Category: Storage and hard drives
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 49798 Kb
Operating System: Windows NT/2000/XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 184.108.40.206.1032 / December 5th 2008
The Intel (R) 6300ESB SATA RAID controller provides the very best in RAID data protection for high end desks top and entry level servers. Its one of the first in hardware based serial ATA (Sata) RAID cards in the market and the first four port low profile adapter to use an I/O processor, the RAID controller enables the system builders to implement the best in data protection in a very fast time and at a low cost per megabyte. The Intel ® 6300ESB SATA RAID controller is with a superior Intel processor for enhanced RAID 4/5 operations and 64 MB of PC. The integrated RAID software suite also supports RAID levels 0,1,4,5 and 10, enables system integrators in order to offer the full set of options. This helps it to meets in requirements in terms of performance and reduces redundancy.
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 RAID controller has fault tolerant features online capacity expansion, hot spare support, enclosure management and S.M.A.R.T support. It uses an I/0 processor with LSI logic 1078 SAS ROC at 500 MHz and dual independent DMA controllers. It comes with a maximum drives of up to 32 devices supported and connectors of TWO SAS SFF8087 mini-SAS 4i internal connectors. Its cache memory is embedded 256 MB ECC DDR2 and a 40 wide with adapt transfer a rates of up to 3 GB/s per port. Its minimum operating temperature is 0 degrees ambient while its maximum is 50 degrees ambient (10 degree centigrade to 40 degrees centigrade optional BBU). Its operating voltage is - +3.3 V and a battery back up unit Intel smart battery AXXRSBBU4. It comes with a form factor of a low profile and an extended half length of 7.75’ x 2.525’. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Intel(R) 6300ESB SATA RAID Controller errors before installing any driver updates.