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2-port SATA III (6 Gbps) to PCI Express x1 Gen 2 Host Card

S3-PCIE1XG210|2-port SATA III (6 Gbps) to PCI Express x1 Gen 2 Host Card
  • Host Bus: PCI Express base 2.0 specifications
  • Supports Low Profile PCI form factor
  • Supports two 6 Gbps SATA ports
  • With AHCI or IDE Firmware
    • AHCI mode : S3-PCIE1XG210-A
    • IDE mode : S3-PCIE1XG210-I

The S3-PCIE1XG210 is 2-port SATA III (6 Gbps) to PCI Express x1 Gen2 Host Card .

The S3-PCIE1XG210 provides two 6 Gbps SATA ports.

The S3-PCIE1XG210, x1 PCI Express to two ports of Serial ATA, enables Serial ATA PHY up to 6Gbps high speed interface, following Serial ATA Revision 3.0 specification.

Technical Specifications

PCIe Host Bus

  • PCI Express 2.0 endpoint device.
  • Compliant with PCI Express 2.0 specifications.
  • Supports communication speed of 2.5 Gbps and 5.0 Gbps
  • Supports AHCI or IDE programming interface registers for the SATA controller.

SATA Features

  • Compliant with Serial ATA Specification 3.0.
  • Supports communication speeds of 6.0 Gbps, 3.0 Gbps, and 1.5 Gbps.
  • Supports Gen 1i, Gen 1x, Gen 2i, Gen 2m, Gen 2x, and Gen 3i.
  • Supports two SATA Ports.
  • Supports AHCI 1.3 programming interface for S3-PCIE1XG210-A
  • Supports Native Command Queuing (NCQ).
  • Supports Port Multiplier FIS based switching or command based switching. (Native drivers isn't supported)
  • Only supports one SATA Port multiplier.
Number of Ports:
  • Two SATA Ports
Computer Platform

Note: For the best performance (5.0 Gbps), S3-PCIE1XG210 should be installed in a PCIe Gen 2 compliant slot in the host computer.  Most computers have PCIe Gen 2 (5.0 Gbps) throughput on x8 or x16 slots. A PCIe Gen 1 compliant slot reaches up to 2.5 Gbps throughput.

  • Computer with PCI Express slot (x1, x4, x8, x16)
Physical Dimensions
  • 77(D) x 50[120](H)mm
  • NW: 36g
Operating System Requirements

S3-PCIE1XG210-A (AHCI mode)

Native drivers (Standard AHCI 1.0 Serial ATA Controller) supported in the following operating systems

  • Windows Vista/ Server2008/ 7
  • MAC OS X above
  • Linux kernel 6.2.35 above

S3-PCIE1XG210-I (IDE mode)

Native drivers (Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE Controller) supported in the following operating systems

  • Windows XP/ Server2003
  • Windows Vista/ Server2008/ 7
Kit includes
  • S3-PCIE1XG210
  • Driver CD
    • Supports Windows XP/ Server2003/ Vista/ Server2008/ 7
Optional Accessories
  • Low Profile PCI Bracket (BR-00226-01)