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StarTech.com PCIe mSATA/SATA Controller Card PEXMSATA3422

StarTech.com PCIe mSATA/SATA Controller Card PEXMSATA3422
Price $81.44
Manufacturer: StarTech.com
Mfg Number: PEXMSATA3422
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Condition: New
UPC: 065030859394
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Description
Combine SSD performance with HDD capacity to create a HyperDuo RAID array with 2 x mSATA and 2 x SATA drives through a single PCI Express slot. The PEXMSATA3422 PCI Express SATA Card helps you improve the overall speed and storage capacity of your computer by giving you multiple 6 Gbps SATA connections for connecting high-performance SSDs (Solid State Drives) and hard drives in a HyperDuo RAID array. Now, you can easily add two mSATA slots and two SATA III ports to your computer through a single PCIe x4 slot.Featuring HyperDuo technology, the SATA card offers SSD auto-tiering which lets you balance the performance advantages of SSD storage with the cost-effectiveness and large capacity of standard hard drives. By combining SSD and HDD drives into a single volume (up to 3 SSD + 1 HDD), HyperDuo discreetly works in the background to identify and move frequently accessed files to the faster SSD drive(s) for improved data throughput - up to 80% of SSD performance! (Note: The HyperDuo automatic storage tiering feature is compatible with computers that use a BIOS.)This versatile RAID controller card helps to relieve the internal space constraints often associated with multi-drive configurations by letting you install two mSATA SSDs directly to the card via convenient, latching slots. With dual mSATA slots, as well as two internal SATA ports, the card offers an effective hardware RAID solution, with native RAID (0, 1) support.The PCIe SATA controller also offers Port Multiplier (PM) support, so you can connect multiple SATA drives to just one port, for a total of 7 drives (up to 4 drives through PM on one port, plus a single drive to the other SATA port and two mSATA slots).For added versatility, the controller card is equipped with a standard profile bracket and includes a low-profile/half-height bracket for installation in small form-factor computers.Throughput Benchmark Drive configuration Throughput Drive size 1 x HDD 112.81 MB/s 2 TB 1 x SSD 490.28 MB/S 120 GB 1 x HDD + 1 x SSD HyperDuo (Safe Mode) 489.28 MB/s 2 TB 1 x HDD + 2 x SSD HyperDuo (Safe Mode) 715.13 MB/s 2 TB Drives Used: SSD: OCZ Vertex 3 Series 2.5" 120 GB (VTX3-25SAT3-120G) HDD: Western Digital Caviar Green 3.5" 2 TB (WD20EARS) Software Used: IO Meter, 256KB Sequential Read, queue depth = 10Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
Specifications
Product TypeSATA Controller
Brand NameStarTech.com
ManufacturerStarTech.com
Product NamePCIe mSATA/SATA Controller Card
Manufacturer Part NumberPEXMSATA3422
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.startech.com
Packaged Quantity1
Green CompliantYes
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS
Platform SupportedPCMac
Package Contents
  • PCIe mSATA/SATA Controller Card
  • 1 x Low Profile Bracket
  • 1 x Driver CD
  • 1 x Instruction Manual
RAID SupportedYes
RAID LevelsJBOD1010
Controller TypeSerial ATA/600
Host InterfacePCI Express 2.0 x4
Number of mSATA Interfaces2
Total Number of SATA Ports2
Number of SATA Ports (Internal)2
Height4.7"
Width0.8"
Form FactorPlug-in Card
Thickness4.5"
Weight (Approximate)1.90 oz
Limited Warranty2 Year
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