Intel® RAID Controller RS2WC040
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Intel® RAID Controllers
Products formerly Whale Cove
Friday, October 31, 2014
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Last Receipt Attributes
Monday, August 31, 2015
Board Form Factor
Low Profile MD2 Card
Data Transfer Rate
Supported Operating Systems
Windows, Linux, Solaris, VMware
RAID Level Supported
0, 1, 10, 5, 50
# of Ports Internal
# of Ports External
# of Devices Supported
PCIe Host Interface
PCIe x8 Gen2
IO Processor Model
PCIe x8 Connector
Extended Warranty Available for Purchase (Select Countries)
Raid Controller, Quick Start User Guide, 1 standard & 1 Low Profile bracket. One SAS Cable is included.
Entry-level 6G SAS RAID controller with 4 internal ports for SAS/SATA drives. Retail SKU includes cable.
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Drivers and Software
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Windows* Driver for Intel® RAID Controller RS2BL080, RS2BL040, RS2MB044, RS2PI008(DE), RS2SG244, RS2VB080, RS2VB040, RS2WG160, RS2WC080, RS2WC040
Provides Windows* driver for 6Gbs (Gen1) Intel RAID Controllers.View download options.
RAID CMDTool2 for UEFI
Command line utility version 2.03.03.s6 to query status and manage a RAID controller.View download options.
RAID CMDTool2 for DOS, FreeBSD*, Linux*, Solaris*, and Windows*
This utility is a command line utility version 8.07.15 that can be used to check status and manage the RAID controller.View download options.
SAS Hardware RAID Driver for VMWare* ESXi 5
SAS Hardware RAID Driver for VMWare* ESXi 5View download options.
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