MacNN | SeriTek/Q6G eSATA PCIe card available for OSX, Windows
Mac News Network View: Standard | Headlines | Categorized | Slim
Mac News Network
Mac News iPod News Reviews Forums
 

Desktop Headlines
SeriTek/Q6G eSATA PCIe card available for OSX, Windows
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 @ 11:52pm

Serial ATA storage solutions developer FirmTek has revealed that its SeriTek/Q6G 4-Port eSATA host adapter is now available. The high performance SeriTek/Q6G is Mac OS X bootable, whether installed inside the Apple Mac Pro or a Thunderbolt PCIe expansion chassis, with and without SATA port-multiplication.



The SeriTek/Q6G is built to support several types of eSATA enclosures. With direct connect enclosures, each drive connects to its own individual eSATA port. The SeriTek/Q6G also supports port multiplication enclosures. The Q6G allows up to five SATA drives to be connected to a single port, or up to 80TB and 20 hard drives with four multi-bay enclosures. The PCIe x4 card also functions in an x2 slot, at lower speeds. The card has support in Mac OS X 10.6 through 10.7 (and possibly 10.8), and functions in Windows 7 and 8. Many Thunderbolt PCIe expansion chassis are compatible with the new eSATA card. Additionally, multiple SeriTek/Q6G controllers can be configured to support a single large RAID set. FirmTek SeriTek/Q6G 4-port eSATA controllers for the Apple Mac Pro and Windows 7 PC are available now, with a retail price of $200.

Comments on this Article
Print Friendly Version
Email to a Friend
Add MacNN to Your RSS Feeds
Buy from the Apple Store


Related Stories:

Today's MacNN Stories:

  • Hands On: Sopio (iOS) - 9:35 PM EST
  • Hands On: Duckie Deck Card Wars (iOS) - 6:43 PM EST
  • Screenshots of refreshed MacBook Air stats hint at Broadwell update - 3:30 PM EST
  • Hands On: Sync Solver (iOS) - 3:30 PM EST
  • Apple Watch: SF annex for debut, Chinese mag cover, sales plan - 2:10 PM EST
  • Daily Deals: Wacom Cintiq 13HD, 55-inch RCA HDTV, Sony action cam - 2:01 PM EST
  • Hands On: Besiege (Cross-Platform) - 11:27 AM EST
  • Hands On: Star Drift (iOS) - 7:25 AM EST
  • Briefly: Tinder adds paid option, Sonos Controller update - 6:23 AM EST
  • How 'appflows' reveal the true power of the iPad Air 2 - 4:02 AM EST
  • Follow-ups: Apple working on A123 settlement; Apple Pay adds banks - 3:03 AM EST
  • Strong security of Apple Pay exposes weakness in banking system - 1:28 AM EST

    Today's iPodNN Stories:
  • Nvidia teases launch of GeForce GTX Titan X graphics card - 3:23 PM EST
  • Sony shipping Project Morpheus virtual reality headset in early 2016 - 11:25 AM EST
  • Nvidia introduces Shield home console, Grid cloud gaming subscriptions - 9:57 AM EST
  • Kazam unveils octa-core Tornado 552L with 5.2-inch 1080p display - 7:40 AM EST
  • Briefly: Tesoro Excalibur Spectrum keyboard, Adata OTG microReader - 2:42 PM EST
  • No comments posted on this story yet. Please post yours.
    Your Comments
    In order to post comments, you must be a registered member of the MacNN Forums and logged in. Please login with your MacNN Forums username and password.

    MacNN Forums Login:

    MacNN Forums Password:

    Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.