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The Flexibility to Create the Intel® Server with the Functionality You Need

You can expect more with Intel® Server Products, and Intel® RAID Activation Keys are just one way to tailor a RAID solution to meet the diverse needs of the entry-level storage market.

Note: RAID backup solutions and premium features keys are not included within this page.

Software RAID

Intel® RAID Activation Keys support the new Intel® Xeon® processor E5-based server products. Scroll down for product specification and compatible product lists for SATA keys, SAS keys, and RAID activation keys.

SATA Keys

Product Name Intel® RAID C600 Upgrade Key RKSATA8R5 Intel® RAID C600 Upgrade Key RKSATA8 Intel® RAID C600 Upgrade Key RKSATA4R5

Order code

RKSATA8R5

RKSATA8

RKSATA4R5

Description

Eight-port SATA with Intel® ESRT2 RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and Intel® RSTe RAID 0, 1, 5, 10

Eight-port SATA Key with Intel® ESRT2 RAID 0, 1, 10 and Intel® RSTe RAID 0, 1, 5, 10

Four-port SATA with Intel® ESRT2 RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and Intel® RSTe RAID 0, 1, 5, 10

Data transfer rate 3 Gb/s 3 Gb/s 3 Gb/s
Compatible battery backup options None None None
RAID level supported 0,1,5,10 0,1,10 0,1,5,10
# of ports internal 8 8 4
# of ports external 0 0 0
Embedded memory N/A N/A N/A
PCIe* host interface x4 PCIe Gen x4 PCIe Gen x4 PCIe Gen
I/O processor model C600 Series Chipset-based C600 Series Chipset-based C600 Series Chipset-based

Items included

Storage Key, Installation Guide for eight-port SATA with Intel® ESRT2 RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and Intel® RSTe RAID 0, 1, 5, 10

Storage Key and Installation Guide for eight-port SATA Key with Intel® ESRT2 RAID 0, 1, 10 and Intel® RSTe RAID 0, 1, 5, 10

Storage Key and Installation Guide for four-port SATA with Intel® ESRT2 RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and Intel® RSTe RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 (BLACK)

Compatible Products      
Click SKU for detailed list of Compatible Boards and Systems RKSATA8R5 RKSATA8 RKSATA4R5

SAS Keys

Product Name Intel® RAID C600 Upgrade Key RKSAS8R5 Intel® RAID C600 Upgrade Key RKSAS8 Intel® RAID C600 Upgrade Key RKSAS4 Intel® RAID C600 Upgrade Key RKSAS4R5
Order code RKSAS8R5 RKSAS8 RKSAS4 RKSAS4R5
Description 8-port SAS Key with Intel® ESRT2 RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and Intel® RSTe RAID 0, 1, 10 8-port SAS Key with Intel® ESRT2 RAID 0, 1, 10 and Intel® RSTe RAID 0, 1, 10 4-port SAS Key with Intel® ESRT2 RAID 0, 1, 10 and Intel® RSTe RAID 0, 1, 10 4-port SAS Key with Intel® ESRT2 RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and Intel® RSTe RAID 0, 1, 10
Data transfer rate 3 Gb/s 3 Gb/s 3 Gb/s 3 Gb/s
Compatible battery backup options None None None None
RAID level supported 0,1,5,10 0,1,10 0,1,10 0,1,5,10
# of ports internal 8 8 8 4
# of ports external 0 0 0 0
Embedded memory N/A N/A N/A N/A
PCIe* host interface PCI Express x4 PCI Express x4 PCI Express x4 PCI Express x4
I/O processor model C600 Series Chipset-based C600 Series Chipset-based C600 Series Chipset-based C600 Series Chipset-based
Items included Storage Key, Install Guide for 8port SAS Key with Intel® ESRT2 RAID 0/1/5/10/50 and Intel® RSTe RAID 0/1/10 Storage Key, Install Guide for 8port SAS Key with Intel® ESRT2 RAID 0/1/10 and Intel® RSTe RAID 0/1/10 Storage Key, Install Guide for 4port SAS Key with Intel® ESRT2 RAID 0/1/10 and Intel® RSTe RAID 0/1/10 Storage Key, Install Guide for 4port SAS Key with Intel® ESRT2 RAID 0/1/5/10/50 and Intel® RSTe RAID 0/1/10
Compatible Products        
Click SKU for detailed list of Compatible Boards and Systems RKSAS8R5 RKSAS8 RKSAS4 RKSAS4R5

Software RAID Activation Key for Existing Products

Product Name Intel® RAID Activation Key AXXRAKSW5
Order code AXXRAKSW5
Description RAID Activation Key enables SAS and/or SATA Software RAID 5 on most Intel Server Boards
Target market Entry
Board form factor Activation Key
Data transfer rate 6 Gb/s
Supported devices SAS/SATA
Compatible battery backup options None
RAID levels supported 0,1,10,5
# of ports external 0
# of devices supported 8
PCIe* host interface N/A
Compatible Products  
Click SKU for detailed list of Compatible Boards, Systems, and RAID
AXXRAKSW5