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Adaptec 2259500-R 1045 Series 1 non-RAID PCI Express x 4 SAS/SATA 1 external (SFF-8088) Mini SAS MD2 Low Profile Host Bus Adapter - Single

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  • Device Type - Storage controller - plug-in card - low profile
  • Controller Interface Type - Serial ATA-300 / SAS
  • Data Transfer Rate - 300 MBps
  • Max Storage Devices Qty - 128
  • Interface Type - PCI Express x4

Product information

Technical Details
Item Weight340 g
Product Dimensions6.5 x 0.3 x 11.3 cm
Item model number2259500-R
Form FactorMD2
Screen Size669.29 inches
Processor Count1
RAM Size128000 MB
Computer Memory TypeDRAM
Additional DrivesDVD
Graphics Card InterfaceAGP
Wireless Type802.11B, 802.11A, 802.11G
Wattage4.62 watts
U-Rack Size1
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows, Red Hat Linux, SUSE Linux
Additional Information
Best Sellers Rank 311,347 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight340 g
Date First Available1 Jan. 2009
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Product description

Product Description

The Adaptec 1045 has a x4 PCI-Express/SAS interface technology to provide 3Gb/s throughput and maximize I/O performance

The series 1 family of non-RAID Adaptec Unified Serial host bus adapters (HBAs) offers efficient, economical I/O with hard disk, tape and solid state drives. This flexibility allows for use in cost-sensitive tape backup solutions or high-performance SSD environments.

The Adaptec 1045 has a low-profile, MD2 form factor and utilizes a x4 PCI-Express bus and SAS interface technology to provide 3Gb/s throughput and maximize I/O performance. Using SAS expanders, it can connect up to 128 SATA/SAS devices.

The Adaptec 1045 supports Windows and Linux operating systems and its broad compatibility with hard disk drives (HDDs), tape drives, tape libraries, tape autoloaders, SSDs, JBODS, RBODs, removable media or removable HDDs, provides a flexible, customizable solution at a low price.


- Low-profile MD2 form factor

- 4-Lane PCI-Express bus interface

- Support for up to 128 SATA or SAS devices using SAS expanders

- Enclosure management supported via SAS expander support

Key Differentiators

Support for up to 128 LUNs with 512TB capacity per LUN for RBODs

Support for SATA and SAS drives with up to 2TB capacity

Customer Needs - Flexible, economical, scalable solution providing support for SATA/SAS devices.

Management Utility - Adaptec BIOS Configuration Utility

Data Transfer Rate - 3 Gb/s per port

Bus System Interface - 4-lane PCIe

Form Factor - Low-profile MD2

Connector Configuration - 1045: 1 external (SFF-8088) Mini SAS

Box Contains

Adaptec 1045 Controller
Additional low-profile bracket
Quick Installation Guide (English / Japanese / French / German / Italian / Spanish)
Software and documentation CD

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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 16 Jun. 2017
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it works great. thanks.
5.0 out of 5 stars Worked great with tape drive 10 Feb. 2014
By MT - Published on
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Pretty much plug and play. Very fast. Would buy again. Adaptec is a safe bet for this kind of item.
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