in each direction (allocated across all the connectors)
RAID cache
  • 2GB capacity (not all of which is available for user data)

  • 64-bit data width with 8-bit error correcting code (ECC)

  • Flash-backed on power loss

  • Removable

RAID cache bus speed
DDR3-1333 MHz (6.4 GB/s maximum bandwidth)
Software upgradeable firmware
Maximum drive count
227 drives
System memory addressing
64-bit, supporting servers memory space greater than 4GB
RAID support
  • RAID 6 (Advanced Data Guarding)

  • RAID 60

  • RAID 5 (Distributed Data Guarding)

  • RAID 50

  • RAID 1 ADM (Advanced Data Mirroring)

  • RAID 1+0 (Striping & Mirroring)

  • RAID 1 (Mirroring)

  • RAID 0 (Striping)

Upgradeable firmware
Flashable ROM with redundant firmware images


Legal Disclaimer: Products sold prior to the November 1, 2015 separation of Hewlett-Packard Company into Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company and HP Inc. may have older product names and model numbers that differ from current models.

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