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SKryl1
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Hi, tell me please what different between Integrated RAID Module - not software (for example RMS25KB080) and RAID Controllers (for exsamle RS3UC080)? I mean globally differents.

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JoseH_Intel
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Hello SKryl1,

 

Thank you for joining the community

 

The main difference between a Intel RAID module and a RAID card is the connection interface with the board. RAID controller cards connects through regular PCIe slot connection only, while RAID modules can use either a PCIe connection or a Intel proprietary port already enabled in the Intel server boards only. Their functionality is the same, both are 12Gb/s SAS capable, both can use the same RAID software management tools. The RAID module though, spares a PCIe port in the board since it connects in a different location.

 

Here you can download the RS3UC080 user guide

Here you can download the RMS25KB080 user guide

 

Hope it helps

 

Jose A.

Intel Customer Support Technician

A Contingent Worker at Intel

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JoseH_Intel
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Hello SKryl1,

 

Thank you for joining the community

 

The main difference between a Intel RAID module and a RAID card is the connection interface with the board. RAID controller cards connects through regular PCIe slot connection only, while RAID modules can use either a PCIe connection or a Intel proprietary port already enabled in the Intel server boards only. Their functionality is the same, both are 12Gb/s SAS capable, both can use the same RAID software management tools. The RAID module though, spares a PCIe port in the board since it connects in a different location.

 

Here you can download the RS3UC080 user guide

Here you can download the RMS25KB080 user guide

 

Hope it helps

 

Jose A.

Intel Customer Support Technician

A Contingent Worker at Intel

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SKryl1
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Thank you for detail answering! Instantly it was clear!

JoseH_Intel
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Hello SKryl1,

 

Glad to assist you.

Take care.

 

Jose A.

Intel Customer Support Technician

A Contingent Worker at Intel