I Purchased a PX-755SA on eBay. I have an older Dell Computer with a Maxtor SATA card made by Promise (the TX2 model). I checked Plextor’s web site, and I thought I read that the TX2 was compatible.
The card works fine with the 300GB Maxtor drive, but when I plug in the 755 to the second port, the card crashes, and the PC won’t boot. I then discovered that I needed the Promise TX2 “Plus” which has a differant chipset.
I went back to Plextor’s site, and the list of “compatible” PCI to SATA cards is pretty short, and I am not finding these cards for sale anywhere except maybe from eBay (and shipping from California, on the other coast).
Can anyone recommend a low cost PCI to SATA card that will work with the PX-755sa drive? I would prefer something I can buy at a big box store, or at newegg.com (which ships from a location near where I live).
Someday, I will buy a real computer that has SATA built in, but for now… I just want to get the Plextor drive working with as little trouble as possible.