Adaptec Serial ATA II RAID 1430SA

The Adaptec SATA II RAID 1430SA card is a four-port controller featuring Adaptec HostRAID™ - an integrated RAID technology that maximizes system performance and uptime. The Adaptec 1430SA supports up to four 3Gb/s Serial ATA drives, Native Command Queuing, and offers RAID levels 0, 1, 10, and JBOD (individual drive). The Adaptec 48-bit logical block addressing (LBA) support enables use of disk drives exceeding 137 GB in capacity.

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Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 7 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Vista x64
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows XP x64

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Red Hat Linux

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9

Supported Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows
Red Hat Linux
SuSE Linux
Novell NetWare

For a detailed list see ASK Answer ID 14857
  Low-cost Serial ATA 3Gb/s RAID card with HostRAID™ RAID 0, 1 and 10 for data protection and increased performance
Key Differentiators
  • PCI Express x4
  • RAID 0, 1, 10, and JBOD
  • Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
  • Supports bootable arrays
  • 48-bit LBA supports large capacity drives
  • Low-profile form factor
  • RoHS compliant
Customer Needs
  Ideal for desktop and workstations as well as entry-level servers requiring low cost SATA RAID 0, 1, and 10.
System Environment
  Small office and home office as a boot device for print, file, and storage servers.
Number of devices
Up to 4 SATA II 3Gb/s or SATA I 1.5 Gb/s disk drives

Bus System Interface Type

PCI Express 4-lane 2.5 Gb/s

External Connectors
Internal Connectors

4 stacked SATA connectors

Data Transfer Rate
up to 3 Gb/s per port
System Requirements

Intel or AMD Architecture with available PCI Express x4 slot

Package Contents
  • Adaptec 1430SA controller with full-size bracket
  • Four 1-meter Serial ATA cables
  • Low-profile replacement bracket
  • Quick Install Guide
  • Bootable Installation CD containing:
        -- Operating system drivers
        -- Complete user documentation (pdf)
  • Adaptec Storage Manager CD containing:
        -- Adaptec Storage Manager GUI software
        -- Complete user documentation (pdf)
3 years

Board Dimensions

2.5 inch H x 4.7 inch L
6.4 cm H x 11.3 cm L

Operating Temperature

0° to 55° C

Power consumption

0.9 amps@+5V

Regulatory Certification

FCC, UL, C-tick, CE, VCC

Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF)

2,432,722 hours at 40 degrees C