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NAS Killer 4.0 has quite a few smaller options. Build is up on the forums and the website.
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FWIW I ordered at 03:30 EST time to the US (30 min after price drop to $80) and got all 3 of my drives.
I have one of these, it's great. E5-1650 v2 overclocked to 4.5 GHz on all cores.
Low feedback on that, be careful
Yes, you definitely cannot use these drives with a SATA controller, such as the one on your motherboard. You need to attach them to a SAS...
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I bought 16 of these last week, and they will be here tuesday. I'll try to update ya'll on what happens.
Nothing about this sellers lack of feedback or other items raises any questions to you?
Seller threw some more up for sale... still a good deal IMO 20 Hitachi HUS723030ALS640 Ultrastar HDD 3TB 3.5 SAS 6Gb/s 7.2k WIPED/TESTED | eBay
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Not a box of bricks, which is a good start.
I'm seeing 2680 V2 for $365 OBO... seems like 2690 V2 for single $300 is a bit rough
I'm selling my supermicro 45 bay if you're interested.
Send a couple to me as a finder's fee :P
FYI the TQ backplane is straight passthrough, so it wouldn't be a factor here.
What CPU's are in each system? What share type are you using?
Yup! that's the cable you would need, and regular SATA power will work.
It's a great deal, IMO. You don't need a rackable chassis, you can use these in a desktop if you use a SAS HBA with 8482 breakout cables, like...
Link for 10 10 Hitachi HUS724030ALS640 Ultrastar HDD 3TB 3.5 SAS 6Gb/s 7.2k WIPED/TESTED 851905119829 | eBay
Link for 20 20 Hitachi...
I didn't make him an offer on these. He was willing to talk price about the other items listed, though. These are JBOD with SAS2 backplanes....