HighPoint RocketRAID 1740 4-Channel PCI SATA II RAID Controller

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HighPoint RocketRAID 1740 4-Channel PCI SATA II RAID Controller


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Product Highlights

  • PCI @ 33/66 MHz Host Interface
  • 4 SATA Channels
  • SATA I or SATA II Device Interface
  • Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 & JBOD
  • Hot Swap and Hot Spare
  • 64Bit LBA for Over 2TB Partition Support
  • Drive Activity/Failed LED Support
  • SMTP Support for Email Notification
  • RoHS Compliant
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The RocketRAID 1740 4-Channel PCI SATA II RAID Controller from HighPoint offers optimized performance and features through the use of HighPoint's industry-leading RAID technology. It supports enterprise level features such as Native Command Queuing, staggered drive spin-up and SAF-TE enclosure management support. The RocketRAID 1740 Controller delivers optimum performance with speeds of up to 300 MB/sec per port.

Backward Compatible to RocketRAID 1740
The RocketRAID 1740 PCI SATA II RAID Controller is backward compatible to RAID arrays created with HighPoint SATA I RocketRAID 1640 controller. All RAID arrays created on the RocketRAID 1640 can be moved over to the RocketRAID 1740 SATA II PCI RAID Controller. The RAID arrays can be expanded with the new features available in the RocketRAID 1740 such as Online Capacity Expansion and Online RAID Level Migration.
Comprehensive OS Support
HighPoint offers the broadest range of support for all the major operating systems to ensure OS and hardware server compatibility. Drivers are available for all the major operating systems, including Windows, Linux and FreeBSD.
Maintenance and Management Settings
  • RAID Array Roaming
  • Unplug/Remove RAID array
  • Hot key (ctrl-h) boot-up RAID manager via BIOS
  • Firmware update while running the operating system
  • Verify RAID Array for Bad Sectors and Parity Check
  • Task Scheduler
  • Automatic RAID rebuild
  • Automatic drive (insert / removal) detection
  • Hot Spare Disk
  • Staggered Drive Spin-up
  • Rebuild Priority (Low - Highest)
  • Spin Down Idle Mode
  • Hot Swap and Hot Plug
  • Bad sector repair and remapping to reduce dropped drives
  • Multiple RAID array
  • Multiple Logical Drive
  • 64-bit LBA support greater than 2 TB per volume
RAID Monitoring Tools
  • SMTP for Email notification
  • Alarm / Buzzer alerts for drive failure
  • Enclosure management support I2C and SGPIO
  • Hard Drive LED indicators (Activity and Failed)
  • Storage Health Inspector – Drive analysis from S.M.A.R.T
  • Event Log
RAID Management Suite
  • Command Line Interface
  • Web browser-based RAID management software
  • API
UPC: 643653174003
Host Interface PCI @ 33/66 MHz
Device Interfaces SATA I or SATA II
Number of Channels 4 SATA channels
RAID Level Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and JBOD
Certifications FCC Part 15 Class B and CE
MTBF 920,585 hours
Temperature / Humidity
  • Work Temperature Range: 41 ~104°F (5 ~ 40°C)
  • Relative Humidity Range: 20 ~ 80% non condensing
  • Storage Temperature: -40 ~ 140°F (-40 ~ 60°C)
  • PCI+3.3 V: 0.9 A
  • Power: 3 W
Operating Systems Windows, Linux and FreeBSD
RAID Management
  • BIOS
  • Web-based RAID
  • Management Software and
  • CLI
Dimensions (LxW) 5.929±             x 2.527±" (150.6 x 64.2 mm)
Weight Not specified by the manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 13.4 x 7.7 x 2.8"
HighPoint RocketRAID 1740 4-Channel PCI SATA II RAID Controller
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    By "IT" Chuck

    from Warren, Ohio

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    Comments about HighPoint RocketRAID 1740 4-Channel PCI SATA II RAID Controller:

    When you buy these controllers their is a motherboard compatibility list that they don't tell you about until you buy it. Also the phone number for their tech support has a recording stating "they no longer provide phone support, instead email them." I emailed them and never did get a response so I sent it back. I will never buy a Highpoint product again.

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