Areca ARC-1680LP PCI-Express X8 SAS Controller Card

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ArecaSKU: 54456
Model Number: ARC-1680LP
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Areca high-performance ARC-1680 series PCIe to SAS RAID host controller can provide up to (128) SAS/SATA ll peripheral devices using SAS expanders. The controllers are based on the same RAID kernel of field-proven external RAID adapter and same device drivers with widely used SATA RAID controller. Applications that benefit most features from these controllers include NAS, server RAID solutions, web servers, supercomputing, near-line backup, security systems and streaming applications.

External Connectors
1 x SFF-8088
Internal Connectors
1 x SFF-8087
PCI-E x8
Transfer Rate
Up to 3Gb/s
Cache Memory
256MB on-board DDR2-533 SDRAM with ECC protection for low profile board
0, 1, 10, 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk or JBOD
Operating Systems Supported
Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003
Novell Netware 6.5
Solaris 10X86/X86_64
SCO Unixware 7.X.X
Mac OS 10.X
Intel 667 MHz IOP348 I/O processor with SAS controller
PCIe x8 Link host interface
Support up to 8 SAS ports
Multi-adapter support for large storage requirements
BIOS boot support for greater fault tolerance
BIOS PnP (plug and play) and BBS (BIOS boot specification) support
Intel RAID engine support extreme performance RAID 6 function
NVRAM for RAID configuration & transaction log
Redundant flash image for adapter availability
Battery Backup Module ready (Option)
RoHS Compliant

RAID Features:
Multiple RAID selection
Array roaming
Online RAID level/stripe size migration
Online capacity expansion and RAID level migration simultaneously
Online Volume set growth
Instant availability and background initialization
Automatic drive insertion / removal detection and rebuilding
Greater than 2TB per volume set (64-bit LBA support)
Support 4K bytes/sector for Windows up to 16 TB per volume set
Disk Scrubbing/ Array verify scheduling for automatic repair of all configured raid sets
Support spin down drives when not in use to extend service life (MAID)
Support NTP protocol synchronize RAID controller clock over the on board Ethernet port

System status indication through Global HDD activity/fault connector, Individual fault connector, LCD/I2C connector and alarm buzzer
SMTP support for email notification
SNMP support for remote Manager
Enclosure management (SES and SGPIO) ready

RAID Management:
Field-upgradeable firmware in flash ROM
In-Band Manager
Hot key "boot-up" McBIOS RAID manager via BIOS
Web browser-based McRAID Storage manager via Http Proxy Server for all operating systems
Support Command Line Interface (CLI)
API library for customer to write monitor utility
Single Admin Portal (SAP) monitor utility
Disk Stress Test (DST) utility for production

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