Highpoint Technologies has released the RocketRAID 4320 SAS RAID Controller, a PCI Express (PCIe) host controller card that works in Mac Pros, late-model Power Mac G5s and other computers.
The card features two mini-SAS internal connectors and can handle up to eight devices directly.The controller is based on Intel's Xscale IOP348 processor, clocked at 1.2GHz. It's designed to operate with sustained transfer rates of over 1004MB/s read and 913MB/s write. It operates using Serial Attached SCSI (SAS).
The card supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 and JBOD configurations, and handles automatic drive detection and automatic RAID rebuild. It features hard drive LED indicators and support for SNMP remote management.