StarTech 2 Port PCI Express eSATA Controller Adapter Card
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.
|Connector Type(s)||PCI Express x1 Male|
|External Ports||eSATA (7 pin, Data) Plug|
|Operating Temperature||5?C to 50?C (41?F to 122?F)|
|Storage Temperature||-25?C to 70?C (-13?F to 158?F)|
|Bus Type||PCI Express|
|Card Type||Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)|
|Chipset ID||Silicon Image - SiI3132|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||0.2 kg [0.4 lb]|
|Maximum Data Transfer Rate||300 MB/sec (3.0 Gigabits/sec)|
|Number of Drives Supported Through Port Multiplier||1 to 5|
|Number of Ports That Support Port Multiplier||2 (can use 2 PM at a time)|
|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? 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10|
Windows Server? 2003, 2008 R2, 2012
Mac OS X? 10.6 to 10.11
Linux 3.5.x to 4.4.x LTS Versions only
|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?
|What's in the Box|
|Included in Package||eSATA PCI Express Card|
|Low Profile Bracket|
Ports & interfaces
Weight & dimensions
|Product Condition||Brand New/Unused|