This PCI Ultra Express card is compatible with Apple's Mac Pro 2008-2012 servers. You can mount a pair of 2.5-Inch Mac compatible SATA III SSDs onto this adapter card.
By taking advantage of your Mac Pro's quicker PCI Express bus, you can substantially increase the access time over your conventional SATA II drive bays. The drive bays in a Mac Pro are limited to 275/255 Mbps read/write speeds. This adapter/drive combination is capable of 550 Mbps read/write speeds, depending upon the speed of your SSD.
This drive adapter is bootable, making for the quickest possible system performance.Please note that using this kit for your boot drive adds a 10-15 second delay to boot time. If you are using the kit for a data drive (a non-boot volume), the delay will not be added.
Compatible Mac Pros: Mac Model ID 3,1 - 4,1 - 5,1. This PCIe card is NOT compatible with Apple's latest Mac Pro 6,1 released in Late 2013.
Interface: PCI Express 2.0
Quick FAQ: Windows is supported by this device. 3.5-Ince drives are not supported on this card.