The Rocket SATA 3 Gbps 4 Port eSATA PCI Express x4 RAID HBA from HighPoint is a high performance SATA RAID storage that supports up to 4 external SATA hard drives, and up to 20 if used in conjunction with port-multiplier equipped drive enclosures. It has a variety of RAID and non-RAID configurations including single disks, JBOD's, and RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10 arrays and also all major PC operating systems including Windows 7/2008/Vista, Linux distributions and FreeBSD.
Web-RAID Management Interface (WebGUI) allows quick configure, manage and monitor of storage configurations. CLI (command line interface) packages are available for Linux and FreeBSD distributions.
4 Channel PCIe to SATAII host adapter
Upwards compatible with PCIe 8x,16x
Supports up to 4 SATA/SATAII hard disk drives
Up to 300 Mbps per SATAII channel
64bit LBA support for drive capacity over 2 Tb
Supports Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
Online Capacity Expansion (OCE)
Online RAID Level Migration (ORLM)
Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, and JBOD
Supports RAID arrays created using RocketRAID 1640 SATA host adapter
Staggered drive spin-up support
S.M.A.R.T. monitoring of hard disk status for reliability
Hot Swappable and Hot Spare support
Quick and Background initialization for quick RAID 5 configurations