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areca ARC-1280ML-4G PCI-Express x8 SATA II (3.0Gb/s) Controller Card

  • RAID 0/1/3/5/6/10/ JBOD
  • 6 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS Internal Connectors
Areca high-performance PCI-Express bus to SATA RAID host adapters support 12, 16 and 24 SATA ll peripheral devices on a single host adapter. SATA RAID controller has the same RAID kernel of its field-proven external RAID controllers. Applications that benefit most features from these controllers including NAS, server RAID solutions, web server, supercomputing, near-line backup, security systems and streaming applications server.
The ML version comes with Min SAS 4i internal connector. This Min SAS 4i (SFF-8087) connector has eight signal pins to support four SATA drives and six pins for the SGPIO (Serial General Purpose Input/Output) side-band signals. The SGPIO bus is for efficient LED management and for sensing drive locate status, without any discrete fault and activity cable needed.
  • neweggSerial ATA SupportWith six internal Min SAS 4i ports, the Areca ARC-1280ML-4G supports up to 24 SATA II devices for enhanced flexibility and speed.
  • neweggRAID SupportThe Areca ARC-1280ML-4G supports multi-level RAID configuration including RAID level RAID 0/1/1E/3/5/6 JBOD for better performance, enhanced data security and flexible capacity upgrades.
  • newegg4GB MemoryThe Areca ARC-1280ML-4G features default 4GB memory for high data transfer speed and maximum data integrity.
  • neweggOn-board I/O ProcessorThe Areca ARC-1280ML-4G features an Intel 800MHz IOP341 I/O processor for fast processing.

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