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Add Extra Storage

Is your computer's hard drive running out of storage space? Does the idea of opening your computer to upgrade it scare you? It's easier than you think! With the Tempo HD from Sonnet Technologies, you can add more storage in an instant. Just attach a 2.5" parallel ATA drive, insert it into any PCI slot, and your installation is complete—it's that simple. Finally, you'll have the room you need without the installation hassles. Adding a hard drive has never been this easy!

Tempo HD enables you to put that old (or new) 2.5" notebook drive back to work. And you can connect two 3.5" parallel ATA drives to the additional ATA/133 port to expand your storage capacity.

When you need a trouble-free way to add more storage space to your system, choose a Tempo HD—it's the internal hard drive that installs in seconds.

Tempo HD Installation Image

The Tempo HD installs easily into a PCI slot. (The location of your computer's PCI slot may vary from this illustration.)


Key Features

ATA/133 drive controller card with on-board storage capability

Easy installation

Add up to one 2.5" and two 3.5" interal ATA drives

Maximum transfer rate of 133 MB/s


2.5" Notebook Drive

Recently upgraded your notebook? Put the old drive to good use. With Tempo HD its easy to add your old drive to the Tempo HD card and utilize the drive in your Power Mac or Windows desktop computer.

Part No.  
THD-MW Discontinued
Warranty 1-year limited warranty
Bus Interface PCI
Number of Interal Drives Supported 1 onboard, 2 connected via ATA cable (sold separately)
Internal Drives Supported Supports any ATA fixed media hard drive
Data Transfer Rate Sustained rate dependent on drive specifications; Up to 133 MB/s in burst master cycle
Ports 2 IDE ports (1 standard, 1 for onboard 2.5" drive)
Cables Supported 40-pin/80-wire Ultra ATA cable TCB-AGP, TCP-MDS
Auto Detection Automatically recognizes and configures DMA drive protocols ATA1 through ATA6
Compatibiity Compatible with ATA/33, ATA/66, ATA/100, and ATA/133
Bootability Not supported
Upgradeability Flash-ROM upgradeable to latest firmware
Package Contents Tempo HD PCI card, four hard drive mounting screws, software CD

Specifications subject to change without notice.

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Mac Compatibility

Power Mac G4 (all models except Cube and Mirrored Drive Doors)

Power Mac G5 (with PCI or PCI-X slots)

Mac OS® X Version 10.5, 10.4, or 10.3

Windows Compatibility

PC with PCI slots

Windows® 8

Windows 7

Windows Vista

Windows Server 2003

Windows XP SP2