This 2 Port PCI Express eSATA Controller Adapter Card offers simple connectivity between a host computer and eSATA devices. Providing two eSATA ports the adapter card offers a cost-effective solution for connecting hot-pluggable, high-speed storage, and in turn allows for easier data backups and archiving.
With full support for SATA 300 (SATA II) hard drives and data transfer speeds of up to 3 Gbps, the adapter card features a native PCI Express single chipset that provides enhanced compatibility, reliability and performance for external SATA storage needs.
The PCI Express eSATA controller card also features port multiplier capability with command-based switching for connecting multiple external hard drives to a host Windows® system through a single external SATA connection.
A dual profile solution, the eSATA controller card includes a low profile/half-height bracket for adapting to slimline or small form factor system applications.
Benefits and Features:
|Connector Type(s)||PCI Express x1 Male|
|External Ports||eSATA (7 pin; Data) Plug|
|Bus Type||PCI Express|
|Card Type||Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)|
|Chipset ID||Silicon Image - SiI3132|
|Included in Package||eSATA PCI Express Card|
|Low Profile Bracket|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||0.2 kg [0.4 lb]|
|Maximum Data Transfer Rate||300 MB/sec (3.0 Gigabits/sec)|
|Supported Protocols||FIS Based Switching for an additional 1-5 ports|
Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
Legacy Command Queuing (LCQ)
|Type and Rate||SATA II (3 Gbps)|
|Product Height||20 mm [0.8 in]|
|Product Length||120 mm [4.7 in]|
|Product Weight||67.9 g [2.4 oz]|
|Product Width||90 mm [3.5 in]|
|OS Compatibility||Windows® 8 / 8.1 (32/64bit), 7 (32/64), Vista (32/64), XP (32/64), 2000|
Windows Server® 2012, 2008 R2, 2003
Mac OS® 10.x (Tested up to 10.10)
|Special Notes / Requirements|
|Note||PCI Express 1.1 and is compatible with a PCI Express 2.0 slot |
Port Multiplier not supported in Mac OS®