12Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID HBA > RocketRAID 3700 Series > Specifications  
Overview Specifications Software Download News & Reviews Resources
Feature Specifications
Bus Interface 8-lane, 8 GT/s PCI Express 3.0 Compliant
Number of Channel / Port 16x 12Gb/s SAS/6Gb/s SATA Channels (RR3740A/3740C/3742A)
8x 12Gb/s SAS/6Gb/s SATA Channels (RR3720A/3720C)
Data Transfer Rates Up to 12Gb/s per port
Port Type Four SFF-8643 mini-SAS HD (RR3740A/3740C)
Two SFF-8643 mini-SAS HD (RR3720A/3720C)
Two SFF-8643 / Two SFF-8644 mini-SAS HD (RR3742A)
Storage Device Support

16x SAS/SATA Hard Drive/SSD (RR3740A/3740C/3742A)
8x SAS/SATA Hard Drive/SSD (RR3720A/3720C)
Note: Only Enterprise and NAS drives are supported. Please click Here for the full HDD Compatibility List.

Note: RocketRAID 3700 Series controllers were designed for use with HighPoint RocketStor Series drive enclosures, and have not been verified with 3rd party enclosures or chassis.

Form Factor Low Profile
Dimensions 5.97*2.68*0.06 (in) (RR3720A/3740A/3742A)
5.63''W*2.71''H*0.72''D (RR3720C/3740C)
RAID Level Support 0, 1, 5, 6, 1/0, 5/0 and JBOD / Non-RAID Mode

  • RAID 6 is not supported on macOS.
  • Bootable RAID 6 arrays are not supported.
  • RAID 1/0 is the equivalent of RAID 10. RAID 5/0 is the equivalent of RAID 50.
Operating System Support Window Server 2008 and Window 7 and later
macOS 10.9 and later
Advanced RAID Features
RAID Monitoring and Management Suite

RAID Management Suites:

  • BIOS/UEFI/Firmware configuration tool
  • Browser-Based management tool
  • CLI(Command Line Interface- scriptable configuration tool)
  • API package
Enclosure Management Interface: SGPIO, SES-2 and I2C
(Drive LEDs supported: SGPIO, SES-2 and LED Header)
SMTP Email Alert Notification Yes
Alarm Buzzer Yes
Operating Environment
Work Temp +5°C ~+ 55°C
Storage Temp -20°C ~ +80°C
Operating Voltage PCI-e: 12V, 3.3V
Power 14W
(12V 1A, 3.3V 0.5A)
MTBF (Mean Time Before Failure) 920,585 Hours
Certification / Approval FCC, CE, ROHS & REACH, WEEE
Kit Contents & Packaging
Retail Box Dimensions 13.38” L x 7.68” H x 2.76" W (RR3720A/3740A/3742A)
6.69" W x 7.83" H x 1.89" D (RR3720C/3740C)
Retail Box Weight 1.09 lbs (RR3720A/3740A/3742A)
0.62 lbs (RR3720C)
0.64 lbs (RR3740C)
Kit Contents 1x controller card
1x Low Profile Bracket
1x Quick Installation Guide
Optional Accessories

8643-4SAS-1M - 1 Meter Cable length, SFF-8643 to Controller and 4x SFF-8482 to 4x SAS Drives

8643-4SATA-1M - 1 Meter Cable length, SFF-8643 to Controller and 4x SATA to 4x SATA Drives

8644-HSAS-110 - 1 Meter Cable Length. SFF-8644 to to controller and SFF-8644 to storage device.