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Areca ARC-1320ix-16 SAS 2.0 non-RAID HBA

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Part#: SC-ARC-1320IX16

SAS 2.0 Non-RAID Host Adapter, PCIe 2.0 x8 interface, internal connection via 2 x SFF-8087, external connection via 2 x SFF-8088. 6G performance. Drivers for all major OSs.

The Areca ARC-1320 series is a low profile host adapter. It brings the fastest available connections to 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s SAS/SATA interface storage on anycomputer, workstation and server with PCI Express 2.0 interface.


  • PCIe 2.0 x8 lanes (x8, x4, and x1 lane widths)
  • Up to 6Gb/s transfer rates per SAS port
  • Support 1.5, 3.0 and 6 Gb/s SAS and SATA link rates
  • Connects to SAS and SATA HDDs, tape drives, SSDs
  • Supports SSP, SMP, STP and SATA protocols
  • Supports the SATA Protocol defined in the serial ATA, Revision 2.6 specification
  • Address up to 128 total end-point devices via SAS expanders
  • API library for customer to write monitor utility
  • System status indicates through global HDD activity/fault header
  • Low profile form factor

Hardware Specification

  • PCIe 2.0 x8 lanes (x8, x4, and x1 lane widths)
  • Up to 6Gb/s transfer rates per SAS port
  • Support 1.5, 3.0 and 6 Gb/s SAS and SATA link rates
  • Connects to SAS/SATA HDDs, tape drives, tape autoloaders, solid state drives (SSDs) and removable media (DAS/JBOD)
  • Support a maximum 128 SAS/SATA devices using SAS expander
  • Available in a low-profile form factor
  • Low-profile bracket
  • RoHS compliant

Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 6Gb/s

  • Serial Attached SCSI (SAS-2.0) compliant
  • Supports wide port (Any combination of x1, x2 and 4x)
  • Supports Serial SCSI Protocol (SSP)
  • Supports SAS Management Protocol (SMP)
  • Supports Serial ATA Tunneling Protocol (STP)
  • Hot-plug capability
  • Staggered spin-up control

Serial ATA 6Gb/s (Direct Attach)

  • 6Gb/s compliant with speed negotation to 3Gb/s and 1.5 Gb/s
  • Support programmable SATA signal voltage levels
  • Support staggered spin-up, hot-plug and Native Command Queuing (NCQ)

Easy Management

  • Legacy BIOS setup utility
  • Supports Command Line interface (CLI)
  • API library for customer to write monitor utility
  • Enclosure management for internal port via LED header and SES2/SGPIO
  • Enclosure management for external port via SAS expander

Operating System

  • Windows 7, 2008, Vista, 2003 and XP
  • Mac OS X 10.4.x/10.5.x/10.6.x (non bootable)

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