SATA 2 PCI Express RAID Controller RAID 0/1/5

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SATA 2 PCI Express RAID Controller RAID 0/1/5

SATA 2 PCI Express RAID Controller RAID 0/1/5

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  • SATA PCI-Express 2 Channel SATA II Host Adapter

  • RAID BIOS selectable via Dip Switch (RAID/NO-RAID)

  • NCQ and Port Multiplier Features Built-In The SS-SA2R is the most powerful Serial ATA II RAID controller to accommodate Serial ATA II hard drives with the new technology of RAID 0 (striping), RAID 1 (mirroring) and RAID 0+1, RAID 5 over Port Multipliers. Any system with a PCI Express interface can simply add the Serial ATA devices by simply adding the SS-SA2R RAID controller card and loading the drivers and utility into the system. Serial ATA is a high-speed serial link replacement for the parallel ATA attachment of mass storage devices. The serial link employed is a high-speed differential layer that utilizes gigabit technology and 8b/10b encoding. The current data rate is 1.5Gb/s (=150MB/s) and 3.0Gb/s. It will supports 6Gb/s in the future.











  • The SS-SA2R supports two serial ATA ports, it supports 2 serial ATA devices (one for each) or can connect more devices via Port Multipliers. It provides complete software driver and RAID KIT. It is the right choice for a PCI Express to Serial ATA versatile devices. SATA II PCI-Express RAID Card> <img src= SATA II PCI-Express Hosta Adapter Card

  • FEATURES Supports 1-lane 2.5Gb/s PCI Express. Onboard SiI3132 SATA2 Controller Chip. Provides dual Serial ATA II Channels. Supports RAID 0, 1, 0+1 and RAID 5 (over Port Multipliers). Supports SATA2 transfer rate of 3.0Gb/s. Supports Legacy Command Queuing (LCQ). Supports Native Command Queuing (NCQ). Supports FIS-based switching with Port Multipliers. Co-resides with Motherboard IDE and SATA devices. ROM BIOS supports RAID setup and Boot Features. Supports up to Hard Drives over 137GB. Bundle Windows based RAID utilities for rebuilding array. SPECIFICATIONS System: For 1-lane PCI Express Systems. Serial ATA Ports: Two serial ATA ports which fully support devices. Supports RAID 0 (performance) and RAID 1 (data security) features. Supports RAID 0+1 and RAID 5 over Port Multipliers. Onboard ROM BIOS Supports hard drives greater than 137GB. Supports 2 Serial ATA devices with up to 3.0Gb/s rate (serial ATA Generation 2). Supports Native Command Queuing (NCQ). Serial ATA Devices: Supports 2 Serial ATA devices: Hard drives, Removable HDD, and more coming ATAPI devices such as CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, Tape, DVD-ROM, DVD-RW, PD. I/O Hardware: Supports 1 internal 7-pin serial ATA connector and One external eSATA Connector. Software: Bundled Powerful Software Driver and RAID KIT for major Operating Systems. OS Support: Windows 2000, XP, Windows Server 2003. Form Factor: 5.08? x 2.50? (12.90cm x 6.35cm). Silicon Image Does Not Provide Boot Capability for Their RAID 5 software. If you Need Raid 5 Please consider a true Hardware System, there is NO Cheap Solution for Raid 5. ANy Raid 5 card that is prices less than $500 is not a hardware Raid card (host adapter). Silicon Image RAID 5 is software based and is very limited, please read silicon image site for more information.

  • Additional Information
    SKU SS-SA2R
    Manufacturer CoolGear