726897-B21 HPE Smart Array P840/4GB FBWC 12Gb 2-ports Int SAS Controller

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Product Overview

This item, 726897-B21, is the HPE option part number for the product described as Smart Array P840/4GB FBWC 12Gb 2-ports Int SAS Controller. Further details below.

HPE Option Part #: 726897-B21
HPE Spare Part #: n/a

HPE Assembly Part #: n/a


  • Ports: Internal: 16 SAS/SATA physical links across 2 x8 port
  • 12Gb/s SAS (1200 MB/s theoretical bandwidth per physical lane)
  • 6Gb/s SATA (600 MB/s theoretical bandwidth per physical lane)
  • PCI Express Gen3 x8 link width
  • 4 GiBytes 72-bit wide DDR3-1866 Flash Back Write Cache provides up to 14.9GB/s maximum
  • cache bandwidth
  • Read ahead caching
  • Write-back caching
  • Storage interface (SAS/SATA)
  • - 16 physical links across 2 x8 internal ports
  • - 12Gb/s SAS, 6Gb/s SATA technology
  • - Mix-and-match SAS and SATA drives to the same controller
  • - Support for SAS tape drives, SAS tape autoloaders and SAS tape libraries
  • 4 GiBytes Flash-Backed Write Cache (FBWC)
  • PCI Express Gen3 x8 link
  • RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6, 60, 10 ADM (Advanced Data Mirroring)
  • RAID or HBA mode
  • Legacy and UEFI boot operation
  • Up to 200 physical drives
  • Up to 64 logical drives
  • HPE SmartCache (license included)
  • HPE Secure Encryption (optional license)
  • HPE SSD Smart Path
  • VMware Virtual SAN certified
  • Rapid Parity Initialization (RPI)
  • Rapid rebuild
  • Drive Erase
  • Performance Optimization-Degraded Reads and Read Coalescing
  • Power Efficiency
  • Seamless upgrades to and from other HPE Smart Array controllers
  • Recovery ROM to protect against controller ROM corruption
  • Full-height, half-length standard PCI Express plug-in card
  • - Dimension (excluding bracket): 6.6 in x 4.4 in x 0.6 in (16.8 cm x 11.1 cm x 1.5 cm)

Compatible with:
DL180 Gen9
DL360 Gen9
DL380 Gen9
DL388 Gen9
DL80 Gen9
ML150 Gen9
ML350 Gen9
✅ and possibly others
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Last updated: 4/14/2023

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