PCI Express to Serial ATA (eSATA II/300) 2/2 Port Host Adapter

PCI Express to SATA More Like This Harnessing the powerful PCI Express capabilities on modern motherboards, the x1 PCI Express to Serial ATA host adapter allows connections to SATA II and eSATA devices including hard disk drives, RAID enclosures, and other SATA enclosures. The PCIe card provides two internal SATA and two external eSATA connectors while jumpers on board the PCB allow choice of any two of the four SATA ports. The device is fully Supports Serial ATA Generation 2 Transfer Rate of up to 3.0Gbps, provides NCQ with dual DMA channels with separate buffering, and works cable runs of up to 2 meters for eSATA applications. The RAID version of the PCIe to SATA II card comes with a BIOS level utility to set up RAID level 0 or 1. The PCI Express to Serial ATA 3.0Gbps device is backwards compatible with SATA I devices and is supported under Windows 2000, XP and Server 2003.

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Part Number and Description Price Add to Cart
PCIE-ESATA2-01 PCI Express to Serial ATA (eSATA II/300) 2/2 Port Host Adapter A-331 $26.00 Buy Now
PCIE-ESATA2-02 PCI Express to Serial ATA (eSATA II/300) 2/2 Port Host Adapter w/RAID A-341 $29.00 Buy Now

Features and Specifications

CE Mark

Vista Ready

Seven Ready

Features
  • Supports Native Command Queue (NCQ)
  • Supports SATA I and SATA II hard drives
  • Fully compatible with PCI Express 1.0a specifications
  • Data transfer rate at 3.0 Gbps for Serial ATA II
  • Data transfer rate at 1.5 Gbps for Serial ATA I
  • Throughput of one-lane PCI Express at 2.5 Gbps
  • Supports two independent Serial ATA channels
  • Compliant with Serial ATA II specifications
  • CE Approved
Warranty Information
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
Chipset
  • Silicon Image Sil3132 SATA Controller Chip
Bus Interface
  • Host: PCI Express x1
  • Peripheral: SATA I, SATA II, eSATA
  • Supports two independent Serial ATA channels
Protocols
  • eSATA 3.0 Gb/s
  • Transfer rates of up to 3.0Gbps (PCIe full duplex, 2.5Gbps unidirectional)
Performance
  • Data transfer rate up to 3.0 Gbps for Serial ATA II
  • Data transfer rate up to 1.5 Gbps for Serial ATA I
SATA Connectors
  • Two internal SATA II connectors
  • Two external eSATA connectors
System Requirements PC
  • PCI Express equipped computer
  • The Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7 32/64 bit
Package Includes
  • One (1) PCIe Card
  • SATA II Data Cable
  • SATA Power Cable
  • Driver CD-ROM
  • RAID CD-ROM (PCIE-ESATA2-02 model only)
  • User manual
Operating Environment
  • Operating temperature: 0° C to 55° C
  • Relative Humidity: 90% (max.) non-condensing

Support

Discuss or Comment

W3 Document Correct A-331/A-341 PCIe to SATA Jumper Settings
Clearing up confusion regarding jumper settings
Download Drivers
Drivers for this device * Date 2010.05.07 * 18.1MB

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