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ARC-1884ixl-8/12 RAID-Controller Familie


The new third generation ARC-1884ixl family offers advanced technology for increased performance and improved enterprise data protection. They were designed with 1.2 GHz dual core ROC processor, DDR3-1866 memory architecture and PCIe 3.0 interface for the most performance-hungry database and IT applications.

The ARC-1884ixl family includes 8 ports low profile as well as 12 ports low profile with additional 4 external ports with SFF-8644 connectors for 12Gb/s throughput on each port. System Integrators and users can put the ARC-1884ixl-8/12 in a 2U rackmount chassis without the use of a riser card.

Features and Benefits

  • Dual Core RAID-on-Chip (ROC) 1.2GHz processor
  • 2 GB on-board DDR3-1866 SDRAM with ECC
  • Supports up to 512 SATA or SAS devices using SAS expanders
  • Support up to 4/8/12 internal or 4 external 12Gb/s SAS ports
  • Battery backup module ready (Optional)
  • Broad operating support including Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, macOS and VMware

Areca ARC-1884 12 Gbps SAS RAID controllers with PCIe bus:

PCIe 3.0 12Gb/s SAS RAID Controller

Model Name



I/O Processor

Dual Core RAID-on-Chip 1.2 GHz

On-Board Cache

2GB on-board DDR3-1866 SDRAM

Internal Connector

2 x SFF-8643

3 x SFF-8643

External Connector

1 x SFF-8644

1 x SFF-8644

Drive Support

Up to 512 12Gb/s SAS or 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s SAS/SATA HDDs/SSD, using 12Gb/s SAS Expander

BBM Support


Form Factor (LxH)

Low Profile: 169.5 x 64.4 mm


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