MaxConnect SAS/SATA Link is offered with PCI Express 4x SATA RAID Controller , The MaxConnect SAS/SATA Link with 4 port SATA RAID Controller will allow the user to connect 4 SATA Hard Disk Drives in the four internal Drive bays of the Mac Pro System.
Mac Pro four nternal drive bays are connected to the Hardware RAID Controller installed in any PCI Express Expansion slot of the Mac Pro System
RAID Controller Features
- PCI-e x8 (x16 slot compatible)
- Intel IOP341 800MHz
- 256MB DDR-II SDRAM W/ECC
- 4 internal SATA Connectors
- Up to 4 SATA II Hard Drives
- RAID 0,1, 5, 6, 10, and JBOD
|SZ-DCRAID1-02||MaxConnect SAS/SATA Link with Areca 6G 4-port ARC-1213-4i --- PCIe 2.0 SATA Hardware RAID Controller with 512MB Onbaord Controller Cache
|MaxUpgrades introduces MaxConnect SAS/ SATA Link, a product designed to connect four internal disk drive bays of the Mac Pro System [3,1 : 2,1: 1,1] to a PCI Express 2.0 or 1.0 SAS / SATA Controller installed in any PCI Express Expansion Slot of the computer.|
|MaxConnect SAS/ SATA Link offers Mac Pro users highest level of flexibility in data speed and redundancy, users can now integrate fastest internal SAS/SATA storage system for Mac Pro based upon their need and requirement.
MaxConnect SAS/SATA Link has micro form factor of just 0.45Hx1WX2D inches, it is housed in completely covered machined thermo plastic micro case for maximum protection and reliability.
Mac Pro users can now install SAS/SATA Host Bus Adapter or RAID Controller in any PCI Express Expansion Slot of the Mac Pro System [(2008/2007/2006 Models) Model ID : 3,1 : 2,1: 1,1] and can be configured as RAID 0,1, 5 , 6 or more for maxiumum speed and redundancy. Note: ( RAID Level Support Dependant on the type of Controller)
|The above test results shows four 15,000 RPM SAS (Serial Attach SCSI) Hard Disk Drive connected to the four internal drives bays of the 8-Core Mac Pro System (early 2008 model) via PCI Express SAS Host Bus Adapter installed in PCI Express Expansion Slot 2 (Rev 2).
Performance of SAS 4x...RAID Level 0 along with SAS 4x...RAID level 5 is been shown. The drives and PCIe Controller is connected via MaxConnect SAS/SATA Link.