Adaptec Serial Attached SCSI 58300
The Adaptec Serial Attached SCSI 58300 card is an eight-port controller with two x4 external SFF-8088 mini SAS connectors featuring Adaptec HostRAID - an integrated RAID technology that maximizes system performance and uptime. The Adaptec 58300 supports up to eight direct-attached drives and up to 128 devices using expander technology. The card offers RAID levels 0, 1, and 10 as well as 48-bit LBA support for the use of disk drives exceeding 137GB in capacity.
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Supported Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows
Red Hat Linux
SUSE Linux
Novell NetWare
SCO OpenServer

For a detailed list see ASK Answer ID 14782

  Low-cost, Serial Attached SCSI controller featuring Adaptec HostRAID™ for high performance, mission critical data storage
Customer Needs
  Ideal for supporting mid- to low-end server and workstation environments where high performance data storage and reliable data protection are critical, such as IT backup, web content, email, share drive and database support.
System Environment
  Departmental and workgroup servers
RAID Levels
Adaptec HostRAID 0, 1, 10 and JBOD
Key RAID Features
  • Bootable array support
  • Auto-rebuild by location
  • Managed through Adaptec Storage Manager software
  • Background initialization

Bus System Interface Type

PCI-X 64 bit/133 MHz, PCI 33/66
External Connectors
Two x4 external SFF-8088 mini SAS connectors
Data Transfer Rate
Up to 3 Gb/s
System Requirements
IA-32, AMD-32, EM64T and AMD-64 type servers
3.3V 32/64-bit PCI 2.2 or 3.3V 64-bit PCI-X 133 slot
Package Contents
  • Adaptec Serial Attached SCSI Card 58300
  • Low-profile replacement bracket
  • Quick Install Guide
  • Adaptec HostRAID CD, containing:
    --Operating system drivers
    --Complete user documentation (pdf)
  • Adaptec Storage Manager™ CD


3 years

Board Dimensions

2.5in H x 7.0in L (including external connector)
6.35cm H x 17.78cm L (including external connector)

Operating Temperature

0° to 50° C

Power Dissipation

4 W

Regulatory Certification

FCC, UL, C-tick, CE, VCC

Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF)

1,944,615 hours at 40 degrees C