Category: Storage and hard drive
Manufacturer: Adaptec, Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 312 KB
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT4, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.1 / 02 Jan 2002
The Adaptec RCM Device driver is used with the Adaptec ATA RAID 1200A card. The device driver aids the Adaptec ATA RAID 1200A card in delivering increased performance and data protection with improved ATA technology. This Adaptec card has support for ATA/100 hard drives and employs data transfer rates of 100 MB per second which delivers optimum disk performance in computer systems that implement a peripheral component interconnect or PCI bus. This device is small, form factor, low profile card that can provide 2 channels with 256 bytes of ‘first in first out’ or FIFO for each channel. Each of these channels utilizes an ATA connector that is internal and has support for 2 ATA drives in a slave/master setting. The device driver implements the card’s ability to support up to 4 ATA hard drives in JBOD modes, RAID 0/1, RAID 0 and RAID 1 as well.
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
This Adaptec controller also requires its driver’s ability in implementing the Plug and Play technology. It can be installed into a typical PCI slot and has support for 33 megahertz and 32-bit PCI buses. The device solely has support for ATA hard drives but it is backward compatible with the systems ATA/66. It however, does not have support for ATA/33 hard drives. Adaptec, Inc. is a world leader in cutting edge storage solutions that mobilize, organize and safeguard important data. Their solutions include controllers and host bus adapters that can connect desktop, workstations and servers to storage devices. They likewise offer a line of RAID controllers capable of boosting performance and safeguarding data that is stored on hard disk drives and data protection and CD recording software for desktops. Adaptec’s innovative products are marketed via OEMs and distribution channels to enterprises, small and medium businesses, consumers and ISPs. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Adaptec RCM Device errors before installing any driver updates.