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STARTECH 2 Port PCIe Esata 6 Gbps Controller Card PEXESAT32
- Supports SATA Rev 3.0 transfer speeds up to 6.0Gbps; backward compatible with SATA I/II at 1.5/3.0Gbps
- Port Multiplier FIS-based and Command-based switching supported
- Supports RAID 0 and 1 modes
The PEXESAT32 2 Port PCI Express 6Gbps eSATA Controller Card offers simple connectivity between a host computer and eSATA 3.0 devices – a cost-effective solution for connecting high-speed storage, such as High RPM Hard Drives and Solid State Drives (SSD), which in turn allows for easier data backups and archiving.
With full support for SATA 3.0 hard drives and data transfer speeds of up to 6 Gbps, the adapter card features a native PCI Express single chipset that provides enhanced compatibility, reliability and performance for external SATA 600 MB/s storage needs.
The controller card is backward compatible with SATA 2.0 devices, providing the versatility to use older storage, and features support for RAID 0 and 1 modes as well as port multiplier capability with command-based and FIS-based switching for connecting multiple external hard drives to a host PC through a single external SATA connection.
A dual profile solution, the eSATA controller card includes a low profile/half-height bracket for installation in slimline or small form factor computer cases.
|Bus Type||PCI Express|
|Card Type||Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)|
|Chipset ID||Marvell – 88SE9128|
|Maximum Data Transfer Rate||6 Gbps|
|Number of Drives Supported Through Port Multiplier||1 to 5|
|Number of Ports That Support Port Multiplier||2 (can only use 1 PM at a time)|
|Supported RAID Modes||RAID 0 (Striped Disks)|
|RAID 1 (Mirrored Disks)|
|JBOD – (Just a Bunch of Disks)|
|Type and Rate||SATA III (6 Gbps)|
|Connector Type(s)||1 – PCI Express x1 Male|
|External Ports||2 – eSATA (7 pin, Data) Plug|
|Microsoft WHQL Certified||Yes|
|OS Compatibility||Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
Mac OS® 10.6 to 10.15
Linux 3.5.x to 4.11.x LTS Versions only
Note: Connected drives cannot be used as System / Primary drive in Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
|SPECIAL NOTES / REQUIREMENTS|
|Note||The maximum throughput of this card is limited by the bus interface. If used with PCI Express Gen 1.0 enabled computers, the max throughput is 2.5 Gbps. If used with PCI Express Gen 2.0 enabled computers, the max throughput is 5 Gbps.Only one port can use the Port Multiplier feature at a time.
Port Multiplier not supported in Mac OS®
|Alarm function is not supported in MSU software.|
|The Marvell Storage Utility application requires macOS 10.9 to 10.14.|
|Operating Temperature||5°C to 50°C (41°F to 122°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-25°C to 70°C (-13°F to 158°F)|
|Product Height||0.8 in [2 cm]|
|Product Length||2.8 in [70 mm]|
|Product Width||4.7 in [12 cm]|
|Weight of Product||1.2 oz [35 g]|
|Package Height||1.3 in [32 mm]|
|Package Length||5.7 in [14.5 cm]|
|Package Width||6.9 in [17.5 cm]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||4.5 oz [127 g]|
|WHAT’S IN THE BOX|
|Included in Package||1 – eSATA 6Gbps PCI Express Card|
|1 – Low Profile Bracket|
|1 – Driver CD|
|1 – Instruction Manual|
|Dimensions||5 × 5 × 1 in|