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Areca ARC-1231ML SATA RAID 6 Controller - Specifications

Areca has sent us a RAID 6 equipped PCI-E x8 SATA Controller. If you're serious about your storage, check it out.

| RAID/HBA in Storage | Posted: Jun 26, 2008 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 85%Manufacturer: Areca

Specifications of the Areca ARC-1231ML

 

Adapter Architecture

 

Intel IOP333 I/O processor

 

PCI-Express X8 bus

 

One DDR2 DIMM socket

 

256MB on-board DDR2-533 SDRAM with ECC protection

 

Write-through or write-back cache support

 

Support up to 4/8/12/16 SATA II drives

 

Multi-adapter support for large storage requirements

 

BIOS boot support for greater fault tolerance

 

BIOS PnP (plug and play) and BBS (BIOS boot specification) support

 

Intel RAID 6 Engine to support extreme performance RAID 6

 

NVRAM for RAID event & transaction log

 

Redundant flash image for adapter availability

 

Battery Backup Module (BBM) ready

 

RoHS Compliant

 

RAID Features

 

RAID level 0, 1, 10(1E), 3, 5, 6 (if RAID 6 engine supported) and JBOD

 

Multiple RAID selection

 

Array roaming

 

Online RAID level/stripe size migration

 

Online RAID capacity expansion and RAID level migration simultaneously

 

Instant availability and background initialization

 

Automatic drive insertion/removal detection and rebuild

 

Greater than 2TB per volume set

 

Support S.M.A.R.T, NCQ and OOB Staggered Spin-up capable drives

 

Support spin down drivers when not in use to extend service life (MAID) Monitors/Indicators

 

System status indication through HDD activity/fault connector, LCD Connector and alarm buzzer

 

SMTP support email notification

 

SNMP support for remote notification

 

I2C Enclosure management ready

 

Software Drivers

 

Windows 2000/XP (Scsiport Driver)

 

Windows Server 2003 (Scsiport Driver and Storport Driver)

 

Redhat Linux and SuSE Linux

 

FreeBSD

 

Solaris 10x86

 

UnixWare 7.1.x

 

Netware 6.5

 

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