Hidden Functionality: Many modern workstations have hidden SATA ports located on the motherboard. Thisfunctionality can be harnessed by external devices, eSATA controller cards are no longer needed.
The Mac Pro is Ready To Go: Hidden just behind the fan module, Apple's Mac Pro sports two SATA ports which work perfectly with CalDigit's eSATA Extender.
More Slots for More Expansion: By not using an eSATA controller card you can save PCI expiation slots and leavemore room for more further expansion.
Works with the CalDigit VR: The CalDigit VR works with the CalDigit eSATA Extender!
2 Ports are Better than One: The CalDigit eSATA Extender gives you two eSATA ports. This allows you to connect two* CalDigit VRs to your workstation. *The eSATA extender does not support hot plugging of additional eSATA devices, even though there are 2 ports. The computer must be shut down prior to adding additional devices.
Easy Installation: Simply attach the CalDigit eSATA Extender to the internal SATA ports and your ready to go!
Top Notch Performance: eSATA provides a fast 3GB/s bus which is nearly 4 times faster that FireWire 800. The CalDigit eSATA Extender in conjunction with he CalDigit VR boasts speeds of up to 220MB/s.