The Series 6H family of PMC Adaptec SAS/SATA host bus adapters (HBA) offers the ideal economical solution for customers requiring high-performance I/O connectivity.
The Series 6H HBAs connect to hard disk drives (HDDs), solid-state drives (SSDs), removable media, and SAS tape drives, and support the migration of disks from onboard SATA interfaces or other SATA/SAS I/O controllers.
Flexible, Scalable, Customizable
Using PMC's SAS protocol controller and a PCIe Gen2 interface, Series 6H HBAs support both Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Serial ATA (SATA) interfaces to provide the flexibility to use cost-effective, high-capacity SATA drives and/or high-performance SAS drives.
Compatibility with a multitude of storage devices enables system builders to develop server, storage, and backup solutions tailored to meet specific customer needs.
Series 6H HBAs also support SAS expanders, allowing end users to scale-up and design an optimal price-per-drive solution.
Compatibility, Reliability, and Support
Series 6H HBAs have been extensively tested with third-party systems and devices to deliver the utmost in compatibility. These HBAs are equipped with both uEFI and legacy BIOS options as well as a CTRL-A configuration utility and HII-based BIOS tools.
All Series 6H:
- 6805H: 8 internal ports
- 6405H: 4 internal ports
- 6Gb/s throughput at each port
- PCIe x4 host interface
- Shorter than Low-profile MD2 form factor
- Connectors out the back allows easy cable connections
- Support for SAS expanders supporting up to 128 devices
- Enclosure management support via LED header and SES2/SGPIO