Category: Storage & Hard Drives
Manufacturer: Promise Technology
Caution Level: safe
Download File Size: 58.16KB
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 2000, FreeBSD, Red Hat Linux, SuSe Linux, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Red Hat Fedora Core, Microsoft Windows Vista, VMware ESX Server 3.0.1, Miracle Linux, VMware ESX Server 3.0.2
Latest Version / Release Date: 25 Jun 2009 / v1.0
The Promise SuperTrak EX8654 (tm) Controller uses robust and stable platforms that are highly reliable. It was created based on an advanced hardware design and sustained by a stack manufactured and improved for over 15 years. A single chip solution is integrated in its interface, with a 512MB data cache onboard, an accessible 72 hour battery backup module and an x8 PCI-Express interface to host. This device also protects the user's task critical data by delivering data safety features the users anticipate from leadership solutions. Its features include global and dedicated hot spares, read check table, media patrol, RAID level migration and bad sector remapping which provides the most reliable data safety solutions. The latest web-based Promise Array Manager Professional or WebPAM‚Ñ¢ PRO program makes the Promise SuperTrak EX8654 (tm) Controller easy to handle for both Windows and Linux environments. This program is used via its browser-based graphical interface to make, expand, delete and change disk arrays.
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 Promise SuperTrak EX8654 (tm) Controller is a high performance solution which delivers reliability and efficiency to the increasing demand of data-intensive applications. Examples are storage environments which are disk-to-disk or disk-to-disk-to-tape backup, digital content creation, video editing and security and surveillance. Its product specification type is storage controller or RAID and its interface standard is Serial ATA-300 or SAS. It has a required slot type for PCI Express x 8, a form factor for a Plug-in card and its supported device is Disk array or RAID. It hardware features includes a PCI-Express x8 host bus interface, Hardware XOR engine to offload parity calculation, a Hardware RAID 6 accelerator, a Low-profile MD2 form factor and an Optional on-board battery backup unit for data retention of up to 72 hours. Its RAID fault tolerance and robustness features include multiple logical drive support which allows the merging of different RAID levels on a single set of disks. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Promise SuperTrak EX8654 (tm) Controller errors before installing any driver updates.