I've used mixed SAS and SATA on 9260/9265/9280 LSI cards without problems. They advise against mixing disks in the same pool, but since they are all JBOD, it's not an issue for you. I would say that it should be fine.
About twice as fast as my dual X5675s. Interesting. Some of the other tests may be better than nqueens as well. The tool is pretty good, has the ability to bind to chips, etc. So you could use against 1 core of a chip to look at single thread performance.
This tool is meant to test the differences between different installations of python. So what it does is run two copies of the test and the /control/python and /test/python are paths to two instances on python that you want to compare. This example works but not ideal since it runs two copies of...
This is my go-to power supply for my Supermicro lab bench computers:
EVGA 120-G1-0650-XR 80 PLUS GOLD 650 W Fully Modular NVIDIA SLI Ready and Crossfire Support Continuous Power Supply - Newegg.com
Pretty cheap after rebate and has dual 8pin EPS.
I have a couple of Sumpermicro 36 bay units to install in one of our old racks that only has threaded 10/32 screw holes... I don't think they work with the standard tool-less square hole rails. Does anyone have any recommendations on shelves or how to install?
Even if you are using a switch, you still need a subnet manager somewhere in the fabric. This can run onboard the switch itself it supports it, or run from a node on the fabric. The overhead of opensm is pretty low.