PCI-E ASM1166 SATA III 6-Channel Extend Card

This board is a single-chip, PCI Express to Six SATA Gen III 6Gb/s channels host controller that brings server-class features to the desktop.

  • PO.: ST556
  • P/N.: SE-MA1166A-6T
  • Bus Type: PCI Express X4
  • Media Port: SATA 3.0 Connector
  • Main Chipset: ASM1166


PCI Express 3.0 to SATA 6Gbps Controller


PCIe ASM1166 SATAIII 6-Channel Expansion card is used a combination of Asmedia high performance chips ASM1166 to extends Six SATA Ports. Each Serial ATA port support transmission speeds up to 6Gbps, and backward compatibility to legacy SATA1.5Gbps or 3Gbps drives. besides, the card also support Mode switching function, using this function can easy to switch between IDE or ACHI system. It is widely used in personal computer ,office computers and etc.


     ▪ Compliant with PCI Express Specification V3.0, Backward compatible with PCI Express 2.0, 1.x

     ▪ PCI Express interface: PCIe X4 (Gen 2x2)

     ▪ 6 AHCI SATA III (6 Gbps) ports through PCI Express x4.

     ▪ Compliant with Serial ATA Specification v3.2

     ▪ Compatible with SATA 6G, 3G and 1.5G hard drives

     ▪ Supports communication speeds of 6Gbps, 3Gbps, and 1.5Gbps

     ▪ SATA PHY 1i/1m/2i/2m/3i

     ▪ Support Native Command Queue(NCQ)

     ▪ Support Port Multiplier command based switching

     ▪ Support SSC for both PCIe and SATA.

     ▪ Support SATA 6G, AHCI, SPAN (RAID 0,1 need to insatll third parties software)

     ▪ Supports PCI Express Link layer power management

     ▪ Support Hot Plug and Hot Swap

General specification

Bus interface

PCI Express Rev. 3.0, X4 (Gen 2x2)

Serial ATA Specification v3.2
Transmission interface6 x SATA 3.0 Connector
Transmit speedsup to 6Gb/s
FunctionNative Command Queuing (NCQ), SSC for both PCIe and SATA
SATA 6G, AHCI, SPAN (RAID 0,1 need to insatll third parties software)
Operating Systems

Windows 7, 8.x, 10. Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012, 2016, 2019. Linux 2.6.x to 4.x.

One available PCI Express x1 / x4 / x8 / x16 slot

Hardware & environment

LED IndicatorsN/A
CertificationsFCC, CE, RoHS
Operating temperatureN/A
Humidity Non-OperatingN/A
Packing Accessories list

1 x PCIe ASM1166 SATAIII 6-Channel Expansion card

1 x User's Manual

1 x CD Driver

1 x Low profile bracket 

6 x SATA cables

Note: Only the above package contents, other products are not included.The allowable error of size measurement is +/- 1~3mm, and the weight of the product is subject to the actual product. 

DimensionsL x W mm (measured without PCIe bracket)
Package SizeL180 x W150 x H30 (Built-in Blister)
Product weight g
Package weight




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   ST556   SE-SM1166A-6TPCI-E X4 6-Channel SATA 6Gb/s Expansion card

Based on asmedia ASM1166 Controller
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