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Adaptec RAID 8805
12 Gbps PCIe Gen3 SAS/SATA RAID Adapter with 8 internal native ports and LP/MD2 form factor.
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DownloadsDocumentationTechnical Specifications
User and Install Guides
maxView Storage Manager v2.02.22404 - User's Guide (PDF 4.5MB)
Microsemi Adaptec RAID Controller - Installation And User's Guide 9/2016 (PDF 5MB)
Command Line Interface v2.02.22404 - User's Guide (PDF 1.5MB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - Cooling & Airflow Guide (PDF 180KB)
AFM700 Installation Guide 4/2016 (PDF 729KB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - Cooling & Airflow Guide (PDF 180KB)
Event Monitor v2.02.22404 - User's Guide (PDF 1.3MB)
Adaptec RAID Controller - Quick Install Guide 7/2014 (Multi Language) (PDF 3.4MB)
ReadMe
maxView Storage Manager & ARCCONF Command Line Utility v2.02.22404 - ReadMe (PDF 516KB)
Microsemi Adaptec RAID Controller - ReadMe September 2016 (PDF 652KB)
Release Notes
Microsemi Adaptec RAID Controller - Release Notes 9/2016 (PDF 21KB)
Infocenter (online html based documentation)
Documentation Infocenter - May 2016 (Online HTML)

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Archived User and Install Guides
Event Monitor v2.01.22270 - User's Guide (PDF 1.3MB)
maxView Storage Manager v2.01.22270 - User's Guide (PDF 4.5MB)
Microsemi Adaptec RAID Controller - Installation And User's Guide 4/2016 (PDF 5MB)
Command Line Interface v2.01.22270 - User's Guide (PDF 1.5MB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - Cooling & Airflow Guide (PDF 180KB)
Adaptec Event Monitor v1.04.20853 - User's Guide (PDF 3MB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - AFM700 Installation Guide 12/2013 (PDF 729KB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - Installation And User's Guide 6/2015 (PDF 5.3MB)
maxView Storage Manager v2.00.21811 - User's Guide (PDF 4.9MB)
Command Line Interface v1.08.21375 - User's Guide (PDF 1.4MB)
maxView Storage Manager v1.08.21375 - User's Guide (PDF 4.9MB)
maxView Storage Manager v1.07.21229 - User's Guide (PDF 4.4MB)
Command Line Interface v1.07.21229 - User's Guide (PDF 1.4MB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - Installation And User's Guide 7/2014 (PDF 5.3MB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - Cooling & Airflow Guide (PDF 516KB)
maxView Storage Manager v1.06.21062 - User's Guide (PDF 4.9MB)
Command Line Interface v1.06.21062 - User's Guide (PDF 1.4MB)
maxView Storage Manager v1.05.20942 - User's Guide (PDF 4.5MB)
Command Line Interface v1.05.20942 - User's Guide (PDF 1.4MB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - Installation And User's Guide 3/2014 (PDF 5.3MB)
Adaptec RAID Controller - Quick Install Guide 3/2014 (Multi Language) (PDF 2.8MB)
maxView Storage Manager v1.04.20853 - User's Guide (PDF 6.6MB)
Command Line Interface v1.04.20853 - User's Guide (PDF 3.4MB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - Installation And User's Guide 12/2013 (PDF 5.5MB)
Adaptec RAID Controller - Quick Install Guide 12/2013 (Multi Language) (PDF 2.8MB)
Archived ReadMe
maxView Storage Manager & ARCCONF Command Line Utility v2.01.22270 - ReadMe (PDF 516KB)
Microsemi Adaptec RAID Controller - ReadMe April 2016 (PDF 652KB)
maxView Storage Manager v2.02.22404 - User's Guide (PDF 4.5MB)
Microsemi Adaptec RAID Controller - Installation And User's Guide 9/2016 (PDF 5MB)
Command Line Interface v2.02.22404 - User's Guide (PDF 1.5MB)
Adaptec maxView Storage Manager v1.08.21375 - ReadMe (PDF 46KB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - ReadMe December 2014 (PDF 47KB)
Adaptec maxView Storage Manager v1.07.21229 - ReadMe (PDF 48KB)
Adaptec maxView Storage Manager v1.06.21062 - ReadMe (PDF 46KB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - ReadMe July 2014 (PDF 47KB)
Adaptec Raid Controller - ReadMe December 2013 (PDF 42KB)
Adaptec Storage Manager v1.05.20942 - ReadMe (PDF 46KB)
Adaptec Storage Manager v1.04.20853 - ReadMe (PDF 47KB)
Archived Release Notes
Microsemi Adaptec RAID Controller - Release Notes April 2016 (PDF 21KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b32730, Driver b41013, Storage Manager 1.08.21375 (PDF 21KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b32722, Driver b41013, Storage Manager 1.08.21375 (PDF 21KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b32033, Driver b32028, Storage Manager 1.07.21229 (PDF 20KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b32033, Driver b32028, Storage Manager 1.06.21062 (PDF 21KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b30862, Driver b30850, Storage Manager 1.05.20942 (PDF 20KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b30862, Driver b30850, Storage Manager 1.04.20859 (PDF 19KB)
Release Notes: Firmware b30862, Driver b30850, Storage Manager 1.04.20853 (PDF 20KB)
Archived Infocenter (online html based documentation)
Documentation Infocenter - June 2015 (Online HTML)
Documentation Infocenter - August 2014 (Online HTML)
Infocenter: Firmware b19147, Driver b30850, Storage Manager 1.05.20942 (Online HTML)
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.
Benefits
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
• 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
Software
• 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
• SMTP

ARCCONF
• 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
1024MB
Connector Configuration
Two internal mini SAS HD (SFF-8643)
Package Contents
• Adaptec RAID 8805 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
CE, FCC, UL, C-tick, VCCI, KCC, CNS
Environmental Compliance
RoHS
Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF)
645,612 hours at 40°C
Warranty
3 years

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