NitroAV Intros Adapter

NitroAV 'SATAStar Series' delivers the latest 3G/sec SATA II performance with the most versatile combinations of external/internal ports

May 1, 2007

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AUSTIN, Texas -- NitroAV SATAStar Series’ again delivers the latest 3G/sec SATA II performance with the most versatile combinations of external/internal ports. The 3-Port PCIe SATAStar is based on Silicon Images (SiI) 3132 chipset with drivers available for the Apple MacOSX, Microsoft Windows, Linux and Novell Netware operating systems. This PCIe host adapter is designed for optimum performance with multiple commands for each port which are loaded into on-chip memory, eliminating the need for host CPU intervention and minimizing PCI bus usage. Command execution engines dramatically reduce latency between commands, ensuring that drives stay fully loaded with queued commands.

Regardless if you are just using this card for hard drive storage or serious digital audio, video or graphics, this card is the perfect solution. The 3-Port PCIe SATAStar host adapter offers incredible bandwidth in a cost effective – low profile solution. Two ports can be configured as individual ports, or as RAID 1, 0, 0+1, RAID 5 or JBOD and Port multiplier compatible.

Product Features

  • Use as a non-RAID or RAID controller. [Create RAID 0 or 1 using the MacOSX DiskUtility as well as WindowsXP, Windows XP Pro, Windows Server, etc.]

  • Install into both standard height or low profile system.

  • PCI-Express BUS (1x Single lane)

  • 48-bit LBA support for drive sizes larger than 137GB

  • Data protection: Supports Mac OS X RAID, S.M.A.R.T.

  • Fully compliant with SATA II and SATA 1.0 standard

  • Maximum 3Gbits/sec per port

  • Supports two simultaneous active ports

  • Support NCQ commands

  • Compatibility with Port Multiplier

  • Utilizes Silicon Image SiI3132 chipset and drivers

  • Compatible with MacPro OS X 10.4.x, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003 Server, Linux

  • Upgradeable firmware

  • Hot swap support - drive can be removed and added without system shut down or restart (OS supported)

  • eSATA connector for more secure connection, reliability and supports up to 2 meters cable length

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