Highlights for HP Smart Array P421/1GB FBWC 6Gb 2-ports Ext SAS Controller
- Product Type:SAS Controller
- Host Interface:PCI Express 3.0 x8
- Drive Supported:Up to 64 x Logical
The HP Smart Array P421 Controller is a low profile, 6 Gb/s, PCIe 3.0, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) RAID controller that provides enterprise class, second generation storage performance, maximum external scalability, and data protection for select HP ProLiant Gen8 rack servers and tower servers. It features eight external SAS ports and delivers increased server uptime by providing advanced storage functionality, including online RAID level migration (between any RAID levels) with flash back write cache, global online spare, and pre-failure warning. Data compatibility between HP Smart Array Controllers means customers can easily upgrade to future Smart Array Controllers. HP Smart Array Advanced Pack 2.0 firmware makes it easier for customers to protect their data with advanced functionality for this next generation of Smart Array controllers, including features such as RAID 1 ADM (Advanced Data Mirroring).
Technical InformationHost Interface: PCI Express 3.0 x8Data Transfer Rate: 600 MBpsDrive Supported: Up to 64 x LogicalPlatform Supported: PCInterfaces: Serial ATA/600RAID Levels: 0RAID Supported: YesData Backup Type: Flash-Backed Cache
Interfaces/PortsPorts: 2 x 6Gb/s SAS - Mini-SAS External
General InformationProduct Type: SAS ControllerManufacturer Part Number: 631673-B21Manufacturer Website Address: www.hp.comPackaged Quantity: 1Manufacturer: Hewlett-PackardProduct Model: P421Product Name: Smart Array P421/1GB FBWC 6Gb 2-ports Ext SAS ControllerProduct Line: Smart ArrayProduct Series: PBrand Name: HP
MemoryMaximum Memory: 2 GB DDR3 SDRAMStandard Memory: 1 GB DDR3 SDRAM
Physical CharacteristicsThickness: 2.3"Weight (Approximate): 1.00 lbForm Factor: Low-profile Plug-in CardHeight: 7.5"Width: 9.5"
Processor & Chipset
HP Smart Array P421/1GB FBWC 6Gb 2-ports Ext SAS Controller
Serial ATA/600, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) - PCI Express 3.0 x8 - Plug-in Card - RAID Supported - 0, 1, 5, 10, 50 RAID