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ARC1220

ARC1220
alaAverage 4.3

4 reviews

Sep, 2014

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ARC-1220 8 Port Serial ATA RAID Controller

 

This is an excellent product and is working great! I'm working on my 3rd system with this controller. I have been using the Giga-Byte GA-8N-SLI motherboard with the SLI MODE Switch Module in SLI mode, no power connected to the Molex connector next to...

Fast, RAID 6 has Excellent Redundancy, the best RAID ever! 500MHz on board processor and the controllers that I have purchase had 256MB cache on board contraire to the 128MB specified in the docs

Controller management interface windows software is lame, they could spend some time and money creating a better user interface with a nice GUI

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ARC-1220 8 Port Serial ATA RAID Controller

 

Alot of people don't know, but I found out that Tekram USA provides tech support for the Areca controller. After emailing Areca Taiwan, they forwarded me to Tekram USA for support on the controller I purchased. The Tekram support team was very helpfull...

Fast RAID 6 Performance w/ Highest Fault tollerance available

None I can think of

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ARC-1220 8 Port Serial ATA RAID Controller

 

Note: Most aspects of this review apply to both the 1120 and 1220, they both have nearly identical performance levels. The 1120 is PCI-X, and the 1220 is PCI-e(xpress)The Areca 1220 is a blazingly fast RAID controller that supports pretty much every...

Insanely fast RAID controller

Tech support is slooooow to respond. Controller firmware updates can only be installed via a web interface with an array and operating system fully installed and running

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ARC-1220 8 Port Serial ATA RAID Controller

 

The card will do rebuilds effortlessly without loss of data. If you never want to expand the raid volume, you'll be fine. But if you want to replace drives with larger drives, you're screwed. Areca te

Raid 6 is great. Card is fast and reliable. I have used it 24/7 for 5 years with no hickups

Cannot expand raid volume on the fly. Areca tech support one of the worst

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