Overview - ServeRAID 7t SATA Controller

The ServeRAID 7t SATA Controller is a four-port SATA controller for entry level servers. It is a universal PCI card featuring a dedicated Intel I/O processor and a SATA controller chip.

At a glance
Install the ServeRAID 7t SATA Controller in your entry IBM eServer xSeries servers for economical, RAID-protected, data-storage solutions.
  • ServeRAID Manager - Provides same ease-of-use and setup features that enable common support requirements across the enterprise.
Features and functions
  • Four SATA ports and associated cabling
  • 64 MB SDRAM cache
  • Universal PCI design
  • Offers choice of RAID levels for maximum availability and performance RAID level 0, 1, 5, 10
  • MD2 card design with Notch for installation in 3U server systems
  • Uses Intel 80302 processor
  • SMART enabled
Cost-effective RAID functionality
  • Support for RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 10
  • Support for 1 logical drive per array
  • Support for stripe unit sizes of 16 KB, 32 KB, or 64 KB
  • Up to four physical drives supported per controller
One year, Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU)

One box containing:
  • ServeRAID 7t controller with 3U bracket
  • 2U card bracket
  • Cables (1-SATA signal, 2-SATA panel mount and 2-SATA power splitters)
  • ServeRAID support CD
  • Installation publications, license agreement, and warranty

Product Dates
World Wide
Announce Date: 16 Mar 2004
Planned Availability Date: 09 Apr 2004
Withdrawal Date: Not Applicable
Effective Withdrawal Date: Not Applicable

Replacement parts
Description Marketing part number Replacement part number FRU/CRU
IBM ServeRAID 7t SATA Controller card 39R8805 repalces 71P8648 71P8650 CRU
Serial cable N/A 88P5927 FRU
SATA Power splitter cable N/A 13N2411 FRU
Panel mtg. cable N/A 13N2413 FRU


A supported xSeries server with an available expansion slot.


Applicable countries and regions


Document id:  MIGR-54673
Last modified:  2006-04-21
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