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sata controller card

by medwardl / March 28, 2006 10:54 AM PST

ok i seem to be having some difficulties trying to figure out the proper sata card to purchase. My problem is the manufacturers of sata cards are not saying what pci-x socket they are made for. I understand that you can put a lesser pci-x into a greater socket and you cant put a greater in a lesser. My question is how can i tell what socket a card is intended for if it doesn't directly say. I do notice that they include the MHz in which they run but nothing else. I need a 4 connecting sata II conntroller the 3Gb/s kind that takes a socket no bigger than 4x.

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