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 can be backward compatible with existing 1.5Gb/s SATA and 3Gb/s SAS/SATA products and infrastructure and allows you to create RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10, RAID5 and RAID 50. Just placing the PIKE card can immediately enlarge the capacity, improve the performance, and strengthen signaling, making it the great upgrade option for users.
The stock listed above does not take into account variances in stock levels that may occur and any items on hold.