12Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID HBA > RocketRAID 3700 Series > Specifications  
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Feature Specifications
Bus Interface 8-lane, 8 GT/s PCI Express 3.0 Compliant
Number of Channel / Port 16x 12Gb/s SAS/6Gb/s SATA Channels (RR3740A/3742A)
8x 12Gb/s SAS/6Gb/s SATA Channels (RR3720A)
Data Transfer Rates Up to 12Gb/s per port
Port Type Four SFF-8643 mini-SAS HD (RR3740A)
Two SFF-8643 mini-SAS HD (RR3720A)
Two SFF-8643 / Two SFF-8644 mini-SAS HD (RR3742A)
Storage Device Support 16x SAS/SATA Hard Drive/SSD (RR3740A/3742A)
8x SAS/SATA Hard Drive/SSD (RR3720A)
Note: Desktop HDD's are not supported. Please click Here for the full HDD Compatibility List.
Form Factor Low Profile
Dimensions 5.97*2.68*0.06 (in)
RAID Level Support 0, 1, 5, 6, 1/0, 5/0 and JBOD / Non-RAID Mode

  • RAID 6 is not supported on macOS.
  • Bootable RAID 6 arrays are not supported.
  • RAID 1/0 is the equivalent of RAID 10. RAID 5/0 is the equivalent of RAID 50.
Operating System Support Window Server 2008 and Window 7 and later
macOS 10.9 and later
Advanced RAID Features
RAID Monitoring and Management Suite

RAID Management Suites:

  • BIOS/UEFI/Firmware configuration tool
  • Browser-Based management tool
  • CLI(Command Line Interface- scriptable configuration tool)
  • API package
Enclosure Management Interface: SGPIO, SES-2 and I2C
(Drive LEDs supported: SGPIO, SES-2 and LED Header)
SMTP Email Alert Notification Yes
Alarm Buzzer Yes
Operating Environment
Work Temp +5°C ~+ 55°C
Storage Temp -20°C ~ +80°C
Operating Voltage PCI-e: 12V, 3.3V
Power 14W
(12V 1A, 3.3V 0.5A)
MTBF (Mean Time Before Failure) 920,585 Hours
Certification / Approval FCC, CE, ROHS & REACH, WEEE
Kit Contents & Packaging
Retail Box Dimensions 13.38” L x 7.68” H x 2.76” W
Retail Box Weight 1.09 lbs.
Kit Contents 1x controller card
1x Low Profile Bracket
1x Quick Installation Guide
Optional Accessories

8643-4SAS-1M - 1 Meter Cable length, SFF-8643 to Controller and 4x SFF-8482 to 4x SAS Drives

8643-4SATA-1M - 1 Meter Cable length, SFF-8643 to Controller and 4x SATA to 4x SATA Drives

8644-HSAS-110 - 1 Meter Cable Length. SFF-8644 to to controller and SFF-8644 to storage device.