Sonnet Tempo-X eSATA 4+4 PCI/PCI-X Card
Tempo-X eSATA 4x4 8 Port Serial ATA PCI/PCI-X Host Controller Card for Power Macintosh PPC model TSATAII-X44
Description Tempo-X eSATA 4+4 gives you performance to burn! You'll get great performance from individual drives, but grouping up to eight Serial ATA hard drives in a RAID 0 (striped) array reveals the true prowess of this product. Astonishing sustained read/write performance numbers in excess of 545 MB/s are possible which is more than enough to capture and process uncompressed 10-bit High Definition video!
Have your storage needs outgrown your computers capabilities? With eight ports and a dedicated controller for each, you can connect additional drives for maximum storage capacity using today's highest-capacity drives, you can connect an amazing 12 TB of storage! And for workflow professionals, you can hot-swap drives to quickly zoom between projects. When your storage needs have outgrown standard solutions, get a Tempo-X eSATA 4+4. I'll give you room to grow and blazing performance for the most demanding applications.
Sonnet's Simply Fast design philosophy makes this installation a snap; you'll complete the process in a few easy steps. With no software to install, just insert the Tempo-X eSATA 4+4 into an available PCI-X or PCI slot, connect and format your drives, and get to work!
3 Gb/s SATA II host controller 64-bit, 133MHz PCI-X Serial ATA host controller Works in any PCI-X or PCI slot in the listed compatible computers 8 ports - 4 internal SATA connectors and 4 external eSATA connectors Supports hot-swap drive connection 48-bit LBA support for drives with a capacity larger than 137 GB Spread Spectrum Clocking for lower EMI emissions No drivers to install; plug and play installation*** Upgradable firmware to enable future enhancements
Advanced Features Hot-swap drive support Deep sleep support Spread Spectrum Clocking for lower EMI emissions Bus Mastering frees CPU from data I/O handling 48-bit LBA support for drives larger than 137 GB System Requirements
Mac OS X Version 10.2 or later Windows XP Mac OS and Windows compatible OSX Tiger compatible PC with PCI slot ***Mac OS driver is built-in. Windows drivers are available on Sonnet website. Dimensions
Bus Type: 64 bit, 133MHz PCI-X 32-bit PCI bus 2.2 Compliant Data Transfer Rate: Up to 300 MB/s per port ATAPI Support: No Drive Types Supported: Serial ATA Ultra DMA 133/100/66/33 (parallel) Upgradeability: Flash-ROM upgradeable to latest firmware Internal Connectors: - 4 Serial ATA interface connectors to support up to 4 Internal disk drives - 4 eSATA connectors to support up to 4 External disk drives
Compatibility Power Macintosh G3 Blue & White, Power Mac G4*, Power Mac G5. *All models except Cube.