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The SeriTek/Q6G Offers Several Key Advantages

The FirmTek SeriTek/Q6G eSATA controller is designed for audio/video editing, photography, large media content libraries, storage expansion, backup and any application where external, hot swap, high performance, data storage is desirable. It provides the following features:

1. Bootable with PCIe 2.0 slot: Supports Mac OS X 10.8.x "Mountain Lion", 10.7.x, 10.6.x
2. Supports Windows 7
3. Four high performance eSATA ports
4. Compatible with Thunderbolt PCIe Expansion Chassis
5. PCI-Express Base 2.0 specification compliant, supports 2.5 Gbps and 5.0 Gbps
6. Supports SATA 6.0 Gb/s, 3.0 Gb/s and 1.5 Gb/s hard drives
7. Fully compliant with Serial ATA Revision 3.0 specification
8. S.M.A.R.T application support for third party Macintosh utilities
9. Supports Disk Utility RAID and JBOD configurations
10. Supports up to 20 SATA hard disks using SeriTek/5PM and Mac OS X
11. Supports up to 4 direct-connect SATA hard disks using two miniSwap/ES enclosures
12. Complete CRC error checking for ensuring data integrity
13. Provides hot swap and PM support not available with the internal Mac Pro bays
14. Bandwidth can exceed 700MB/sec. with a high-speed HHD/SSD configuration
15. Low power consumption with aggressive power management
16. User-upgradeable firmware
17. Multiple SeriTek/Q6G controllers can be configured to support a single large RAID set
18. Affordable - at $199.95 this 4-port card is an excellent value based on performance and features