Tempo E2P PCIe SATA Card with 2 External eSATA Ports
Manufacturer Part Number:TSATAII-E2P
PCIe (PCI Express) cards are for desktop computers with PCIe slots. Mac Pro and later Power Mac G5 computers, and some PCs have PCIe slots. PCIe cards can have multiple data lanes for more bandwidth to the host computer. For example, a four-lane card will be designated as PCIe 4x.
*** PLEASE NOTE! ***
NOT RECOMMENDED for high-performance RAID configurations.
TEMPORARILY NOT RECOMMENDED for Mac systems with greater than 2GB of
Tempo SATA E2P is versatile. It is Mac OS X, Windows XP and Windows Vista compatible and supports the RAID features of Mac OS X, Windows XP Pro, and Windows Vista. It also supports hot-swapping of drives under Mac OS X. Installation is simplejust plug in the card to any available PCI Express (PCIe) slot, start your computer, and install a driver. When you need to add flexible, portable storage to your setup, Tempo SATA E2P gets you connected.
Affordable solution for adding two eSATA connections to your computer
Supports single and multi-bay SATA drive enclosures, including those with port multipliers
Supports up to 10 disk drives (1) (2)
PCI-X host bus interface for high-performance applications
Supports Mac OS X, Windows XP Pro, and Windows Vista
Hot-swap drive support
1 year limited warranty
Add Two eSATA Ports to Your Computer
Are you planning to incorporate external data storage in your computer setup, but need a SATA host controller card to make the connection? Install a Tempo™ SATA E2P-it's an affordable solution for adding external SATA ports that enable you to hook up single and multi-bay SATA drive enclosures for your mass storage needs.
Supports Up to 10 Drives
SATA drive enclosures offer flexibility not found in fixed drive installations inside a computer. Many offer swappable drive trays, which are perfect for managing daily backups and multiple projects, and most are portable. Some enclosures feature port multipliers, which enable up to five hard drives to communicate with the host adapter through one cable. Not all host adapter cards support port multipliers, but Tempo SATA E2P does-through its two ports, this card can handle up to ten drives!
Tempo SATA E2P is versatile. It supports the RAID features of OS X and Windows. It also supports hot-swapping of drives under OS X. Installation is simple-just plug in the card to any available PCIe slot, start your computer, and install a driver. When you need to add flexible, portable storage to your setup, Tempo SATA E2P gets you connected.
Tempo E2P PCIe SATA Card w/2 External eSATA Ports
Serial ATA Controller
Number of Ports
PCI Express x1
2 x 7-pin eSATA External SATA
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
Data Transfer Rate
Up to 1000 Mbps
Up to 10 x Serial ATA/300
Port Multiplier aware
FIS-based switching controller
Spread Spectrum Clocking for compatibility with all SATA drivers and lower EMI emissions
48-bit LBA support for drives larger than 137 GB
Mac Pro (with PCIe slots)
Xserve (with PCIe slots)
Power Mac G5 (with PCIe slots)
OS X® 10.4+
OS X Server 10.4+
OS X Mavericks compatible
PC (with PCIe slots)
Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2012, 2008 R2, 2008, 2003