Exsys EX-3503 Download Drivers and Manual

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Company
Exsys
Categories
HD Controller & Removable drive
Model
Exsys EX-3503
Description
eS-ATA II PCI-Express RAID 0-1 Contr., 2+2 Ports
Operating Systems
Manual
Size Manual
130Kb
File Name
ex-3503.pdf
Info
Features and Benefits
?? Compliant with PCI Express Base Specification 1.0a
?? Compliant with Serial ATA 1.0 specification with support for full complement of SATA II optional features
?? Installs in any available PCI Express slot and supports data transfer rates up to 3.0Gbps
?? Supports Native Command Queuing (NCQ), Non-zero offsets NCQ, and Out-of-order data delivery NCQ
?? Supports RAID 0(striping) and RAID 1(mirroring) for speed and data protection respectively
Bus Inerface
?? PCI-Express x 1
Connectors
?? 2 x internal SATA connectors
?? 2 x external eSATA connectors
System Requirements
?? PCI Express-enabled system with one available PCI Express slot
?? Windowsģ 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista

Package Contents
?? 1 x PCIe SATA II 300 2-Channel RAID Card
?? 1 x Driver CD
?? 1 x SATA Data Cable
?? 1 x Manual

Note: There are four SATA ports in PCIe SATA II 300 2-Channel RAID Card. We named these ports A to D. Ports A & B are external SATA ports and C & D are internal SATA ports. By changing the jumper setting on Encore SATA2 RAID PCIe Card that allows you to select between external and internal ports to use. By default, Port C and D are working.
Hardware Installation
1. Turn Off the power to your computer and any other connected peripheral devices.
2. Unplug the power cord from the back of the computer.
3. Remove your computerís cover.
4. Remove the slot bracket from an available PCI Express slot.
5. To install the card, carefully align the cardís bus connector with
the selected PCI Express slot on the motherboard. Push the board down firmly, but gently, until it is well seated.
6. Replace the slot bracketís holding screw to secure the card.
Device Connection
Serial ATA hard drives should come with their own accessories. In most cases, you just need to power up the device and connect them to the ports. The PCIe SATA II 300 2-Channel RAID Card is two channel Serial ATA controller that supports two Serial ATA hard disk drives. It is recommended to use identical drives for all RAID configurations. However, itís possible to combine hard drives of different sizes and makes.
RAID Arrays
RAID Arrays are setup in the PCIe SATA II 300 2-Channel RAID Cardís BIOS.
RAID 0 (Striping)
This RAID array to be used on New/Blank hard drives. Striping will destroy existing data on the hard drive. Auto Configuration is recommended. For applications that require custom chunk size,
Manual Configuration is offered.
Auto configuration (recommended)
The default chunk size is 64k when selecting Auto configuration.
1. As the BIOS boots press Ctrl+S or F4 when prompted to enter the RAID BIOS.
2. At the next screen select Create RAID Set, then press Enter.
3. Select RAID0, then press Enter.
4. Select Auto configuration, then press Enter.
5. Input the RAID size, press Enter.
6. When asked Are You Sure (Y/N)?, press Y to accept.
7. Press Ctrl+E to exit the BIOS.
8. When asked Are you sure to exit (Y/N)?, press Y to exit and reboot.
9. Continue with FDISK and FORMAT steps as if you were installing a conventional hard drive.
Manual configuration
1. As the BIOS boots press Ctrl+S or F4 when prompted to enter the RAID BIOS.
2. At the next screen select Create RAID Set, then press Enter.
3. Select RAID0, then press Enter.
4. Select Manual configuration then press Enter.
5. Select chunk size from 8k, 16k, 32k, 64k or 128k, then press Enter.
6. Select the first drive, press Enter.
7. Select the second drive, press Enter.
8. Input the RAID size, press Enter.
9. When asked Are You Sure(Y/N)?, press Y to accept.
10. Press Ctrl+E to exit the BIOS.
11. When asked Are you sure to exit(Y/N)?, press Y to exit and reboot.
12. Continue with FDISK and FORMAT steps as if you were installing a conventional hard drive.
Company
Exsys
Categories
HD Controller & Removable drive
Model
Exsys EX-3503
Description
eS-ATA II PCI-Express RAID 0-1 Contr., 2+2 Ports
Operating Systems
Windows 2000-XP-2003-Vista
Size Driver
1.5Mb
File Name
ex-3503.zip
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