Provides 4 ports for instant connectivity and amazing performance with your eSATA peripherals.
Add the 4-port LaCie eSATA II PCI Express Card to your computer for instant connectivity and amazing performance with your eSATA peripherals. The card offers 4 external eSATA connectors, and runs at speeds up to 3Gb per second, making it among the best interface choices for professionals who demand high speed data transfer.
By including 4 eSATA 3Gb/s ports, the LaCie eSATA II PCI Express Card 3Gb/s card can combine up to 4 hard disks together to create a versatile and powerful RAID array. For example, using the LaCie 4big Quadra, you can set up each hard disk in a hardware RAID 5 mode, then combine them together into a software RAID 0 mode (with the help of the host computer)**, making this configuration comparable to a RAID 50 array. This allows for enhanced disk failure protection, speed up to 700MB/s, and up to 24TB capacity (with four 8TB LaCie 4big Quadra drives to each card).
- Four eSATA II ports give you maximum speed
- Heat sink fan allows more efficient cooling
- Ideal for optimization of any eSATA LaCie hard disk
4-Port eSATA II PCI ExpressCard 3GB Specifications:
- Item Number: 713113
- Interface: Four external SATA II connectors
- Type: PCI Express Card (x8)
- Transfer rate: up to 3Gbits/s
- Compatibility: PCI Express slots***
- Supports SATA II NCQ
- System Requirements:
- PC or Mac with a PCI Express slot; Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP (32/64bit), Windows Vista (32/64bit); Mac OS X 10.2.8 or higher; 128MB RAM minimum; Driver-free for Mac OS
- Dimensions: 4.72 x 4.72 x 0.79 in. / 12 x 12 x 2 cm
- Weight: 3.88 oz. / 110g
- Warranty: 1-Year Limited Warranty
- Box Content: LaCie eSATA II PCI Express Card 3Gb/s
- Quick Install Guide on CD-ROM
- Drivers and RAID Software for Windows OS
- * A eSATA data cable is needed for connection (sold separately).
- ** RAID software configuration included in Mac Disk Utility and Windows Disk Manager.
- *** This PCI Express card is not compatible with PCI or PCI-X slots, laptops, or notebook computers.