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Z820 workstation
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

Dose Z820 support SAS SSD drives?

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the guides for both systems give the LSI controller speeds the Intel "SCU" speeds and the std Intel sata ports 

 

page 5 (interfaces supported) HP z820 "QuickSpecs"

 

https://www8.hp.com/h20195/v2/getpdf.aspx/c04111526.pdf

 

z800 LSI is sata 3GBps SAS 6GBps

 

z820 is sata "SCU" ports 3GBps and the 2 Intel native ports 6GBps   LSI is sata 3GBps SAS 6GBps

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yes the z820/z800 both have motherboards with a LSI (ROC) Raid On Chip which supports SAS/SATA

 

please read the HP user manual for more information

 

the LSI ports are the ones at the bottom of the motherboard

 

please see this previous post for more information:

 

How to use sas hard drives in hp z800

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Thanks for the quick reply, I have gone through these guides, but SAS SSD drives throughput is 12Gb/s so asking if this motherboard is capable of transferring such speeds.

HP Recommended

the guides for both systems give the LSI controller speeds the Intel "SCU" speeds and the std Intel sata ports 

 

page 5 (interfaces supported) HP z820 "QuickSpecs"

 

https://www8.hp.com/h20195/v2/getpdf.aspx/c04111526.pdf

 

z800 LSI is sata 3GBps SAS 6GBps

 

z820 is sata "SCU" ports 3GBps and the 2 Intel native ports 6GBps   LSI is sata 3GBps SAS 6GBps

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