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Initio 1623 External 2 Port SATA Host PCI Card

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Initio 1623 External 2 Port SATA Host PCI Card

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SKU: INI-1623-S2

Availability: Out of stock.

Regular Price: $69.98

Special Price: $59.98

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Initio 1623 External 2 Port SATA Host PCI Card


The New Initio 1623int SATA Host Card has 2 external ports and supports 2 SATA hard drives at 150MB/sec per channel. This card is both PC and Mac compatible. Will work in any PCI Mac G3/G4/G5 with OSX 10.2.x and up. As with all SATA buses this card supports any sata hard drive drive capacity. No Boot Capability for MAC. Hot-Swap PCI Host Adapters provide high speed solutions for SATA hard drives.
  • More About INITIO Chip INIC-1623: The INIC-1623 provides advanced Host Adapter features in a single 128 pin TQFP package with 2 Serial ATA ports, 32bit/66 MHz and PCI 2.3 compliant. The Flash interface provides Read/Write access to the attached BIOS. The Serial EEPROM interface provides Read/Write access to the attached Serial EEPROM for PCI configuration information. INIC-1623 SATA Host Features • PCI 32 bit/66 MHz Interface. • PCI 2.3 compliant interface. • Burst transfer rate of 264 Mb/s. • Built in hardware bus master engine. • Supports both 3.3v and 5v. • Serial ATA revision 1.0a • Serial ATA transfer rate of 1.5 Gb/s. • Supports two SATA channels • Support for 1MB parallel FLASH and Serial EEPROM • 256 Byte data FIFO for each channel • On Board PCI Bus Master Engine • Queued/Overlapping ATA Commands Support • RAID 0/1 support • Implements Power Management Bios / Driver PC RAID Bios and Bios Support for MacOS 10.2.x / 10.3.x Windows Drivers for Win98SE/ME/2000/XP and Server 2003. Device Support INIC-1623 supports SATA hard disk drives such as Hitachi, Maxtor, Seagate, Western Digital and other brands. * Key benefits of SATA: Up to 6 times faster than existing external storage solutions. * Robust and user friendly, external eSATA connectors * Up to 2 meter shielded cables.

    MAC SATA PCI CARD 2-Port

    Test Results Using this card in our G5 2GHZ with Two Maxtor 300GB SATA Hard Drives Installed in our Mini Dual SATA External Enclosure. Software RAID 0 MAC OS 10.4.1:
  • Results 242.74
  • System Info
  • Xbench Version 1.1.3
  • System Version 10.4.1 (8B15)
  • Physical RAM 1024 MB
  • Model PowerMac7,3
  • Processor PowerPC G5x2 @ 2.00 GHz
  • L1 Cache 64K (instruction), 32K (data)
  • L2 Cache 512K @ 2.00 GHz
  • Bus Frequency 1 GHz
  • Video Card GeForce FX 5200
  • Drive Type RAID1
  • Disk Test 242.74
  • Sequential 288.46
  • Uncached Write 380.61 158.65 MB/sec [4K blocks]
  • Uncached Write 382.71 156.72 MB/sec [256K blocks]
  • Uncached Read 188.02 29.76 MB/sec [4K blocks]
  • Uncached Read 302.31 122.14 MB/sec [256K blocks]
  • Random 209.53
  • Uncached Write 1557.05 23.36 MB/sec [4K blocks]
  • Uncached Write 294.38 66.39 MB/sec [256K blocks]
  • Uncached Read 129.82 0.86 MB/sec [4K blocks]
  • Uncached Read 136.10 28.01 MB/sec [256K blocks]
  • SKU INI-1623-S2

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