Product Overview of Dell 403-BBMY 9311-8I 8-port
The Dell 403-BBMY 9311-8I is an internal 8-port SAS PCI-E 3.0 X8 host bus adapter. It is designed to provide high-performance storage connectivity for servers and workstations. In this article, we will discuss the various features and specifications of the Dell 403-BBMY 9311-8I host bus adapter in detail.
SAS Technology Overview
SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) is a technology that enables communication between storage devices such as hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid-state drives (SSDs) and computer systems. SAS is a successor to parallel SCSI technology and offers several advantages over its predecessor, including faster data transfer rates, improved reliability, and scalability.
PCI-E 3.0 X8 Interface
The Dell 403-BBMY 9311-8I host bus adapter uses a PCI-E 3.0 X8 interface to connect to the server or workstation. The PCI-E 3.0 interface offers high-speed data transfer rates of up to 8GT/s per lane, which results in a total bandwidth of 64Gbps for an X8 connection. This high bandwidth enables the host bus adapter to deliver fast and reliable storage connectivity to the server or workstation.
8-Port SAS Connectivity
The Dell 403-BBMY 9311-8I host bus adapter has eight internal SAS ports, which enable it to connect up to eight SAS or SATA drives to the server or workstation. The eight ports are compatible with both SAS and SATA drives, which means that users have the flexibility to use either type of drive as per their requirements.
12Gbps Data Transfer Rates
The Dell 403-BBMY 9311-8I host bus adapter supports data transfer rates of up to 12Gbps, which is twice the speed of the previous SAS standard (6Gbps). The high data transfer rates enable faster access to data stored on the drives, which results in improved performance for applications and faster data backups.
The Dell 403-BBMY 9311-8I host bus adapter supports RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) configurations, which enable users to create redundant storage setups for improved reliability and data protection. The host bus adapter supports various RAID configurations, including RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10, and RAID 5.
The Dell 403-BBMY 9311-8I host bus adapter is compatible with a wide range of server and workstation systems, including Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell Precision workstations, and other systems that support PCI-E 3.0 X8 host bus adapters. The host bus adapter is also compatible with a range of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and VMware.
Overall, the Dell 403-BBMY 9311-8I 8-port Internal 12GBPS SAS PCI-E 3.0 X8 Host Bus Adapter is a high-performance storage connectivity solution designed for servers and workstations. Its 8-port SAS connectivity, support for high data transfer rates, RAID configurations, and compatibility with a wide range of systems and operating systems make it a versatile and reliable choice for demanding storage applications.
General Information about the Dell 403-BBMY
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 403-BBMY
- Device Type: Host Bus Adapter
- Io Controller SAS 3008 Fusion Mpt 2.5
- Port Count 8 Port, Internal
- Mini SAS Hd
- sff8643 Two (x4)
- Storage Connectivity Data Transfer Rates 12GBPS SAS 3.0 Compliant
- Sas Bandwidth
- half Duplex (x8 Wide Bus)
- 9600 MBPS
Port Configurations of Dell PCI-E Adapter
- 8 Ea, X1 Ports (individual Drives)
- 2 Ea, X4 Wide Port
- Host Bus X8 Lane, PCI-E 3.0
- Pci Data Burst Transfer Rates
- half Duplex
- x8, PCI-E 3.0, 8000 MBPS
- Form Factor Low Profile
- Physical Dimensions 2.6Inch X 6.0 Inch
- Cable Support Passive Copper
- Operating Voltage +12v +/-8%, 3.3v +/-9%
- Led Management Reference Sff-8485 (sgpio) Compliant
- Pci Power (nominal) 13w
Integrated Raid (Ir) for this Dell 8-port Adapter
- 14 Spread Across 2 Volumes
- raid 0 10 Per Volume
- raid 1 2 Per Volume Plus Hot Spare
- raid 1e 10 Per Volume
- raid 10 10 Per Volume
- operating: 0°c To 55°c
- storage: -45°c To 105°c
- 5 To 90% Non-condensing
- airflow: 200 Lfm
- Mtbf >2,800,000 Hours
- Os Support Microsoft Windows, Linux (suse , Red Hat), Solaris, Vmware, Freebsd
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SAS controllers facilitate the use of SATA drives to increase the storage capacity with extreme ease. You can get the best SAS SATA controllers here on allhdd.com. Our SAS SATA controllers are some of the best you can find around at the best prices.
SATA is the acronym for Serial Advanced Technology Attachment while the SCSI, nicknamed Scuzzy, is short for Serial Attached Small Computer System Interface.
SATA and SAS connectors help link up your computer components, including media and hard drives to the system's motherboard. SATA drives are more affordable and used for personal computing while fast and reliable SAS drives are the best fit for servers.
On the other hand, SAS controllers work flawlessly on SATA hard drives because both share identical infrastructure and possess related characteristics.
If you'd prefer speed over space, then a SAS-based hard drive is your best bet. However, SATA drives on the other hand, while lagging in terms of speed have a much larger storage capacity.
Data Transfer Speed
Throughput is the volume of data that a drive can move, process, or read and write in a specific amount of time. The drive's throughput is usually tested to measure its speed.
The Input/output operations per second (IOPS) may also be measured. However, the IOPS and throughput outcomes usually imply the same things about the drive.
While the SAS drives boast higher throughput than SATA drives; there are fewer general delays. But there is some overlap between the more high-speed SATA drives and slower SAS drives. On allhdd.com, you can shop some of the best SAS SATA controllers from well-known brands across the world.
While a handful of factors affect the drive's performance, the major factor affecting throughput is the revolution per minute (rpm). Consequently, the higher the rpm, the higher the drive's throughput.
The speed variation is most notable when dealing with large files. A SAS drive boasting 15000 rpm will most likely read and write a 1TB file faster than a SATA drive with 7200 rpm.
Most SATA-based drives' usual speed ranges from 5400 rpm to 7200 rpm, and most SAS-based drives run between 7200 rpm and 15000 rpm.
SAS-SATA Controllers on Allhdd.com
While you can count on both quality and affordability, we also bring you a wide range of SAS SATA controllers to cater to your storage needs. SAS and SATA's notable difference is that SAS is developed to endure 24/7 performance in firms, including data centers. Choose from our collection of top-quality SAS SATA controllers including 24 Port, PERC H830, Expander Card, PERC H330, PERC H730, PERC 5, Host Bus Adapter, Equallogic, PERC H710, 4 Port, 1-Port, 8 Port, PERC H700, PERC H800, Smart Array, Serveraid, PERC H740, Raid Controller, PCI-E, 12 Port, Controller Card, and16 Port.
You can use a SATA drive for servers just as you would use a SAS drive. However, the SATA drive would deliver a slower performance and a higher probability of failing or hinting at a failure. This laxity could prove expensive to firms that depend on such drives.
A SAS drive has a mean time between failures (MTBF) that ranges from (1.2-1.6 million) hours of use at 113°F (45°C), while that of a SATA drive is about (700,000-1.2 million) hours of use at 77°F (25°C).
SATA disk drives offer many benefits, including the fact that they boast an unbeatable combination of low cost, high capacity, and performance. Taking advantage of this with SAS SATA controllers could bring a significant return on investment. You can count on a 24/7 customer care center for all issues regarding sales and delivery. Allhdd.com delivers all items free of charge within the 48 U. S. states. Please choose from our collection of top-quality SAS SATA controllers today for optimum performance.
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