2-Port PCIe SATA3 Controller Card - Supports RAID 0, 1; REQUIRES 2 DRIVES OF SAME MODEL AND SIZE.

  • Supports SATA Rev 3.0 transfer speeds up to 6.0Gbps and backwards compatible with SATA I/II at 1.5/3.0Gbps

  • Port Multiplier FIS-based and Command-based switching supported

  • Supports RAID 0 and 1 modes

  • Compliant with PCI Express 2.0 standards

  • Uses existing SATA I/II connectors and cabling

  • Supports Native Command Queuing (NCQ) and ATA/ ATAPI commands

  • Ships with a full profile bracket install, low profile included

  • LED headers for HDD activity LED indicators

Bus Type PCI Express
Card Type Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Chipset ID Marvell - 88SE9128
Interface SATA
Ports 2
ATAPI Support Yes
Bootable Yes
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 6 Gbps
Number of Drives Supported Through Port Multiplier 1 to 5
Number of Ports That Support Port Multiplier 2 (can only use 1 PM at a time)
Port Multiplier Yes
Supported RAID Modes RAID 0 (Striped Disks)
  RAID 1 (Mirrored Disks)
  JBOD - (Just a Bunch of Disks)
Type and Rate SATA III (6 Gbps)
Connector Type(s) 1 - PCI Express x1 Male
Internal Ports 2 - SATA (7 pin, Data) Plug
Microsoft WHQL Certified Yes
OS Compatibility Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
Mac OS® 10.6 to 10.12
Linux 3.5.x to 4.11.x LTS Versions only
Note: Connected drives cannot be used as System / Primary drive in Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
Special Notes / Requirements
Note The maximum throughput of this card is limited by the bus interface. If used with PCI Express Gen 1.0 enabled computers, the max throughput is 2.5 Gbps. If used with PCI Express Gen 2.0 enabled computers, the max throughput is 5 Gbps.

Only one port can use the Port Multiplier feature at a time.

  Alarm function is not supported in MSU software.
Humidity 15~90% RH
Operating Temperature 5°C to 50°C (41°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature -25°C to 70°C (-13°F to 158°F)
Physical Characteristics
Product Height 0.8 in [21.3 mm]
Product Length 2.7 in [67.7 mm]
Product Weight 1.2 oz [35 g]
Product Width 2.5 in [64.5 mm]