IBM ServeRAID M5016 8-port SAS Controller
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Product Information for IBM ServeRAID M5016 8-port SAS Controller

Highlights for IBM ServeRAID M5016 8-port SAS Controller

  • Product Type:SAS Controller
  • Host Interface:PCI Express 2.0 x8
  • Drive Supported:Up to 128

Marketing Information

The ServeRAID M5016 SAS/SATA Controller offers an enterprise grade RAID solution for internal HDDs and integrates popular 6 Gbps SAS technology into an organization's storage infrastructure. In addition, M5016 comes with Flash-Backed cache offload, allowing clients to have extended-life cached data protection in their storage subsystem in the event of an unexpected power outage.

Technical Information

  • Data Transfer Rate: 600 MBps Per Port
  • Drive Supported: Up to 128
  • Platform Supported: PC
  • Interfaces: Serial ATA/600
  • RAID Levels: 0
  • RAID Supported: Yes
  • Data Backup Type: Flash-Backed Cache


  • Standard Warranty: 1 Year Limited


  • Ports: 2 x SFF-8087 SAS 600 - Mini-SAS Internal

Environmental Conditions

General Information

  • Product Type: SAS Controller
  • Manufacturer Part Number: 90Y4304
  • Manufacturer Website Address:
  • Packaged Quantity: 1
  • Manufacturer: IBM Corporation
  • Product Model: M5016
  • Product Name: ServeRAID M5016 8-port SAS Controller
  • Product Line: ServeRAID
  • Brand Name: IBM


  • Standard Memory: 1 GB DDR3 SDRAM


Package Contents

  • ServeRAID M5016 8-port SAS Controller
  • Full-height (3U) Bracket
  • Low-profile (2U) Bracket
  • Cache Module
  • Power Module
  • Two Power Module Cables
  • Cable Clip
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • Warranty Flyer
  • Documentation CD
  • Important Notices Flyer


IBM System x Servers:

  • x3550 M3
  • x3650 M3

Physical Characteristics

  • Thickness: 0.5"
  • Weight (Approximate): 3.17 oz
  • Form Factor: Plug-in Card
  • Height: 2.7"
  • Width: 6.6"

Power Description

Processor & Chipset



Technical Information

  • Host Interface: PCI Express 2.0 x8