But honestly, none of these devices seems all that stable and reliable. Mac users must decide to take a gamble on SI or stick with the JMicron option. I like Amazon and buy tons from them, but you’re free to buy whatever and wherever you want. You might also be interested in my post, ExpressCard: But OEM drivers are required and stability is a real question. The choice is less than clear: Essentials Only Full Version.
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FTW3 Logo peel off. You need to check the manufacturer spec sheet for the JMicron chipset.
EVGA SR-2 ESATA Jmicron JMB362 – Does it support Port Multiplier?
Esara Only Full Version. But I don’t write this blog to make money, and am happy to link to sites and stores that don’t pay anything. You might also want to read these other posts Mac users must decide to take a gamble on SI or stick with the JMicron option.
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Haven’t received registration validation E-mail? Windows users have only one choice: Sounds like it should work, I’ve never had much luck with raid esaat esata.
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Forums Posts Latest Posts. The Lesser of Two Evils. Raid 6 would be just as reliable, and would net you more space, allow for expanding, and be way faster. Some of these links include affiliate codes that help pay for this blog. The mirror was made using the disk management snap-in on the MMC console in Windows eswta 64bit professional.
There are a few 2-port JMB deviceshowever. But honestly, none of these devices seems all that stable and reliable.
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Additionally, I have a software windows mmc mirror setup on all drives. Thank you again for any help you guys can provide! Judging by the negative comments from Windows 7 and Vista users, Silicon Image seems like the better option. For example, buying an Amazon Kindle with this link sends a few bucks my way!
If i plug in and power on on my SR-2 will it work, will it show my partitions normally. My SR-2 is on Windows 8 64 Bit. You might also be interested in my post, ExpressCard: See a link below to the device I am talking about.
I understand that in MMC it may say “foreign disc”, but can I just right 3622 and hit import foreign disc, and then my SR-2 will sync my drives?
Dual-purpose devices concern me, since jmicro leave more opportunity for vendors to cut corners or fail to properly integrate hardware and software, so I decided to stick to a single-purpose device. View More Photo Galleries. Do you opt for a basic and simple solution using a JMicron controller or a full-featured but complex option using Silicon Image? The choice is less than clear: The smaller companies often mention which controller they use, while the name brands usually skip it, re-branding everything for themselves.
Just to keep things safe I would use only four of the drives, and if it works then sync it with the other drives. I realize this make take an extra day, but that way it does not nuke your data right off the bat.
These are rare, however, and it is unclear how good the drivers are.