Marvel production

Topics: Serial ATA, PCI Express, RAID Pages: 2 (869 words) Published: November 5, 2014
Marvell 88SE9485/9445
6Gb/s SAS/SATA IO Controllers

PRODUCT OVERVIEW
Marvell® offers a range of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) host controller silicon and software solutions for desktops, workstations, servers and external storage systems. The controller silicon incorporates Marvell industry-leading 6 Gb/s SAS/Serial ATA (SATA) PHY technology and 5 GT/s PCI Express 2.0 (PCIe) PHY cores, which combine the best jitter performance and lowest per-port power consumption available today. Additionally, Marvell has invested heavily in the development of a full suite of high-performance, highly scalable, fault-tolerant RAID and storage management software.

6.0 Gbps

6.0 Gbps

6.0 Gbps

6.0 Gbps

6.0 Gbps

6.0 Gbps

6.0 Gbps

BLOCK DIAGRAM

6.0 Gbps

The Marvell SAS 6Gb/s host controllers support four or eight SAS/SATA ports, including native 6Gb/s SATA interface support, and as many as eight lanes of PCIe 2.0 connectivity, delivering up to 4GB/s bandwidth to the host system for high-performance demanding applications. It incorporates a RAID offload engine to reduce CPU utilization when running at RAID configurations, thereby increasing overall system performance. The devices are offered with Windows/Linux non-RAID binary drivers and Linux open source driver for ease-of-use and fast product development.

4 or 8 SAS/SATA 6Gb/s Ports

TWSI
Flash

PM
Control
FIS Based
Switching

SAS
STP/SMP/
SSP

XOR

Enclosure
Mgmt

GPIO
(LED's)

OSC

PCIe

PCIe 2.0 x4 or x8

Figure 1. Block Diagram

KEY FEATURES
MODEL
• 6Gb/s SAS/SATA Ports
• PCIe 2.0 Compliant (5 GT/s)
• SATA 6Gb/s Compliant
• Concurrent IOs per Chip
• Native Command Queuing
• eSATA Support
• Programmable Signaling Levels
• SAS 2.0 Compliant
• T10 End-to-End Data Protection
• Enclosure Management
• Two-Wire Serial Interface (TWSI)
• GPIO Support
• SPI Flash Interface

88SE9485

88SE9445

8

4

X8

X4

6Gb/s SATA PHY with speed negotiation to...
Continue Reading

Please join StudyMode to read the full document

You May Also Find These Documents Helpful

  • Marvel Corporate Stucture Essay
  • Risk and Marvel Essay
  • Marvel Comics and Marvel S Turnaround Essay
  • Marvel Case Study Essay
  • Marvel Case Essay
  • Marvel Enterprises Essay
  • Essay about Disney-Marvel Merger
  • Bankruptcy And Restructuring At Marvel Essay

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free