Areca ARC-1680ix-16 PCIe x8 SAS RAID Controller 512MB Cache Memory + 4 Cables


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Areca ARC-1680ix-16 71-1680D1-IX21-16 PCIe x8 SAS RAID Controller 512MB Cache Memory + 4 8087 SFF Cables


System Architecture • Intel Dual Core 1200 MHz IOP348 I/O processor for
RAID core and SAS microcode
• 512MB on-board DDR2-533 SDRAM with ECC protection
(ARC-/1680ix-8/1680ix-12/16l)• One 240-pin DDR2-533 DIMM socket with default 512MB of SDRAM with ECC protection, upgrade to 4GB (ARC-1680ix-12/16/24)
• Support write-through or write-back cache
• Support 4 to 24 internal and 4 to 8 external SAS ports
• Multi-adapter support for large storage requirement
• BIOS boot support for greater fault tolerance
• BIOS PnP (plug and play) and BBS (BIOS boot specification) support
• Support extreme performance RAID 6 function
• NVRAM for RAID event & transaction log
• Redundant flash image for adapter availability
• Battery Backup Module (BBM) ready (option) ARC-6120BA-T112
• RoHS Compliant
RAID Features • RAID level 0, 1, 10(1E), 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk or JBOD
• Multiple RAID selection
• Online 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)
• Disk scrubbing/ array verify scheduling for automatic repair of all configured RAID sets
• Support spin down drives when not in use (MAID)
• Support NTP protocol synchronize RAID controller clock over the on board Ethernet port
Disk Bus Interface • 4/8/12/16/24 internal/SAS ports or 4/8 external SAS ports
• Up to (128) SAS or SATA II drives using SAS expanders• Up to 3Gb/s per port
Host Connectivity • PCIe x8 lane width host interface

Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 8 × 5 in



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