NitroAV today announced the SATAStar Series PCI Host and CardBus Adapters are now shipping. “The first in a large upcoming line of SATA adapters and peripherals the SATAStar Series brings a 4-Port External Serial-ATA PCI Host Adapter (US$59.95), which provides an easy and affordable way to add high-speed storage and devices,” notes the release. “With four external shielded eSATA ports, each offering 1.5Gbits/sec performance, the SATAStar 4-Port provides the high bandwidth to meet the needs of performance-hungry applications.