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areca ARC-1680IX-16-1G PCIe x8 SATA / SAS RAID Card

  • 0, 1,1E, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60 or JBOD
  • 4 x SFF-8087 Internal Connectors
  • 1 x SFF-8088 External Connectors
  • Up to 3Gb/s
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.
  • neweggSerial Attached SCSI PortsWith one external mini-SAS port and four internal mini-SAS ports, the Areca ARC-1680IX-16-1G supports up to 128 SAS or SATA devices (with expander) for enhanced flexibility and speed.
  • neweggRAID SupportThe Areca ARC-1680IX-16-1G supports multi-level RAID configuration including RAID level 0, 1, 10(1E), 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk or JBOD for better performance, enhanced data security and flexible capacity upgrades.
  • newegg1GB MemoryThe Areca ARC-1680IX-16-1G features one DDR-2-533 slot with default 1GB cache that can be upgraded to up to 4GB for enhanced performance and maximum data integrity.
  • neweggOn-Board I/O ProcessorThe Areca ARC-1680IX-16-1G features an Intel Dual Core 1200 MHz IOP348 I/O processor for RAID core and SAS microcode.

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