TEMPO SATA E 4i ™ Serial ATA HOST ADAPTER FOR PCI EXPRESS KEY FEATURES • Four internal SATA ports • 3 Gb/s per port SATA II controller • Native PCI Express® (PCIe) x4 host bus interface for high-performance applications • Spread Spectrum Clocking (SSC) support for compatibility with all SATA drives • Supports Mac OS® X and Windows® XP RAID • Hot-swap drive support • Mac and Windows You’ll Feel SATAsfied Inside! Do your storage needs outweigh what your new dual-core Power Mac® G5 can support? Stuff it—with drives, that is! Sonnet’s Tempo SATA E4i 4-port Serial ATA Host Controller for PCI Express enables you to connect up to 4 additional internal drives for the perfect balance of flexible expandability and superior performance. This card is an ideal companion to our G5 Jive internal drive mount system for Power Mac G5 computers—along with your SATA drives, this combination is the most cost effective way for adding up to 3 Terabytes of high-performance capacity to your G5. Do you need more speed? Tempo SATA E4i offers 3Gb/s per port data transfer support and gives you performance to burn! You’ll get great performance from individual drives, but grouping up to four Serial ATA hard drives in a RAID 0 (striped) set will provide astonishing sustained read/write performance numbers enough to capture and process High Definition video! Want more security? Set up your drives in a RAID 0 (mirrored) or RAID 10 (striped/ mirrored) set for up to 1.5 Terabyte of data redundancy. When you need more flexibility and performance than offered by standard solutions, get a Tempo SATA E4i—it’ll give you room to grow and blazing performance for the most demanding applications. Part No: TSATAII-E4i www.sonnettech.com Sonnet Technologies, Inc. 8 Autry, Irvine, CA 92618-2708 USA Tel: 1-949-587-3500 Fax: 1-949-457-6350 For Windows ©2006 Sonnet Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved. Sonnet, the Sonnet logotype, Simply Fast, the Simply Fast logotype, Tempo is trademark of Sonnet Technologies, Inc. Macintosh, Mac, and the Mac logo are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Other product names are trademarks of their respective owners. All specifications are subject to change without notice. Printed in the U.S.A. TSATAII-E4i-1006 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Software Operating System Requirements Mac OS X Version 10.2 or later Windows XP SP2 Hardware Compatible Models Bus Type Internal Connectors Drives Supported Data Transfer Rate ATAPI Support Drive Types Supported Advanced Features Warranty Any Mac† or PC with PCI Express x4 slot PCI Express x4 Four SATA Up to 4 Up to 300 MB per second per port No Serial ATA I & II Ultra DMA 133/100/66/33 (parallel)* True plug and play, no device drivers to install** Spread Spectrum Clocking for compatibility with all SATA drives and lower EMI emissions Bus Mastering frees CPU from data I/O handling 48-bit LBA support for drives larger than 137 GB 1-year limited warranty Firmware Upgradeability Flash-ROM upgradeable to latest firmware version Package Contents Quick Start Guide One SATA data cable Important Notes: Western Digital manufactures Desktop edition (WD Caviar, Caviar SE, Caviar SE16, and Raptor X) hard drives and Enterprise (RAID) Edition (WD RE, RE2, and Raptor) hard drives. Each type of hard drive is designed to work specifically in either a desktop computer environment, or connected to a RAID controller (hardware or software-based). If you intend to configure Western Digital drives in a RAID set, Sonnet and WD recommend using only their Enterprise edition hard drives. For more information, see the Product Page (http://www.sonnettech.com/product/tempo_sata_e4i.html) *Parallel disk drives are supported when using Sonnet Tempo Bridge or similar parallel-to-Serial ATA drive adapter. **Mac OS driver is built-in. Windows drivers are available on Sonnet website. †Tempo SATA E4i is currently not fully compatible with Mac Pro computers. The current cards have been tested to be Mac Pro hardware-compatible. Sonnet is working urgently to post a Mac Pro software-compatible installer to our web site. Check www.sonnettech.com/product/tempo_sata_e4i.html for updates.