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Looking to enable superior RAID performance for your hard drive array? Then explore our range of PCI and PCI-Express cards now. We stock PCI cards that enable IDE, SATA or SCSI devices to be connected to your computer.  

It’s important to note however, that there are different types of RAID and not all controller cards support them. If you’re unsure which PCI card is right for you, contact the CCL team and we’ll be happy to help!

You’ll also find a huge range of serial and parallel cards, sounds cards, and USB and firewire cards in stock at CCL from leading brands including StarTech.com. AVerMedia, Qnap, Synology and many more.

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ASUS TUF Gaming Capture Box CU4K30

The compact, ready-to-stream ASUS TUF Gaming Capture Box delivers incredible 4K30 video with near-zero latency to captivate fans and followers.

£232.64 inc VAT

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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...

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