10 Best Hardware Raid Controllers 2021

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DELL VM02C PERC H710 PCIe RAID CARD – ⭐ Best Overall Hardware Raid Controller

8541587098 by Dell

  • Dimensions: 7 x 4 x 1 inches
DELL VM02C PERC H710 PCIe RAID CARD
  • Part Number: 0GJKT MPN: 00GJKT, CV-00GJKT, 70K80
  • Type: RAID Controller Card Model: PERC H710
  • Card Type: Serial Attached SCSI Integrated Raid Controller Card Data Transfer Rate: 6Gb/s Cache: 512MB Non Volatile Interface: SAS 6.0 Gps Series 7: PERC H710 Compatible Port/Slot: PCI Express 2.0 RAID Level: RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, RAID 50, RAID 60 SAS controller: LSI SAS 2208 dual-core PowerPC ROC Host bus type: 8-lane, PCI Express 2.0 Compliant Bus Device support: Up to 32 (SAS, SATA) Connectors: Two internal mini-SAS SFF8087
  • Compatible Model: PowerEdge R620, PowerEdge R820, PowerEdge T320, PowerEdge T420, PowerEdge T620, Precision T3600, Precision T5600, Precision T7600, PowerVault NX3200
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LSIMegaRAID SAS LSI 9260-8i LSI00198 8 Port 512MB Cache SFF8087

SF-006-XY by JSER

  • Weight: 0.11 pounds
LSIMegaRAID SAS LSI 9260-8i LSI00198 8 Port 512MB Cache SFF8087
  • LSIMegaRAID SAS LSI 9260-8i LSI00198 8 port 512MB cache SFF8087 6Gb RAID0.1.5.6 PCI-E 2.0 X8 Controller Card
  • 1. Key Features 1) Eight internal 6Gb/s SATA+SAS ports 2) Two Mini-SAS internal connectors (SFF-8087) 3) LSI SAS 2108 6Gb/s RAID-on-Chip –800MHzPowerPC
  • 4) 512MB 800MHz DDRII cache memory 5) Optional battery backup module 6) RAID Levels 0, 1, 5 and 6,RAID Spans 10, 50 and 60
  • 2. Key Advantages 1) 6Gb/s SAS for superior levels of RAID performance 2) PCI Express 2.0 provides faster signaling for highbandwidth applications 3) Support for 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s SATA and SAS hard drives 4) SafeStore Encryption Services formore secure data protection
  • 3.Typical Applications 1) Video-On-Demand,Video-Surveillance,Video Creation + Editing,Medical Imaging,High-Performance Computing 2) Digital Content Archive and VTL,Storage Appliance,File, Web, Database

I/O Crest 4 Port SATA III PCI-e 2.0 x2 HyperDuo – 💲 Best Budget Hardware Raid Controller

SI-PEX40057 by IO CREST

  • Release date: 06/15/2017
  • Color: Green
  • Weight: 0.34 pounds
  • Dimensions: 5.6 x 4.8 x 1.6 inches
  • Warranty: One year warranty
I/O Crest 4 Port SATA III PCI-e 2.0 x2 HyperDuo
  • We recommend a fresh Windows install with this card
  • Drivers are required for this card to function.
  • Chipset: Marvell 88SE9230
  • Installed with a full profile bracket, Low profile included with the package
  • Port Multiplier FIS-based and Command-based switching supported
  • Supports SATA Rev 3.0 transfer speeds up to 6.0Gbps and backwards compatible with SATA I/II at 1.5/3.0Gbps
  • Supports RAID 0 and 1 modes, Requires at least a PCIe x4 slot to function
  • 4 Internal SATA 6Gb/s Ports
  • Compatible with SATA 6G, 3G and 1.5G Hard Drives
  • PCI-Express x2 Interface is Compatible with PCI-Express x2, x4, x8, and x16 slots
  • RAID mode Supported: RAID 0/1/1+0
  • HyperDuo is configured with at least 1 hard disk drive (HDD) and up to 3 solid state drives (SSD). By embedding automated tiring technology into the chipset.
  • Does not support Hardware RAID using Port Multiplier
  • Support 3TB and 4TB GPT Hard drives
  • Chipset: Marvell 88SE9230

Ableconn PEX-SA115 2-Port SATA 6G PCI Express Host Adapter Card

PEX-SA115 by Ableconn

  • Color: 2x SATA III
  • Weight: 0.08 pounds
  • Dimensions: 2.7 x 2.3 x 0.7 inches
Ableconn PEX-SA115 2-Port SATA 6G PCI Express Host Adapter Card
  • Supports SATA III transfer speeds up to 6.0Gbps; backward compatible with SATA I/II at 1.5/3.0Gbps
  • Built with Marvell 88SE9128. Supports Hardware RAID 0 and 1 modes
  • Support Port Multiplier FIS-based and Command-based switching
  • No driver installation is required on Windows 10/8/7/Vista, Server 2012/2008, Linux, Mac OS X 10.x and later.
  • High quality. Fully RoHS compliant. Made in Taiwan.

3Ware 9650SE-8LPML SATA2 Hardware RAID Controller Kit

9650SE-8LPML KIT by 3ware

  • Weight: 1.1 pounds
  • Dimensions: 12 x 7.3 x 2.8 inches
3Ware 9650SE-8LPML SATA2 Hardware RAID Controller Kit
  • 3Ware Hardware RAID Controller Card
  • Board Model: 9650SE-8LPML
  • P/N: 700-3260-20 D
  • Interface: SATA2
  • Memory: 256MB

High Point SSD7103 Bootable 4X M.2 NVMe RAID Controller – 👑 Premium Pick

SSD7103 by High Point

  • Release date: 05/23/2019
  • Weight: 1.35 pounds
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 5 x 85 inches
  • Warranty: 2 Years
High Point SSD7103 Bootable 4X M.2 NVMe RAID Controller
  • Comprehensive NVMe Boot support for Linux & Windows: RAID 0, 1, 1/0
  • Fast & easy NVMe storage upgrade solution for Intel & AMD platforms
  • Up to 4 off-the-shelf M.2 MLC, TLC & qlc NVMe SSD's. Data, Bootable storage mode
  • Microsoft Hyper-V & XEN server
  • Dedicated PCIe 3.0 x16 bus bandwidth (dedicated PCIe 3.0 x4 bandwidth for each NVMe M.2 SSD)
  • Linux & Windows booting support

IO Crest 2 Port PCI-E 2.0 x1 SATA III 6Gbps

SI-PEX40089 by Syba

  • Release date: 05/08/2015
  • Dimensions: 6 x 3.6 x 1.2 inches
  • Warranty: 3 Year Warranty
IO Crest 2 Port PCI-E 2.0 x1 SATA III 6Gbps
  • Supports 2 Ports Serial ATA PHY, 1.5Gbps, 3.0Gbps and 6.0Gbps seed negotiation
  • Supports AHCI and IDE programming interface
  • Supports Native Command Queue (NCQ)
  • Supports port Multiplier Command based switching
  • Embedded hardware RAID Engine

N N.ORANIE 4-Port SATA III 6Gbps PCIE RAID Host Controller

PCE4SAT-MR1 by N N.ORANIE

  • Color: Black
N N.ORANIE 4-Port SATA III 6Gbps PCIE RAID Host Controller
  • PCIe 4X to 4 SATA III 6Gbps interfaces; transfer speeds up to 6Gbps; backwards compatible with SATA 1.0/2.0 of 1.5/3.0Gbps.
  • PCI-Express V2.0 also compatible with PCI-Express V1.0, can be used on PCIe X4 X8 X16 slots.
  • Port Multiplier FIS-based and Command-based switching supported; Chipset: Marvell.
  • Support Native Command Queue (NCQ); Support IDE/AHCI 1.0 mode; Compatible with SATA 6G, 3G and 1.5G Hard Drives; Support Hot Plug and Hot Swap.
  • Support RAID Model: RAID0, RAID1, RAID10, and HyperDuo. Support Windows XP/Vista/7/8/Sever 2008 R2/10(32/64 bit) and newer.

StarTech.com 4 Port PCI Express 2.0 SATA III 6Gbps RAID

PEXSAT34RH by StarTech

  • Weight: 0.32 pounds
  • Dimensions: 6.9 x 5.7 x 1.2 inches
  • Warranty: 2 year warranty
StarTech.com 4 Port PCI Express 2.0 SATA III 6Gbps RAID
  • Add 4 Internal SATA III (6Gbps) Ports to a computer through a PCI Express x2 slot
  • PCI Express 20 SATA Controller with HyperDuo SSD Tiering
  • 4 Port PCI Express SATA III 6Gb
  • PCI Express SATA RAID Card
  • PCIe SATA 6G

StarTech.com 2x M.2 NGFF SSD RAID Controller Card plus 2x

PEXM2SAT3422 by StarTech

  • Release date: 06/24/2019
  • Color: Red
  • Weight: 0.15 pounds
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 6.1 x 1.8 inches
  • Warranty: 2 year warranty
StarTech.com 2x M.2 NGFF SSD RAID Controller Card plus 2x
  • Add two Next Generation Form Factor M.2 SSDs and two SATA ports to your computer through PCIe
  • 2x M.2 NGFF SSD RAID Controller Card plus 2x SATA III Ports / PCIe
  • 2-Slot PCI Express SATA M.2 RAID Card / SATA 3 Controller Host Card Adapter
  • PCIe SATA Card for almost all SATA M.2 solid-state drives plus port multiplier up to 7 drives
  • Storage controller supports hardware RAID / NCQ / HybridDrives / SATA3 6Gbps
  • Perfect for data recovery & backup / Improves the storage & performance of a PC

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