• All Departments
  • Digital Download
Quick Links
Ink & Toner Finder
Kingston Memory Finder
Corsair Memory Finder
Prize Picker
Rebate Archive
Send Us a Message
eBay Outlet
We Accept
Shop Safely
HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime.
Click to verify BBB accreditation and to see a BBB report.
NCIX - Our products on Shopbot
Testimonial Box
"Just wanted to thank you and Daniel, particularly; for really great service. Best Wishes for the Holiday Sea..."
— Bovard
Read More
Write Review

Supermicro AOC-SASLP-MV8 8 Channel 3GB/S SAS/SATA RAID PCI-E Card Marvell 6480

This item is warranted by the product manufacturer only.
Supermicro AOC-SASLP-MV8 8 Channel 3GB/S SAS/SATA RAID PCI-E Card Marvell 6480 - 1
Actual product may not be exactly as shown.
Supermicro AOC-SASLP-MV8 8 Channel 3GB/S SAS/SATA RAID PCI-E Card Marvell 6480 - 37999_l.jpg Customer Photos (0)
Reg. Price: $147.40  CAD
This Product is Not Available

This item is no longer available. Notify me if this product is available again.

Average Rating:

Share this:

This product is not available.

In-Store price match
Add to your wish list
E-Mail to a friend
More from SuperMicro

More RAID Cards - SAS from SuperMicro

Similar products
Print this item
Notify me
SKU: 37999
Shipping Weight: 2lbs


 May We Also Suggest
Product Videos    [ Edit ]

Features    [ Edit | History ]

Supermicro's SASLP-MV8 controller (based on the Marvell 6480 host controller) provides 8-port SAS/SATA HDD support via PCI-E by 4 bus interface with high-performance features. Serving as a 3rd generation SAS/SATA storage card, the AOC-SASLP-MV8 offers double the data transfer rate of its 1st generation counterpart and offers functionalities for server, workstation and network storage environments in a low-profile PCI platform.

Quick Specs:
Host Interface PCI Express x4
Platform Supported PC
Limited Warranty 2 Year
Form Factor Plug-in Card
Green Compliant Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority RoHS
RAID Supported Yes
Total Number of SAS Ports 2
Number of SAS Ports (Internal) 2

Specifications    [ Edit | History ]
General Information  
     Brand Name: Supermicro
     Manufacturer: Supermicro Computer, Inc
     Manufacturer Part Number: AOC-SASLP-MV8
     Manufacturer Website Address:
     Product Model: AOC-SASLP-MV8
     Product Name: AOC-SASLP-MV8 8-Ports SAS RAID Controller
     Product Type: SAS Controller
     Number of SAS Ports (Internal): 2
     SAS Connector Details: 2 SFF-8087
     Total Number of SAS Ports: 2
     Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: RoHS
     Green Compliant: Yes
     Platform Supported: PC
Physical Characteristics  
     Card Height: Low-profile
     Form Factor: Plug-in Card
Technical Information  
     Host Interface: PCI Express x4
     RAID Levels: JBOD
     RAID Supported: Yes
     Limited Warranty: 2 Year

SuperMicro AOC-SASLP-MV8 Customer Reviews

Product reviews on are screened for relevance and inappropriate content. Reviews may contain inaccurate information about the product. If there is a discrepancy, please use the Flag this Review link located beside each review. Reviews are not an endorsement expressed by, but opinions from customers based on their own experience with a product. We do not recommend you make purchasing decisions based on facts or opinions expressed regarding SuperMicro AOC-SASLP-MV8 reviews.
Experience: 6 Months
Pretty good linux support
miniSAS ports allow for clean wiring to SAS backplanes
Using this controller with a Norco RPC-4220 20 hotswap bay 4U case. The SFF-8087 ports make wiring really easy since the case has SFF-8087 backplanes. It took a little bit of work to get it working in linux but certainly not difficult. Using the beta mvsas drivers from the SCST project here

Hotswap works, it's fast and cheap, what more can one ask for?

I've got a software raid set in linux spanning across this, the old PCI-X version, and onboard ports. Works great!

Experience: 3 Days
Good quality.
Good product for it's price point.

Experience: 2 Years
 Verified Owner
Dead simple and cheap, Works with Unraid 4.7, Comes with brackets for both low profile and normal cards, (not pictured). has cool blinky lights
Does not include cables, I understand why, but it means you need to spend at least $30 more
Works as advertised, I am using in an unraid NAS build, I have 2 of these for 16 drive support,

Experience: 3 Months
 Verified Owner
Plug 'n' play with unraid and ubuntu
Comes with low-profile bracket
Only 8 satas and not 16! lol
Doesn't come with breakout cables
I just bought my second card for unRAID (PMed to $100). Amazed at how simple it was to set up. Plug it in, add drives and reboot, and all drives were seen. Running 8 WD green drives, they're no slower than plugged directly into to the mobo. Have another card working on a ubuntu karmic system - was plug and play there, too.

Experience: 5 Days
 Verified Owner
A relatively cheap way to add 8 SATA drives
It can hardly be seen as a legitimate con since it's expecting too much, but it doesn't come with any cables.
This is a great card, and it should work in most PCIe16 slots. It's an easy way to add a buttload of hard drives, and if you're using a Norco 4224 case, it really cuts down on the number of cables that one must deal with. Although I don't really intend to use it, the opens to set spin-up groups is a nice feature.

Experience: 10 Days
Very easy to install and setup
Wish it was less expensive
I bought this for my WHS2011 DIY build.

Was going to buy an LSI 9240-8i but didn't want to invest 1400$ on enterprise drives when I already had 8 2tb EARS drives from my WHS V1 machine.

The install of this couldn't have been any easier on WHS 2011. Put the drivers on a USB stick as I don't have a optical drive installed. Pointed the OS at the USB and wam bam thank you ma'am. Done.

Will be able to install a stupid number of drives with both this on the MB SATA ports!

Experience: 2 Months
 Verified Owner
Inexpensive way to get an additional 8 SATA II ports.
Slow boot up. Additional 8087 forward cables required. (2 per card). Linux mvsas drivers are still buggy beta versions. You cannot recover from S3 standby mode if you install these cards.
Very happy with how well these cards work for my unraid servers. I really wanted to use sleep mode (S3 Standby), but unfortunately, these cards cause your system to lock when you try to wake the machine up. I believe this is a bug in the beta version Linux drivers. Anxiously awaiting a newer release of drivers.

Experience: 90 Days
 Verified Owner
(1) Low price for 8 SATA-II ports
(2) Uses 2 x SFF-8087 ports and cables, which helps with cable management and increases airflow. Cables sold separately though.
(3) Comes with 32 and 64 bit drivers for Windows, Red Hat, and Suse
(1) Doesn't come with the cables.
You will need to already have or purchase new cables, this card has the mini-SAS connector which requires that you use a fanout cable (mini-SAS to 4 SAS/SATA connectors).

Experience: 1 Years
 Verified Owner
Controls up to 8 drives
Fits in a PCIe slot
Works well with Windows Home Server
Driver and firmware updates hard to find
This is a great card to use for managing your drives in a Windows Home Server (WHS) system!

I've been using this card for a year in my WHS v1 system and recently purchased another card for my new server build which is currently running WHS v2 Public Preview Refresh (codenamed "Vail"). Since the WHS Drive Extender manages the drives for me, there's no reason to spend extra $$$ on a controller with RAID support.

The card has two SFF-8087 connectors, each of which controls four drives. This is handy if you're using a case with SFF-8087 backplane connectors (like the Norco 4220 and 4224), but if you don't have that type of case then you'll need to buy breakout cables to connect the controller to your drives.

There are BIOS options for making the controller bootable, controlling the staggered spin up of drives, and a few other options. It's not easy to find the latest firmware and drivers on Supermicro's site, but I managed to locate them and update  the firmware in my controllers without any problem.

This card will fit in a PCIe slot (x4 or higher) so you can use it with most modern motherboards. I have mine in an Asus P5Q-E motherboard and have had no problems with it.

Experience: 14 Days
 Verified Owner
8 Sata ports
Does what it is supposed to
Not supported in FreeNas
Wanted to run in FreeNas but found out it's not supported yet. Now using Windows Server 2008 and everything seems fine.

 NCIX Forum Messages

Post a New Message  |    Browse NCIX Forums  

Please note that Forums is not a sales or product support board. For sales or specific product related questions, please send message to receive the fastest response.

Messages about Supermicro AOC-SASLP-MV8 8 Channel 3GB/S SAS/SATA RAID PCI-E Card Marvell 6480

Norco 4224 (Carsten_C- Aug 14, 13, 6 Replies) Read this message
Does this card come with full profile PCI mountin (Robert_P- Jan 20, 13, 1 Replies) Read this message
Does this come with the cable? (Michael_B- Jan 13, 12, 3 Replies) Read this message
optical drives (oilwings- Nov 05, 11, 0 Replies) Read this message
ETA on this card? (Michael_B- Mar 07, 11, 0 Replies) Read this message
Spotty Linux support (Carl_C- Jan 27, 11, 20 Replies) Read this message
This play nice with FreeNAS? (roach9- Jan 08, 11, 1 Replies) Read this message
ETA (Easy Company- Nov 19, 10, 2 Replies) Read this message
Will this work in a 16X slot? (ryan_j- Aug 10, 10, 1 Replies) Read this message
8 sata ports? (Jeremy_C- Jul 26, 10, 3 Replies) Read this message
hot swappable? (Anony- Feb 16, 10, 3 Replies) Read this message
Compatibility - SAS Flavours? (Patrick_R- Jun 19, 09, 2 Replies) Read this message
What type of breakout/fanoout cable would you use (Andrew_B- Jun 15, 09, 1 Replies) Read this message
Very promising product for fileservers (mike_nemat- Apr 29, 09, 5 Replies) Read this message

Post a New Message  |    All Messages       Browse NCIX Forums

Forum messages are not reviewed and may not contain accurate information about a product. Message contents are opinions from customers based on their own experience with a product. We do not recommend you make puchasing decisions based on Forum messages.
Reviews from the Web
Submit a review link   |   Latest 30 reviews
Product Warranty
First 30 days limited warranty through The remainder of the one year warranty is provided directly by the manufacturer.
Super Micro Computer, Inc.
980 Rock Ave. San Jose, CA 95131, USA
Tel: +1-408-503-8000
Fax: +1-408-503-8008
Tech Support:
Sales Policy

All pricing subject to change. For all prices, products and offers, reserves the right to make adjustments due to changing market conditions, product discontinuation, manufacturer price changes, errors in advertisements and other extenuating circumstances. Promotional offers from are subject to availability and are available only while supplies last. No rain checks will be issued on promotional items and offers.

While uses all reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Site, makes no warranties or representations as to the Site's accuracy. assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content on the Site. warrants product(s) to be in good working condition and free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of one (1) year for OEM packages, and for thirty (30) days for RETAIL packages (excluding laptops and notebooks), from the original Invoice date unless otherwise restricted below or by the manufacturer's own warranty policy. Defective returns and warranty service will be replaced, exchanged or repaired at's sole discretion, and based on vendor's policy.

NON-DEFECTIVE merchandise returns may be accepted on some items ONLY within 15 days of the Invoice date, at's discretion. Laptops and Notebooks can be returned within SEVEN (7) days from original invoice date. Return will only be accepted with original packaging, accessories, cables, free gifts (if applicable), unopened software and manuals and is subject to inspection before warranty approval. Laptop and notebook with tampered serial numbers or UPC code will be denied returns.

GOVERNMENT & BUSINESS Laptop and Notebook purchases made with government or business POs can be returned typically within fourteen (14) days from original invoice date. Return will only be accepted with original packaging, accessories, cables, free gifts (if applicable), unopened software and manuals and is subject to inspection before warranty approval. Laptop and notebook with tampered serial numbers or UPC code will be denied returns. Please check with your B2B sales representative for specific terms and details.

All NON-DEFECTIVE returns are subject to a 15% restocking fee. No refunds will be issued for blank media, digital camera (and accessories), opened software, printers, printer supplies, paper, projectors (and accessories), appliances, handhelds, PDAs, notebook computers, special order computers and special order items.

Defective software, video games or DVDs will be replaced by the SAME title and format ONLY (and subject to current availability) within 30 days of the Invoice date. Software, Drones, video games and DVDs may be returned within 30 days only if the item is UNOPENED (with shrink wrap still intact) at the sole discretion of does NOT apply a surcharge to credit card orders. Please read our RMA & warranty policy and terms & conditions for more information. If you have any questions regarding our sales and warranty policies, please send us a message -- we'll be glad to answer any of your questions.

Connect: NCIX Youtube icon NCIX Facebook icon NCIX Instagram icon NCIX Google+ icon
Advanced Store Price Match
Get Deal Alerts in your Inbox!
Don't miss out on the latest coupons and rewards.
Please read our
privacy policy for details.
NCIX Sale banner
Contentname:biz_Home_Vertical_StoreWeekly Contentname:NCIX-featured-rotational
Your Order Company Info Memberships Services Hotlinks
Order Status
RMAs (Merchandise returns)
Contact Us / Store Locator
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
NCIX Rewards
Premier Partner Reseller Program
VIP Memberships
Advantage Membership
NCIX Affiliate Program
3rd Party Affiliate Program
Super Shipping Saver Club
Express Coverage
Express RMA
Express Shipping Service
Express Exchange and Care Coverage
Gift Cards & Balance Checker
Advanced Store Price Match
Same-Day Delivery (NEW)
NCIX Newsletters
NCIX Forums
Folding @ Home Team
The Banner Vault
International Sites:  Canada
Copyright© 2016 Computer Inc. All rights reserved. / Server ID: 158 20160525135308  1373 ms
Page last updated: 25/05/2016 13:53:08
Back To Top