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Adaptec to Release 71605H HBA With 16 Ports Capable of 1Mil IOPS – ceBIT Germany 2013 Update

Right on the heals of their 7 Series RAIDCards capable of up to 16 and 24 port input, Adaptec plans on releasing the next in the 16 port family this March, the 71605H Host Bus Adapter.

Currently available in the eight port design, this new release will bump performance up to 1 million IOPS at 512K random, or 850,000 IOPS at 4 k random disk access.  The price range is expected to be in the $400 range and, for those needing on board encryption, the 71605He is also available using heir proprietary ‘maxCrypto’ encryption.

71605H

Adaptec had put together a demonstration in order to demonstrate the 71605h pushing 1 million IOPS but never considered the shortfall of CPU resources until after assembly at ceBIT.  Although they were able to reach just under 600,000 IOPS, things didn’t look like they were going much higher with the CPU at 100%.

71605H IOPS

Also interesting was the fact that Adaptec was utilizing unreleased Seagate SSDs in their demonstration.  Our meeting with Seagate is forthcoming and hopefully we will follow this report with some good news on the SSD front!

About Les Tokar

is a technology nut and Founder of The SSD Review. His early work includes the first consumer SSD review along with MS Vista, Win 7 and SSD Optimization Guides. Les is fortunate to, not only evaluate and provide opinion on consumer and enterprise solid state storage but also, travel the world in search of new technologies and great friendships. Google+
  • http://twitter.com/ST_Cyclone Mohamed Sheikhaldeen

    what and how many cpu’s where used?

    • mrkrad

      so 24 ports of samsung 840 pro would be delicious! At least this guy supports the 840/840 pro unlike LSI controllers who do not support the 840 or 840pro (any more)

      • http://www.thessdreview.com Les@TheSSDReview

        Stay tuned… You just may see both the 16 and 24 port cards hooked up to 16 an 24 SSDs in the near future!

  • renosablast

    The price point is not bad at all for this type of card!

    • http://www.thessdreview.com Les@TheSSDReview

      Yup now lets factor the cost of filling this baby with drives….woohoo

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