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3Gb/s SAS Definition

Thumbnail image for SAS.cmyk.jpgThe first generation, 3Gb/s SAS, replaces parallel SCSI which could no longer keep pace with industry performance and scalability demands. SAS fulfilled the storage industry's need for faster systems with more advanced capabilities. SAS features which support faster performance include dual-port drives and wide ports, enabling full-duplex data transmission plus aggregated bandwidth. Universal connectivity is an added SAS advantage.