Before trying to buy on ebay, I am trying my luck here...
I am looking to buy three 2x10Gbe (or 2x40Gbe) networking cards with 3 compatibles DAC. Ideally I would like 2 standard-profiles and one low-profile, compatible with Windows Server 2019 and recent Linux.
For my usage 10Gbe is...
I just bought a 280GB 900p a bit... impulsively, and I think I would prefer a slightly slower drive with a bigger capacity.
So I am looking to trade my 900p vs something like a P3600 or P3700, if possible AIC.
I can sell it for $200 shipped in continental US
Seagate ahs some SAS 12Gbps 2.5" spiners (10k and 15k) that have a 32GB sMLC cache.
We don't find them a lot used on ebay (yet), and their price are not competitive vs a used enterprise SSD (..yet)
But I am intrigued. Does some of you have experience with these drives?
I have a spare R720 with a H710p & 64GB of RAM, that I want to use with Hyper-V.
It will be mostly Windows Server VMs, about ~8 VMs. Since it will be a small lab, I don't think I will hammer IOPS so much. I'll need at least 400GB I assume (800 would be best, but I want to keep cost...