Four RAID-ready SATA II ports for your high performance SATA II 3Gb/sec hard drives! Provides improved performance over comparable SATA RAID controllers by offering a PCI-X/133 MHz host interface with bandwidth up to 1056 MB/s, which is twice as much as a common 64bit PCI interface. Plus, its four 3Gb/s external (eSATA) ports can deliver drive throughputs of up to 300 MB/s (3Gb/s) each! Run 3 Internal SATA II Hard Drives Ranging in Capacity from 80GB up to 1000GB Each. Giving You a total Capcity of Over 8TB Per Card. Internal Ports Can Be Routed to external Bracket If so desired as all Ports on this Card are SATA II PortMultiplier Enabled, when using all Four Ports with 4 Port Multiplier Enclosures you total capacity can be 20TB per one card in one system.
Windows Users: This card supports "direct connect" drive enclosures like the 5-Bay 3726 or 4726 Chip Port Multiplier Hot-Swap SATA RAID Case Kit allowing you to use 5 individual drives or configure as RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 1+0, RAID 1+S, RAID 5!
Mac Users: Install this card in your PCI or PCI-X equipped Mac running OS 10.3.x or later and use the 5-Bay SATA Port Multiplier Enclosure or the 4-bay Hardware raid 4726 Chip eSATA Port Multiplier Enclosure! Connect up to 5 drives on External Port (Using Port Multiplier Enclosure) single cable.