HP Smart Array P244br/1GB FBWC 749680-B21 vs. StarTech PEX4M2E1 + 9

StarTech PEX4M2E1

StarTech PEX4M2E1

$49.89

$56.10 incl. shipping
Asus USB 3.1 UPD Panel

Asus USB 3.1 UPD Panel

$45.00

Unknown delivery cost
StarTech USB3SSATAIDE

StarTech USB3SSATAIDE

$73.98

$78.70 incl. shipping
SilverStone ECU03

SilverStone ECU03

$45.00

$57.06 incl. shipping
StarTech PEXUSB3S44V

StarTech PEXUSB3S44V

$189.16

Free shipping
StarTech PEX4SFF8643

StarTech PEX4SFF8643

$56.05

$64.90 incl. shipping
StarTech PEX8M2E2

StarTech PEX8M2E2

$383.10

Free shipping
QNAP QM2-4P-284

QNAP QM2-4P-284

$282.69

Free shipping
StarTech PEXESAT322I

StarTech PEXESAT322I

3.8

$88.00

$93.27 incl. shipping
Orico PVU3-5O2I

Orico PVU3-5O2I

$44.23

Unknown delivery cost
Operating system
Linux, Windows 7
Linux, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Mac OS X, Windows 7, Windows 8
Linux, Mac OS X, Windows 7, Windows 8
Linux, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 98/ME, Windows 7, Windows 8
Linux, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Mac OS X, Windows 7, Windows 8
Linux, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8
IDE connectors
No
No
No
No
SAS connectors
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
No
SATA (Serial ATA)
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
eSATA
0 ​
0 ​
2 ​
FireWire
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Total number of ports (internal + external)
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
4 ​
2 ​
6 ​
USB
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Type of USB connector
USB (Type C)
USB (Type A)
USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB 2.0
0 ​
0 ​
4 ​
USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
0 ​
0 ​
4 ​
5 ​
USB 3 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
2 ​
2 ​
USB 3 Gen 2x2 (20Gbps)
Built-in cache
No
No
Interfaces
PCI Express
PCI Express
PCI Express
USB
PCI Express
PCI Express
PCI Express
PCI Express
PCI Express
PCI Express
PCI Express
PCI Express version
2.0
2.0
2.0
Type of PCI-Express
PCI-Express x8
PCI-Express x4
PCI-Express x1
PCI-Express x4
PCI-Express x4
PCI-Express x4
PCI-Express x1
Low profile
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
RAID
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Type of RAID
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
Type of controller cards
SATA 1.5Gb/s, SAS, FireWire 400, SATA 3.0Gb/s, SATA 6.0Gb/s
USB 2.0, M.2
USB 2.0, USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps), USB 3 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
IDE, RS-232 (Serial), USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 2.0, USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps), USB 3 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
USB 2.0, USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
M.2
M.2
M.2
SATA 1.5Gb/s, SATA 3.0Gb/s, SATA 6.0Gb/s, eSATA
USB 2.0, USB 3 Gen 1 (5Gbps)