The AccuSTOR AS316X6S
series is a high density 3U rackmount designed for storage hungry applications, and accommodates up to 64TB of storage space. Supporting latest SAS 6G technology, AS316X6S provide 6G solution for 6G SAS or 6G SATA drives. By utilizing the latest SAS expander technology, the AS316X6S supports up to 16 SAS or SATA drives using only one mini-SAS cable. A built-in SAS expansion port enables the system to connect up to 7 units or 112 HDD drives daisy-chained together, up to 448TB. With a high performance RAID controller card, the AS316X6S is capable of delivering over 1700MB/s in read and 1500MB/s write performance, doubling the existing 3G SAS expander bandwidth. System status information is provided by the LED, including hard drives, power supply and cooling fan status. All necessary hardware comes standard including mini-SAS cable and hard drives tray modules. Build-in with single controller with dual 6G SAS channel, and can upgrade to redundant controller in the future. The AS316X6S is an ideal storage expansion solution for servers or high performance video editing workstations. Supported in Windows, MAC and Linux, including various file system such as ZFS.
AS316X6S functions as expansion unit of AR316X6 and AR316F8. With AR316X6 and AR316F8 as a RAID head unit and connect up to 7 units of AS316X6S, it will provide up to 120 bays, or 480TB of storage for 6G SAS and Fibre Channel 8Gbps hardware RAID storage.
Note: Sans Digital recommends the use of enterprise hard drives when in use with any RAID controller applications. Standard desktop or green desktop drive may not be supported and may compromise RAID system stability and performance. For more information on the difference between RAID and desktop hard drives, please see the Western Digital knowledge base. For a list of compatible RAID Edition SATA hard drives, please refer to the list below:
- Seagate 500GB (ST3500514NS)
- Seagate 750GB (ST3750330NS)
- Seagate 1TB (ST31000524NS)
- Seagate 2TB (ST32000644NS)
- Western Digital 500GB (WD5002ABYS)
- Western Digital 1TB (WD1002FBYS)
- Western Digital 2TB (WD2003FYYS)
- Hitachi 500GB (0F11000)
- Hitachi 1TB (0A39289)
- Hitachi 2TB (0F10452)
- Hitachi 3TB (0F12456)
- Hitachi 4TB (0F14683)