Dell PowerEdge Storage Controller Comparison

ModelInterface SupportPCI SupportSAS ConnectorsCache Memory SizeWrite Back CacheRAID LevelsMax Drive SupportRAID Support
PowerEdge RAID Controller (PERC) Series 10
S140 Software RAID6Gb/s SATAN/AN/ANo CacheNo Cache0,1,5,108Software RAID - Windows Only
PERC H740P Adapter12Gb/s SAS
6Gb/s SATA
PCI-Express 3.02x4
Internal
8GB NVFlash Backed Cache0,1,5,6,10,50,6032Hardware RAID
PERC H840 Adapter12Gb/s SASPCI-Express 3.02x4 External8GB NVFlash Backed Cache0,1,5,6,10,50,60255Hardware RAID
PowerEdge RAID Controller (PERC) Series 9
S130 Software RAID6Gb/s SATAN/AN/ANo CacheNo Cache0,1,5,108Software RAID - Windows Only
PERC H330 Adapter12Gb/s SAS
6Gb/s SATA
PCI-Express 3.02x4 InternalNo CacheNo Cache0,1,5,10,50 *See Help Me Choose
for R5/R50 performance with no controller cache
16 RAID, 32 Non-RAIDHardware RAID
PERC H730 Adapter12Gb/s SAS
6Gb/s SATA
PCI-Express 3.02x4 Internal1GB NVFlash Backed Cache0,1,5,6,10,50,6032Hardware RAID
PERC H730P Adapter12Gb/s SAS
6Gb/s SATA
PCI-Express 3.02x4 Internal
2GB NV
Flash Backed Cache0,1,5,6,10,50,6032Hardware RAID
PERC H830 Adapter12Gb/s SASPCI-Express 3.02x4 External
2GB NV
Flash Backed Cache0,1,5,6,10,50,60255Hardware RAID

Condition

New: Purchased new from a HPE/Dell/Supermicro authorized distributor. Never used. Ships in original manufacturer packaging.

Refurbished: Pulled from corporate environment in working condition. Tested upon arrival at our location and also after customization. Cosmetically grade A or B. Overall in good condition, but could have light scratches / scuffs. Ships in double-wall brown box with durable packaging material.