Dell PERC 5/E 256MB RAID Controller for PowerVault MD1000 DM479


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Dell PERC 5/E SAS RAID Controller for PowerVault MD1000 Enclosures

Dell Part Number(s): DM479, 0DM479

Alternate Part Number(s): GP297, UT568, XM768

The Dell PERC 5/E Raid Controller Card is A PCI-Express serial attached SCSI (SAS) controller that provides ultimate performance, data protection and scalability for external SAS raid applications.

This card is exclusively for use with connecting a Dell Powervault MD1000 external storage array with a host server for a direct-attached storage connection. This card is NOT required if daisy-chaining a PowerVault MD1000 to an MD3000 enclosure.

Requires an open PCI-Express (PCI-e) slot in the host server.

Requires mini-SAS cables to connect to the PowerVault MD1000 enclosure.

Dell Official Documentation
Dell PERC 5/E SAS Controller User's Guide


Device Type: Storage RAID controller - plug-in card

RAID Levels supported: 0, 1, 5, 10, 50
Interface Type: PCI Express x8
Controller Interface Type: SAS
Data Transfer Rate: 300 MBps
Channel Qty: 2

Onboard Cache: 256MB

Battery Backup: Includes rechargable Li-Ion battery pack
Interfaces: 2 x storage - SAS ( external )
Compatible Slots: 1 x PCI Express x8

No cables are included with this adapter card.

Compatible Host Servers

Dell PowerEdge 1800
Dell PowerEdge 1850
Dell PowerEdge 2800
Dell PowerEdge 2850
Dell PowerEdge 1900
Dell PowerEdge 1950
Dell PowerEdge 2900
Dell PowerEdge 2950
Dell PowerEdge 2970
Dell PowerEdge 6800
Dell PowerEdge 6850
Dell PowerEdge 6850 800T SAS (RBOD only)
Dell PowerEdge 6950
Dell PowerEdge SC1435 (tape only)
Dell PowerEdge R805v
Dell PowerEdge R900 (RBOD only)
Dell PowerEdge R905v (RBOD only)
Dell PowerEdge T110 (tape only)
Dell PowerEdge T300 (tape only)
Dell PowerEdge T310 (tape only)

Dell PowerEdge T410 (RBOD only)
Dell PowerEdge T605 (tape only)
Dell PowerEdge T610
Dell PowerEdge T710
Dell PowerEdge R200 (tape only)
Dell PowerEdge R210 (RBOD only)
Dell PowerEdge R300
Dell PowerEdge R310 (tape only)
Dell PowerEdge R410 (tape only)
Dell PowerEdge R510
Dell PowerEdge R610
Dell PowerEdge R710
Dell PowerEdge R810
Dell PowerEdge R910
Dell PowerVault NX1950 (RBOD only)
Dell PowerVault NF500
Dell PowerVault NF600

Warranty Information

90-day parts replacement warranty


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  • 5
    works good

    Posted by Tracy Adams on 29th Aug 2013

    replaced bad controller in our host server. shipped fast!

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