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Microchip Adaptec SmartRAID 3254-16i/e 3254C16IXS 16 internal Ports 24 Gbps SAS/SATA/NVMe PCIe Gen 4 LP/MD2 form factor
Price: $ 1350.00 / Each
Product Code: CT-AT-3254C16IXS
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Product Description:

Microchip Adaptec® SmartRAID 3254-16i /e 24G SAS/SATA/NVMe PCIe Gen 4 RAID Adapter

Manufactuer Part Number: 3254C16IXS


Product Type RAID Adapter
Port Count 16 internal
Generation PCIe Gen 4 / SAS-4
Interface 8-Lane PCIe Gen 4
Physical Dimensions 2.535" H x 6.6" L(64 mm x 167 mm)
Controller Based Encryption (CBE) Yes
Form Factor Low-profile, MD2
Controller 24 Gbps SmartIOC 2200

Product Features

  • Industry's first 24G SAS adapter support for industry standard SAS-4 connectivity
  • 16 Gbps NVMe Gen 4, 24 Gbps SAS-4, and 6 Gbps SATA full Tri-mode SAS/SATA/NVMe adapters
  • 8-lane (x8) PCIe Gen 4 host interface
  • Dynamic power management to save up to 30% power


  • Superior performance with up to 14.8 GB/s throughput and 3.4M IOPs 4K random reads
  • Integrated PCIe Switch enables DirectPath technology for the industry's lowest latency and high bandwidth NVMe solution
  • Dynamic Channel Multiplexing (DCM) technology that aggregates expander attached SAS or SATA hard drives onto 24G SAS infrastructure with near 100% link efficiency for unparalleled throughput


  • Microchip’s Trusted Platform support with a new level of compute and supply chain security based on Hardware Root of Trust
  • Expanded unique maxCrypto™ Controller-Based Encryption (CBE) solution to support SAS, SATA, and now NVMe media
  • Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) management software


  • Common management experience across Smart Storage platform and tri-mode media
  • Support for both Intel® Virtual Pin Port (VPP) for intelligent backplane management and SFF's Universal Backplane Management (UBM) standards to simplify integration and enhance product flexibility
  • SGPIO and SCSI Enclosure Services (SES) allow a common way to manage device status and activity for directly connected storage devices or for devices connected behind a SAS expander
  • Industry leading storage management including standards-based Platform Level Data Model (PLDM)/Redfish® Device Enablement (RDE) to simplify integration
  • BMC Integration with PBSI & MCTP Support

Interoperability and Compatibility

  • Proven compatibility with existing Adaptec Smart solutions, multiple operating systems, servers, enclosures, SSDs and HDDs

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