The HPE Smart Array P430 Controller (698529-B21) is a PCIe 3.0 x8, 12Gb/s capable Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) RAID controller that provides enterprise class storage performance and data protection for select HPE ProLiant servers. HPE Smart Array P430 Controller features 1 internal x8 Mini-SAS double-wide connector - x8 6Gb/s SAS physical lane (compatible with 6Gb/s SATA) 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. Data compatibility between HPE Smart Array Controllers means customers can easily upgrade to future Smart Array Controllers.
Model: 698529-B21, 729635-001
Product: Smart Array RAID Controller
Best for: HPE ProLiant Server
Interface: PCIe 3.0 X8
Disk Drive and Enclosure: 12Gb/s SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) capable
Interface - Transfer rate: 6Gb/s SAS (Serial Attached SCSI), 6Gb/s SATA (Serial ATA)
Max Physical Storage Drives Qty: 27
Logical Drives Supported: Up to 64 logical volumes
Backup: 2GB Flash Backed Write Cache kit with battery
Ports: 1 internal x8 Mini-SAS double-wide connector
RAID Levels Supported: RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, RAID 50, RAID 60
Note 1: 12Gb/s SAS performance when used on a DL580 Gen8 with 12Gb/s devices (SSDs or HDDs)
Note 2: 6Gb/s SAS technology delivers high performance and data bandwidth and contains full compatibility with 6Gb/s SATA technology.
Compatible O/S: Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, and 6.5, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (SP1, SP2, SPA), VMware ESXi 5.0 U3, VMware vSphere 5.1 U2 and vSphere 5.5