The Mini-SAS HD product is the next generation SAS storage interface addressing channel bandwidth requirements of 6Gb/s, 12Gb/s and 14Gb/s meeting or exceeding the respective SAS 2.1 and proposed SAS 3.0 specifications. The Mini-SAS HD product provides greater port density (11mm port-to-port) versus the existing MiniSAS 2.0 product (19.01mm port-to-port).
AFCI’s Mini-SAS HD product is fully compliant to the SFF- 8643 and SFF-8644 industry specifications. Internal and external connector configurations of the Mini-SAS HD product include 1X1 (4x), 1X2 (8x), and 1X4(16x) and enables 4x and 8x internal & external cable assembly solutions which include EEPROM communication.
The Mini-SAS HD profile design is PCI Express compatible and can be utilized in PCI Express architecture applications.