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RocketRAID 2700 PCI-Express 2.0 x8 HBA's
 
HighPoint RocketRAID 2700 HBA's are cost-effective, high-performance PCI-Express 2.0 6GB/s SAS RAID controllers, and are ideal for SMB server and workstation configurations.
 
HighPoint Value-RAID Technology
For over a decade, HighPoint has strived to take the cost and complexity out of RAID. We were the first to introduce affordable RAID 5 solutions to the storage marketplace, for both SMB and consumer applications. Our industry proven Value-RAID technology keeps costs in check by fully utilizing available system resources in order to optimize data transfer and security, and supports a wide-range of storage configurations including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 50 and JBOD.
 
Complete, Flexible Upgrade Paths
RocketRAID 2700 HBA's are fully backwards compatible with SAS/SATA 3Gb/s devices, PCI-Express 1.0 and 2.0 motherboards, and are compliant with all major operating systems including Windows, Linux, FreeBSD & Mac OS X.
RAID arrays can be freely moved to any other RocketRAID 2700 HBA. Upgrading, scaling and expanding storage has never been easier.
 
HighPoint Storage Expansion Compatible
RocketRAID 2700 external-port HBA's were designed to work in conjunction with Rocket EJ Series SATA JBOD Expander and SAS-Expansion modules, which can dramatically expand the storage capability of each Mini-SAS connector.
 
Hybrid Storage Solution: LTO Tape & RAID Arrays
RocketRAID 272x / 271x series HBA’s are fully compliant with the Industry Serial Attached SCSI Specification, which allows them to support LTO tape drives and SAS/SATA Hard Disk Drives, simultaneously, for Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 and Linux PC Platforms.
 
OCE/ORLM Support
RocketRAID 2700 series HBA's allow customers to expand capacity and convert existing RAID arrays from one level to another without having to start from scratch: your data remains intact and accessible during the transition!
OCE (Online Capacity Expansion) and ORLM (Online RAID Level Migration) features are provided by HighPoint's comprehensive and intuitive web-based user interface, which is available for all major operating systems including Mac OS X, Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Linux Distributions and FreeBSD.
 
Hardware Architecture
HBA Model
RocketRAID 2722 RocketRAID 2720SGL RocketRAID 2721 RocketRAID 2711 RocketRAID 2710
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Host Bus Interface
PCI-Express 2.0 x 8 PCI-Express 2.0 x 8 PCI-Express 2.0 x 8 PCI-Express 2.0 x 8 PCI-Express 2.0 x 8
Number of Device Channels
8 8 8 4 4
Connector Type
2x External Mini-SAS ports 2x Internal Mini-SAS ports 1x Internal / 1x External Mini-SAS ports 1x External Mini-SAS port 1x Internal Mini-SAS port
RAID Level
0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, JBOD 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, JBOD 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, JBOD 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, JBOD 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, JBOD
Device Support
SATA I/II/III Hard Drives and SSD's (4Kn Drive Compatible)
Form Factor
Low Profile Low Profile Low Profile Low Profile Low Profile
Board Dimensions
4.72" L x 2.68" H x
0.06" W
3.79" L x 2.56" H x
0.06" W
4.72" L x 2.68" H x
0.06" W
4.72" L x 2.68" H x
0.06" W
3.79" L x 2.56" H x
0.06" W
Alarm/Buzzer
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Activity/Failure LED
No Yes Yes (Internal ports only) No Yes
OS Support
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows Server 2012, 2008
  • Windows 7 & Later
  • Linux Distributions
  • FreeBSD
  • Windows Server 2012, 2008
  • Windows 7 & Later
  • Linux Distributions
  • FreeBSD
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows Server 2012, 2008
  • Windows 7 & Later
  • Linux Distributions
  • FreeBSD
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows Server 2012, 2008
  • Windows 7 & Later
  • Linux Distributions
  • FreeBSD
  • Windows Server 2012, 2008
  • Windows 7 & Later
  • Linux Distributions
  • FreeBSD