Its there and it works. I ended up putting it into my Ubuntu powered server and without drivers, my computer found the hard drive that was connected through the card. Alas, after the hard drives came and I opened up my case they were all filled. For some reason, Windows 10 will not automatically install the Marvell driver for this card. No need search the repository or anything it just worked.
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That’s 7 sata connections and my motherboard only has 6.
I highly recommend IO Crest with Marvell chipset. Bracket itself was mounted si-epx40057, it’s about a half inch off. So far everything is running great.
Sorry, there was a problem. Can expand si-ped40057 5 drive system to 7 drives now. So that proved you can use smaller cards in larger slots. Once I got past all of the negative reviews I found this to be a great addition to my older system.
Some may not like that.
Need extra SATA ports for your motherboard? Si-pdx40057 running under Windows 10 I hope my comments, below, may help other users get this adapter card running smoothly under Di-pex40057 Takes up alot of space. I was hoping that it would work as an inexpensive substitute to replacing the whole motherboard. The reason for one star removed is there was a bit of an issue finding drivers to allow this and the hard drives to be recognized through Windows Have the solid state hooked up to this now and get the speeds I am suppose to.
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When I recently bought a couple of extra hard drives for my computer I really honestly thought that I still had a couple of sata ports available on my motherboard. Special financing available Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time. Needed si-ped40057 be able to expand my storage array.
Sign in to check out Check out as guest. Also it is not Si-pex0057 either hence to cheaper price.
Share your thoughts with other customers. Worked great, expanded my SATA capabilities perfectly. Windows installed the drivers without issue.
Recommend it to anyone that needs to add some ports. It may not be as si-pe40057 as the intel chipset of a recent motherboard but it is good enough.
So if yours doesn’t boot, try changing the UEFI settings in bios. Building and managing your own storage or backup servers is taking on a big responsibility of course, if your data is of any value even to you personally. Not si-lex40057 changing the motherboard bios. It’s configured one way and only that way.
Upgrade a 6-bay case and 6-port motherboard to support 10 drives with this and a 4-in-3 cage Working well in a FreeNAS disk-server box I built. Only thing is that it does add a few seconds to the boot time of my PC.
Shut the system down and unplug the power cable from the power supply, as with all hardware installs, attach the SATA cables you need and PSU power cord and reboot the system. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. No problems at all after a few months of use. Bad decision undoer This card si-;ex40057 great!