Product Overview of Intel RMS3VC160
The RMS3VC160 is an Intel 12GB SAS/SATA Mezzanine card designed for use in PCIe 3.0 X8 slots. It provides 16 internal ports and is an essential component for servers that require high-speed storage connectivity. In this article, we'll dive into the details of this card, including its features, benefits, and compatibility.
The RMS3VC160 is a high-performance storage solution that is designed to support both SAS and SATA drives. It features 16 internal ports, which provide a high level of connectivity for your storage devices. The card is also designed to be compatible with PCIe 3.0 X8 slots, which is the most common slot type found on modern servers.
In terms of speed, the RMS3VC160 provides up to 12GB/s transfer rates, making it ideal for servers that require high-speed storage connectivity. It is also designed to support RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60, which provides data redundancy and increased performance for your storage devices.
The RMS3VC160 provides several benefits for server administrators and IT professionals. One of the primary benefits is its high level of connectivity, which allows you to connect up to 16 internal storage devices to your server. This is essential for servers that require a high level of storage capacity and performance.
Another benefit of the RMS3VC160 is its compatibility with PCIe 3.0 X8 slots. This ensures that the card will work with most modern servers, providing you with a high level of compatibility and versatility.
The RMS3VC160 also supports RAID, which provides data redundancy and increased performance for your storage devices. This is especially important for servers that require high levels of uptime and reliability.
The RMS3VC160 is designed to be compatible with a wide range of servers, including those from Dell, HP, Lenovo, and other major manufacturers. It is also compatible with a variety of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and VMware.
However, before purchasing the RMS3VC160, it's important to check your server's compatibility with the card. You can do this by consulting your server's documentation or by contacting the manufacturer.
Overall, the RMS3VC160 is a high-performance storage solution that provides 16 internal ports and support for both SAS and SATA drives. It is compatible with PCIe 3.0 X8 slots and supports RAID, providing data redundancy and increased performance for your storage devices.
If you're in need of a high-speed storage solution for your server, the RMS3VC160 is an excellent choice. It provides a high level of connectivity, compatibility, and performance, making it an essential component for servers that require a high level of storage capacity and performance.
General Information about the Intel RMS3VC160
- Manufacturer: Intel
- Part Number or SKU# RMS3VC160
- Type: Controller
- Sub Type: Mezzanine Card
- Host Interface: PCI Express 3.0 x8
- Controller Type: 12GB/s SAS
- RAID Supported: Yes
- RAID Levels: JBOD
- Total Number of SAS Ports: 16
- Number of SAS Ports (Internal): 16
- Form Factor Mezzanine
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OCP Mezzanine card 2.0
OCP mezzanine card for Intel v2.0 motherboard has been developed to serve mainly the 1 port and 2 ports 10G Ethernet card. Significant modifications have been made to form factor to accommodate the new uses cases.
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