SATA Host Adapter

SATA2-PCIX01

4 port SATA 3Gb/s to PCI-X RAID Host Adapter featuring Silicon Image Sil3124 Host Controller

4 port SATA 3Gb/s to PCI-X RAID Host Adapter
Highlight
  • Host Bus: 64-bit 133 MHz PCI-X
  • Supports Serial ATA Generation 2 transfer rate of 3Gb/s (300 MB/s)
  • Supports Serial ATA II: Port Multiplier 1.0 Specification
  • Supports four independent Serial ATA channels (Four eSATA ports)
  • Supports LCQ and NCQ
  • Staggered Spin-up Control


Introduction

SATA2-PCIX01 is a four-port Serial ATA to PCI-X Host Adapter. It supports a 64-bit 133 MHz PCI-X bus and the Serial ATA Generation 2 transfer rate of 3Gb/s (300 MB/s).

  • Serial ATA (SATA) V 3Gbps (300MB/s) and 1.5Gbps (150MB/s)
  • Compliant with SATA 1.0, and ATA, SATA 3Gb/s Extensions to SATA 1.0:
    • Port Multiplier with FIS-based switching
    • Native Command Queuing with non-zero offsets
  • Four independent DMA channels with 2KB FIFO per channel
  • Independent command fetch, scatter/gather, and command execution
  • Supports ATAPI devices: CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, etc.
  • Supports hot-plug of SATA devices
  • One activity LED per channel
  • Output swing control for backplane and extended cable length applications
  • Supports spread spectrum clocking to reduce EMI
SATA2-PCIX01


Technical Specification

PCI-X Feature
  • Supports 133 MHz PCI-X with 64-bit data
  • Internal application interface multiplexed to 4 ports
  • All registers appear in unified memory space
  • Full-chip command completion status accessible with single PCI-X burst access
  • I/O port access to register space
SATA Feature
  • Integrated Serial ATA link and PHY logoc
  • Compliant with Serial ATA 1.0 and Serial ATA II Extensions to Serial ATA 1.0 Specifications
    Supports Serial ATA Generation 2 transfer rate of 3.0 Gb/s
  • Support Serial ATA II: Port Multiplier 1.0 Specifications
  • Plesiochronous, Single PLL architecture, 1 PLL for 4 ports
  • Output Swing Control
  • Supports four independent Serial ATA channels
    • Independent link, Transport, amd data FIFO
    • Independent command fetch, scatter/gather, and command execution
      • Hard coded state machines - no code space or download
    • Supports Legacy Command Queuing(LCQ)
    • Support Native Command Queuing(NCQ)
    • Supports Non-zero offsets NCQ
    • Supports Out of order data delivery NCQ
    • Supports FIS-based switching with Port Multipliers
  • 31 Commands and Scatter/Gather Tables per Port on-chip
  • Supports asynchronous notification
  • Protocol Override per Command
  • Staggered Spin-up Control
  • Supports Far End Retimed Loopback BIST


Operating System Requirements
  • Windows 2000/XP/Vista and Windows server 2003
  • Mac OS 10.4x or later
  • Drivers:
    • Non-RAID serial ATA drivers for Windows 2000/XP/Vista and Windows Server 2003, Mac OS X 10.4.x or later.
    • RAID 0, 1, 10, 5 serial ATA drivers for Windows 2000/XP/Vista and Windows Server 2003, Mac OS X 10.4.x or later.


Document Download

SATA2-PCIX01 (Silicon Image Sil3124) BIOS & Driver Download Link

  • SATARAID5 BIOS
  • BASE, SATARAID5, and system BIOS
  • BIOS Update Utility for Windows
  • BIOS Update Utility for DOS
  • 32-bit & 64-bit Windows SATARAID5 Management Utility (with SATARAID5 drivers)
  • 64-bit Windows SATARAID5 Management Utility (with SATARAID5 drivers)
  • 32-bit Windows SATARAID5 Management Utility (with SATARAID5 drivers)
  • 32-bit Windows SATARAID5 Driver
  • 64-bit Windows SATARAID5 Driver
  • 32-bit Windows SATARAID5 Driver
  • 64-bit Windows SATARAID5 Driver
  • 32-bit Windows BASE Driver for Windows 7
  • 64-bit Windows BASE Driver for Windows 7
  • 32-bit Windows BASE Driver
  • 32-bit Windows BASE Driver (VISTA)
  • 64-bit Windows BASE Driver (VISTA)
  • Mac OS X 10.6 SATARAID5
  • Mac OS X 10.6.x BASE (non-RAID)
  • 32-bit universal Mac OS X 10.4.9, 10.4.10, & 10.5.1 SATARAID5 Driver
  • 32-bit universal Mac OS X 10.4.9, 10.4.10, & 10.5.1 BASE Driver
  • 32-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Update 2 BASE (non-raid) Driver for 32-bit AMD and 32bit EMT64T
  • 32-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 BASE (non-raid) Driver for 32bit AMD and 32bit EMT64T
  • 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 BASE (non-raid) Driver for 64bit AMD and 64bit EMT64T
  • 32-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Update 1 BASE (non-raid) Driver
  • 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Update 1 BASE (non-raid) Driver for 32-bit AMD and 64-bit EMT64T
  • 32-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Update 2 SATARAID5 Management Utility & Driver for 32bit AMD and 32bit EMT64T
  • 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Update 2 SATARAID5 Management Utility & Driver for 64bit AMD and 64bit EMT64T
  • 32-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Update 3 SATARAID5 Management Utility & Driver for 32bit AMD and 32bit EMT64T
  • 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Update 3 SATARAID5 Management Utility & Driver for 64bit AMD and 64bit EMT64T
  • 32-bit SuSE Pro 9.3 BASE (non-raid) Driver for 32bit AMD and 32bit EMT64T
  • 64-bit SuSE Pro 9.3 BASE (non-raid) Driver for 64bit AMD and 64bit EMT64T
  • 32-bit SuSE Enterprise 9.0, SP1, RC5 BASE (non-raid) Driver for 32bit AMD and 32bit EMT64T
  • 64-bit SuSE Enterprise 9.0, SP1, RC5 BASE (non-raid) Driver for 64bit AMD and 64bit EMT64T
  • 32-bit SuSE Enterprise 9.0, SP2 SATARAID5 Management Utility with Driver for 32bit AMD and 32bit EMT64T
  • 64-bit SuSE Enterprise 9.0, SP2 SATARAID5 Management Utility with Driver for 64bit AMD and 64bit EMT64T
  • 32-bit SuSE Enterprise 9.0, SP3 SATARAID5 Management Utility with Driver for 32bit AMD and 32bit EMT64T
  • 64-bit SuSE Enterprise 9.0, SP3 SATARAID5 Management Utility with Driver for 64bit AMD and 64bit EMT64T
  • 64-bit Fedora Core 2 SATARAID Driver for 64-bit AMD and 64-bit EMT
  • 32-bit Fedora Core 2 BASE (non-raid) Driver for 32-bit AMD and 32-bit EMT64T
  • 64-bit Fedora Core 2 BASE (non-raid) Driver for 64-bit AMD and 64-bit EMT64T
  • 32-bit Fedora Core 3 BASE (non-raid) Driver for 32-bit AMD and 32bit EMT64T
  • 64-bit Fedora Core 3 BASE (non-raid) Driver for 64-bit AMD and 64bit EMT64T
  • 32-bit Fedora Core 4 BASE (non-raid) Driver for 32-bit AMD and 32bit EMT64T
  • 64-bit Fedora Core 4 BASE (non-raid) Driver for 64-bit AMD and 64bit EMT64T
  • 64-bit SLES 9.0 RC1 SATARAID Driver for 64-bit AMD and 64-bit EMT