Why throw away your old PC just because you need a new drive and cannot find a good PATA IDE drive for it? Add four independent SATA-I ports to your PCI equipped computer and enjoy the benefits of the optional software RAID configuration for added speed and/or data security with this adapter card from Monoprice!
With SATA being the standard for the past few years, it is getting harder and harder to find a good PATA IDE drive for older computers. However, as long as you have an open PCI slot, you can add this adapter card, which gives you two SATA-I (1.5 Gbps) ports, so you can use the newer drives. Whether your computer needs an upgrade, or you would just like to add more hard drive space, this PCI card provides the utility you need.
The card comes with an optional RAID utility, which lets you configure a RAID 0 or RAID 1 setup on the SATA ports for increases speed or improved reliability.
It includes drivers for Windows 98SE / ME / NT4 / XP / Server2003 / Vista / Server2008 / 7 (both 32 and 64-bit where applicable) and for various versions of RedHat, Fedora, and SuSE Linux systems.