Areca ARC-1886-8x8i

Areca ARC-1886-8x8i

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8-Port Internal/External PCIe Gen 4.0 Tri-Mode Hardware RAID Adapter

1x Internal SlimSAS (SFF-8654 8i) Port
2x External MiniSAS HD (SFF-8644) Ports

The new fourth generation ARC-1886 family offers advanced technology for increased performance and improved enterprise data protection. They were designed with 1.6 GHz dual core ROC processor, DDR4-2666 memory and PCIe 4.0 interface for the most performance-hungry database and IT applications. Based on the ARM A15 PCIe 4.0 x8 to SAS/SATA/PCIe RAID on Chip (ROC) controller, the ARC-1886 series RAID adapters can offer both PCIe Gen 4.0 host and 12Gb/s SAS/SATA/PCIe (NVMe) tri-mode storage interfaces.

Product Highlights

✵ Support up to 8GB DDR4-2666 cache
✵ SFF-9402 compliant connector pin-out
✵ Support read/write cache allocation by policy
✵ Support up to 32 NVMe drives using PCIe switch
✵ Redundant flash image for adapter availability
✵ UBM, SES2, SMP and SGPIO enclosure management
✵ Support up to (512) 12Gb/s SAS, SATA or SSD drives using SAS expanders
✵ Support optional cache backup module (CBM) protection using SuperCap
✵ Tri-mode interface at each drive ports-12Gb/s SAS/SATA/ Gen 4.0 PCIe (NVMe)
✵ Support RAID 1 - Multi Mirroring and Mirrored Pass-Through Disk
✵ Multiple RAID 0 and RAID 10 (1E) support (RAID 00 and RAID100)
✵ Controller level hardware encryption and self-encryption drive management
✵ Broad operating support including Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, macOS and VMware
✵ Support for SAS tape devices and transport layer retries (TLR) for error handling


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