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Sonnet Tempo SATA E4i Host Adapter Card, One Serial ATA Data Cable, PCI Express x4 Bus Interface

SKU: SNTTSATIIE4I MFR: TSATAII-E4I
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About the Sonnet E4i

Do your storage needs outweigh what your new dual-core Power Mac G5 can support? Stuff it - with drives, that is! Sonnet's Tempo SATA E4i 4-port Serial ATA Host Controller for PCI Express enables you to connect up to 4 additional internal drives for the perfect balance of flexible expandability and superior performance.

This card is an ideal companion to G5 Jive internal drive mount system for Power Mac G5 computers - along with your SATA drives, this combination is the most cost effective way for adding up to 4 Terabytes of high-performance capacity to your G5. Do you need more speed? Tempo SATA E4i offers 3Gb/s per port data transfer support and gives you performance to burn!

You'll get great performance from individual drives, but grouping up to four Serial ATA hard drives in a RAID 0 (striped) set will provide astonishing sustained read/write performance numbers enough to capture and process High Definition video! Want more security? Set up your drives in a RAID 0 (mirrored) or RAID 10 (striped/mirrored) set for up to 4 Terabytes of data redundancy.

When you need more flexibility and performance than offered by standard solutions, get a Tempo SATA E4i - it'll give you room to grow and blazing performance for the most demanding applications

Sonnet E4i Includes

  • Tempo SATA E4i Host Adapter Card
  • 1 SATA Data Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Software CD
  • Sonnet 1 Year Limited Warranty

Sonnet E4i Features

  • Affordable solution for adding four internal SATA ports to your computer
  • 3GB/s per port SATA II controller
  • Native PCI Express (PCIe) x4 host bus interface for high-performance applications
  • Spread Spectrum Clocking (SSC) support for compatibility with all SATA drives
  • Supports up to 4 drives
  • Hot-swap drive support

Sonnet E4i Specifications

RoHS Compliant Yes
Bus Interface PCI Express x4
Internal Connectors Four SATA
Drives Supported Up to 4
Data Transfer Rate Up to 255MB per second per port
ATAPI Support No
Drive Type Supported Serial ATA I & II; Ultra DMA 133/100/66/33 (parallel)(3)
Firmware Flash-ROM upgradeable to latest firmware version
Bootability Not supported
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