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4 Port PCI Express SATA III (6Gbps) Controller Card w/ eSATA - PCIe x4

Add 4 SATA 6Gbps ports to a computer through a PCI Express x4 slot

Product ID: PEXSAT34

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  • 4 internal SATA ports with 1 shared eSATA port
  • On-board high speed DIP switch enables switching between the shared eSATA and the internal SATA ports - no jumpers required
  • Compliant with SATA revision 3.0, which can support up to 6Gbps of bandwidth

The PEXSAT34 4-port PCI Express SATA 6Gbps Controller Card adds 4 internal SATA ports, along with a shared eSATA port to a desktop computer through a PCIe slot (x4), providing both an internal and external SATA 6Gbps connectivity solution from a single card.

Compliant with SATA revision 3.0, this controller card provides up to 6Gbps of data bandwidth to utilize the speeds of high performance hard drives and Solid State Drives (SSD), along with Port Multiplier (PM) support on each port which allows for multiple SATA drives to be connected over a single cable.

This PCIe SATA 6Gbps (3.0) card is backed by a 2-year StarTech.com warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

  • Add more internal SATA ports to a computer system to connect additional storage drives and/or optical drives
  • Upgrade an older PCIe-based system with SATA 6Gbps connectivity, to better utilize faster SATA drives
  • Add both internal and an external SATA port to a computer through a single PCI Express x4 slot

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Provides SATA III connectivity (6Gbps), while remaining backward compatible with SATA I (1.5Gbps) and II (3Gbps)
  • Port Multiplier support enables multiple hard drives to be connected over a single SATA/eSATA cable
  • Includes both a full and low profile/half-height bracket for installation into any sized desktop computer

Partner Numbers

  • UPC 065030846790

Compatibility

  • Windows 8 logo
  • Linux logo
  • Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9) logo
  • Windows Server 2012 logo
  • Windows 7 logo
  • Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10) logo
Windows® 8 (32/64bit), 7 (32/64), Vista (32/64), XP (32/64)
Windows® Server 2012, 2008 R2, 2003
Mac OS® 10.6 and up (Tested up to 10.10)
Linux

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) 1 - Connector Type(s) PCI Express x4
4 - Internal Ports SATA (7 pin, Data)
1 - External Ports eSATA (7 pin, Data)
Environmental Operating Temperature 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Humidity 5% ~ 85% RH
Hardware Ports 4
Interface eSATA & SATA
Bus Type PCI Express
Card Type Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Port Style Integrated on Card
Chipset ID Marvell - 88SE9128
PLX - PEX8604
Packaging Information Package Quantity 1
Package Length 17 cm [6,7 in]
Package Width 14,2 cm [5,6 in]
Package Height 30 mm [1,2 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight 160 g [5,6 oz]
Performance Type and Rate SATA III (6 Gbps)
Port Multiplier Yes
LBA support 48-bit
Hardware Raid Supported No
Physical Characteristics Product Length 14 cm [5,5 in]
Product Width 68,5 mm [2,7 in]
Product Height 16 mm [0,6 in]
Weight of Product 72 g [2,5 oz]
Software OS Compatibility Windows® 8 (32/64bit), 7 (32/64), Vista (32/64), XP (32/64)
Windows® Server 2012, 2008 R2, 2003
Mac OS® 10.6 and up (Tested up to 10.10)
Linux
Special Notes / Requirements System and Cable Requirements x4 PCI Express slot
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 per lane. If used with PCI Express Gen 2.0 enabled computers, the max throughput is 5 Gbps per lane.

Only one port can use the Port Multiplier feature at a time.

Port Multiplier not supported in Mac OS.

What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package PCI Express SATA Card
Low Profile Bracket
Driver CD
Instruction Manual

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Drivers/Downloads

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Driver(s):

Manual(s):

Software

  • marvell_msu_linux.zip
    • Version: 4.1.0.2031
      RedHat Enterprise 6.0
      Redhat Enterprise 5.4 SUSE
      Linux Enterprise 11SP1
    • Language: EN

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Safety Measures

  • If product has an exposed circuit board, do not touch the product under power.
  • If Class 1 Laser Product. Laser radiation is present when the system is open.
  • Wiring terminations should not be made with the product and/or electric lines under power.
  • Product installation and/or mounting should be completed by a certified professional as per the local safety and building code guidelines.
  • Cables (including power and charging cables) should be placed and routed to avoid creating electric, tripping or safety hazards.
*Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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