Serial ATA RAID PCI Card

Code: A47BB

Serial ATA RAID PCI Card is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 3.
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  • Connect up to 2 Serial ATA Hard Disks
  • Supports RAID 0 (Striping) for performance and RAID 1 (Mirroring) for reliability
  • Coexists with Ultra ATA controller
  • Supports data transfer rates up to 150Mbps
  • Independent 256-byte FIFOs per channel for host reads and writes
  • Windows 98SE/ME/NT4.0/2000/XP/Vista compatible

Product details

Serial ATA RAID PCI Card

• Connect up to 2 Serial ATA Hard Disks• Supports RAID 0 (Striping) for performance and RAID 1 (Mirroring) for reliability• Coexists with Ultra ATA controller • Supports data transfer rates up to 150Mbps• Independent 256-byte FIFOs per channel for host reads and writes• Windows 98SE/ME/NT4.0/2000/XP/Vista compatible

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works out of the box with Linux (Ubuntu in my case) on an old PC with a 32bit AMD Athlon XP CPU. Not tried Windows. Works alongside IDE drives. I boot from an old 80GB drive and have two SATA drives connected to this card. Not tried booting from just SATA drives. All drives now show as SATA, being /dev/sda, b anc c instead of /dev/hda, /dev/sda and b but that is no problem. In /etc/fstab don't use the device assignments (above) as the are randomly assigned. Use either LABEL= or the UUID, which a fresh install of Linux does for you anyway. The product differs from the red boarded one shown and is on a much narrower grey board.
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Installed in an eight-year-old PC running XP to give extra SATA ports. As the other reviewer said, the board is narrower and a grey colour rather than red. The handbook goes into some very old-fashioned stuff about loading the driver on to a floppy, but you can ignore all that. Who uses floppy these days? Just go to Control Panel/System/Hardware/Device Manager, look for 'RAID' with a yellow blob and 'Update Driver' from the part of the disk appropriate to your OS. Stars? It loses one for the floppy stuff in the handbook but it works fine as a 2-port SATA 1 card for older PCs.
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from basic connection just fine - raid irrelevant to me I wanted to connect a salvaged SATA disc to an old PC that had no native SATA interface but did have a spare PCI slot. The OS is Linux. For this purpose, the card works just fine. Linux recognised the card and the attached disc at device level with no prompting and plumbed in the appropriate driver. You obviously need to make your own arrangements about filesystem and mounting, as for any disc. Everything works just fine (so far and after only one week). I have no current use for the RAID 0/1 functionality and can't comment on it. At boot the card's bios somehow gets invoked by the mother-board bios and prompts for configuration, but if you ignore this it shortly times out and gives you the simple non-RAID mode I wanted.
Date published: 2017-01-06
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Which chipsets are on the cards displayed?

Asked by: jbd21k
The part number we have for the item is SUNRICH PCI-IDE3512R-2(2P)
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2016-12-03

What is the manufacturer of the chipset? Is it Silicon Image?

Asked by: Rich
The part number we have for the item is SUNRICH PCI-IDE3512R-2(2P)
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-09-15

Will this card work with current SSDs

Asked by: Rich
I am pleased to advise the product you mentioned will do exactly what you require.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-09-15

Is this SATA 2 (=3 GB/s) or SATA 3 (=6GB/s)?

Asked by: Rich
This item is SATA 2.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-01-27

Why are the pictures of different cards?

Asked by: NitPicker
Although the cards are the same in terms of chips and technology they are from different manufactures so have slightly different dimensions and appearance. They both come on a full sized bracket.
Answered by: Toby
Date published: 2015-08-10

Does the card come with SATA cables?
Asked by: James Elstone
This is not included
Answered by: LA
Date published: 2015-07-17

Does this work on linux?
Asked by: Scott
Linux support is not guaranteed on this product i am afraid
Answered by: DM
Date published: 2015-07-17

Is this card for a PCI 32bit universal slot ? or a PCI 64bit slot ?
Asked by: mac
it is for a 32 bit slot
Answered by: DM
Date published: 2015-07-17
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A47BB Serial ATA RAID PCI Card (1+) £3.99

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