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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 Hardware-Assisted RAID Solution
RocketRAID 2700 series are powered by HighPoint Industry proven RAID technology and support a wide selection of RAID levels including 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50 and JBOD. Our Comprehensive RAID Storage Management suite is available for all major operating systems and includes BIOS-level management, an intuitive Web-based interface, and a selection of CLI packages available for Linux and FreeBSD platforms.
 
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.
 
Dual-Storage Modes: 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 8.1 / 8 / 7 and Linux PC Platforms.
 
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
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
Windows Server 2012, 2008 / Windows 8, 7, Vista / Linux Distributions / FreeBSD