HardwareBus Type PCI ExpressCard Type Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)Chipset ID Marvell - 88SE9230Industry Standards PCI Express 2.0Serial ATA 3.0 specificationInterface SATAPort Style Integrated on CardPorts 4PerformanceATAPI Support YesBootable YesLBA support 48-bitMax Drive Capacity Currently tested up to 4TB per driveNumber of Drives Supported Through Port Multiplier 1 to 4Number of Ports That Support Port Multiplier 4 (can only use 1 PM at a time)Port Multiplier YesRAID YesSupported RAID Modes JBOD - (Just a Bunch of Disks)RAID 1 (Mirrored Disks)RAID 0 (Striped Disks)RAID 10 (1+0, Striped set of Mirrored Subset)Type and Rate SATA III (6 Gbps)Connector(s)Connector Type(s) 1 - PCI Express x2 MaleInternal Ports 4 - SATA (7 pin, Data) PlugSoftwareOS Compatibility Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016Mac OS® 10.6 to 10.13Linux 3.5.x to 4.11.x LTS versions onlyNote: Connected drives cannot be used as System / Primary drive in Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, 2016Special Notes / RequirementsNote 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 per lane. If used with PCI Express Gen 2.0 enabled computers, the max throughput is 5 Gbps per lane.
Only one port can use the Port Multiplier feature at a time. Supports up to 4 drives connected via Port Multiplier, 7 drives total.
Port Multiplier not supported in Mac OS.
System and Cable Requirements Available PCI Express x2 slot (backward compatible with x4, x8, and x16 slots)EnvironmentalHumidity 20% ~ 80% RHOperating Temperature 5°C ~ 50°C (41°F ~ 122°F)Storage Temperature -25°C ~ 70°C (-13°F ~ 158°F)Physical CharacteristicsProduct Height 0.8 in [20 mm]Product Length 2.8 in [70 mm]Product Weight 1.8 oz [50 g]Product Width 4.7 in [120 mm]Packaging InformationPackage Quantity 1Shipping (Package) Weight 5.1 oz [145 g]What's in the BoxIncluded in Package 1 - PCIe SATA Controller Card1 - Low Profile Bracket1 - Driver CD1 - Instruction Manual