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Areca ARC-1680X PCIe Eight-Channel External SATA/SAS RAID Controller - The Packaging

Areca has a long standing reputation among storage enthusiasts. Can the ARC-1680X live up to the expectations?

| Enclosures/Externals in Storage | Posted: Dec 8, 2009 1:43 pm
TweakTown Rating: 92%      Manufacturer: Areca Technology

The Packaging

 

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Areca has been using the same basic packaging for the last couple of years. We are pretty used to getting the same product pics on the front of the box.

 

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On the side you can see where a sticker would be placed over the box to indicate which product is in the package.

 

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The back of the box lists specifications for each of the controllers offered.

 

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The side of the package is labelled with the product inside as well as the shipping firmware.

 

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The internal packaging is pretty straight forward. Areca sandwiches the card between two pieces of open cell foam. The accessories and manuals are below in a separate section.

 

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