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HighPoint RocketRAID 2224
3Gb/s External 4x SAS / Internal 4X SATA RAID Host Adapter
RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and JBOD | Up to 8 SATA devices

This card adds:

  • Four Internal SATA Ports (up to 4 devices)
  • One External Infiniband Port (up to 4 devices)

Requires:

  • Available PCI-X 64bit, 133/100/66MHz Slot

See Specifiactions below for system and/or OS compatibility information

The HighPoint RocketRAID 2224 is a high performance PCI-X to SATA II host bus adapter supporting RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 10, and JBOD, plus disk hot plug and hot swap. The RocketRAID 2224 is an ideal solution for applications where high levels of sustained read and write performance are required, including video streaming, web content, reference data and fixed content storage.

The HighPoint RocketRAID 2224 offers 4 internal ports that combine high performance storage connectivity of Serial ATA with HighPoint's advanced RAID features, including, Online Capacity Expansion, RAID Level Migration and HighPoint's RAID Management software.

The RocketRAID 2224 also features an external Infiniband connection that is a highly reliable locking cable connector that combines four SATA ports into one on the controller side.

Easy RAID Manageability

HighPoint's intuitive browser based and graphical RAID utilities simplify RAID storage management. Storage can be configured and monitored remotely from a single workstation providing convenience and flexibility, ensuring 24x7 data accessibility.

Comprehensive OS Support

HighPoint offers the broadest range of support for all major operating systems to ensure OS and hardware server comp- atibility. Drivers are available for all major operating systems, including Windows®, Linux™, FreeBSD and Mac OS X.

HighPoint X4

The HighPoint X4 external storage enclosure is compatible with the RocketRAID2224 host adapter. It delivers scalability and flexibility to the midrange storage market by utilizing the connectivity of external Infiniband with the cost advantages of SATA hard drives. The X4 is an ideal solution for applications that require bandwidth, greater fault tolerance, additional av- ailability, and easy scalability.

RAID Management Utilities

  • BIOS
  • Command Line Interface (CLI)
  • Web-based RAID management software

RocketRAID 2224 Highlights

  • 4 Internal and 4 External PCI-X to SATA II RAID Controller
  • 1 external Infiniband connector to external 4-bay enclosure
  • Support 4 internal and 4 external SATA I or SATA II hard drive
  • PCI-X 64 bit 133/100/66 MHz
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and JBOD
  • Online Capacity Expansion (OCE) and Online RAID Level Migration
    (ORLM)
  • SAF-TE enclosure management ready
  • Hard drives activity and failed LED support
  • BIOS booting support (PC)
  • Power Mac G5 support
  • Support Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, and Mac OS X

RocketRAID 2224 Features

  • 3Gb/s (300MB/s) transfer rate
  • NCQ (Native Command Queuing)
  • Staggered drive spin-up support
  • Hot swap and hot spare
  • Bad Sector Reallocation and Remapping
  • Write-through and write-back cache support
  • Quick and Background initialization for quick RAID configuration
  • Online array roaming
  • Support 64-bit LBA for over 2TB partition
  • Automatic RAID rebuild of failed drive
  • S.M.A.R.T drive monitoring for status and reliability
  • Browser-based RAID management software
  • SMTP support for email notification
  • VSS - Variable Sector Size (>2TB for non-GPT Windows operating systems)
Includes
  • RocketRAID 2224 host adapter
  • 4x 7-pin SATA cables
  • Low Profile bracket
  • User Manual
  • Software CD
Gallery
Specifications
Ports
  • 4 Internal SATA
  • 1 External Infiniband 4X Latch Style SFF-8470 connection
Connections
  • External - 4 Devices
  • Internal - 4 Devices
Bus Specifications
  • PCI-X 64bit, 133/100/66MHz
Form Factor
  • Low-Profile
RAID
  • RAID level 0, 1, 5, 10 and JBOD
  • Multiple RAID Support
RAID Controller
  • Intel IOP341
Operating System Support
  • Mac OS X 10.4.7 through 10.5.8
    (Data Mode Only - controller and RAID array not bootable into Mac OS X)
  • Windows (XP, 2000, Server 2003, x64 Edition and Vista)
  • Linux
  • FreeBSD
External Connectivity
  • x1 Infiniband connector
Internal Connectivity
  • x4 SATA connectors
MTBF
  • 920,585 hours
Operating Voltage
  • 3.3V / 3W
Alarm/Buzzer
  • Yes
Activity/Failure LED
  • Yes
SAF-TE Connector
  • Yes
Agency Approvals & Compliance
  • EMI: FCC Part 15 Class B
  • CE
  • RoHS
Warranty
Physical  
Dimensions
  • 6.425"L x 2.535"H(163.2mm x 64.4mm)
Weight
  • 1.45 lbs
Operating Temperature (Hardware Environment)
  • +5°C ~+ 55°C
Operating Temperature (Storage Environment)
  • -20°C ~ +80°C
Relative Humidity
  • 5% ~ 60% non condensing
 
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This PCI-X Card is compatible with the following Computers:

Machines Have Model Identifier PowerMac7,2

Power Mac G5 (dual 2.0GHz)
(April, 2005)

Machines Have Model Identifier PowerMac9,1

Power Mac G5 (1.8GHz)
(October, 2004)

Machines Have Model Identifier PowerMac7,3

Power Mac G5 (dual 1.8GHz, dual 2.0GHz, dual 2.5GHz)
(June, 2004)

Machines Have Model Identifier PowerMac7,2

Power Mac G5 (1.6GHz, 1.8GHz, dual 1.8GHz, dual 2.0GHz)
(June, 2003)

Machines Have Model Identifier PowerMac3,6

Power Mac G4 (Mirrored Drive Doors - 1.25GHz & dual 1.25GHz)
(June, 2003)

Machines Have Model Identifier PowerMac3,6

Power Mac G4 (FW 800 - 1.0GHz, dual 1.25GHz, & dual 1.42GHz)
(January, 2003)

Machines Have Model Identifier PowerMac3,6

Power Mac G4 (Mirrored Drive Doors - dual 867MHz, dual 1.0GHz, & dual 1.25GHz)
(August, 2002)

Machines Have Model Identifier PowerMac3,5

Power Mac G4 (QuickSilver 2002 ED - 867MHz)
(August, 2002)

 

Machines Have Model Identifier PowerMac3,5

Power Mac G4 (QuickSilver 2002 - 733MHz, 800MHz, 933MHz, dual 1.0GHz)
(January, 2002)

Machines Have Model Identifier PowerMac3,5

Power Mac G4 (QuickSilver - 733MHz, 867MHz, dual 800MHz)
(July, 2001)

Machines Have Model Identifier PowerMac3,4

Power Mac G4 (Digital Audio - 466MHz, 533MHz, dual 533MHz, 667MHz, 733MHz)
(January, 2001)

Machines Have Model Identifier PowerMac3,3

Power Mac G4 (Gigabit Ethernet - 400GHz, dual 450MHz, dual 500GHz)
(July, 2000)

Machines Have Model Identifier PowerMac3,1

Power Mac G4 (AGP Graphics - 350MHz, 400MHz, 450GHz, 500GHz)
(September, 1999)

Machines Have Model Identifier PowerMac1,2

Power Mac G4 (PCI Graphics 'Yikes' - 350MHz, 400MHz)
(August, 1999)

Machines Have Model Identifier PowerMac1,1

Power Macintosh G3 (Blue & White - 300MHz, 350MHz, 400MHz, 450MHz)
(January, 1999)