Hewlett Packard EX830AA SAS / Serial Attached SCSI RAID Controller

HEWLETT PACKARD Part #/MPN: 435216-001

DiscTech Item #: HPI-435216-001-BN-OE


Interface Types: SAS Serial Attached SCSI, SATA, PCIe, SFF-8087, SFF-8470

Form Factor: Half-Height/Half-Length

Electrical Interface: SAS-1 Serial Attached SCSI - 3.0Gbps

On-Board Cache: 128MB

Voltage: 3.3V

Hewlett Packard 8 Port SAS / Serial Attached SCSI RAID Controller, 128MB Cache, BBU EX830AA / 435216-001 PCI Express RoHS SFF-8470 SFF-8087 - Brand New

The MegaRAID SAS 435216-001, with four internal and four external 3Gb/s Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) ports, is the ideal RAID solution for internal and external storage subsystems requiring the flexibility to use either SAS or 3Gb/s SATA drives, or a combination of both. Based on LSI Logic first-to-market SAS IC technology, the MegaRAID SAS 435216-001 provides a robust RAID solution complete with a high-performance Intel I/O processor, PCI Express host interface, 128MB DDRI SDRAM, and intelligent battery backup (iBBU) support. Additional fault tolerant RAID features include support for all key RAID levels, Online Capacity Expansion (OCE), RAID Level Migration (RLM) and Patrol Read for finding and resolving bad media blocks on disk drives. RoHS compliant.

This controller has one SFF-8470 external connector and one SFF-8087 internal connector.


Compatibility:  Thie RAID controller is compatible with: Hewlett Packard XW4400, XW6400, XW8400, XW9400 and most servers with a free PCI Express slot.

Solution Provided

Eight-port (four internal and four external port) SAS/SATA solution for storage systems requiring the flexibility to use either SAS or SATA II drives, or a combination of both


Internal and/or external sub-systems with up to 32 or 122 SAS and/or SATA II drives

Physical Dimensions

Low profile, extended half length (7.71” X 2.536”)


One SAS SFF8087 x4 internal connector, one SAS SFF8470 x4 external connector

Device Support

Up to 32 or 122 devices supported based on version

Host Bus Type

x4 lane PCI Express 1.0a compliant PCI Power Management Specification 1.1 compliant

Data Transfer Rates

Up to 3Gb/s per port


Intel® IOP333 I/O processor

Cache Memory

128MB DDR SDRAM integrated

Battery Backup Unit

Optional Remote Intelligent Battery Backup Unit (iBBU)

RAID and Fault Tolerant Features

RAID Levels 0, 1, 5, 10, and 50
Online Capacity Expansion (OCE)
RAID Level Migration (RLM)
Auto resume on array rebuild and reconstruction
Fast initialization for quick array setup
Patrol read
Two 16-pin drive activity and default LED headers
Enclosure Management (SES and S GPIO)
64 Logical drive support
Variable stripe size support
Configuration On Disk (COD)
S.M.A.R.T. support
Automatic rebuild of hot spare drives

Operating Temperature

Maximum Ambient: 50°C (40°C w/iBBU)

Operating Voltage


Regulatory Certifications

CE, FCC, C-tick, UL, VCCI, BSMI and RRL

RAID Management

MegaRAID Management Suite

OS Support

Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003/2000/XP
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
SuSE® Linux®/SLES

Alternate MPNs: EX830AA

Weight: 2 lb

Warranty: 1 Year DiscTech

Brand New

Condition Levels Explained

The product is brand new.

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