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Adaptec AHA-3950 - Ultra2 SCSI is an SCSI host adapter produced by Adaptec. SCSI host adapters are devices which are used to link SCSI appliances to computer bus. The Adaptec AHA-3950- Ultra2 SCSI is capable of delivering high quality performance as well as versatility which is required of today's servers of high bandwidth as well as workstations. Its rate of data transfer which is 160 MB/ sec across two Ultra2 SCSI buses makes this product the ideal product for use in high throughput works such as streaming of videos, scientific modeling and data mining. The Adaptec AHA-3950 - Ultra2 SCSI comes with a 64-pin Ultra2 SCSI which is high density (channel A). Internal connectors include a 68- pin Ultra2 SCSI which is high- density (Channel A), 68- pin Ultra2 SCSI of high- density (Channel B) and a 50- Pin (Channel B) Ultra SCSI. These are used especially applicable when Channel B is dedicated for SCSI support.
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
Some of the product specifications of the Adaptec AHA-3950 - Ultra2 SCSI are a cache memory with a Dual Address Cycle (DAC) which gives a better Target mode addressability of the system memory. This is useful for support of bridge, clustering as well as RAID applications for support of multitasking operating systems. The operating system supports is made possible through the scatter and gather, disconnect and reconnect as well as queuing support from tagged command. The Dual Address Cycle also enables highly developed Ultra2 SCSI I/O which is multimode for the support of Ultra2 (LVD) as well as single-ended (SE) appliances. Other features of this product include two Risc Processors in 20-MIPS PhaseEngine and this facilitates quick processing of SCSI commands. It also has two data FIFO buffers, 512- byte, which facilitates the efficient utilization of PCI bus. It can connect to a maximum of thirty devices and comes with a five year warranty. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Adaptec AHA-3950 - Ultra2 SCSI errors before installing any driver updates.