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HP 631670-B21 Smart Array P420 1GB FBWC 2-port RAID Controller 6Gb/s SAS PCIe

low profile - short bracket
$68.88 $31.31
SKU: OG-631670-B21-LP-REF

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Smart Array P420 controller board - PCIe x8 low profile SAS controller - Has two internal x8 wide mini-SAS ports - For up to 6Gb/sec transfer rate for SAS and SATA + 1GB flash backed write cache (FBWC) memory module, 72-bit wide + Capacitor pack with cable, for use with cache module - Provides back up power to the flash-based write cache (FBWC) memory module for up to 80 seconds in the event of a system power failure.

Relevant part numbers: 633538-001; 660093-001; 633542-001; 631679-B21

The HPE Smart Array P420 Controller is 6 Gb/s, PCIe 3.0, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) RAID controller that provides enterprise class, storage performance and data protection for select HPE ProLiant Gen8 rack servers and tower servers. It features eight internal SAS ports and delivers increased server uptime by providing advanced storage functionality, including online RAID level migration (between any RAID levels) with flash back write cache, global online spare, and pre-failure warning. Universal Hard Drive form factor is for disk enclosures and storage systems. With compatibility across many enterprise platforms, you are free to deploy and re-deploy these drives to quickly deliver increased storage capacity, migrate data between systems, and easily manage spare drives.
More info - https://h20195.www2.hpe.com/v2/gethtml.aspx?docname=c04111534

• supports up to 60 drives depending on the server implementation.
• 6Gb/s SAS technology delivers high performance and data bandwidth and contains full compatibility with 6Gb/s SATA technology.
• x8 PCIe 3.0 host interface technology delivers high performance and data bandwidth up to 8 GB/s maximum bandwidth.
• Modular, easy-to-upgrade design lets you optimize performance by upgrading from 40-bit 512MB cache to 72-bit 1GB Flash Backed Write Cache.
• Standard on the P420 are RAID 6 ADG, RAID 60 ADG, RAID 1 ADM, Capacity Expansion, mirror split, recombine, and rollback in Online Mode, Drive Erase, Performance Optimization-Degraded Reads and Read Coalescing, Move/Delete any individual LUNS and Online Split Mirror.
• The HPE SSD Smart Path feature included in the Smart Array software stack improves SSD read for all RAID levels and RAID 0 write operations by optimizing the path to each SSD attached to the controller.
• Mix-and-match SAS and SATA hard drives, lets you deploy drive technology as needed to fit your computing environment.
• Low-profile PCI Express form factor - ships with a full size bracket for deployment in either a low-profile or full sized slot.
• Read ahead caching & Write-back caching (with FBWC).
• Online array expansion, Advanced Capacity Expansion, RAID level migration, stripe size migration, Unlimited global online spare assignment, User selectable RAID level and stripe size, User selectable read and write cache sizes


Brand HP
Type RAID Controller Card
Internal Interfaces SAS, SATA III
Number of Ports 2 Ports
Model P420
MPN 631670-B21
Form Factor PCIe
RAID Levels 0, 1, 5, 6
Country/Region of Manufacture Unknown
Compatible Brand For HP
Interface Card Type RAID Cards
Compatible Port/Slot PCI Express x8
Condition Description USED - WORKGING - PULLS