Summary: I bought this for my XE PC in 2007 so I got my money's worth out of it driving firewire 800 external disks, but I have broken off 2 of the 3 sockets so I think it is time to replace it. I've never had that happen on any PC card before.
Excellent FireWire800 card for High-Performance applications
14 February 2011
Summary: As a professional photographer and filmmaker, I generate a large amount of digital data during my normal day. A fast, reliable connection between my editing suite and my managed RAID devices is absolutely necessary.
Summary: I got this to add Firewire 800 to my 5 year old XP system so I could run some audio software and connect a keyboard and external drive. The Belkin unit uses a TI chipset which is ideal for most audio hardware. Unfortunately, the included factory driver on a CD did not work for me.
Summary: The card was supposed to include a cable, but did not. It was clearly an item that had been returned and sent out again. The documentation that came with the card, and that available on line, is poor.
Summary: I use it with a Drobo (gen 2, 4TB partition) on my Vista Home Premium PC, using the driver that WIndows picked for me. It didn't pick up the Drobo the 1st time I plugged it in, but after power cycling the Drobo a couple of time, the card picked it up, not sure if it's Drobo or the card since I don't...
Summary: I've tried the SIIG FireWire 800 3-Port PCIe - FireWire adapter - 3 ports and for some crazy reason I could not get the adapter to work on my system. I have an Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield, on an ASUS MAXIMUS FORMULA LGA 775 ATX Mobo, and G.SKILL 4GB(2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1000 and...