Category: System and Controller
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 296 KB
Operating System: Windows Vista, Win2003, WinXP
Latest Version / Release Date: 220.127.116.1180 / 18 Feb 2009
This is a SATA RAID controller. This is the 51245 RAID 12*4 channel SAT/ SAS 512 MB PCI express 12 internal / 4 external card without cable. It is equipped with industry dual core RAID on chip (ROC). It as well has the latest *8 PCI-Express connectivity and a standard memory of512MB DDR2 capable of delivering over 250,000 IO per second in addition to 1.2 GB/s. The Adaptec RAID 51245 features Adaptec RAID Code (ARC) with RAID levels 0,1,1E,5,5EE,6,10,50,60,JBOD as well as Copyback Hot Spare. Adaptec storage manager provides one-view centralized management of all your Adaptec RAID controllers. The Adaptec RAID 51245 as well integrates the latest PCle connectivity and the broadest operating system support, including open source Linux drivers, a battery back-up option and proven compatibility. It is a half-length full-height plug-in card.
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 new generation of Adaptec Unified Serial controllers meets your need for maximum performance, scalability and flexibility for enterprise-class applications, including network attached storage (NAS), online transaction processing (OTLP), web, digital surveillance and streaming applications. The dimensions are 4.6 inches height by 6.6 inches width. Its drive support is up to 256 * physical. With twelve internal ports and four external ports, this is a high port count controller with the flexibility to connect up to 256 SATA/SAS disk drives through SAS expanders in a configuration tailored to your business needs. Its data transfer rate is up to 300MBps per port. It has one or three ports. They are; 1* SFF-8088 mini SAS 300-Serial Attached SCSI External and the 3* SFF-8087 mini SAS 300-Serial Attached SCSI Internal. The platform supports are PC, UNIX and Solaris. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Adaptec RAID 51245 errors before installing any driver updates.