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12Gb/s SAS expander solutions are here! See up to a 30% performance increase when paired with a 12Gb/s RAID controller and your existing drives!

Featured Products

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Areca ARC-8050T2 Thunderbolt 2 to SAS RAID Tower
Blazing fast Thunderbolt 2 interface provides up to 20Gb/s transfer rate. Supports up to 8 SAS or SATA drives or SSDs. Two Thunderbolt ports for chaining additional devices. Good for 4K video file transfer and display simultaneously. Thunderbolt cable included! 3 year warranty!
PC PitStop Special! >> Thunderbolt Enclosures
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Areca ARC-5026 4-bay Thunderbolt & USB 3.0 RAID Tower
Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 to 6Gb/s SATA RAID storage tower. Supports up to four SATA drives. USB cable included. 3 year warranty!
PC PitStop Special! >> Thunderbolt Enclosures
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ACARD ANS-9010BA 5.25'' Dynamic SSD SATA x1 RAM Disk
ACARD RAM Disk is a solid state disk made up of DRAM memory modules. ANS-9010BA is faster than the traditional hard drives and flash drives. With the speedy random access rate and shorter access time, the ANS-9010BA RAM Disk is definitely suitable for graphics designs and database systems. It also supports a CF slot for data backup / restore to prevent data from being lost.
PC PitStop Special! >> SATA Solid State Drives (SSDs)
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15 bay 6G External SAS Expander Enclosure
15 SAS or SATA drives in one box using only a single cable SFF-8088 miniSAS connection for great storage density, SAS reliability and performance. 2400MB/sec bandwidth. Fully hotswappable, lockable trays, fan failure & temperature alarms. Reliable 460W Zippy server-grade power supply. Ideal desktop direct-attached mass-storage solution.
PC PitStop Special! >> SAS Expander Enclosures
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3U 16-bay Rackmount Server, Intel Xeon based
Xeon E5-2407 quad-core CPU, 8GB memory (up to 96GB), 4xGbe LAN ports, 10GbE and FC optional, 650W redundant PSU, hardware RAID 0, 1, 5, 6. Onboard SAS/SATA RAID 0/1 for OS. SAS expansion port for adding capacity later. 3 year warranty.
PC PitStop Special! >> Single CPU, Xeon based
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RAID Machine 4 bay 1U 6G Hot Swap SAS/SATA External Enclosure
Compact, super-quiet 1U rackmount hot-swap enclosure for 3.5" SAS/SATA hard disks with high quality power supply. SFF-8088 Mini-SAS connector for single-cable connection to the controller installed in your server. Temperature & fan failure alarms. Rails are included!
PC PitStop Special! >> SAS External Enclosures (no expander)

Featured Product

SAS Expanders

SAS Expansion is becoming a clear choice for many of our customers. Benefits include: easy expansion, clean cabling, no adapters. Plus, you recoup some enclosure costs with less cabling and less controller ports.

15 Bay Tower

2U Rackmount

3U Rackmount

4U Rackmount

Featured Controllers

Areca ARC-1883 Series

Dual Core 1.2GHz ROC
SAS 3.0
12Gb/s interface
PCIe 3.0 host connectivity


Low Profile
Areca 1883i 8 internal -
Areca 1883x - 8 external
Areca 1883LP 4 internal 4 external
Areca ARC-1883 Series
Full Height, Upgrade Cache to 4GB
Areca 1882ix-12 12 internal 4 external
Areca 1882ix-16 16 internal 4 external
Areca 1882ix-24 24 internal 4 external

Hottest Products

Enclosures Controllers Drives
16-Bay 3U 6G SAS/SATA
SAS Expander Rackmount
LSI MegaRAID 9286CV-8e
6Gb/s SAS, External ports
Toshiba MG03ACA400
4TB Enterprise SATA
24-Bay 4U 6G SAS/SATA
SAS Expander Rackmount
LSI MegaRAID 9286-8e
6Gb/s SAS, External ports
Hitachi 0F14688
4TB Enterprise SATA
15-Bay 6G SAS/SATA
SAS Expander Tower
LSI MegaRAID 9380-8e
12Gb/s SAS, External ports
Toshiba DT01ACA200
2TB Desktop SATA
Areca ARC-1883x
12Gb/s SAS, External ports
Toshiba DT01ACA300
3TB Desktop SATA
Areca ARC-1883LP
Internal + External ports
4TB "NAS optimized"

Quick Reference

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