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Encore Electronics ENLADP-402
4.8 out of 10

Encore Electronics ENLADP-402

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Overall 8
8.0

Works as intended

James R., Newegg
24 July 2007
  • Summary: They really should include two cables.
  • Pros: Simple, low cost and easy to install. Works inside of windows XP so you don't need to reload windows to use.
  • Cons: This card is for use after Windows is installed so the operating system must be on another drive beside the two that this card adds. The additional drives do not show up in bios and you can't add the drivers during a fresh Windows install.
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Overall 6
6.0

SATA problems in Ubuntu Linux 6.06

Anonymous, Newegg
27 June 2007
  • Pros: USB 2.0 works very well
  • Cons: SATA support does not work well in Ubuntu Linux 6.06. I have not tried it with any other operating systems. Drives error when I perform full disk diagnostics. First time I encountered it, I had already added it to an LVM. That was a real mess. I am not sure if the issue is specific to this card, ...
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Overall 10
10

Good Value, Does the Job

Anonymous, Newegg
12 December 2006
  • Summary: best card for the price. can get a cheaper raid w/o the usb ports, but it works great for thosse old computers with out USB2 and SATA
  • Pros: The card has been running just fine since I droped it in to an old P3 System I picked up for a files server. I have been running two 250gb drives off of the the SATA ports. I have not set it up for the RAID, but I am sure that works for thosse who want to set their drives up that way.
  • Cons: Would be nice if they sent two SATA cables. SATA cable works fine.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Aaron N., Newegg
28 October 2006
  • Summary: i am returning it for exchange even though i would like to just buy a separate usb 2.0 card and sata card. its hard to diagnose problems when one part works and the other doesn't.
  • Pros: Good idea...combines 4 USB 2.0 with 2 Serial ATA connections with RAID...only uses 1 card slot.
  • Cons: got defective card and have to return it. only usb works, won't even find sata portion and tried it with both windows 2000 and xp.
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Overall 8
8.0

decent

Anonymous, Newegg
13 September 2006
  • Summary: i bought this card as a cheap way to use my sata II drive untill i got my new mobo. it's decent and works. hopefully with other mobos you can boot from it. only have one sata so i can't say anything about it's raid functions.
  • Pros: it's cheap and has both usb and sata function. install was simple.
  • Cons: not sata 2, can't boot form (at least with my mobo), and for some reason, when booting now, at the xp loading screen it's a little darker at first and takes longer to load. i hibernate most the time so it's not normally an issue though.
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