Category: System and Controllers
Manufacturer: ACARD Technology
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 59 KB
Operating System: Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.2 / 08 Aug 2006
The ACARD AE-C6710 Series PCI SCSI Controller features a 64 bit PCI mastering transfer capability as well as transfer data commands that that are PCI enhanced. This device is able to connect a maximum of 30 internal and external SCSI devices. The SCSI transfer rates for data is a maximum of 160 mega bytes per second and this is for every channel. The device can support multi tasking operating system as well as multi threading and supports other SCSI formats such as SCSI 3, SCSI 2, SCSI 1, Ultra 160 SCSI and ultra 2 wide SCSI. The PCI bus master is able to free up the CPU from task loading for the input and output. Each of the channels is able to support 15 SCSI devices. The devise has an in built flash firmware that that is able to be upgraded when needed.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The ACARD AE-C6710 Series PCI SCSI Controller has plenty of support capability and this includes 80 MIP's RISC SCSI phase engine and a 64 bit PC bus master with a frequency of MHz. For data security this controller is able to enable cyclical redundancy checking. For the rates of transfer to be kept as high as possible, there is what domain validation which is supported. The operating system that is compatible with this device includes Mac OS x 10.4, Mac OS 10.3, Mac OS 10.2 and Mac OS 9. For Power Macs the compatible versions are G5 series, G4 series and G3 blue and white. The full package contains accessories include one user manual for instructions, a support CD and two SCSI Cable. The suitable operating temperature for the ACARD AE-C6710 Series PCI SCSI Controller is between 32 and 140 degrees Fahrenheit. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ACARD AE-C6710 Series PCI SCSI Controller errors before installing any driver updates.