8 Port SAS/SATA 6Gb/s ASUS PIKE2108 RAID 0,1,10,5,50,6,60 Controller PIKE 2108 - Computer Alliance
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8 Port SAS/SATA 6Gb/s ASUS PIKE2108 RAID 0,1,10,5,50,6,60 Controller PIKE 2108

Web ID: 8999

ASUS PIKE 2108 can be backward compatible with existing 1.5Gb/s SATA and 3Gb/s SAS/SATA products and infrastructure and allows you to create RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10, RAID5, RAID 50, RAID6 and RAID 60. Just placing the PIKE card can immediately enlarge the capacity, improve the performance, and strengthen the signaling, making it the great upgrade option
GTIN: 886227368396
Warranty: 1 Year
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Asus Motherboard support:
*Z8PE-D12X *Z8PH-D12 SE/QDR *Z8PE-D18 *Z8NR-D12 *Z8NA-D6 *KCMR-D12 *P7F-E

Asus System Support:
*RS704D-E6/PS8 *RS720-E6/RS12 *RS700-E6/ERS4 *RS500-E6/PS4 *RS500A-X6/PS4 *RS500A-S6/PS4 *RS520-E6/RS8 *RS300-E6/PS4
*TS700-E6/RS8 *TS500-E6/PS4

1. ASUS PIKE interface 1: PCI-E G2 x8
2. ASUS PIKE interface 2: 8-port SAS signal with SGPIO interface*

* The SGPIO interface is used for visibility into drive activity, failure and rebuilds status, so users could build high-performance yet reliable storage systems. Please refer to the motherboard manual guide for detailed information about using the SGPIO connectors on the motherboard.

1. SAS RAID card status LED (lights up and blinks to indicate that the card is working normally)
2. BBU cable connector

  • Optional PIKE 2108 (8-port SAS II) are available for SAS RAID support
  • PIKE card enables on-demand upgrade, and allows customers to invest on basic SKUs for current use
  • Reduce qualification resource and inventory management efforts
  • Multiple I/O solutions are available without occupying slot 6 in 1U chassis

Package Content

  • ASUS PIKE 2108 SAS RAID card
  • Heatsink for 5U/2U system
  • Support CD
  • User guide
  • BBU cable*
  • SATA cable*
* The item is dependent on the selected SKU.



System Requirement

  • Workstation or server motherboard with PIKE RAID card slot
  • SAS or SATA hard disk drives and cables
  • Supporting Windows® and Linux Operating systems
  • Appropriate thermal solution
  • Certified power supply module


Chipset LSISAS 2108
Interface ASUS PIKE Interface
Ports 8 ports
RAID levels RAID 0/ RAID 1/ RAID 10/ RAID 5/ RAID 6/ RAID 50/ RAID 60
Devices supported SATA III and SAS II devices
Data transfer rate SATA III and SAS II 6 Gb/s per PHY
Form factor 6.44 in x 1.57 in (1U compatible)
Operating Systems Support •Windows 2008 R2 / SP2
•Windows 2003 SP2
•Windows 7
•Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 / 4.8
•SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.1/10.3
•Free BSD 8.1
•Fedora 12
•Cent OS 5.5
•ESX 4.0 UP1
•ESXi 4.0
Note Cache: 512MB DDR2 800MHz on board SDRAM
Battery Backup Support: Header reserved for LSI Standard BBU (Customer can acquire BBU from LSI existing distribution channel.)

Motherboard support:
*Z8PE-D12X *Z8PH-D12 SE/QDR *Z8PE-D18 *Z8NR-D12 *Z8NA-D6 *KCMR-D12 *P7F-E
System Support:
*RS704D-E6/PS8 *RS720-E6/RS12 *RS700-E6/ERS4 *RS500-E6/PS4 *RS500A-X6/PS4 *RS500A-S6/PS4 *RS520-E6/RS8 *RS300-E6/PS4
*TS700-E6/RS8 *TS500-E6/PS4