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PCI to eSATA headers?

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So I like THIS case a lot. It has an eSATA port and 2 USB 2.0 ports on the front. I also like THIS and THIS card reader. I'm probably getting THIS motherboard. It's got headers for the USB 2.0 and 3.0 on the card readers, plus the USB 2.0 on the case. Now, is it possible to get a PCI card that gives me a header for the eSATA port on the case? Alternatively, is there something that takes a SATA port and converts it into an eSATA header?
Edited by CynicalUnicorn - 6/16/13 at 12:06pm
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Perhaps this?.  Remove the bracket and use internal.

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Edited by Disturbed117 - 6/16/13 at 7:44pm
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Not quite what I'm looking for. Now that I think about it, my motherboard of choice in this build has 7 SATA III plus one eSATA III ports, but the eSATA is on the back. If I sacrifice one of the 7, then is there a converter cable that can reroute it to the front of the case? How would an eSATA port on the front of a case connect, i.e. what kind of cable does it need?
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