Category: System & Controllers
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 1,269 KB
Operating System: Windows 2003
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / Feb¬†2006
DELL PERC 5/E Adapter RAID Controller is a PCI Express based Serial Attached SCSI RAID controller offering optimum performance, scalability and data protection for external SAS RAID application. It provides support for RAID levels 50, 10, 5, 1, 0. It works with OpenManage Server Assistant to allow monitoring and online configuration of many servers. It also offers maximum bandwidth of 12 Gbps per SAS connector. It has a high bandwidth x8 PCI-Express host interface, 256 MB DDR2 Transportable Batery Backed cache as well as 3 Gbps SAS technology. Whenever the card is being used with a Dell system, it is usually supported by Dell Technical Support. It is a microprocessor type of up to two Intel Xeon processors with the least clock speed of 2.8 GHz and its front side bus speed being 800 MHz.
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 interface standards of DELL PERC 5/E Adapter RAID Controller are Serial Attached SCSI and the required slot type is PCI Express x8. Its form factor is plug in card while the supported device is Disk array (RAID). It offers various multiple protection options that suits many applications and data (non critical). It has 256 MB DDR2 transportable battery backed cache as well as 3 Gbps SAS technology. PCI Express offers high performance point to point connection for interconnecting devices and transmitting data. It also has Intel IOP333 processor that has micro architecture and a 256 MB DDR2 memory for write and read cache. Users of DELL PERC 5/E Adapter RAID Controller should at all time utilize the latest driver versions so that they can use the functions of the device easily. Old versions may cause device conflicts and other controller work errors. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and DELL PERC 5/E Adapter RAID Controller errors before installing any driver updates.