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Sonnet 2 Port Tempo SATA Pro 6 Gb PCI Express 2.0 Card

B&H # SOTSATA6PRE2 Mfr # TSATA6-PRO-E2
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This is a special order item and is non-cancelable and non-returnable. Est. arrival at B&H is 2-4 weeks (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at time of shipment.

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Product Highlights
  • 6 Gbps eSATA Interface
  • PCIe 2.0 x1 Bus Interface
  • Supports ATAPI (CD/DVD/Blu-ray) Drives
  • Data Transfer Rates of up to 375 MBps
  • AHCI Compliant
  • S.M.A.R.T. Data Reporting
  • RoHS Compliant

The 2 Port Tempo SATA Pro 6 Gb PCI Express 2.0 Card from Sonnet is a cost-effective solution for adding two high-performance 6 Gbps eSATA ports to your Mac Pro, desktop PC or server with PCIe 2.0 slots. Its fast 6 Gbps eSATA interface easily handles the increased bandwidth requirements of 6 Gbps SSDs. Built around a second generation 6 Gb chipset, it is capable of transferring files at up to 375 MBps.

The Tempo SATA PCIe 2.0 Card also provides superior performance in the latest computers, Sonnet's Echo Express Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis for PCIe Cards and Sonnet's xMac Mini Server 1U Rackmount PCIe Expansion System with Thunderbolt ports. The combination of Tempo SATA PCIe 2.0 Card and Sonnet's Echo Express Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis for PCIe Cards enables you to add eSATA connectivity to iMac, Mac mini, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro computers.

The Tempo SATA PCIe 2.0 Card supports RAID features of Mac OS X, Windows 7 and Windows Vista. It supports hot swapping of drives under Mac OS X and booting from attached drives under Windows 7. It also allows you to connect optical drives. AHCI compliance ensures easy card installation. You just need to plug it in to any available PCIe slot and then start your computer. The necessary drivers are installed automatically. Additionally, this card supports Sonnet's exclusive locking eSATA cables for a secure connection.

The Tempo SATA PCIe 2.0 Card offers a cost-effective solution for adding two high-performance 6 Gbps eSATA ports to your Mac Pro, desktop PC or server with PCIe 2.0 slots.
It supports single as well as multi-bay SATA drive enclosures.
The card delivers superior performance with data transfer speeds of up to 375 MBps.
It is perfect for use in Sonnet's Echo Express Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis for PCIe cards.
The card supports hot swapping of drives under Mac OS X and booting from attached drives under Microsoft Windows 7.
It supports Sonnet's exclusive locking eSATA data cables for a secure connection.
The card is AHCI compliant. No drivers are required for installation.
Hardware
Bus Interface PCIe 2.0 x1
External Connectors 2x eSATA
Data Transfer Rate Up to 375 MBps
Support
Drives Supported No. of Drives: Up to 8*
Drive Types: SATA 6 Gbps, SATA 3 Gbps and SATA 1.5 Gbps 1
Please Note:

*Support for up to 8 drives requires the use of drive enclosures employing a hardware RAID controller such as Sonnet Fusion F3 or D400QR5)

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AHCI Support System: Boot Support
Mac OS X: No
Windows 7: Yes
Windows Vista: No

System: Port Multiplier Aware
Mac OS X: No
Windows 7: Yes
Windows Vista: Yes

System: Hot Plug Drive
Mac OS X: Yes
Windows 7: No
Windows Vista: No
Advanced Features Supports booting from attached drives under Windows 7
Supports hot swapping of drives under Mac OS X
Supports ATAPI (CD/DVD/Blu-ray) drives
Supports port multipliers under Windows 7 and Vista
Supports S.M.A.R.T. status data reporting
Supports Spread Spectrum Clocking for compatibility with all SATA drives and for lower EMI emissions
Certifications
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority RoHS
General
Compatibility Mac:
Mac Pro
Power Mac G5 with PCIe slots
Mac OS X 10.5+
OS X Mountain Lion compatible

Windows:
PC with PCIe slots
Windows 7
Windows Vista

Thunderbolt:
Any computer with a Thunderbolt port via Sonnet's Echo Express Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis for PCIe cards
Sonnet's xMac mini Server
Sonnet 2 Port Tempo SATA Pro 6 Gb PCI Express 2.0 Card
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