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SATA2-PCIX02

4 port SATA II to PCI-X RAID Host Card (Internal) featuring Silicon Image Sil3124 SATA Host Controller

Highlights
  • Host Bus: 64-bit 133 MHz PCI-X
  • SATA II 3.0 Gbps (300MB/s) and SATA I 1.5 Gbps (150MB/s)
  • Compliant with SATA 1.0, and ATA, SATA II Extensions to SATA 1.0:
    • Port Multiplier with FIS-based switching
    • Native Command Queuing with non-zero offsets
  • Four independent Serial ATA channels (Four SATA ports)
  • Supports RAID 0, 1, 10, 5
  • Supports hot-plug of SATA devices
  • Staggered Spin-up Control
  • Provides jumper for selecting RAID or Non-RAID BIOS
  • Low Profile PCI Form Factor
Introduction

SATA2-PCIX02 is a four-port Serial ATA to PCI-X Host Adapter. It supports a 64-bit 133 MHz PCI-X bus and the Serial ATA Generation 2 transfer rate of 3.0 Gb/s (300 MB/s).

  • Serial ATA (SATA) V 3.0 Gbps (300MB/s) and 1.5 Gbps (150MB/s)
  • Compliant with Serial ATA 1.0 and Serial ATA II Extensions to Serial ATA 1.0 Specifications:
    • Port Multiplier with FIS-based switching
    • Native Command Queuing with non-zero offsets
  • Four independent DMA channels with 2KB FIFO per channel
  • Independent command fetch, scatter/gather, and command execution
  • Supports ATAPI devices: CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, etc.
  • Supports hot-plug of SATA devices
  • One activity LED per channel
  • Output swing control for backplane and extended cable length applications
  • Supports spread spectrum clocking to reduce EMI

Technical Specifications
PCI-X Feature
  • Supports 133 MHz PCI-X with 64-bit data
  • Internal application interface multiplexed to 4 ports
  • All registers appear in unified memory space
  • Full-chip command completion status accessible with single PCI-X burst access
  • I/O port access to register space
SATA Feature
  • Integrated Serial ATA Link and PHY logoc
  • Compliant with Serial ATA 1.0 and Serial ATA II Extensions to Serial ATA 1.0 Specifications Supports Serial ATA Generation 2 transfer rate of 3.0 Gb/s
  • Support Serial ATA II: Port Multiplier 1.0 Specifications
  • Plesiochronous, Single PLL architecture, 1 PLL for 4 ports
  • Output Swing Control
  • Supports four independent Serial ATA channels
    • Independent Link, Transport, amd data FIFO
    • Independent command fetch, scatter/gather, and command execution
      • Hard coded state machines - no code space or download
    • Supports Legacy Command Queuing(LCQ)
    • Support Native Command Queuing(NCQ)
    • Supports Non-zero offsets NCQ
    • Supports Out of order data delivery NCQ
    • Supports FIS-based switching with Port Multipliers
  • 31 Commands and Scatter/Gather Tables per Port on-chip
  • Supports asynchronous notification
  • Protocol Override per Command
  • Staggered Spin-up Control
  • Supports Far End Retimed Loopback BIST
Available Models

SATA2-PCIX02-I
Four internal SATA ports

SATA2-PCIX02-E
One external eSATA and three internal SATA ports
Operating System Requirements
  • Windows 2000/XP/Vista and Windows server 2003
  • Mac OS 10.4x or later
  • Drivers:
    • Non-RAID serial ATA drivers for Windows 2000/XP/Vista and Windows Server 2003, Mac OS X 10.4.x or later.
    • RAID 0, 1, 10, 5 serial ATA drivers for Windows 2000/XP/Vista and Windows Server 2003, Mac OS X 10.4.x or later.
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