Product overview of 7MFXM Dell 9341-8i Megaraid
The Dell 9341-8i MegaRAID is a 12GBPS PCI-E x8 SAS RAID controller designed for use in servers and workstations. The controller is built to support up to eight SAS or SATA hard drives or solid-state drives (SSDs). The controller offers high-performance RAID data protection and improved data transfer rates.
Overview of 7MFXM Dell 9341-8i Megaraid 12GBPS PCI-E x8 SAS RAID Controller:
The Dell 9341-8i MegaRAID controller is a PCI-Express 3.0 x8 SAS RAID controller with 12GB/s data transfer rates. The controller supports SAS 12GB/s, SATA III 6GB/s, and NVMe PCIe SSDs, and is designed for use in high-performance computing environments. The controller is compatible with a variety of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and VMware.
The Dell 9341-8i MegaRAID controller offers a range of features that make it a reliable and efficient RAID controller for servers and workstations. The controller supports RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60, which offer a range of data protection and performance options. The controller also offers support for up to 64 logical drives, which allows for flexible storage configurations.
The controller comes with a cache vault module option, which provides power backup for the controller's cache memory. The cache vault module ensures that data is not lost in the event of a power failure or system crash, providing additional data protection.
The controller also offers hot-swap drive support, which allows users to replace drives without powering down the system. The controller supports SAS and SATA drives up to 12GB/s, and NVMe PCIe SSDs, providing flexibility and scalability for storage configurations.
The Dell 9341-8i MegaRAID controller is easy to install and configure. The controller comes with a user manual and driver software that can be downloaded from the Dell website. The controller can be installed in a PCI-Express 3.0 x8 slot on the server or workstation's motherboard.
Once the controller is installed, the user can configure the RAID levels and logical drives using the MegaRAID Storage Manager software. The MegaRAID Storage Manager software provides an intuitive interface for configuring the controller and monitoring the status of the drives and arrays.
The Dell 9341-8i MegaRAID controller offers high-performance data transfer rates, with up to 12GB/s throughput. The controller supports RAID levels that offer improved performance and data protection, ensuring that data is available when it is needed.
The controller's cache vault module provides additional performance benefits by caching frequently accessed data, reducing latency and improving application performance. The controller's support for hot-swap drives also ensures that the system can continue to operate while drives are replaced, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity.
The Dell 9341-8i MegaRAID controller is compatible with a range of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and VMware. The controller's driver software can be downloaded from the Dell website, making it easy to install and configure.
The controller is also compatible with a range of SAS and SATA hard drives and solid-state drives, providing flexibility and scalability for storage configurations. The controller's support for NVMe PCIe SSDs also ensures that it is compatible with the latest storage technologies, providing future-proofing for server and workstation environments.
In Summary,The Dell 9341-8i MegaRAID controller is a high-performance SAS RAID controller designed for use in servers and workstations. The controller offers a range of features, including support for RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10,
General Information about this Dell 7MFXM
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 7MFXM
- Product Type : Controller
- Product Name : SAS-SATA
Technical Information of PCI-E Controller Card
- Interface : Raid Controller
- Host Bus Type: 8-lane, 5 Gt/s Pci Express 3.0 Compliant
- Data Transfer Rates: Up To 12gb/s Per Port
- PCI Card Type: 3.3v Add-in Card
- PCI Voltage: +12v +/-8%
- PCI Power: 13.0 W (normal), 19.04 W (max)
- PCI Modes: Bus Master Dma
- Led Indicators: Internal Activity/fault Per X4 Port – Heartbeat
- Physical Dimensions: 2.6Inch X 6.0Inch
Key Raid Data Protection Features
- Raid Levels 0, 1, 5, 10, 50 And Jbod Mode
- Online Capacity Expansion (oce)
- Online Raid Level Migration (rlm)
- Auto Resume After Loss Of System Power During Array
- rebuild Or Rlm
- Single Controller Multipathing (load Balancing)
- Drive Hot Plug Support
- Drive Roaming
- Selectable Logical Drive As Boot Drive
- Virtual Disk (vd) Consistency Check
- Fast Initialization For Quick Array Setup
- Staggered Disk Spin Up
- Hot Spare Support (up To 8)
- – Global, Dedicated (copy Back), Enclosure Affinity And Emergency Sata Support
- Automatic Rebuild Support
- Safestore Encryption Services For Sed Hdds
- Shielded State Drive Diagnostic Technology
- Patrol Read Media Scan And Repair
- Online Hdd Firmware Update
- Error Recovery Support
- Sas Tcq Support
- Sata Ncq Support
- Support For Native 4k Hdds
- Non Disk Device Support
- >2tb Logical Drive Support
- Soft Bad Block Management
- Ddf-compliant Configuration On Disk
- Foreign Configuration Import
- S.m.a.r.t. Support
- Ses (inband) & Sgpio (sideband) Management
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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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