Specifications

The ServeRAID M5015 and ServeRAID M5014  adapter cards have the following  specifications:
 
  • Eight internal 6 Gbps  SAS/SATA ports
  • Two Mini-SAS internal  connectors (SFF-8087)
  • 6 Gbps throughput per  port
  • 800 MHz PowerPC  processor with LSI SAS2108 6 Gbps RAID  on Chip (ROC) controller
  • x8 PCI Express 2.0  host interface
  • Onboard data cache  (DDR2 running at 800 MHz):
    • ServeRAID M5015:  512 MB
  • Supports RAID levels  0, 1, 5, 10, and 50 (RAID 6 and 60  support with the optional M5000 Advanced  Feature Key)
  • Connects to up to 32  SAS or SATA drives
  • SAS and SATA drives  are supported, but the mixing of SAS and  SATA in the same RAID array is not  supported
  • Supports up to 64  logical volumes
  • Supports LUN sizes up  to 64 TB
  • Configurable stripe  size up to 1 MB
  • Compliant with Disk  Data Format (DDF) configuration on disk  (COD)
  • S.M.A.R.T. support