ADAPTEC ASR-71605

The Adaptec 71605 SAS/SATA 6Gb/s PCIe Gen3 RAID adapter reinvents the low-profile/MD2 form-factor space with double the competition’s port count and performance. The MSRP is $999.

ASR-71605 Adaptec 6GB 16-Ports PCI-E SAS SATA RAID Controller
  • PCI Express 3.0 x8
  • 1 x SFF-8643 mini-SAS HD
  • 1 GB RAM buffer
  • Flexible Configuration: HBA Mode & Auto Volume Mode for automatic deployment
  • Optimized Disk Utilization (Multiple Arrays per disk)
  • Supports up to 256 SAS or SATA devices using SAS expanders
  • Support for native 4K sector SAS and SATA devices in addition to 512byte sector devices
  • Supported RAID levels: 0, 1, 1E, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60
  • Hybrid RAID 1 & 10
  • Quick initialization
  • Online Capacity Expansion
  • Performance modes: Dynamic, OLTP & Big Block ByPass
  • Copyback Hot Spare
  • Dynamic caching algorithm
  • Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
  • Background initialization
  • Hot-plug drive support
  • RAID Level Migration
  • Hot spares – global, dedicated, and pooled
  • Automatic/manual rebuild of hot spares
  • SES and SAF-TE enclosure management
  • Configurable stripe size
  • Dual Firmware
  • S.M.A.R.T. support
  • Multiple arrays per disk drive
  • Dynamic sector repair
  • Staggered drive spin-up
  • Bootable array support
  • Support for Tape Devices, Autoloaders
  • MSI-X support for all device driver for all supported Operating Systems
  • Secure boot support for the UEFI host bios

Data center, IT, and general consumer server environments have a broad range of requirements – from basic connectivity to extreme data storage capacities. The effectiveness at which their data is accessed and protected is crucial to their ultimate success.. The Adaptec Series 8 12Gb/s RAID Adapter product family directly addresses the connectivity, performance, and data protection needs, unmatched by anything in the industry.

The Adaptec Series 8 RAID adapter family features PMC’s 12Gb/s RAID-on-Chip (ROC), which combines a x8 PCIe Gen3 interface with 12Gb/s SAS ports to enable a new generation of high- performance RAID adapters for the 12Gb/s storage ecosystem. Adaptec Series 8 RAID adapters are available with 4, 8, or 16 native SAS/SATA ports in an LP/MD2 form factor. The mini SAS HD connectors combined with SAS HD cables allow for greater flexibility in configuration options by supporting up to 16 native SAS/SATA ports in a Low-Profile MD2 form factor.

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