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The PEXSAT31E1 2-Port PCI Express SATA/eSATA 6 Gbps (SATA 3.0) Controller Card adds one internal SATA 3.0 (6 Gbps) and one external eSATA 3.0 (6 Gbps) port through a single PCIe slot.

Providing simple connectivity between a host computer and SATA 3.0 internal and external devices, the PCIe SATA/eSATA 3.0 adapter/controller card offers a cost-effective solution for connecting high-speed storage, such as High RPM Hard Drives , Solid State Drives (SSD), and external storage arrays, which in turn allows for easier data backups and archiving. With full support for SATA 3.0 hard drives and data transfer speeds of up to 6 Gbps, the adapter card features a native PCI Express single chipset that provides enhanced compatibility, reliability and performance for external SATA 600 MB/s storage needs.

The controller card is backward compatible with SATA 2.0 devices, providing the versatility to use older storage, and features support for RAID 0 and 1 modes as well as port multiplier capability with command-based and FIS-based switching for connecting multiple external hard drives to a host PC through a single external SATA connection. Suitable for installation in slimline or small form factor computer cases, the PEXSAT31E1 offers a dual profile solution, including a low profile/half-height bracket for easy installation.

Add SATA III Ports to PC

Equipped with one internal SATA 3.0 port and one external SATA 3.0 port, the StarTech PEXSAT31E1 card adds the latest SATA 6Gbps interface to your PCI Express equipped computer for easy, bottleneck-free connection to high speed SATA devices. The Native Command Queuing (NCQ) and Port Multiplier technology are supported allowing you to harness the full capability of the cutting-edge devices.

Low/Full Profile Brackets Included

Pre-configured with standard bracket, this card also includes optional low profile bracket making this a suitable solution for small form factor computer cases.