Adaptec RAID 78165 24-Port SAS/SATA 6Gb/s PCIe RAID Controller

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  • Adaptec 78165


Product Specifications
Operating System
  Microsoft Windows
Red Hat Linux
SUSE Linux
Debian Linux
Ubuntu Linux
Sun Solaris
VMware ESX
  Ideal for entry-level server to high-end server platforms and high-performance workstations without compromising robust 6Gb/s performance and proven Adaptec reliability.
Customer Needs
  High I/O transaction and high bandwidth processing; solutions that reduce energy consumption and maintenance costs.
Key Software Features
  • Optimized Disk Utilization
• Supported RAID levels: 0, 1, 1E, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60
• HBA Mode and Simple Volume Mode for automatic deployment
• Supports up to 256 SAS or SATA devices using SAS expanders
• Hybrid RAID 1 & 10
• Quick initialization
• Online Capacity Expansion
• Copyback Hot Spare
• Dynamic caching algorithm
• Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
• Background initialization
• Hot-plug drive support
• RAID Level Migration
• Hot spares - global, dedicated, and pooled
• Automatic/manual rebuild of hot spares
• SES and SAF-TE enclosure management
• Configurable stripe size
• S.M.A.R.T. support
• Multiple arrays per disk drive
• Dynamic sector repair
• Staggered drive spin-up
• Bootable array support
• Support for Tape Devices, Autoloaders
Management Utilities
• Adaptec maxView Storage Manager
• Web based GUI Management Utility
• OS Support: Windows, Linux, Solaris VMware
• Remote configuration, monitoring & notification
• Remote firmware updates
• SMI-S Support

• Command Line Interface
• SMI-S support for VMware

Adaptec BIOS Configuration Utility (ACU)
• BIOS level configuration utility
• Flashable BIOS support

Adaptec uEFI BIOS Configuration Utility
• HII based confi guration utility
• Flashable BIOS support
Data Transfer Rate
  6 Gb/s per port
Bus System Interface
  8-lane PCIe Gen3
Form Factor
  MD2-Low Profile
Cache Memory
Connector Configuration
  Two internal mini SAS HD (SFF-8643), Four external mini SAS HD (SFF-8644)
Package Contents
  • Adaptec RAID 78165 adapter
• Additional low profile vented bracket
*Single does not include cables or Quick Installation Guide
Physical Size
  2.535"H x 6.6"L (64mm x 167mm)
Operating Temperature
  0°C to 55°C* (with 200 LFM airflow without AFM-700) 0°C to 50°C* (with 200 LFM airflow with AFM-700) Note: This Adaptec card contains a powerful RAID processor which requires adequate airflow to operate reliably. Please install this card only into server or PC chassis with recommended airflow (200 LFM). * Ambient temperature measured 1" away from the RAID processor
Operating Voltage
  1.1A @ 3.3VDC 1.3A @ 12VDC measured on PCIe Gen3 systems with 6G drives (max 21.93W)
Regulatory Certification
  CE, FCC, UL, C-tick, VCCI, KCC, CNS
Environmental Compliance


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Citrix XenServer

Citrix XenServer 6



Debian 6
Debian 7



Fedora 17
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Linux Driver Source

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Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 7 x64
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 8 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 x64



Red Hat Linux

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6


SuSE Linux

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11



Ubuntu 10
Ubuntu 11
Ubuntu 12



Sun Solaris



VMware ESX 4
VMware ESXi 5