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Adaptec RAID 8405, SAS 12Gb/s, 4-Port, PCIe 3.0 x8, Controller with 1GB Cache

SKU: 8603286

Manufacturer: Microsemi

MPN: 2277600-R

Availability: Available

Price: $415.18
or as low as $13/month

12 Gbps PCIe Gen3 SAS/SATA RAID Adapter with 4 internal native ports and LP/MD2 form factor.

Operating System
• Microsoft Windows
• Red Hat Linux
• SUSE Linux
• Fedora
• Debian Linux
• Ubuntu Linux
• Sun Solaris
• FreeBSD
• 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
Key Differentiators
• Third generation ZMCP; AFM-700
• LP MD2 form factor for up to 16 native SAS/SATA ports
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
• Supported RAID levels: 0, 1, 1E, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60
• Support for native 4K sector SAS and SATA devices in addition to 512byte sector devices
• Hybrid RAID 1 & 10
• Quick initialization
• Online Capacity Expansion
• Performance modes: Dynamic, OLTP & Big Block ByPass
• 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, after shipping, 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)

• BIOS level 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
One internal mini SAS HD (SFF-8643)
Package Contents
• Adaptec RAID 8405 adapter
• Additional low profile vented bracket
Physical Size
2.535"H x 6.6"L (64mm x 167mm)
Operating Temperature
0°C to 55°C* (with 200 LFM airflow without AFM-700)
0°C to 50°C* (with 200 LFM airflow with AFM-700)

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
0.1A @ 3.3VDC
1.2A @ 12VDC
Regulatory Certification
Environmental Compliance
Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF)
775,000 hours at 40°C
3 years