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Selector Guide to 3M™ High Speed Cable Assemblies for Standards-based Interfaces

Selector Guide to 3M™ High Speed Cable Assemblies

High-speed cable assemblies are essential for the efficient operation of systems which process large volumes of data. For high- performance computing, routers, storage and switches, 3M has the cabling solutions you need connect devices with the latest industry standard physical interfaces: choose from SATA, SAS, miniSAS, SFP+, QSFP+, CX4 - and coming soon CXP and PCIe. Use the interactive selection guide below to find the precise cable assembly and length you need for your application.

 Interconnect Format

Infiniband
Ethernet
Fiber Channel
PCI Express
SATA
SAS
Technology
Description
Series 

 CX4
SFF-8470

 AOC
(TBR /Q1-12)

 AOC
(TBR /Q1-12)

 AOC
(TBR /Q1-12)

 N/A

 N/A

  AOC
(TBR /Q1-12)

 Active Optical Cable - Low
Power - Lengths to 100M

 6A44-

 CXP
SFF-8641

 AOC (TBR/Q2-12)

 AOC (TBR/Q2-12)

 AOC (TBR/Q2-12)

 N/A

 N/A

 N/A

 Active Optical Cable - Low
Power - Lengths to 100M

 TBD

 CXP
SFF-8642

 AOC (TBR/Q2-12)

 AOC (TBR/Q2-12)

 AOC (TBR/Q2-12)

 N/A

 N/A

 N/A

 High Routability TwinAx
Cabling

 TBD

 QSFP+
(SFF-8436)

 AOC

 AOC

 AOC

 N/A

 N/A

 AOC
SAS 2.1/3.0

 Active Optical Cable - Low
Power - Lengths to 100M

 6A22

 

 Passive Copper
(TBR /Q1-12)

 Passive Copper
(TBR /Q1-12)

 Passive Copper
(TBR /Q1-12)

 N/A

 N/A

 Passive Copper
(TBR /Q1-12)

 High Routability TwinAx
Cabling - Lengths to 5m

 9Q-

 SFP+
(SFF-8431)

 Passive Copper

 Passive Copper

 Passive Copper

 N/A

 N/A

 N/A

 High Routability TwinAx
Cabling - Lengths to 5m

 1410-

 PCI Express

 N/A

 N/A

 N/A

 Passive Copper
(TBR/Q2-12)

 N/A

 N/A

 High Routability TwinAx
Cabling

 TBD

HD SAS
SFF-8643
SFF-8644

 N/A

 N/A

 N/A

 N/A

 N/A

 Passive Copper
SAS 2.1/3.0

 High Routability TwinAx
Cabling

 TBD

 MiniSAS / Internal
SFF-8087

 N/A

 N/A

 N/A

 Passive Copper

 N/A

 Passive Copper
SAS 2.1

 High Routability TwinAx
Cabling - Lengths to 1m

 8F36-
8F68-

MiniSAS / External
SFF-8086
SFF-8088 

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Passive Copper
SAS 2.0/2.1

High Routability TwinAx
Cabling - Lengths to 6m

8G26-

SATA / Internal
SFF-8087

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Passive Copper
SATA 1.0/2.0/3.0

N/A

High Routability TwinAx
Cabling - Lengths to 1m

5602-44

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