I plugged in the card and installed the hard drives in the tower and then I wired the hard drive tower to the eSata ports on the card. I found that with the newest driver, newest bios, and newest management software, it didn’t work. Tuesday, January 3, Unfortunately, there are no newer drivers for Sil from Silicon Image. Add to watch list Remove from watch list. If it matters, the 4 drives are 1.

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Watch list is full. Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods. There are essentially 3 things that have upgradeable software, the bios on the card, the driver for windows, and the Management Software to access the card. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, sat tnmff microsoft. Supports two independent Serial ATA channels. Ssata flashed the bios to latest using device manager, used pass-through, used striped with sataraid5 and all seems to work except PC starts bogging down and choking as mentioned above.

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I assume the 4 drives connected should be in there but they aren’t. CNET’s Forum on storage is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts.

Sata Raid 5 Help (Silicon Image 3132 PCI-e card – SATARAID5)

Also, if you read the description closely about the software saga downloading from Silicon Image, it’s clear what software will work together this bios works with this driver and this management tool. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. This was helpful 0.


I fixed the situation just by using all the software that was one generation old. I used Windows Disk Management to set up a volume and format it.

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I also need to report that I have my motherboard’s most recent BIOS version F5 and saha newest drivers for the rest of the hardware which is mostly brand newincluding Intel’s chipset and Rapid Storage. Delivery time is estimated using our proprietary method which is based on the buyer’s proximity to the item location, the shipping service selected, the seller’s shipping history, and other factors.

Back to Storage forum 16 total posts. Shipping cost cannot be calculated. Add to watch list. See the seller’s listing for full details. Internal application interface multiplexed to 2 ports.

saha If the newest software doesn’t work, try the older stuff. This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest.

It was taking forever and the volume I created was still available and working, so I ignored it, and I restarted the computer again.

Refer 31322 eBay Return policy for more details. Press “OK” to exit this application. This behavior reminded me of a driver issue I had with my old motherboard and its Marvell SATA controller when I had first upgraded to Windows 8 from Windows 7, and I had managed to solve it by using newest drivers.


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Let me give you the details of the system. If it matters, the 4 drives are 1. I guess what I need is a way to get the software to work or a suggestion of some other software that will work for what I’m doing. Special financing available Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time.

PCI Express SATA controller (Sil ) doesn’t work with Windows 10

I created a RAID array. I select SiI revision 1 and there is a combobox titled “device location” and the 4 drives are in there, so I know the card is at least able to see the drives and communicate this info back to Windows.

Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is ssta paid in full within 6 months. Sign in to vote. I am willing to provide you with any additional information you’d like to help you pinpoint the problem.