HBA 9400-8i8e Tri-Mode Storage Adapter

Provide internal and external storage to high-performance connectivity applications

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Designed for large-scale external storage enclosures and internal storage, the 9400-8i8e Tri-Mode Storage Adapter is ideal for increased connectivity and maximum performance for data center flexibility.

With increased  bandwidth and IOPS performance compared to previous generations, the 9400-8i8e adapter delivers the performance and scalability needed by critical applications.

  • Connects up to 1024 SAS/SATA devices; and up 24 (internal only) NVMe* devices per controller
  • Provides maximum connectivity and performance for high-end servers and applications
  • Support critical applications with the bandwidth of PCIe® 3.1 connectivity
  • Ideal for connecting large-scale external storage enclosures and internal storage

* x2 and 24 max NVMe drive support available at a later release. 

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Product Manufacturer Part # What's in the Box
HBA 9400-8i8e 05-50031-02 9400-8ie HBA, Low Profile Bracket, Getting Started Guide


Specification Value
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Host Bus Type x8 lane PCI Express® 3.1
Physical Dimensions 6.600" x 2.712"
Devices Supported SAS/SATA: 1024; NVMe: 24
External Connectors 2 Mini-SAS HD SFF8644
Fusion MPT Support
Internal Connectors 2 Mini-SAS HD SFF8643
Internal Ports 8
Operating Temperature 0°C to 55°C
Operating Voltage (V) +12V +/-8%, 3.3V +/-9%
OS Support Microsoft Windows, Linux, VMware.
PCI Power Typical Power: 12.39W
Cable Support Passive Copper, Active Copper (ext), Active Optical (ext)
I/O Controller SAS3516
MTBF > 4,500,000 hours at 40° C
Operating Humidity 20% to 80% Non-condensing
Brackets Full height and low profile
Regulatory Certifications Australia/New Zealand (AS/NZS CISPR 22), Canada (ICES -003, Class B), Europe (EN55022/EN55024), Japan (VCCI V-3), Korea (RRA no 2013-24 & 25), RoHS, Safety: EN60950, Taiwan (CNS 13438), USA (FCC 47 CFR part 15 Subpart B, class B), WEEE
Warranty 3 years, free technical support, advanced replacement option at broadcom.com/support/warranty/internal-raid-hba
Data Transfer Rates 12Gb/s SAS-3 Compliant
Management Software LSI Storage Authority (LSA), StorCLI, Unified StorLib
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