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Syba newegg SYBA SI-PEX40064 PCI-Express 2.0 SATA III (6.0 Gb/s) Controller Card
  (139)
  •  4 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s Intern...
  •  Up to 6 Gb/s
  •  PCI-Express 2.0
  • Internal Connectors: 4 x SATA 6.0Gb/s
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • Dimensions: 1.50" x 5.50" x 7.00"
  • Operating Systems Supported: Windows 8.1 Windows 8 Windows 7 Vista Windows XP Server 2012 R2 Server 2012 Server 2008 Server 2008 R2 Server 2003 Linux 2.6.x and Above (AHCI devices driver is a built-in feature)
  • Model #: SI-PEX40064
  • Item #: N82E16816124064
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $64.99
  • $37.55 $49.99
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  • 2-3$47.73
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Syba newegg SYBA SY-PEX40039 SATA III (6.0Gb/s) Controller Card
  (207)
  •  2 x SATA 6.0Gb/s Interna...
  •  Up to 6Gb/s
  •  PCI-Express x1 Interface...
  • Internal Connectors: 2 x SATA 6.0Gb/s
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • Dimensions: 1.00" x 7.00" x 5.00"
  • Operating Systems Supported: Windows Server 2012 Windows 8 Windows 7 (32 / 64bit) Vista Server 2003 Server 2008 Windows XP Windows 2000 Mac OS
  • Model #: SY-PEX40039
  • Item #: N82E16816124045
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $39.99
  • $14.99
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Syba newegg SYBA SY-PCI40010 PCI SATA II (3.0 Gb/s) RAID Controller Card
  (123)
  •  RAID 0 / 1 / 5 / 10 JBOD...
  •  4 x SATA II Internal Con...
  • Internal Connectors: 4 x SATA II
  • RAID: RAID 0/1/5/10 JBOD
  • Dimensions: 1.50" x 5.50" x 6.75"
  • Operating Systems Supported: Windows Server 2012 Windows 8 Windows 7 Vista Windows XP Windows 2000 Mac OS 10.4x Red Hat Linux 8.0.9.0 SuSE Linux 8.1, 8.2 United Linux 1.0
  • Model #: SY-PCI40010
  • Item #: N82E16816124028
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $64.99
  • $36.85 $44.99
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Adaptec newegg Adaptec 6405E 1-Lane PCIe Gen2 SATA / SAS 6405E Controller Card - Kit
  (20)
  •  RAID 0 / 1 / 10 / 1E / J...
  •  1 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS In...
  •  Up to 6 Gb/s
  • Internal Connectors: 1 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • RAID: RAID 0 / 1 / 10 / 1E / JBOD
  • Cache Memory: 128MB
  • Model #: 6405E
  • Item #: N82E16816103229
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

SIIG, Inc newegg SIIG SC-SA0R11-S1 PCI-Express 2.0 x2 SATA III (6.0Gb/s) 4-Port Hybrid RAID Controller Card
  (22)
  •  RAID 0/1/10
  •  4 x SATA 6.0Gb/s Interna...
  •  2 x eSATA External Conne...
  • External Connectors: 2 x eSATA
  • Internal Connectors: 4 x SATA 6.0Gb/s
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • RAID: RAID 0/1/10
  • Model #: SC-SA0R11-S1
  • Item #: N82E16816150041
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

LSI newegg LSI LSI00301 (9207-8i) PCI-Express 3.0 x8 SATA / SAS Host Controller Card
  (10)
  •  2 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS In...
  •  Up to 6Gb/s
  • Internal Connectors: 2 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • Dimensions: Low Profile (2.6" x 6.6")
  • Operating Systems Supported: Microsoft Windows, Linux (SuSE , Red Hat), Solaris, VMware, Free BSD * See http://www.lsi.com/channel/ ChannelDownloads for details on versions
  • Model #: LSI00301 (9207-8i)
  • Item #: N82E16816118182
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $389.99
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LSI newegg LSI LSI00300 (9207-8e) PCI-Express 3.0 x8 SATA / SAS Host Controller Card
  (3)
  •  2 x SFF-8088 mini-SAS Ex...
  •  Up to 6Gb/s
  • External Connectors: 2 x SFF-8088 mini-SAS
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • Dimensions: Low Profile (2.7" x 6.6")
  • Operating Systems Supported: Microsoft Windows, Linux (SuSE , Red Hat), Solaris, VMware, Free BSD
  • Model #: LSI00300 (9207-8e)
  • Item #: N82E16816118181
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

Syba newegg SYBA SD-PEX50050 PCI-Express 2.0 x1 SATA / IDE RAID Controller Card
  (3)
  •  RAID 0/1
  •  1 x SATA 6.0Gb/s + 1 x P...
  •  1 x eSATA External Conne...
  • External Connectors: 1 x eSATA
  • Internal Connectors: 1 x SATA 6.0Gb/s + 1 x PATA
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • RAID: RAID 0/1
  • Model #: SD-PEX50050
  • Item #: N82E16816124054
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $26.44 $34.98
  • 1$34.98
  • 2-3$27.34
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Syba newegg SYBA SD-SATA150R PCI 2.2 SATA Controller Card
  (165)
  •  2 x SATA 150 Internal Co...
  •  Up to 1.5Gb/s Transfer R...
  •  Silicon Image SIL 3512 h...
  • Internal Connectors: 2 x SATA 150
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 1.5Gb/s
  • Operating Systems Supported: PC computer with one 32-bit PCI slot MS Windows 98SE/Me/2000/Windows Server 2003/XP/NT 4.0/Vista/7/ Linux
  • Package Contents: SIL3512 PCI 2-ch Serial-ATA controller card Serial-ATA cable x 1 Software driver & Utility disc x 1 User's manual
  • Model #: SD-SATA150R
  • Item #: N82E16815124006
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $20.67 $34.99
  • 1$34.99
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STARTECH newegg StarTech PEXESAT322I PCI-Express x1 SATA III (6.0Gb/s) 2 Int/2 Ext SATA Controller Card
  (24)
  •  2 x SATA 6.0Gb/s Interna...
  •  2 x eSATA External Conne...
  •  Up to 6Gb/s
  • External Connectors: 2 x eSATA
  • Internal Connectors: 2 x SATA 6.0Gb/s
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • Part: PEXESAT322I
  • Model #: PEXESAT322I
  • Item #: N82E16816129101
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

Syba newegg SYBA SD-SATA-4P PCI SATA Controller Card
  (272)
  •  4 x SATA 150
  • Internal Connectors: 4 x SATA 150
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 1.5Gb/s
  • RAID: Software RAID 0/1/0+1
  • Operating Systems Supported: MS Windows 98SE/Me/2000/XP/NT 4.0
  • Model #: SD-SATA-4P
  • Item #: N82E16815124020
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $39.99
  • $19.63 $29.99
  • 1$29.99
  • 2-3$20.42
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Syba newegg SYBA SY-SA3114-4R PCI SATA I (1.5Gb/s) RAID Controller Card
  (11)
  •  Soft-RAID 0/1/0+1
  •  4 x SATA 150 Internal Co...
  •  Up to 1.5Gb/s
  • Internal Connectors: 4 x SATA 150
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 1.5Gb/s
  • RAID: Soft-RAID 0/1/0+1
  • Operating Systems Supported: Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7
  • Model #: SY-SA3114-4R
  • Item #: N82E16816124024
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $29.99
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Syba newegg SYBA SI-PEX40094 PCI Express SATA SATA III 2 Internal 6Gbps Ports PCI-e Controller Card
  (22)
  •  Supports Hot Plug and Ho...
  •  Supports Speeds of 6.0, ...
  •  Supports Port Multiplier...
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • Operating Systems Supported: Windows Server 2012 Windows 8 Windows 7 (32 / 64bit) Vista Server 2003 Server 2008 Windows XP Windows 2000 Mac OS
  • Package Contents: SATA III (6Gbps) Internal 2-port PCI-E Card SATA Cable (18") User Manual Driver CD Low-Profile Bracket
  • Model #: SI-PEX40094
  • Item #: N82E16816124073
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $29.99
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LSI newegg LSI 9300 MegaRAID SAS 9361-8i (LSI00417) PCI-Express 3.0 x8 SATA / SAS High Performance Eight-Port 12Gb/s RAID Controller (Single Pack)
  (5)
  •  RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
  •  2 x mini-SAS SFF8643 int...
  •  Up to 12Gb/s
  • Internal Connectors: 2 x mini-SAS SFF8643 internal connector (Horizontal mount)
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 12Gb/s
  • RAID: RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
  • Cache Memory: 1GB DDR3 1866
  • Model #: MegaRAID SAS 9361-8i (LSI00417)
  • Item #: N82E16816118230
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

LSI newegg LSI 9300 MegaRAID SAS 9361-4i (LSI00414) PCI-Express 3.0 x8 SATA / SAS High Performance Four-Port 12Gb/s RAID Controller (Kit)
  •  RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
  •  1 x mini-SAS SFF8643 int...
  •  Up to 12Gb/s
  • Internal Connectors: 1 x mini-SAS SFF8643 internal connector (Horizontal mount)
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 12Gb/s
  • RAID: RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
  • Cache Memory: 1GB DDR3 1866
  • Model #: MegaRAID SAS 9361-4i (LSI00414)
  • Item #: N82E16816118229
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $549.99
  • $7.99 Shipping

SuperMicro newegg SUPERMICRO AOC-SAS2LP-MV8 PCI-Express 2.0 x8 SATA / SAS 8-Port Controller Card
  (21)
  •  JBOD mode only
  •  2 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS In...
  •  Up to 6Gb/s
  • Internal Connectors: 2 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • RAID: JBOD mode only
  • Operating Systems Supported: Windows 2003, 2008 and Vista RedHat Enterprise Linux Fedora Linux 9 SuSE Linux Enterprise CentOS
  • Model #: AOC-SAS2LP-MV8
  • Item #: N82E16816101792
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $159.99
  • $133.73 $149.99
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Syba newegg SYBA SI-PEX40057 PCI-Express 2.0 x2 SATA III (6.0 Gb/s) RAID Controller Card
  (35)
  •  RAID 0 / 1 / 10
  •  4 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s Intern...
  •  Up to 6 Gb/s
  • Internal Connectors: 4 x SATA 6.0Gb/s
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • RAID: RAID 0/1/10
  • Operating Systems Supported: Windows 8 Windows 7 Vista Windows XP Server 2008 Server 2008 R2 Server 2003 Linux 2.6.x and Above (AHCI devices driver is a built-in feature)
  • Model #: SI-PEX40057
  • Item #: N82E16816124060
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $59.99
  • $48.14 $49.99
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LSI newegg LSI MegaRAID LSI00330 (9271-8i) PCI-Express 3.0 x8 SATA / SAS RAID Controller - Single
  (2)
  •  RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
  •  2 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS In...
  •  Up to 6Gb/s
  • Internal Connectors: 2 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • RAID: RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
  • Cache Memory: 1GB 1333MHz DDRIII SDRAM
  • Model #: LSI00330 (9271-8i)
  • Item #: N82E16816118194
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

LSI newegg LSI LSI00199 PCI-Express 2.0 x8 SATA / SAS MegaRAID SAS 9240-4i Single Pack
  (21)
  •  RAID 0/1/5/10/50 JBOD
  •  1 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS In...
  • Internal Connectors: 1 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • RAID: RAID 0/1/5/10/50 JBOD
  • Package Contents: MegaRAID SAS 9240-4i QIG LP bracket Driver & Manual CD
  • Model #: LSI00199
  • Item #: N82E16816118129
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

LSI newegg LSI 9300 MegaRAID SAS 9361-4i (LSI00415) PCI-Express 3.0 x8 SATA / SAS High Performance Four-Port 12Gb/s RAID Controller (Single Pack)
  (1)
  •  RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
  •  1 x mini-SAS SFF8643 int...
  •  Up to 12Gb/s
  • Internal Connectors: 1 x mini-SAS SFF8643 internal connector (Horizontal mount)
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 12Gb/s
  • RAID: RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
  • Cache Memory: 1GB DDR3 1866
  • Model #: MegaRAID SAS 9361-4i (LSI00415)
  • Item #: N82E16816118228
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $537.57 $599.98
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  • 2-3$565.23
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LSI newegg LSI MegaRAID SAS 9341-4i (LSI00419) PCI-Express 3.0 x8 SATA / SAS High Performance Four-Port 12Gb/s RAID Controller (Single Pack)
  (8)
  •  RAID 0/1/5/10/50 JBOD
  •  1 x mini-SAS SFF8643 int...
  •  Up to 12Gb/s
  • Internal Connectors: 1 x mini-SAS SFF8643 internal connector (Horizontal mount)
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 12Gb/s
  • RAID: RAID 0/1/5/10/50 JBOD
  • Part: LSI00419
  • Model #: MegaRAID SAS 9341-4i (LSI00419)
  • Item #: N82E16816118233
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $258.93 $279.99
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LSI newegg LSI 9380 MegaRAID SAS 9380-8e (LSI00438) PCI-Express 3.0 x8 SAS RAID Controller Card
  •  RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
  •  2 Mini-SAS HD SFF8644 Ex...
  •  Up to 12Gb/s
  • External Connectors: 2 Mini-SAS HD SFF8644
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 12Gb/s
  • RAID: RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
  • Cache Memory: 1GB 1866MHz DDRIII SDRAM
  • Model #: MegaRAID SAS 9380-8e (LSI00438)
  • Item #: N82E16816118240
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $1,248.43
  • $7.99 Shipping

LSI newegg LSI LSI00244 PCI-Express 2.0 x8 SATA / SAS 9201-16i Host Bus Adapter Card, Single Pack
  (19)
  •  4 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS
  •  Up to 6Gb/s
  •  Controller: LSI SAS2116
  • Internal Connectors: 4 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • Dimensions: 6.6" x 4.2"
  • Operating Systems Supported: Microsoft Windows, Linux (SuSE, Red Hat), Solaris, VMware. *See www.lsi.com/support for details on versions.
  • Model #: LSI00244
  • Item #: N82E16816118142
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

LSI newegg LSI MegaRAID LSI00305 (9266-4i SGL) PCI-Express 2.0 x8 SATA / SAS RAID Controller - Single
  (4)
  •  RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
  •  1 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS In...
  •  Up to 6Gb/s
  • Internal Connectors: 1 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • RAID: RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60
  • Cache Memory: 1 GB 1333MHz DDRIII SDRAM
  • Model #: LSI00305 (9266-4i SGL)
  • Item #: N82E16816118173
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $625.99
  • $494.39 $535.99
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Adaptec newegg Adaptec 2270100-R PCI-Express 2.0 SATA / SAS RAID 6805 Controller Card, Single
  (15)
  •  RAID 0, 1, 1E, 5, 5EE, 6...
  •  2 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS In...
  •  Up to 6Gb/s
  • Internal Connectors: 2 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • RAID: RAID 0, 1, 1E, 5, 5EE, 6, 10, 50, 60 and JBOD
  • Cache Memory: 512MB of DDR2 667MHz
  • Model #: 2270100-R
  • Item #: N82E16816103221
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

Adaptec newegg Adaptec 6805E 4-Lane PCIe Gen2 SATA / SAS 6805E Controller Card - Kit
  (31)
  •  RAID 0 / 1 / 10 / 1E / J...
  •  2 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS In...
  •  Up to 6 Gb/s
  • Internal Connectors: 2 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • RAID: RAID 0 / 1 / 10 / 1E / JBOD
  • Cache Memory: 128MB
  • Model #: 6805E
  • Item #: N82E16816103231
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

Areca newegg areca ARC-1264IL-16 PCI-Express 2.0 x8 SATA III (6.0Gb/s) RAID Controller Card
  (1)
  •  RAID 0, 1, 1E, 3, 5, 6, ...
  •  4 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS In...
  •  Up to 6Gb/s
  • Internal Connectors: 4 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • RAID: RAID 0, 1, 1E, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60, Single Disk, and JBOD
  • Cache Memory: 1GB on-board SDRAM with ECC
  • Model #: ARC-1264IL-16
  • Item #: N82E16816151139
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $784.42 $847.99
  • 1$847.99
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Intel newegg Intel RT3WB080 PCI-Express 2.0 x8 SATA III (6.0Gb/s) RAID Controller Card
  (12)
  •  RAID 1/5/6/10/50/60
  •  2 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS
  •  256MB Cache Memory
  • Internal Connectors: 2 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • RAID: RAID 1/5/6/10/50/60
  • Cache Memory: 256MB
  • Model #: RT3WB080
  • Item #: N82E16816117214
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

Adaptec newegg Adaptec 1000 2288300-R (1000-8i ) 8-Lane PCIe Gen3 SATA / SAS 12 Gb/s PCIe Gen3  Host Bus Adapter
  •  2 (x4) SFF-8643 Internal...
  •  Up to 12Gb/s
  • Internal Connectors: 2 (x4) SFF-8643
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 12Gb/s
  • Dimensions: 2.54" x 6.60" (H x L)
  • Operating Systems Supported: Microsoft Windows, Red Hat, SuSE, CentOS, Ubuntu, VMware ESXi
  • Model #: 2288300-R (1000-8i )
  • Item #: N82E16816103262
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $209.99
  • $9.99 Shipping

Areca newegg areca ARC-1214-4i PCI-Express 2.0 x8 SATA III (6.0Gb/s) RAID Controller Card
  (3)
  •  RAID 0, 1, 1E, 3, 5, 6, ...
  •  1 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS In...
  •  Up to 6Gb/s
  • Internal Connectors: 1 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS
  • Transfer Rate: Up to 6Gb/s
  • RAID: RAID 0, 1, 1E, 3, 5, 6, 10, Single Disk, and JBOD
  • Cache Memory: 1GB on-board SDRAM with ECC
  • Model #: ARC-1214-4i
  • Item #: N82E16816151136
  • Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
  • $413.47 $497.99
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Hard Drive Controllers

Hard drive controllers do exactly what they sound like: control your computer's hard disk. They are the circuitry involved in running hard disks and getting them to do what they are supposed to. On IDE drives, the hard drive controller is actually part of the drive. In older hard drives, controllers were separate boards.

With a typical IDE hard drive, you can have up to four devices directly connected to the motherboard. An example would be the hard drive, floppy drive, CD-ROM, and DVD drives. If all the spots are used up, you would need to purchase another hard drive controller card. Sometimes the hard drive controller can fail and you will need to replace it. You need the same type of controller as your hard drive. For example, IDE drives are only compatible with IDE controllers, and SCSI drives need SCSI controllers.

Hard Drive Controller Errors

If you get an error that says "HDD controller failure" upon booting your computer, it usually means the hard disk drive (HDD) controller has failed. Sometimes, you will get a 1701 error, which means the hard drive controller and the drive are having trouble communicating. This might be due to a loose connection.

The best way to avoid losing data is to prevent loss by backing up. With the low cost of external hard drives this is a ideal solution. By making regular copies of your important files, or by cloning your entire hard drive setup, you'll save yourself a ton of trouble in the event that your hard drive ever goes bad.

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