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PM8272

SmartROC 3200 16x16 Tri-mode Controller

Status: In Production

Features:

  • Automatic PCIe Gen 4, SAS-4, and SATA detection and link speed negotiation to enable universal bay architectures
  • Integrated Switchtec PCIe Gen 2 (5 GT/s), Gen 3 (8 GT/s) and Gen 4 (16 GT/s) Switch
  • Low latency to NVMe targets in native or RAID modes
  • >3.6M 4K RR IOPs and up to 26 GBps bandwidth
  • Driver and unified management utilities for all major operating systems
  • Hardware root-of-trust Secure Boot and Secure Update
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Summary

The Microchip SmartROC 3200 16x16 RAID-on-Chip controller is the industry's most versatile, fully-featured, and secure RAID-enabled NVMe/SAS/SATA server storage performance solution.  This controller offers up to x16 PCIe Gen 4 connectivity to the host CPU, 16 storage lanes, 72-bit DDR4 of memory, new security features, and advanced manageability through industry-standard interfaces. 

Additional Features
  • Tri-Mode Support
    • Automatic PCIe Gen 4, SAS-4, and SATA detection and link speed negotiation to enable universal bay architectures
    • Various RAID, HBA, or transparent modes selectable per drive
  • NVMe Storage Management
    • Integrated Switchtec PCIe Gen 2 (5 GT/s), Gen 3 (8 GT/s) and Gen 4 (16 GT/s) Switch
    • Low latency to NVMe targets in native or RAID modes
    • PCIe error containment (including downstream port containment, upstream error containment, completion timeout synthesis and poisoned TLP blocking)
    • 16 lanes of NVMe media support, down to ×1 bifurcation
    • 16-lane host support
  • SAS Storage Management
    • Each PHY supports 24G SAS-4 with up to 2.4 Gbps bandwidth
    • DCM for near 100% efficient bandwidth aggregation for all SAS/SATA drive rates over SAS-4 links
  • Performance
    • >3.6M 4K RR IOPs and up to 26 GBps bandwidth
  • Smart Storage Solutions Software
    • Driver and unified management utilities for all major operating systems
    • maxView GUI and ARCCONF CLI for management
    • UEFI pre-boot with GUI and CLI support
    • Autonomous event monitor
    • Third-party plugins, including vSphere and OpenStack
  • Security and Data Protection
    • Supports all RAID levels (0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6, 60)
    • Hardware root-of-trust Secure Boot and Secure Update
    • Hardware assist for error recovery
Parametrics
Name
Value
Product Type
ROC Controller
Port Count
16
Generation
PCIe Gen 4 / SAS-4
Interface
16-Lane PCIe Gen 4
RAID Level
0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60
Physical Dimensions
31 mm × 31 mm

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Part Number
Device Weight (g)
Shipping Weight (Kg)
Lead Count
Package Type
Package Dimension
Solder Composition
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RoHS
China EFUP
PM8272B-F3EI
0.000000
14.70370
1417
BFBGA
31x31x2.95mm
SAC305
e1
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