SATA Host Adapter


2 ports eSATA 6Gb/s PCI Express x1 Gen 2 Card featuring Marvell 88SE9128 Host Controller

2 ports eSATA 6Gb/s PCI Express 2.0 Card
  • Compliant with PCI Express 2.0 specifications
  • Supplies two 6 Gbps eSATA ports and one PATA port
  • AHCI Mode SATA Controller
  • Hardware RAID Solution
  • PCI low-profile form factor


The S3-PCIE1XG202 is a SATA III (6 Gbps) and PATA to PCI Express Gen2 Host Bus Adapter.

The S3-PCIE1XG202 provides both SATA and ATA/ATAPI controller functions. Supplies two 6 Gbps eSATA ports and one PATA port.

The S3-PCIE1XG202 brings a high-performance 6 Gbps SATA and PATA hardware RAID solution to desktop/consumer storage applications utilizing a 1-lane PCI Express 2.0 interface. The S3-PCIE1XG202 supports devices compliant with the Serial ATA International Organization: Serial ATA Revision 3.0 specification and the ATA/ATAPI-7 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 IDE programming interface registers for the ATA/ATAPI controller.
  • Supports AHCI programming interface registers for the SATA controller
  • Supports aggressive power management
  • Supports error reporting, recovery and correction
  • Supports Message Signaled Interrupt (MSI)

SATA Features

  • Compliant with Serial ATA Specification 3.0
  • Supports communication speeds of 6.0 Gbps, 3.0 Gbps, and 1.5 Gbps
  • Supports programmable transmitter signal levels
  • Supports Gen 1i, Gen 1x, Gen 2i, Gen 2m, Gen 2x, and Gen 3i
  • Supports ATA and ATAPI commands
  • Supports two SATA Ports
  • Supports AHCI 1.0 programming interface
  • Supports Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
  • Supports Port Multiplier FIS based switching or command based switching
  • Only supports one SATA Port multiplier
  • Supports AES-256
  • Supports Partial and Slumber Power Management states
PATA Features
  • Supports ATA/ATAPI-7 specification, supports ATA and ATAPI commands
  • Supports DMA protocols, and up to UDMA 150 MBps data transfer rate
  • Supports Multiword DMA and PIO modes for data transfer
  • Supports Master and Slave operations from a single port
  • Supports IDE programming interface
Number of Ports:
  • Two eSATA Ports
  • One PATA Port

Computer Platform
  • Computer with PCI Express slot(x1, x4, x8, x16)

    For the best performance (5.0 Gbps), S3-PCIE1XG202 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.

Operating System Requirements
  • Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7

Kit includes
  • S3-PCIE1XG202
  • Driver CD

Document Download

S3-PCIE1XG202 (Marvell 88SE9128) Driver Download Link

  • RAID Manager Utility for Windows
  • Firmware (AHCI Mode)
  • Driver for Window
Specifications subject to change without prior notice