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SATA Speed of 6Gb/s SATA Links

Mevalal
Occasional Visitor

SATA Speed of 6Gb/s SATA Links

Hi,

 

Below is the configuration details from HP ProLiant DL320e Generation 8 (Gen8) v2 Server, its showing SATA Speed of 6Gb/s SATA Links, does it means each disk will have 6Gb/s speed individualy or it will have 6Gb/s divided by 6 ie. 1Gb/s?

 

HP Dynamic Smart Array B120i Controller

Dimensions  Embedded

Disk Drive Interface - Transfer rate  Up to 6Gb/s SATA (Serial ATA)

SATA Connectors               6 internal SATA connectors

Server Interface               x4 PCIe 2.0

SATA Speed                        6Gb/s SATA links

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Renjiv
Respected Contributor

Re: SATA Speed of 6Gb/s SATA Links

Greetings!

 

Mevalal,

 

HP Dynamic Smart Array B120i Controller has the  following performance with regards to drive speed:

 

  • 6Gb/s - in 2LFF and 4SFF only with port 0 & 1 installed;

 

  • 3Gb/s - in 4SFF with more than 2 drives installed.
  • For full 6 Gb.0/s speed a stand up card/smart array controller must be used.

Also please NOTE: B120i supports RAID 0/1/10 only. It does not have FBWC support so cannot support advanced RAID (5 onwards). For FBWC, a standup Smart Array Controller card must be configured.

 

 

I hope you find this information helpful!

 

Regards,

Renji V

 

I am an HP employee.

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