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NewerTech Introduces Driverless MAXPower eSATA 6G PCIe 2.0 Controller Card, Easiest Solution To Add eSATA Ports to Mac Pros

$59.99 card features two 6Gb/s eSATA ports for eSATA storage solution/device; driverless "install it and forget it" ease (January 22, 2010)
DMN Newswire--2010-1-22--
Newer Technology, Inc. (NewerTech(r)) http://www.newertech.com, a leading developer of Macintosh(r), PC, iPod(r), and iPhone(r) performance upgrades and accessories, announced today the NewerTech MAXPower eSATA 6G PCIe 2.0 Controller Card, the easiest solution for adding two SATA 6Gb/s ports - the latest performance data transfer interface standard - with a driverless Plug and Play installation to Mac Pros and PCs with an open PCIe slot.

Driverless Install With No Updating Needed

High performance doesn't mean a thing if its highly complicated to use, install, or a hassle to keep maintained. Because the NewerTech MAXPower eSATA 6G PCIe 2.0 Controller Card is fully compliant with the industry standard Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI), there are no drivers to install and no future driver downloading/updating required. Additionally, the card uses the same connecting cables utilized by earlier SATA 1.5Gb/s and 3Gb/s devices for straight from the box, "install it and forget it" highest levels of convenience and performance.

"This is the easiest, Plug and Play solution on the market today for adding eSATA ports to a Mac Pro," said Larry O'Connor, President, NewerTech. "Unlike other cards, our MAXPower card eliminates the hassle of drivers during initial card installation as well any future driver maintenance and uncertainty of compatibility. It truly is one of the most affordable 'install it and forget it' performance upgrades for Mac Pros and PCs."

Adds Faster Than Factory Interface To Mac Pros

From faster backups and file transfers to high-end Audio/Video editing, connecting an eSATA interface equipped device to the NewerTech MAXPower eSATA 6G PCIe 2.0 Controller Card can take data transfer performance to an entirely new level. Optimally compatible with Mac Pro models and PCs with an available PCIe 2.0 slot, the NewerTech MAXPower eSATA 6G PCIe 2.0 Controller Card works with ANY eSATA interfaced equipped external hard drive or optical drive to deliver significantly faster data transfer rates over the fastest factory equipped Mac Pro interface of FireWire 800.

Future Ready Yet Fully Backward Compatible

The NewerTech MAXPower eSATA 6G PCIe 2.0 Controller Card is like a "performance assurance policy" as conventional hard disk drives and SSDs migrate to the SATA 6Gb/s standard. Installing the card now offers immediate speeds gains while making a Mac Pro or PC future ready for even greater speed gains. Like all good upgrades, the card doesn't leave the past behind. The NewerTech MAXPower eSATA 6G PCIe 2.0 Controller Card is fully backward compatible with PCIe 1.0 slots as well as previous generations of SATA 1.5Gb/s and 3Gb/s drives. 

The NewerTech MAXPower eSATA 6G PCIe 2.0 Controller Card is available immediately for $59.99 MSRP from NewerTech's exclusive distributor, Other World Computing (OWC(r)), as well as through the retail channel. It offers out-of-the-box ready driverless install for Mac OS X 10.5 & 10.6, Windows
Vista & Windows 7, and any Linux version with built- in AHCI support. For more information, visit: http://www.newertech.com/products/pcieesata.php

NewerTech has also partnered with OWC to offer several performance package deals based on the NewerTech MAXPower eSATA 6G PCIe 2.0 Controller Card:

* Buy any OWC or NewerTech brand preconfigured storage solution featuring an eSATA interface and get an instant $10 rebate on the NewerTech MAXPower eSATA 6G PCIe 2.0 Controller Card when purchased at the same time.
* To get maximum data transfer speeds, an eSATA "pass thru" interface designed storage solution is a must. Get a complete package with an OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro eSATA RAID Ready Solution and NewerTech MAXPower eSATA 6G PCIe 2.0 Controller Card bundle starting at $187.99.

For more details on either of these special NewerTech MAXPower eSATA 6G PCIe 2.0 Controller Card promotional offers, visit: http://eshop.macsales.com/search/esata+6g

About Newer Technology, Inc.
Since 1984, Newer Technology, Inc. (NewerTech) has been recognized as the leading developer of performance upgrades for desktop and notebook Macintosh computers, iPods, iPhones, and Mac OS compatibles. NewerTech is headquartered in Woodstock, Illinois. Dealer inquiries are welcome by calling 815-308-7001 or by emailing sales@newertech.com.

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