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804398-B21 - HPE Smart Array E208e-p SR Gen10 (8 External Lanes/No Cache) 12G SAS PCIe Plug-in Controller

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804398-B21 - HPE Smart Array E208e-p SR Gen10 (8 External Lanes/No Cache) 12G SAS PCIe Plug-in Controller
804398-B21 - HPE Smart Array E208e-p SR Gen10 (8 External Lanes/No Cache) 12G SAS PCIe Plug-in Controller
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Item features

  • No cache
  • Essential RAID
  • SATA 6G
  • SAS 12G
  • Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
  • E208i-a series
  • Type A Modular form factor
  • Part# 804398-B21
  • 1-year warranty
  • New retail condition
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The HPE Smart Array E208i-a SR Gen10 controller, supporting 12Gb/s SAS and PCIe 3.0, is an ideal cost-effective solution for RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10 and Software Defined Storage solutions. This controller operates in Mixed Mode which combines RAID and HBA operations simultaneously. It has eight SAS lanes, allowing connection to SAS or SATA drives, and offers encryption for data at-rest on any drive with HPE Smart Array SR Secure Encryption. This type-a flexible/modular controller occupies a dedicated storage slot without occupying a PCIe expansion slot and provides enterprise-class reliability, security and efficiency needed to address your evolving data storage needs.

In the box

HPE Smart Array E208e-p SR Gen10 (8 External Lanes/No Cache) 12G SAS PCIe Plug-in Controller, high profile bracket, and low profile bracket



12Gb/s SAS (1200 MB/s theoretical bandwidth per physical lane. 6Gb/s SATA (600 MB/s theoretical bandwidth per physical lane)

Mixed Mode

Supports Mix-and-match SAS and SATA drives to the same controller. Supports Mixed Mode (RAID logic drives and HBA physical drives simultaneously).

Seamless upgrade

Seamless upgrades from HPE Smart Array Software RAID and to HPE Smart Array P-class Controllers.

Background surface scan

Checks drives during inactive periods and automatically remaps bad sectors, ensuring data integrity

Recovery ROM

This feature protects the user from a firmware image corruption by storing a redundant copy of the firmware image. If the active firmware image becomes corrupt, the controller will use the redundant firmware image and continue operating

On-Line Spares

If a failure occurs, recovery begins with an On-Line Spare and data is reconstructed automatically.

HPE SmartSSD Wear Gauge

HPE SmartSSD Wear Gauge reports the amount of lifetime remaining on your SSDs.

Modular form factor

Type-a Flexible/Modular Controller does not occupy a PCIe Expansion slot.

Item detailed specifications

Mfg Part #
Product series
Product Category
Smart Array Controller
Essential RAID
Form Factor
Type A Modular
Cache Memory
No cache
RAID support
RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
Storage protocol support
External: 8 SAS/SATA lanes across 2 x4 external Mini-SAS HD ports
Server interface
PCI Express 3.0 x8
12Gb/s SAS, 6Gb/s SATA
Maximum physical drives
Up to 238 physical drives
Maximum logical drives
Up to 64 logical drives
Hot Plug Support
Server support
HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10
HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10
HPE ProLiant DL385 Gen10
HPE ProLiant ML350 Gen10
HPE ProLiant XL450 Gen10
Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows Server
Microsoft Windows Hyper-V Server
VMware vSphere ESXi
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)
Canonical Ubuntu
Software Management Suite
HPE Smart Storage Administrator (SSA) GUI
HPE Smart Storage Administrator (SSA) CLI
HPE Smart Storage Administrator (SSA) Scripting
HPE Intelligent Provisioning
UEFI System Utilities (storage configuration)
UEFI Storage RESTful