Areca high-performance ARC-1880 series PCIe 2.0 to 6Gb/s SAS RAID adapter can provide up to (128) 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s SAS/SATA/SSD peripheral devices using 6Gb/s SAS expanders. The adapters are based on the same RAID kernel of field-proven external RAID adapter and same device drivers with widely used SAS/SATA RAID adapters. Applications that benefit most features from these adapters include NAS, server RAID solutions, supercomputing, near-line backup, security systems, streaming and cloud computing applications.
Serial Attached SCSI Ports With one external mini-SAS port and two internal mini-SAS ports, the Areca ARC-1880ixl-8 supports up to 128 SAS or SATA devices (with expander) for enhanced flexibility and speed. The support for next generation SATA/SAS port enables lightning data transfer speed of up to 6Gbps.
RAID Support The Areca ARC-1880ixl-8 supports multi-level RAID configuration including RAID level 0, 1, 1E, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk or JBOD for better performance, enhanced data security and flexible capacity upgrades.
512MB On-Board Memory The Areca ARC-1880ixl-8 features 512MB on-board DDR2 800 SDRAM with ECC protection for maximum data integrity.
On-Board I/O Processor The Areca ARC-1880ixl-8 features an integrated 800 MHz RoC for RAID core and SAS microcode.
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