Areca ARC-1226-8I 8-port 12G PCIe 3.0 SAS RAID Adapter

Two internal SFF-8643 ports supporting up to eight SAS or SATA devices. PCIe x8 interface.
Manufacturer: Areca
SKU: SC-ARC-1226-8I
 PCIe 3.0 12Gb/s SAS RAID Controller
Model Name
I/O Processor
Dual Core RAID-on-Chip 1.2GHz
On-Board Cache
1GB on-board DDR3-1600 SDRAM with ECC
Driver Connector
1 x SFF-8643
2 x SFF-8643
Management Port
In-Band: PCIe / Out-of-Band: BIOS and LCD (Optional) and LAN Port
Enclosure Ready
Individual Activity/Faulty Header, Serial Bus and SGPIO
Form Factor (LxH)
Low Profile: 169.5 x 64.4 mm

Adapter Architecture
 Dual Core RAID-on-Chip (ROC) 1.2 GHz processor
 PCIe 3.0 x8 lane host interface
 1GB on-board DDR3-1600 SDRAM with ECC
 Write-through or write-back cache support
 Support up to 4/8 internal or 4/8 external 12Gb/s SAS ports
 ARC-1216-4i supports up to 4 x 12Gb/s SAS/SATA HDDs
 ARC-1226-8i supports up to 8 x 12Gb/s SAS/SATA HDDs
 BIOS boot array support for greater fault tolerance
 Boot support for the uEFI host BIOS
 NVRAM for RAID event & transaction log
 Redundant flash image for controller availability
 Multi-adapter support for large storage requirements
 Support flash-based or battery backup module (FBM/BBM) ready (optional)
 RoHS compliant

RAID Features
 RAID level 0, 1, 10(1E), 3, 5, 6, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk or JBOD
 Multiple RAID 0 and RAID 10(1E) support (RAID 00 and RAID100)
 Multiple RAID selection
 Support HDD firmware update
 Configurable stripe size up to 1024KB
 Online array roaming
 Online RAID level/stripe size migration
 Online capacity expansion and RAID level migration simultaneously
 Online volume set growth
 Instant availability and background initialization
 Support global and dedicated hot spare
 Automatic drive insertion/removal detection and rebuilding
 Support intelligent power management to save energy and extend service life
 Support for native 4K and 512 byte sector SAS and SATA devices
 SSD automatic monitor clone (AMC) support
 Controller level hardware encryption function support

 System status indication through global HDD activity/fault connector, individual activity/fault connector, LCD/I2Cconnector and alarm buzzer
 SMTP support for email notification
 SNMP support for remote manager
 Enclosure management (Serial Bus) ready

RAID Management
 Field-upgradeable firmware in flash ROM

In-Band Manager
 Hot key "boot-up" McBIOS RAID manager via M/B BIOS
 Web browser-based McRAID storage manager via ArcHttp proxy server for all operating systems
 Support Command Line Interface (CLI)
 API library for customer to write monitor utility
 Single Admin Portal (SAP) monitor utility

Out-of-Band Manager
 Firmware-embedded web browser-based McRAID storage manager, SMTP manager, SNMP agent and Telnet function via Ethernet port
 API library for customer to write monitor utility
 Support push button and LCD display panel (optional)

Operating System
 Windows 10/8/Server2012/7/2008/Vista/XP/2003
 VMware (Driver 6.x support CLI in-band management utility)
 Solaris 10/11 x86/x86_64
 Mac OS X 10.4 or Higher

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