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  • posted byMitch04 on 05/23/2015

    I bought this for a NAS box I built, I didn't require the raid features but they do work and have their own menu while booting. Parts felt a little cheap but if you tie everything down you shouldn't have a cable problems. Pros - Provides 4 extra sata ports. Raid works extremely well. Great I'll -... Read more

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  • posted bydferruzzi on 02/28/2015

    Added a few SATA ports inside my desktop so I can finally hook up some optical drives. Worked without a hitch

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  • posted byrabarrig on 07/14/2014

    Very easy to install and use. Great expansion card for my home server. Looks great in black colour inside the PC tower. None. Package was damaged, but the product was intact. One of the connectors was kinda loose, but it is working for months anyway without issues. Absolutely perfect and I have a... Read more

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  • posted byHavlis on 02/16/2014

    Works very well on Win Xp, also on RedHat Linux. I am using it as software raid with 4x 500GB. It comes very good packaged. I am using it only as regular sata, no card raid. Raid functionality was not tested. Card fit very well in PCI slot. I am not using shipped drivers. I used Sil 3114 drivers... Read more

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  • posted bydvmalina on 10/05/2013

    Well-known Silicon Image 3114 chip. Both Windows and Linux work right out from the box. No hassle with looking for a driver. CD with the drivers is included to shipment, if the Windows can not find the proper one. Contains EEPROM, that the BIOS can be upgraded with the utility from SIL website. I... Read more

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  • posted byVizsuall on 07/30/2013

    Because I need more than two extra SATA ports in my computer so I bougth this card. The card slides perfectly in de PCI slot and sits very tight. Under XP it is very easy to install the driver with the deliverd CD. It is almost plug-and-play. Because I only have some optical drives attached I do... Read more

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  • posted bymysjkin on 07/24/2013

    Works straight out of the box with my debian / kernel 3.2.0 amd64 machine. Comes with two sata cables. Unbeatable price. The sata cables are the shortest I've ever seen, not usable in my server box (luckily I had some longer spares) Not Pci-e. Hope it will turn out to be stable - so far it has a... Read more

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  • posted byPacketCollision on 01/30/2013

    I needed to add 4 hard drives to a fileserver with only one PCI slot, and this was by far the cheapest card that fit the bill. Once I installed the right firmware, it worked perfectly as a non-raid card (It supports software-raid with the default firmware, which is not helpful under *NIX) in my I... Read more

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  • posted byjtrosario on 12/18/2012

    This controller card can be made to work with Windows 7 if you have the right drivers. And they do exist. I was then able to install Windows 7 as a new install onto a new SSD connected to this Silicon Image 4-Port PCI Expansion Card, also known as Silicon Image 3114. It only comes with drivers up... Read more

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  • posted byghostDancer on 11/24/2012

    Good price works flawlessly on a Debian GNU/Linux, if you have to add SATA ports to your computer and you use the Penguin OS run like hell from VIA chipsets, all kind of problems, but with Sil chipsets never have any. Everything working perfectly till now. Haven't tried the RAID options but from... Read more

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