Would you like to switch to our mobile site? No Yes
We're hiring!

Controller Cards

Featured Products in Controller Cards

What is a controller card?

What is a controller card? A controller card is an add-in PCI or PCI-Express card that enables IDE, SATA or SCSI devices to be connect to a computer. They often offer superior RAID performance for high performance hard drive arrays offering data redundancy and other complex features. What do I look for in a controller card? When buying a controller card it is worth checking it has all the features you want or may want in the future. There are several types of RAID and not all controller cards support them. Different models of controller card will offer different levels of performance. As a general rule PCI-Express cards are quicker than their PCI equivalents. What is the difference between a software RAID card and a hardware RAID card? A hardware RAID card is the more costly and almost always superior solution. By using a dedicated processor and memory they do not cause any significant overheads to the other components in the system, offer better performance and increased reliability. For mission critical workloads such as servers...

Latest Articles

01/05

#TechTuesday - GIGABYTE Force K83 Mechanical Keyboard

A firm favourite amongst gamers, the Gigabyte Force K83 is a keyboard that's minimalistic to the eye, but dynamic in its ability.
27/04

2nd Generation AMD RYZEN Desktop Processors

Introducing the new Pinnacle Ridge AMD RYZEN desktop processors with improved performance and exclusive features.
06/04

FREE Far Cry 5 Promotions!

Don't miss out on getting your hands on a FREE copy of Far Cry 5 this spring!
20/03

Seagate FireCuda 2.5" and 3.5" Hybrid Drives (SSHDs)

Play faster, work smarter. Combining the latest NAND flash technology with a traditional hard drive for a compact blend of speed and capacity.
09/06

Custom Build of the Week #5 - NVIDIA Battlebox

GeForce GTX Battlebox systems give you everything you need to step up your gaming experience.
26/05

Custom Build of the Week #4 - The Beast

This is The Beast. Intel Xeon E5 CPU and FOUR graphics cards because why not?
19/05

Custom Build of the Week #3 - Corsair 570X SLI

A high-end gaming system with an Intel Core i7-7700K processor and two GeForce GTX 1080s in SLI housed in a stylish Corsair Crystal 570X case.
12/05

Custom Build of the Week #2 - Phanteks Evolv Glass X99

Following on from last week's X99 build, we have yet another X99 custom build. This time however featuring the Haswell-E Intel i7 5820K overclocked to 4.0GHz.
See More Articles

Top Ten Best Sellers

Recently Added Products

See More New Products