Molex SAS-3 & U.2 Backplane Connectors

Molex SAS-3 and U.2 (SFF-8639) Backplane Connectors support 12Gbps data rates and combine the latest enhancements of SAS-3 and U.2 technologies to suit Solid State Device (SDD) applications. These high-speed connectors include right-angle SAS-3 and U.2 receptacles featuring a common PCB footprint for cost-effective future connector upgrades. These Molex backplane connectors also offer a wide range of mating height and PCB mounting and retention configurations.


  • Dual-port, SAS-3 connectors meeting 12Gbps data rates
  • 12Gbps SAS and 8 GT/s PCI Express (PCIe) signaling (all U.2 connectors)
  • Common PCB footprint for right-angle SAS-3 and U.2 receptacles
  • Wide range of mating height and PCB-mounting and retention configurations
  • Drop-in replacement for competing designs in the storage device market


  • Data Centers / Computing
    • High-end computing
    • RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) / storage
  • Telecommunications
    • Infrastructure¬†
    • Networking
Published: 2016-05-06 | Updated: 2022-08-23