Solved Does p6x58d have esata port multiplier Tags: Hard Drives Hewlett Packard PCI Express Storage Product Last response: March 3, 2011 11:31 PM in Storage Share heartspeace February 14, 2011 9:25:47 PM Just simple question. If not - is there a cheap card that can add it? I have the pci-express slot (additional hd sound) and slot 1 (gpu) occupied - although the 2nd slot (non-express) isnt very accessible with 6970 sitting there. HP More about : p6x58d esata port multiplier tecmo34 a c 143 G Storage February 14, 2011 11:01:00 PM You can use this device to plug into your motherboard to provided eSATA support. It don't take up a motherboard slot but uses an open case slot. Rosewill RC-202 Internal SATA to eSATA II External 2Port Host Bracket Cable 11" FireWire2 a b G Storage February 15, 2011 12:26:24 AM p6x58d have Intel ICH10R controller and Marvell® 9128 PCIe SATA 6Gb/s controller I think 9128 support PM ware, but you have to have a BASE BIOS, not RAID (I can be wrong) Then just use SATA to eSATA bracket then you can access to 10x drives - provide that you have 9128 configure as BASE BIOS Otherwise use this: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0017JRPWE Related resources Does Alienware M17x R4 esata port support Port Multiplier ? - Forum M4A87TD EVO how to set up E-SATA port multiplier - Forum Esata Port Multiplier ? - Forum External eSATA port multiplier for non- multiplier -compliant SATA port - Forum SATA to eSATA Quad Port Adapter - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer heartspeace February 22, 2011 2:47:07 AM Yea I would just be using base bios - non-raid. Raid seems to be much more of a problem then its worth unless enterprise use. heartspeace March 3, 2011 11:07:36 PM FireWire2 said:p6x58d have Intel ICH10R controller and Marvell® 9128 PCIe SATA 6Gb/s controller I think 9128 support PM ware, but you have to have a BASE BIOS, not RAID (I can be wrong) Then just use SATA to eSATA bracket then you can access to 10x drives - provide that you have 9128 configure as BASE BIOS Otherwise use this: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0017JRPWE Im still hoping to find someone who truly knows if the motherboard has Port Multiplier w/ FIS-based switching Best solution tecmo34 a c 143 G Storage March 3, 2011 11:16:24 PM Based on this pdf., the Marvell 9128 does. http://www.marvell.com/products/storage/storage_system_... heartspeace March 3, 2011 11:30:56 PM Best answer selected by heartspeace. heartspeace March 3, 2011 11:31:20 PM tecmo34 said:Based on this pdf., the Marvell 9128 does. http://www.marvell.com/products/storage/storage_system_... Thank you very very much. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumEsata Port Multiplier ? ForumIntel SATA controller lacks port multiplier ForumMy apple software RAID vs. esata port multiplier apple software raid ForumAsus p6x58d esata ForumPort Multiplier w/ FIS-based switching on P6x58D - still nd gd answer ForumAsus p6x58d ForumPort multiplier ForumP6T and Port Multiplier Forum4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd ForumSATA II in Cable in SATA 3 Port Forum[Solved] Does TECOM PCI-E TO 2 SATA IDE 2 SATA CARD support win7 Forum[Solved] Intel RST sees raid volume but Windows 7 does not. Forum[Solved] Sata ports does it matter? ForumSata to esata ForumESATA: Can you connect internal hard drive to it? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !