10 Best Controller Cards
for August 2022

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SainSmart 4 Axis Mach3 USB CNC Motion Controller Card Interface Breakout Board MC3D3 V2.1

SainSmart 4 Axis Mach3 USB CNC Motion Controller Card Interface Breakout Board MC3D3 V2.1

by SainSmart
What We like

Support for connecting electronic handwheel.

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Product Features

  • General-purpose opto-couplers isolation input: can connect the limit switch, emergency stop switch, auto tool zero, home switch, etc.
  • Have 0-10V signal output, you can use mach3 software to control the spindle motor speed.
  • Support for 4-axis linkage, you can connect four stepper motor drives or servo drives; Maximum step-pulse frequency is 100KHz, which is suitable for the servo or stepping motor.
  • General-purpose isolated relay drive output interface can drive four relays for controlling the spindle starts, forward rotating and reverse rotating, pumps or other devices.

Have 0-10v signal output, you can use mach3 software to control the spindle motor speed. General-purpose isolated relay drive output interface can drive four relays for controlling the spindle starts, forward rotating and reverse rotating, pumps or other devices. Support for 4-axis linkage, you can connect four stepper motor drives or servo drives; maximum step-pulse frequency is 100khz, which is suitable for the servo or stepping motor. General-purpose opto-couplers isolation input: can connect the limit switch, emergency stop switch, auto tool zero, home switch, etc.

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N N.ORANIE 4-Port SATA III 6Gbps PCIE RAID Host Controller Card Support HyperDuo SSD Tiering IPFS Hard Disk Port Multiplier Marvell 88SE9230 Chipset

N N.ORANIE 4-Port SATA III 6Gbps PCIE RAID Host Controller Card Support HyperDuo SSD Tiering IPFS Hard Disk Port Multiplier Marvell 88SE9230 Chipset

by N N.ORANIE
What We like

Support RAID Model: RAID0, RAID1, RAID10, and HyperDuo. Support Windows XP/Vista/7/8/Sever 2008 R2/10(32/64 bit) and newer.

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Product Features

  • Support Native Command Queue (NCQ); Support IDE/AHCI 1.0 mode; Compatible with SATA 6G, 3G and 1.5G Hard Drives; Support Hot Plug and Hot Swap.
  • PCI-Express V2.0 also compatible with PCI-Express V1.0, can be used on PCIe X4 X8 X16 slots.
  • Port Multiplier FIS-based and Command-based switching supported; Chipset: Marvell.
  • PCIe 4X to 4 SATA III 6Gbps interfaces; transfer speeds up to 6Gbps; backwards compatible with SATA 1.0/2.0 of 1.5/3.0Gbps.

Port multiplier fis-based and command-based switching supported; chipset: marvell. Pci-express v2.0 also compatible with pci-express v1.0, can be used on pcie x4 x8 x16 slots. Support native command queue (ncq); support ide/ahci 1.0 mode; compatible with sata 6g, 3g and 1.5g hard drives; support hot plug and hot swap. Pcie 4x to 4 sata iii 6gbps interfaces; transfer speeds up to 6gbps; backwards compatible with sata 1.0/2.0 of 1.5/3.0gbps.

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SupaHub 8 Ports PCIe SATA Card, PCIe x1 Non Raid Controller Card for SATA III 6G Hard Drives, Includes 8 SATA Cables and 2 SATA Power Splitter Cables, Boot as System Disk

SupaHub 8 Ports PCIe SATA Card

PCIe x1 Non Raid Controller Card for SATA III 6G Hard Drives, Includes 8 SATA Cables and 2 SATA Power Splitter Cables, Boot as System Disk

by SupaHub
What We like

Package includes 1 x PCIe x1 to 8 SATA 3.0 ports controller card, 8x SATA cables, 2x SATA power splitter cable, 1x low profile bracket, 1x CD driver

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Product Features

  • Your system could be boot from this SATA card but with Non RAID. You are able to make a RAID with this SATA card if your motherboard has RAID function.
  • Due to the Marvell 88SE9215 chip, the stability and compatibility of this PCIe SATA card has been greatly improved.
  • With this PCIe SATA card, you are able to expand 8 SATA III 6Gb/s ssd or optical drives for your desktop. In particular, 8 large capacity storage devices can be connected at the same time.
  • Compatible with Windows XP / 7 / 8 / 10 / MAC / NAS / Linux OS.

Your system could be boot from this sata card but with non raid. you are able to make a raid with this sata card if your motherboard has raid function. Compatible with windows xp / 7 / 8 / 10 / mac / nas / linux os. With this pcie sata card, you are able to expand 8 sata iii 6gb/s ssd or optical drives for your desktop. in particular, 8 large capacity storage devices can be connected at the same time. Due to the marvell 88se9215 chip, the stability and compatibility of this pcie sata card has been greatly improved.

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BEYIMEI PCIE SATA Card 8 Port, 6Gbps SATA 3.0 PCIe Card, PCIe to SATA Controller Expansion Card, upport 8 SATA 3.0 Devices, Suitable for All PCIE Slots (Marvell 88SE9215 + 575)

BEYIMEI PCIE SATA Card 8 Port

6Gbps SATA 3.0 PCIe Card, PCIe to SATA Controller Expansion Card, upport 8 SATA 3.0 Devices, Suitable for All PCIE Slots (Marvell 88SE9215 + 575)

by BEYIMEI
What We like

8 SATA3.0 interfaces--- This PCIE SATA card allows you to add 8 SATA 3.0 6Gbps devices to your computer. You could make the system to boot from this SATA card but non RAID, (The RAID in INTEL is only for native SATA and can be grouped. It is an expansion card that cannot support third-party chips).

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Product Features

  • Support interface There is an available PCI Express X1 slot, while supporting PCI-E X2 /X4/ X8/ X16 (This SATA 3.0 expansion card is only suitable for motherboard slots via PCI-E . Do not apply to PCI slots).
  • This PCIe 1X8SATA expansion card contains Included 8x SATA cables and 1x 15pin SATA power splitter cable, make connection easier.Synology can only recognize 4 disks
  • Product chip --- Using the Marvell 88SE9215 + 575 chip enhances heat dissipation, long-lasting high temperature resistance and more stable operation.
  • Support system --- WINXP/ WIN7/ WIN8 /WIN10/ LINUX

This pcie 1x8sata expansion card contains included 8x sata cables and 1x 15pin sata power splitter cable, make connection easier.synology can only recognize 4 disks Support system --- winxp/ win7/ win8 /win10/ linux Product chip --- using the marvell 88se9215 + 575 chip enhances heat dissipation, long-lasting high temperature resistance and more stable operation. Support interface there is an available pci express x1 slot, while supporting pci-e x2 /x4/ x8/ x16 (this sata 3.0 expansion card is only suitable for motherboard slots via pci-e . do not apply to pci slots).

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Ableconn PEX-SA115 2-Port SATA 6G PCI Express Host Adapter Card - AHCI 6Gbps SATA III PCIe 2.0 Controller Card (Marvell 88SE9128 Chipset) - Support Hardware RAID 0, 1

Ableconn PEX-SA115 2-Port SATA 6G PCI Express Host Adapter Card

AHCI 6Gbps SATA III PCIe 2.0 Controller Card (Marvell 88SE9128 Chipset), Support Hardware RAID 0, 1

by Ableconn
What We like

High quality. Fully RoHS compliant. Made in Taiwan.

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Product Features

  • Supports SATA III transfer speeds up to 6.0Gbps; backward compatible with SATA I/II at 1.5/3.0Gbps
  • Built with Marvell 88SE9128. Supports Hardware RAID 0 and 1 modes
  • No driver installation is required on Windows 10/8/7/Vista, Server 2012/2008, Linux, Mac OS X 10.x and later.
  • Support Port Multiplier FIS-based and Command-based switching

Support port multiplier fis-based and command-based switching No driver installation is required on windows 10/8/7/vista, server 2012/2008, linux, mac os x 10.x and later. Built with marvell 88se9128. supports hardware raid 0 and 1 modes Supports sata iii transfer speeds up to 6.0gbps; backward compatible with sata i/ii at 1.5/3.0gbps

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SATA Card 4 Port with 4 SATA Cables, 6 Gbps SATA 3.0 Controller PCI Express Expression Card with Low Profile Bracket Support 4 SATA 3.0 Devices

JESOT SATA Card 4 Port with 4 SATA Cables

6 Gbps SATA 3.0 Controller PCI Express Expression Card with Low Profile Bracket Support 4 SATA 3.0 Devices

by JESOT
What We like

[For All PCs] - Our PCIe to SATA III 4 port expansion card comes with a low profile bracket and 4 SATA cables, compatible with most chassis on the market. Fit for PCIe X1/ X4/ X8/ X16 slot

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Product Features

  • [Please Note] - You could make the system to boot from this SATA card but non RAID. BUT If your motherboard has RAID function, you could make a RAID with this SATA card
  • [Support System] - The SATA expansion card supports Windows XP/ 7/ 8/ 10/ Mac/ NAS/ Linux OS, no driver required. Support install Windows OS from Win10 PE
  • [Efficient] - You could add four 6Gbps/s SATA 3.0 devices to your computer with the PCIe SATA card and 4 SATA cables. Backward compatible to 1.5 Gbps/s and 3 Gbps/s
  • [High Performance] - The 4 port SATA controller based on Marvell 88SE9215 chip, more stable and wider compatible. Port Multiplier FIS-based and Command-based switching supported

[please note] - you could make the system to boot from this sata card but non raid. but if your motherboard has raid function, you could make a raid with this sata card [support system] - the sata expansion card supports windows xp/ 7/ 8/ 10/ mac/ nas/ linux os, no driver required. support install windows os from win10 pe [high performance] - the 4 port sata controller based on marvell 88se9215 chip, more stable and wider compatible. port multiplier fis-based and command-based switching supported [efficient] - you could add four 6gbps/s sata 3.0 devices to your computer with the pcie sata card and 4 sata cables. backward compatible to 1.5 gbps/s and 3 gbps/s

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Ziyituod PCIe SATA Card, 4 Port with 4 SATA Cable, SATA Controller Expansion Card with Low Profile Bracket, Marvell 9215 Non-Raid, Boot as System Disk, Support 4 SATA 3.0 Devices(ZYT-SA3014)

Ziyituod PCIe SATA Card

4 Port with 4 SATA Cable, SATA Controller Expansion Card with Low Profile Bracket, Marvell 9215 Non-Raid, Boot as System Disk, Support 4 SATA 3.0 Devices(ZYT-SA3014)

by Ziyituod
What We like

System Support --- Connect 4 large capacity storage devices at the same time. Compatible with Windows XP / 7 / 8 / 10 / MAC / NAS / Linux OS,any question just connect us: [email protected] / Driver http://www.ziyituod.net/ProDetail.aspx?ProId=110

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Product Features

  • For All PCs --- With a low profile Bracket and 4 SATA Cablecompatible with 99% size chassis on the market.
  • Chipset --- With using The Marvell 88SE9215 chip,more stable and compatible.Port Multiplier FIS-based and Command-based switching supported.
  • 4 Ports Adapter Card --- You could add 4 6Gb/s SATA 3.0 devices to your computer with this PCIe SATA card.
  • You could make the system to boot from this SATA controller but non RAID.If your motherboard has RAID function, you could make a RAID with this SATA Card.

You could make the system to boot from this sata controller but non raid.if your motherboard has raid function, you could make a raid with this sata card. For all pcs --- with a low profile bracket and 4 sata cablecompatible with 99% size chassis on the market. 4 ports adapter card --- you could add 4 6gb/s sata 3.0 devices to your computer with this pcie sata card. Chipset --- with using the marvell 88se9215 chip,more stable and compatible.port multiplier fis-based and command-based switching supported.

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StarTech.com 4-Port PCI Express SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Controller Card with UASP - USB 3.0 Expansion Card with SATA Power (PEXUSB3S4V)

StarTech.com 4-Port PCI Express SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Controller Card with UASP

USB 3.0 Expansion Card with SATA Power (PEXUSB3S4V)

by STARTECH.COM
What We like

ADDED POWER CAPABILITIES: With a built-in SATA power connector, each USB port in this USB 3.0 expansion card can provide up to 900mA of power to devices (500mA for USB 2.0).

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Product Features

  • STACKED PORT LAYOUT: The USB 3.0 controller card places the ports one on top of the other, enabling all four USB 3.0 ports to be external facing, while fitting into a low-profile computer system.
  • ENHANCED WITH UASP SUPPORT: This 4-port USB 3.0 PCI express card uses UASP technology - UASP technology optimizes transfers by allowing multiple commands to be processed simultaneously.
  • VERSATILE FUNCTIONALITY: The SuperSpeed USB 3.0 PCI express card adds 4 external USB 3.0 ports with support for data rates up to 5 Gbps, while remaining backward compatible with USB 2.0 / 1.x devices.

Versatile functionality: the superspeed usb 3.0 pci express card adds 4 external usb 3.0 ports with support for data rates up to 5 gbps, while remaining backward compatible with usb 2.0 / 1.x devices. Stacked port layout: the usb 3.0 controller card places the ports one on top of the other, enabling all four usb 3.0 ports to be external facing, while fitting into a low-profile computer system. Enhanced with uasp support: this 4-port usb 3.0 pci express card uses uasp technology - uasp technology optimizes transfers by allowing multiple commands to be processed simultaneously.

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I/O Crest 4 Port SATA III PCI-e 2.0 x2 HyperDuo RAID Hard Drive Controller Card Marvell 9230 Chipset

IO CREST I/O Crest 4 Port SATA III PCI-e 2.0 x2 HyperDuo RAID Hard Drive Controller Card Marvell 9230 Chipset

by IO Crest
What We like

Chipset: Marvell 88SE9230

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Product Features

  • PCI-Express x2 Interface is Compatible with PCI-Express x2, x4, x8, and x16 slots
  • Installed with a full profile bracket, Low profile included with the package
  • HyperDuo is configured with at least 1 hard disk drive (HDD) and up to 3 solid state drives (SSD). By embedding automated tiring technology into the chipset.
  • Supports SATA Rev 3.0 transfer speeds up to 6.0Gbps and backwards compatible with SATA I/II at 1.5/3.0Gbps
  • Support 3TB and 4TB GPT Hard drives

Supports raid 0 and 1 modes, requires at least a pcie x4 slot to function Pci-express x2 interface is compatible with pci-express x2, x4, x8, and x16 slots Raid mode supported: raid 0/1/1+0 Hyperduo is configured with at least 1 hard disk drive (hdd) and up to 3 solid state drives (ssd). by embedding automated tiring technology into the chipset. Supports sata rev 3.0 transfer speeds up to 6.0gbps and backwards compatible with sata i/ii at 1.5/3.0gbps Drivers are required for this card to function. Chipset: marvell 88se9230 Port multiplier fis-based and command-based switching supported 4 internal sata 6gb/s ports Compatible with sata 6g, 3g and 1.5g hard drives

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NewerTech MAXPower 4-Port USB 3.1 Gen 1 PCIe Controller Card

NewerTech MAXPower 4-Port USB 3.1 Gen 1 PCIe Controller Card

by NewerTech
What We like

Compatible with: Mac Pro 12-Core, Mac Pro 6-Core, Mac Pro 4-Core, Mac Pro 8-Core, OWC Mercury Helios 3, OWC Mercury Helios, PCs (model #s below)

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Product Features

  • Up to 15 watts of total power to fully charge and power your USB devices
  • Four USB 3.1 Gen 1 Ports
  • Up to 5 Gb/s total data transfer speed

Four usb 3.1 gen 1 ports Up to 15 watts of total power to fully charge and power your usb devices Up to 5 gb/s total data transfer speed

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