nas – Sata Card Expansion

would appreciate some help on sata cards. Forgive me asking this here, because it is for my FreeNas server.

I recently ran out of sata ports on my motherboard, I guess a PCIe sata card would be an option.

I tried looking around and found these options below –


which one should i get..? or is there any other options..? Thanking you guys in advance.


Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G3250 @ 3.20GHz


ASUS VANGUARD B85 – motherboard – micro ATX – LGA1150 Socket

1 x PCIe 3.0 x16

1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 mode)

1 x PCIe 2.0 x1

1 x PCI