Category: Storage and hard drives
Manufacturer: Hewlett Packard
Caution Level: Intermediate
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Operating System: Windows NT, 2000, XP, ME, 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.1.2600.0 / 01 Jul 2010
Hewlett Packard NetRAID-4M RAID Controller offers protection to data on the computer and it also enables users to access stored information faster. The device is capable of speeding up I/O throughput and offers exemplary RAID performance. It has been designed with the latest RAID technology which ensures that the device’s performance is always maintained at high levels. What is more, the device’s processor has been upgraded to 233 MHz Intel StrongARM-110. Since this is the fastest RISC processor, it ensures that RAID PCI controller delivers the best performance at fast rates. Besides, Hewlett Packard NetRAID-4M RAID Controller has also been fitted with Ultrs3 SCSI technology which ensures that the maximum throughout rate is increased. The rate is increased to about 160 MB/s per channel which is double the rate of Ultra2 RAID controllers. It is suitable for applications that are data intensive.
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
Hewlett Packard NetRAID-4M RAID Controller is designed with four channels and these offer about 640 Mb/s parallel SCSI bandwidth. The device has also been designed to ensure maximum performance of StrongARM-110 processor as well as new 64-bit systems thanks to the presence of 64-bit 33 MHz PCI. The device has also been designed to offer reliable and flexible protection to data on the computer. It is compatible with 0, 1, 5 and 10 RAID levels as well as multi level containers which enable users to pick the desired level of RAID protection as suited for their computer needs. Besides, the device is also compatible with about 48 total drivers thereby providing more storage as it allows 2.22TB. The device has been fitted with a total number of four SCSI channels, with two external and the other two either external or internal. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Hewlett Packard NetRAID-4M RAID Controller errors before installing any driver updates.