Enterprise SAS Controllers

Optimized for performance without compromising reliability, scalability or power efficiency.



From host controller silicon and software solutions for desktops to workstations, servers and desktop systems, Marvell offers a range of Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) host controller silicon that incorporates industry-leading 6Gb/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.

Key Features:

  • PCIe 2.0 Compliant
  • Support for 4 to 8 6Gb/s SAS/SATA ports
  • Integrated XOR engines
  • Native SATA 3G/6G interface
  • NCQ support
  • Flexible SATA ports support internal or external SATA links
  • eSATA Support
  • Programmable Signaling Levels
  • Two-Wire Serial Interface (TWSI)
  • GPIO Support up to 34 GPIO pins
  • SPI Flash Interface
  • Small footprint with lowest power consumption

Block Diagram

I/O Controller Block Diagram Figure 1: Block Diagram for 88SE9485/9445


The Marvell 88SE9485/9445 is targeted for storage server, enclosure system, cloud computing and HBA applications.

Available Products:

  • 88SE9485 (PCIe x8 to 8 SAS/SATA 6Gb/s Ports I/O Controller)
  • 88SE9445 (PCIe x4 to 4 SAS/SATA 6Gb/s Ports I/O Controller)