Solved How good are Sata PCI Cards? Tags: SATA PCI Hard Drives Motherboards DVD Drives Last response: May 15, 2013 5:36 PM in Motherboards Share Tettryn May 15, 2013 5:14:06 PM I've been looking at getting a SATA PCI card so that I can install a dvd drive and another hdd in my computer... I was just wondering if read/write speeds will suffer significantly due to using this rather than my motherboards SATA Ports. If it helps, this is the card I was looking at getting: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Syba-Port-SATA-6Gbps-PCI-Expres... Thanks, More about : good sata pci cards Best solution dish_moose a b V Motherboard May 15, 2013 5:34:16 PM For mechanical HDDs and dvds it will work fine. If you want a card to work properly with the fastest ssds out there you will need to pay way more($400). -Bruce Share Tettryn May 15, 2013 5:36:00 PM dish_moose said:For mechanical HDDs and dvds it will work fine. If you want a card to work properly with the fastest ssds out there you will need to pay way more($400). -Bruce Ok great, so I'll just use my motherboards sata ports for ssds etc.. and the ones on the card for my dvd drives etc.. Thanks m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow can a PCI-Express x1 SATA controller card offer 6 SATA II slots? Forum Whats the difference between a PCI, PCIE or SATA card? And how can I tell which Forum A good PCI SATA expansion card? Forum how do you add a pci raid card to add to more sata drives Forum SolvedSATA III card for PCI lane? (not PCIE 1X or 4X) Forum SolvedPCI vs PCIe to SATA cards Forum SolvedSSD: sata3 or PCI e. how to decide Forum SolvedMobo for 2500K with USB3 and SATA and good ol' PCI Forum SolvedASM1061 pci sata 3 card =no boot Forum SolvedPCI-E USB 3.0 and SATA III Card worth it? Forum SolvedLooking for a SATA PCI-e Card Forum 4tb sata pci controller card Forum SolvedNo Boot when HDD > 500 GB Connected to PCI to SATA Card Forum SolvedPCI to IDE card is better or IDE to SATA converter better Forum SolvedWhat PCI interface does the Gigabyte R7 250 2 GB GDDR5 have? Is it a good card? Forum SolvedPCI (not PCI-E), are there any good graphics cards out there? Forum PCI-Express SATA (6G) Card, Mod #SI-PEX40059 Forum PCI SATA card produces heat but is not recognized by my computer. Forum Sata RAID 5 PCI Card Options Forum Queries Regarding SSDs and Advice on PCI-E SATA3 & RAID Cards/Controll Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !