Category: Storage and Hard Drives
Manufacturer: Promise Technology Inc.
Caution Level: Medium
Download File Size: 147.05KB
Operating System: Windows 98/2000/XP
Latest Version / Release Date: v1.0 / 14 Mar 2008
The memory in many computers is regarded as moderate and that is why in cases where by the user deals with a lot of data it is important that one upgrades the computer memory to accommodate all the data. This can be made possible by the use of Promise FastTrak TX2650 Controller. This adapter is very cost effective and it implements a RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 storage system with up to four SAS or SATA disk drives that are high performers. The adapter delivers efficient, fast and reliable RAID levels 0/1 and JBOD. Promise FastTrak TX2650 Controller is flexible and allows users to choose what would best fit their application. This adapter supports various features such as the transparent data recovery and also rebuilds of drives which are done in the back ground.
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
For users with RAID 0 they will be able to get maximum capacity and performance without tolerance to faults. For those with RAID 1 they get maximum data protection. Users with RAID 5 have a balance of data protection as well as capacity. And the users with RAID 10 have performance, capacity as well as drive redundancy. Promise FastTrak TX2650 Controller has high sustained data transfers of up to 250MB/sec. Another feature is the 64-bit LBA support that is used for logical drives that are above 2TB with the onboard BIOS that automatically identifies and configures drive types. The adapter comes with a WebPAM (Web based Promise Array Management) software that makes it easy to install, configure and operate. The Metadata feature on the disk makes for simple disaster recovery efforts by being able to enable migration to replacement hardware. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Promise FastTrak TX2650 Controller errors before installing any driver updates.