Dell 47JFR PERC 3/DC SCSI RAID Controller

Dell Part #/MPN: 47JFR

DiscTech Item #: DEL-47JFR-UP-OE


Interface Types: SCSI 68pin HD68, PCI

Electrical Interface: SCSI LVD U160 - 160MBps 16-bit

On-Board Cache: 128MB

Bays/Ports/Slots: 2

Dell PERC 3/DC Dual Channel U160 LVD SCSI RAID Controller, BBU, 128MB Cache 47JFR - Used Pull

The Dell PowerEdge Expandable RAID Controller 3 (PERC 3) PCI card is a high-performance, intelligent peripheral component interconnect (PCI)-to-SCSI host adapter with RAID control capabilities. The RAID controller provides system availability, high performance, and fault-tolerant disk subsystem management and is an ideal RAID solution with Dell PowerEdge systems. It offers a cost-effective way to implement RAID in a server.

Throughput on each SCSI channel can be as high as 160 MB/sec. PERC 3 supports both an LVD SCSI bus and a single-ended SCSI bus. PERC 3 is a high-performance, intelligent PCI-to-SCSI host adapter with RAID control capabilities. With LVD, you can use cables up to 12 meters long. PERC 3 requires no special motherboard PCI expansion slot.



RAID levels

0, 1, 5, 10, and 50

SCSI channels


Array interface to host

PCI Rev 2.2

Storage interface

Wide 160M

Cache memory size

128 MB DIMM for PERC 3/DC

64 MB for PERC 3/DCL

Cache function

Write-back, write-through, adaptive read-ahead, non-read-ahead, read-ahead

Number of logical drives and arrays supported

Up to 40 logical drives and 32 arrays per controller

Maximum logical drive size supported

2 TB for all RAID levels (0, 1, 5, 10, and 50)

Online capacity expansion


Hot spares


Flashable firmware

2 MB

Hot swap devices supported


Non-disk devices supported

NOTE: PERC 3 does not support any non-disk devices except backplanes.


Mixed capacity hard drives


Number of 16-bit internal connectors


Number of 16-bit internal connectors


Cluster support

PERC 3/DC only

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Weight: 2 lb

Warranty: 1 Year DiscTech

Used Pull

Condition Levels Explained

The product has been removed from a working system (e.g. server). These products vary in their usage due to age of system & type of service etc.. However, Used System Pulls are fully tested and all handling is performed by trained technicians, taking full ESD precautions.

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