HighPoint RocketRAID 4522 SAS Controller
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Product Information for HighPoint RocketRAID 4522 SAS Controller

Highlights for HighPoint RocketRAID 4522 SAS Controller

  • Product Type:SAS Controller
  • Host Interface:PCI Express 2.0 x8

Marketing Information

HighPoint RocketRAID 4500 HBA's were designed for professional Mac/PC workstation environments and deliver the stability and sustained performance required by 3D or 4K Media Applications. These PCIe x8 2.0, 6Gb/SAS/SATA 8-Channel RAID HBA's support hardware RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/JBOD configurations. LTO tape support is available for Mac OS X 10.9.2/10.8/10.6.8 and later.


General Information

  • Product Type: SAS Controller
  • Manufacturer Part Number: RR4522
  • Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.highpoint-tech.com
  • Manufacturer: HighPoint Technologies, Inc
  • Product Name: RocketRAID 4522 SAS Controller
  • Package Type: Retail
  • Product Line: RocketRAID
  • Product Series: 4500
  • Brand Name: HighPoint
  • Packing: Box
  • Memory


    Additional Information

    • Host Interface: PCIe 2.0 x8
    • Data Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s per channel
    • Device Ports: Dual External Mini-SAS ports (SFF-8088)
    • Devices Interface: Mini-SAS, eSATA (Port Multiplier) (cables sold separately)
    • No. of Disk(s): Directly supports up to 8 SAS/SATA HDD/SSD, up to 20 via SATA Port Multiplier, up to 128 via SAS Expander
    • RAID Levels: Integrated Hardware RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50 & JBOD
    • Backwards Compatibility: backward compatible with single disks/RAID array created with HighPoint RAID HBA
    • Dual-Storage Modes: LTO Tape and RAID Arrays
    • System Support: Mac and PC Systems with PCIe support
    • O.S. Support: Mac OS X 10.8.6 or greater and Windows 7 and 8. LTO Tape support requires OS X 10.9.x or later.
    • RAID Suite: User friendly Browser-based Management Interface
    • Product Support: US based Phone/Skype support (Monday-Friday 9am-6pm PST, except public holiday)
    • Monitoring and Management Support: SMTP, SGPIO, SES2, LED Status, Event Log

    Package Contents

    • RocketRAID 4522 SAS Controller
    • Low Profile Bracket
    • Software CD
    • Quick Installation Guide

    Platform Supported


    Country of Origin


    Green Compliant


    Green Compliance Certificate/Authority


    Physical Characteristics

  • Weight (Approximate): 1.05 lb
  • Form Factor: Plug-in Card
  • Height: 0.1"
  • Width: 2.7"
  • Depth: 6.6"
  • Card Height: Low-profile
  • Technical Information

  • Host Interface: PCI Express 2.0 x8
  • RAID Levels: 0
  • Controller Type: Serial ATA/600
  • RAID Supported: Yes
  • Data Backup Type: Battery Backup
  • Warranty

  • Limited Warranty: 3 Year
  • Additional Product Specifications


  • Total Number of SAS Ports: 2
  • Number of SAS Ports (External): 2
  • SAS Connector Details: 2 SFF-8088