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Adaptec RAID 81605Z, SAS 12Gb/s, 16-Port, PCIe 3.0 x8, Controller with 1GB Cache

SKU: 9536193

Manufacturer: Microsemi

MPN: 2287101-R

Availability: Available

Price: $842.19
or as low as $27/month
Operating System
Microsoft Windows
Red Hat Linux
SUSE Linux
Debian Linux
Ubuntu Linux
Sun Solaris
VMware ESXi

For a detailed list see ASK Answer ID 17318.
Ideal for 12Gb/s performance-hungry server and workstations platforms, without compromising proven Adaptec reliability
Customer Needs
High I/O transaction and high bandwidth processing; solutions that reduce energy consumption and maintenance costs.
Key RAID Features
• Flexible Configuration: HBA Mode & Auto Volume Mode for automatic deployment
• Optimized Disk Utilization (Multiple Arrays per disk)
• Supports up to 256 SAS or SATA devices using SAS expanders
• Support for native 4K sector SAS and SATA devices in addition to 512 byte sector devices
• Hybrid RAID 1 & 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 driver for all supported Operating Systems
• Secure boot support for the uEFI host bios
• USB image available on start.adaptec.com to boot maxView
GUI from any USB device for enhanced GUI-based setup and
offline maintenance
Management Utilities
• Adaptec maxView Storage Manager
• Web based GUI Management Utility
• OS Support: Windows, Linux, Solaris VMware
• Remote configuration, monitoring & notification
• Remote firmware updates
• SMI-S Support

• Command Line Interface
• SMI-S support for VMware

Adaptec BIOS Configuration Utility (CTRL+A)
• Legacy Configuration Utility
• Flashable BIOS support

Adaptec uEFI BIOS Configuration Utility
• HII based confi guration utility
• Flashable BIOS support
Data Transfer Rate
12Gb/s per port
Bus System Interface
8-lane PCIe Gen3
Form Factor
MD2 – Low Profile
Cache Memory
Connector Configuration
Four internal mini SAS HD (SFF-8643)
Package Contents
• Adaptec RAID 81605Z adapter
• Additional low profile vented bracket
Physical Size
2.535"H x 6.6"L (64mm x 167mm)
Operating Temperature
0°C to 50°C* (with 200 LFM airflow) Note: This 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
Operating Voltage
1.0A @ 3.3VDC 1.1A @ 12VDC
Regulatory Certification
Environmental Compliance
Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF)
775,000 hours at 40°C
3 years