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Adaptec 8405E, SAS 12Gb/s, 4-Port, PCIe 3.0 x8, Controller with 512MB Cache

  • SKU: 10901714
  • Manufacturer: Microsemi
  • MPN: 2293901-R
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Series 8E
Order Number 2293901-R (Single)
Ports 4 internal 
Connectors 1 x SFF-8643
Package Contents • Microsemi Adaptec RAID 8405E adapter
• Additional low profile vented bracket
RAID Levels 0, 1, 10
Form Factor MD2-Low Profile
Bus Interface 8-Lane PCIe Gen3
Processor 12 Gbps ROC
Key software features
• Flexible configuration: HBA mode and auto volume mode for automatic deployment
• Optimized disk utilization (multiple arrays per disk)
• Support for native 4K sector SAS and SATA devices in addition to 512-byte sector devices
• Hybrid RAID 1 and 10
• Quick initialization
• Online capacity expansion
• Copyback hot spare
• Dynamic caching algorithm
• Native command queuing (NCQ)
• Background initialization
• Hot-plug drive support
• RAID level migration
• Hot spares—global, dedicated, and pooled
• Automatic/manual rebuild of hot spares
• SES and SAF-TE enclosure management
• Configurable stripe size
• S.M.A.R.T. support
Multiple arrays per disk drive
• Dynamic sector repair
• Staggered drive spin-up
• Bootable array support
• Support for tape devices, autoloaders
• MSI-X support for all device drivers for all supported operating systems
• Secure boot support for the uEFI host BIOS
• USB image available on to boot maxView GUI from any USB device for enhanced GUI-based setup and offline maintenance
Management utilities
maxView Storage Manager
• Web-based GUI management utility
• OS support: Windows, Linux, Solaris, VMware
• Remote configuration, monitoring, and notification
• Remote firmware updates
• SMI-S support (CIM provider)
• Command-line interface
• SMI-S support for VMware

BIOS Configuration Utility (CTRL+A)
• Legacy configuration utility
• Flashable BIOS support
uEFI BIOS Configuration Utility
• HII-based configuration utility
• Flashable BIOS support

Event Monitor
• Lightweight event monitoring and logging tool
• Distributes adapter events and notifies user
• VMWare vSphere plugin
Cache 512 MB DDR3 (1600 MHz)
Operating Systems Microsoft Windows, Red Hat Linux, SUSE Linux, Fedora, Debian Linux, Ubuntu Linux, Sun Solaris, FreeBSD, VMware ESXi. The latest drivers are available at
Dimensions 2.535" H × 6.6" L (64 mm × 167 mm)
Operating Temperature 0°C to 55°C* (with 200 LFM airflow)
Note: This Microsemi Adaptec card contains a powerful RAID processor which requires adequate airflow to operate reliably.
Please install this card only into server or PC chassis with recommended airflow (200 LFM).
* Ambient temperature measured 1" away from the RAID processor
Operational Humidity Relative humidity: 10% to 90%, non-condensing
Operating Current 1.0 A at 3.3 VDC, 1.1 A at 12.0 VDC
Regulatory Certification CE, FCC, UL, C-tick, VCCI, KCC, CNS
Environmental Compliance RoHS
MTBF 700,000 hours at 40°C
Warranty 3 years