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SYBA SI-PEX40064 PCI-Express 2.0 Low Profile Ready SATA III (6.0Gb/s) Controller Card

  • 4 x SATA 6.0Gb/s Internal Connectors
  • Up to 6Gb/s
  • PCI-Express 2.0
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Learn more about the Syba SI-PEX40064

Model

Brand
SYBA
Model
SI-PEX40064
Form Factor
Low Profile Ready

Specifications

Type
SATA III (6.0Gb/s)
Internal Connectors
4 x SATA 6.0Gb/s
Interface
PCI-Express 2.0
Transfer Rate
Up to 6Gb/s
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)

Features

Features
Chipset: Marvell 88SE9215

Compliant with PCI-Express Specification v2.0 and backwards compatible with PCIe 1.x

Compliant with Serial ATA Specification 3.0

Supports Communication Speeds of 6.0 Gbps, 3.0 Gbps, and 1.5 Gbps

Hot Plug and Hot Swap

Supports Native Command Queue (NCQ)

Supports Port Multiplier FIS Based Switching or Command Based Switching

Compatible with SATA 6G, 3G and 1.5G Hard Drives.

SATA ports are bootable

For port multiplier function, please follow Windows 8 instructions in Download's tab.

Packaging

Package Contents
SATA III 4-port PCI-e Controller Card
User Manual
Low Profile Bracket
19" SATA Cables (x2)
Driver CD

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): Lifetime
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Androxilogin
  • 10/19/2014 7:39:35 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat

Pros: I was looking for something that would be available upon boot. This controller provided that. I got one of the dreaded Pegatron motherboards with my HP Pavilion a4316f-b, all 4 SATA ports were junk. Now I've upgraded from a Radeon Xpress 200 series, 2gbs of ram with a 32-bit ATI processor to a Nvidia GeForce 9100, 64-bit AMD Athlon II X4 processor with 6gbs of ram.

Cons: Can't really say there are any just yet. My tracking number lost touch two days before it arrived so that was kinda a bummer but that was with shipping, not the product itself. I've heard about these things only lasting about 8 months but I assume it's a user error (repeatedly removing or switching ports; I intend on leaving them as they are until upgrading). Tested all for porrs and they're working fine. Only time will tell.

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  • N/A
  • 10/7/2014 8:09:16 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNever showed up

Pros: None. I don't have it.

Cons: Well, this is the second time in three weeks that a Newegg order goes missing, completely. I ordered a hard drive two days ago, it was on my doorstep 32 hours (literally, 32 hours) after I ordered. That is the Newegg service I guess I have grown to expect. But this controller card hasn't had any tracking info entered since 9/26. It sits in a city two hours away from me, yet its been a week and no delivery. Same thing happened a couple weeks ago, with another order, Newegg customer service said "we'll get back to you within 12 hours." Well now its four days later, and I haven't heard from them, So writing this review is the only way for me to reach them. This is so sad. Newegg, fix this (again). I will be using Newegg for browsing and reading reviews, and using Tiger Direct for orders from now on. Oh well.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We are sorry to hear about the issues that you have been experiencing with the delivery of this device.

Please contact our support team for more assisstance in this matter.

Thank you for purchasing one of our products, and for leaving us your valuable feedback.

-Regards SYBA CST 10102014

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  • Kyleg001
  • 9/8/2014 9:47:55 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat card

Pros: Price(less than half the cost of the 8 port version), speed, reliability. Buy it.

Cons: Probably not great for an enterprise install, but why would you be looking at this card for that type of setup?

Other Thoughts: This is my second purchase of this card due to the ever growing needs for storage space. It is a great card for a file server. I have them setup under headless Ubuntu servers and run software raid through them. Speeds are good, but I haven't done extensive testing. I wish the 8 ports versions were a little cheaper.

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  • 9/5/2014 8:20:43 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsFailed in two months on unraid

Pros: Cheap. Came with cables. Small

Cons: After about 6 weeks I noticed that I couldn't get a smart report from one of my drives, identification failure, I think. After much mucking about, I determined it was the port itself and stopped using it. Now several weeks later my Syslog is full of hard resets due to failed command: IDENTIFY DEVICE for all three of the other ports, but not my mb ports.

Overall this device has cost me a lot more than the $32 I spent.

Oh, plus it's out of the RMA window.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We are sorry to hear about the trouble you have been having with this device.

We are more than happy to provide all of our customers with a prompt exchange whenever a

product becomes defective.

SYBA offers an online RMA form, the user can easily fill out the form and submit it for a

quick RMA return and exchange. It is SYBA's policy to answer all customer inquiries within

24 hours (M-F)

Thank you for purchasing one of our products, and for leaving us your valuable feedback.

-Regards SYBA CST 09262014

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  • Dave
  • 8/1/2014 8:02:56 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDamaged during shipping and some ports don't work.

Pros: None

Cons: The package came in a bubble warp envelope, and the small box was smashed. I figured I would try and test it out anyway and 3 out of 4 ports worked.

Other Thoughts: This is the first issue I've had with Newegg products. Their customer service was swift and excellent. The RMA has been created and I am shipping it back. I will just invest in a new motherboard.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We are more than happy to provide all of our customers with a prompt exchange whenever a product becomes

defective.

SYBA offers an online RMA form, the user can easily fill out the form and submit it for a quick RMA return and

exchange. It is SYBA's policy to answer all customer inquiries within 24 hours (M-F)

Thank you for purchasing one of our products, and for leaving us your valuable feedback.

Regards, SYBA PST 08182014

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  • N/A
  • 7/29/2014 4:30:29 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsdisappointing

Pros: It was reasonably cheap.

Cons: Doesn't work. Not recognized by Windows 7, so I can't even install drivers.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

This product is one of our most reliable controller cards that is compatible to most Operating Systems.

Ensure that the card is seated in the proper PCIe slot.

Try removing the card and reseating it into another PCIe Slot.

Update your motherboards BIOS and confirm the BIOS settings has PCIe channels enabled.

Our technical support team is available to help 9am-5pm M-F. Feel free to contact us during those business hours at support@sybausa.com

We are more than happy to provide all of our customers with a prompt exchange whenever a product becomes defective.

SYBA offers an on-line RMA form, the user can easily fill out the form and submit it for a quick RMA return and exchange. It is SYBA's policy to answer all customer inquiries within 24 hours (M-F)

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  • Donny Bahama
  • 7/22/2014 11:56:55 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsA perfect fit

Pros: Price, 4 SATA ports
Works out of the box with Ubuntu Server
good throughput
Works with my 3TB drives
Not HW RAID
PCIe x1

Cons: data throughput could be better but that's picking nits

Other Thoughts: Excellent choice for JBOD or software RAID. With 3 of these I can get 16 drives into my media server. Where else you going to get that for under $100?! And without a huge performance hit, too - performance is more than acceptable. My motherboard has 1 PCIe x16 and 2 x PCIe x1 slots, so this worked out beautifully.

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  • Sinamaxx
  • 7/8/2014 2:37:47 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs4 ports Great

Pros: Really simple installation. I was upgrading from a 2 port to this 4 port, and it found immediately. Great delivery service too.

Cons: So far so good. no problems.

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  • N/A
  • 7/2/2014 10:14:29 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWorking well

Pros: Working well, I am using this with a few 2TB drives.

Cons: None so far.

Other Thoughts: Turn off PCIe Link State Power Management in Windows so drives never go to sleep.

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  • James P.
  • 6/21/2014 5:59:26 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsEdit to Previous Review: Works When I need it to but took some tinkering

Pros: Pros have actually been wiped out over the last month

Cons: In my previous review, I stated that I had to put my computer into sleep mode then wake it back up for the card to recognize any drives attached to it. Eventually, this got a little annoying. Since I upgraded my pc with some new hard drives (solid state) etc., I reloaded my pc, and I tried to install the card in accordance with how tech support recommended. After the full install, I still had to put the computer into sleep mode and wake it up to get any drives to work. NOW FOR THE NEW MAJOR COMPLICATION. After the reload, my pc worked fine for a few days, and then it started having boot issues. I thought at first I had gotten a virus somehow so I reloaded again since a virus scan found nothing. After this reload, the computer worked fine for a couple more days, and then more boot issues. Either it would say that my drive was orphaning files and they needed to be recovered. Or the system would not recognize my boot drive at all. To beat it all, the boot drive was not even installed through the card but it was directly linked to my motherboard. After troubleshooting my system for a few weeks, I decided that either my motherboard was going bad since it would work fine for a few days or some of the new parts that I installed were causing issues. I decided to start by removing this sata card from my system. As soon as I did, I have not had any more problems with my system. For some reason this card just did not want to work with my pc no matter how I tried to install it. It installed just enough to toy with my pc. Under hardware manager, there was not any warnings (yellow signs, red x's, etc.) that the card was not functioning properly; however, it did a number on my system. I really need a new sata card for all the drives that I am running in my pc, but to be honest, I am a little scared of Syba products right now. If Syba would like to prove me wrong by mailing me another/different card that they would like to try with my system, I would welcome the response. However as far as me purchasing another one, there is no way. Unless Syba decides to make this transaction good in some way, I will try my best to avoid their products in my personal computers and in the computers of my clients.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

We are sorry to hear about the issues that you have experienced when using this card.

We would advise you to complete our RMA form for a replacement device.
http://www.sybausa.com/formExchange.php?myForm=1

For any other help please contact Syba support.

Thank you for purchasing one of our products, and for leaving us your valuable feedback.

Please feel free to contact us @ sybausa.com if you require further assistance.

-Regards SYBA CST 06242014

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