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ARC-1300-4e/4x/4i and ARC-1300ix-16  
(SAS Non-RAID Host Adapter)

Areca offers the most complete line of SAS host adapters. The host adapter card enables large-scale direct attach storage (DAS) arrays through external 3Gb/s ports, driving up to 128 end-point devices for Min SAS connector or driving up to 16 SATA devices for eSATA connector. The host bus adapter drives external server storage RAID and non-RAID enclosures with unprecedented throughput by connecting a four-lane 2.5 Gb/s PCI Express bus with option one external x4 SFF8088, one internal x4 SFF8087 and two external x4 SFF8088/four internal x4 SFF8087 miniSAS connectors.
RAID Controller Comparison
Model Name
Host Bus Type
PCIe x4 Lane
RAID Level
Drives Support
Up to 16 SATA ll with port multiplier box
128 x SAS/SATA ll
External SAS Ports


External Connector
4 x eSATA
1 X SFF-8088
Internal SAS Ports
Internal Connector
Dimensions(L x H)
80 x 98 mm
113 x 65 mm

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