- By David_W @Feb 29, 2012
Flexible storage options for end users
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 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)
- Optional PIKE 2008/IMR (8-port SASII) 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
- ASUS PIKE 2008/IMR SAS RAID card
- Support CD
- User guide
- SATA cable*
* The item is dependent on the selected SKU.
- 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
- by David_W @Feb 29, 2012
|Chipset||LSI SAS 2008|
|Interface||ASUS PIKE Interface|
|RAID levels||RAID 0/RAID 1/RAID 10/RAID 5/RAID 50|
|Devices Supported||SATA :|
|Data Rate||SATA III and SAS II 6 Gb/s per PHY|
" x 1.57
" Inch (1U compatible)
|OS Support||Windows 2008 R2|
Windows 2008 SP2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server
|Note||Motherboard support: |
Z8PH-D12 SE/QDR* Z8PH-D12/IFB* Z8PE-D18 Z8PE-D12X Z8PE-D12 Z8NR-D12
Z8NH-D12* Z8NA-D6 P7F-E P8B-E/4L
* The MB was validated with the PIKE series by using the riser cards.
RS724Q-E6/RS12 RS720Q-E6/RS12 RS300-E7/PS4 RS704D-E6/PS8 RS702D-E6/PS8
RS700D-E6/RS8 RS700D-E6/PS8 RS720-E6/RS12 RS520-E6/RS8
RS520-E6/ERS8 RS700-E6/RS4 RS700-E6/ERS4 RS500-E6/PS4 RS300-E6/PS4 RS300-E6/PS2
RS924A-E6/RS8 RS920A-E6/RS8 RS724QA-E6/RS12 RS720QA-E6/RS12 RS704DA-E6/PS4
RS700DA-E6/PS4 RS500A-S6/PS4 RS500A-E6/PS4 RS500A-X6/PS4
TS300-E7/PS4 TS700-E6/RS8 TS500-E6/PS4 TS300-E6/PS4
ESC4000 ESC4000/IB ESC2000
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