Category: System and Controller
Manufacturer: Adaptec, Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 152.1 KB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.5244 / 04 Jun 2004
The Adaptec SATA RAID 2610SA Controller provides for Plug and Play connection compatibility while incorporating a host of sophisticated on-chip management functionalities. The deployment of this hardware component and corresponding device driver allows for the effective implementation of RAID technology in small to medium based enterprises. This is because the commonly associated high cost of RAID implementation for storage devices will be effectively negated. The functionality of this expansion card also allows the computing environment to take advantage of the bigger capacity and faster data transfer rates inherent in newer storage devices. The device driver is designed to take advantage of the functionality of the processor for SATA based devices. Part of the role of the device driver is to take away the tedious task of configuring SATA RAID controllers with the execution of a management software application that supports the configuration process.
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
Essentially the Adaptec SATA RAID 2610SA Controller makes use of SATA based storage devices to implement mirroring operations. This strategy combines multiple storage devices into a single volume thereby creating a larger storage device. The device driver of this particular hardware also allows for the implementation of a better file system because it can allow one storage device to fail while another automatically takes over where the other left off. In turn this hardware component can implement a type of active backup system resulting in lower down time and better data security by minimizing the potentials for data loss. In this kind of setup the involved SATA based storage devices essentially contain similar data which allows them to actively step in when one storage device fails. There are actually different RAID levels that a computer user can implement which becomes more complicated than its predecessor. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Adaptec SATA RAID 2610SA Controller errors before installing any driver updates.