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Adaptec Announces Highest Port-Count PCI-Express 3.0 RAID HBA

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PMC, Inc.,, the semiconductor innovator transforming networks that connect, move and store big data, today announced the introduction of the industry’s first PCIe Gen3 high port-count 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID adapters. The Adaptec Series 7 family represents the first RAID adapters to take full advantage of PCIe Gen3 bandwidth, providing unmatched performance for a broad range of enterprise and cloud computing applications. With 16 direct-connected solid state drives (SSDs), Series 7 adapters can deliver up to 450,000 input/output operations per second (IOPS) on a 4K random read block size, equivalent to nearly 10x the performance of previous-generation RAID adapters.

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I came.


They had me at 16 ports.



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Interesting.
Areca announced a PCIe x8 3.0 card (ARC-1882i rev.2) some month or so ago. Obvious difference to this Adaptec card is Areca has 1GB DDR3 cache instead of NAND. Adaptec is a quarter cheaper...

No word about TRIM support...
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Yay for new ctrls from Adaptec. My old PCI-Ex Gen1 need some update with next build for sure.