eSATA provides more performance than current solutions and is hot-pluggable. You can now utilize shielded cable lengths up to 2 meters outside the PC to take advantage of the benefits the SATA interface brings to storage. SATA 3.0 compatible with transfer rates up to 6 Gbps!
SATA is now out-of-the-box as an external standard, with specifically defined cables, connectors, and signal requirements. With eSATA, you get a robust and user-friendly external connection with high performance and cost-effective expansion storage.