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ESATA EXTERNAL HUB

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Hi,  Has anyone had any luck in obtaining and using an external ESATA HUB.
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I haven't seen one... eSATA isn't like USB... it's a serial protocol which means it has to have a point-to-point connection with the host controller. In other words, the only way to add eSATA ports is to get an eSATA PCI or PCIe card.
Here are a few:

eSATA bracket for connecting to extra ports on motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812226003
PCIe eSATA controller card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815104008
Cheers!
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