Marvell 88SE9230

Industry-leading 6Gb/s SATA controller powered by HyperDuo. Twice the performance, capacity and scalability.

Sata Controllers

SATA PCIe 2.0 to 6Gb/s Host Controllers

The Marvell family of PCIe-to-SATA 6Gb/s host controllers offer an ideal cost effective solution for connecting Serial ATA (SATA) peripherals to a PCI Express (PCIe) 2.0 host, delivering up to 2GB bandwidth. Each controller supports two to four multiple ports for SSD or HDD connectivity for consumer desktop motherboards and consumer electronic products.

"Marvell is once again advancing the data transfer standard in the consumer electronics industry by delivering an advanced SATA controller with SSD-like capabilities at less than a third of the cost of competitive solutions," Tim Bajarin, President, Creative Strategies

  • Up to 4 SATA 6 Gb/s ports with eSATA support
  • Up to PCIe 2.0×2 host interface
  • Hardware RAID 0/1 support
  • AES 128/256-bit on-the fly encryption
  • HyperDuo embedded auto-tiering technology
  • AHCI standard inbox driver (eg. Windows, Linux OS)
  • Small package 9×9mm or smaller
  • Power consumption: 1W
  • Backward compatible to 1.5 and 3 Gb/s SATA


SATA 6Gb/s Host Controllers Figure 1: SATA 6Gb/s Host Controller Block Diagram
  • PC motherboard eSATA expansion
  • RAID on motherboard (ROMB)
  • Host Bus Adapter (HBA)
  • Home Network Attached Storage (NAS)
  • Set-top boxes
  • PCIe hybrid drives (SSD+HDD)
Available Products
  • 88SE9345 (PCIe 2.0 x 4 6Gb/s SATA ports, no HW RAID)
  • 88SE9220 (PCIe 2.0 x2 to 2 6Gb/s SATA ports, HW RAID)
  • 88SE9230 (PCIe 2.0 x2 to 4 6Gb/s SATA ports, HW RAID)
  • 88SE9235 (PCIe 2.0 x2 to 4 6Gb/s SATA ports, no HW RAID)
  • 88SE9215 (PCIe 2.0 x1 to 4 6Gb/s SATA ports, no HW RAID)
  • 88SE9130 (PCIe 2.0 x1 to 2 6Gb/s SATA ports, HW RAID)
  • 88SE9128 (PCIe 2.0 x1 to 2 6Gb/s SATA ports)
  • 88SE9120 (PCIe 2.0 x1 to 2 6Gb/s SATA ports)
  • 88SE9125 (PCIe 2.0 x1 to 2 6Gb/s SATA ports)

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