Bus Interface 8-lane, 8 GT/s PCI Express 3.0 Compliant
Data Transfer Rates Up to 6Gb/s per port
Port Type SFF-8643 mini-SAS HD
Number of Devices 16x SATA Hard Drive/SSD
Note: Only Enterprise and NAS drives are supported. Please click Here for the full HDD Compatibility List.
Form Factor Low Profile
Dimensions 5.97*2.68*0.06 (in)
Weight 0.26 lbs.
RAID Mode 0, 1, 5, 6, 1/0, 5/0 and JBOD / Non-RAID Mode
  • RAID 6 is not supported on macOS
  • Bootable RAID 6 is not supported
Operating System Support Window Server 2008 and Window 7 and later
macOS 10.9 and later
Flash ROM for Upgradeable BIOS Yes
Storage Health Inspector Yes
Redundant RAID Configurations Yes
BIOS PnP (plug and play) and BBS (BIOS boot specification) support Yes
Bootable RAID Array Yes
EFI for Mac Platform Yes
Multiple RAID Partitions supported Yes
Storage Configurations Support Details Supports multiple RAID Controllers per system
Multiple RAID Adapters supported Support up to 4 RAID controllers per system
Online Array Roaming Yes
Online RAID Level Migration (ORLM) Yes
Online Capacity Expansion (OCE) Yes
Quick RAID Initialization for fast array setup Yes
Drive hot-plug support Yes
Global Hot Spare Disk support Yes
Automatic and configurable RAID Rebuilding Priority Yes
Auto resume incomplete rebuilding after power on or reboot system Yes
Disk Format compatible: 512, 512e, 4Kn Yes
Larger than 2 TB Drive and RAID Array support Yes
Spin down Massive Arrays of Idle Disks support Yes
Native Command Queuing Yes
Disk media scan and repair Yes
Device Error Recovery support Yes
Automatic remap and fix drive bad block for RAID array RAID 1, 5, 6, 1/0, 5/0
Staggered Drive Spin Up Yes
Write Back and Write Through Yes
RAID Management Suites:
  • BIOS/UEFI/Firmware configuration tool
  • Browser-Based management tool
  • CLI(Command Line Interface- scriptable configuration tool)
  • API package
Enclosure Management Interface: SGPIO, SES-2 and I2C
(Drive LEDs supported: SGPIO, SES-2 and LED Header)
SMTP Email Alert Notification Yes
Alarm Buzzer Yes
Work Temp +5°C ~+ 55°C
Storage Temp -20°C ~ +80°C
Relative Humidity 5% ~ 60% non condensing
Operating Voltage PCI-e: 12V, 3.3V
Power Typical: 14W
MTBF (Mean Time Before Failure) 920,585 Hours
Certification / Approval CE, FCC, RoHS, REACH, WEEE
Retail Box Dimensions 13.38” L x 7.68” H x 2.76” W
Retail Box Weight 1.09lbs
UPC Code 643653 840014
Kit Contents 1x controller card
1x Low Profile Bracket
1x Quick Installation Guide
8643-4sata-1m cable

8643-4SATA-1M - 1 Meter Cable length, SFF-8643 to Controller and 4x SATA to 4x SATA Drives.