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    Need some help with a 9362-8i (NEC N8103-178)

    Hello and please forgive the noobness :) I have a NEC N8103-178 card (3108 chip) that is giving me some headaches. I am trying to flash it so I can either get IT or JBOD mode out of it. My setup: - asrock x370 itx motherboard - 3400ge pro cpu - 32gb ddr4 ecc ram - integrated graphics - ADATA...
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    HUSMR1616ASS200 HGST 1.6TB SAS 12Gbps Seller accepted offer of $170.
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    HGST HUSMM1616ASS201 1.6TB $184.99 obo Has anyone bought some of these? If so, how much life is left? Another auction here for $221 obo...
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    HGST Niagara v4.3

    Anyone on the boards that knows how to use this software? Looking to change SAS speeds on some SAS3 SSDs. Your help will be much appreciated!! I will send you some beer $$
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    HGST HUSMM8040ASS201 OEM firmware

    Anyone have OEM firmware file for HUSMM8040ASS201 ? Any sources to download the files from?
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    Gone - Like New - Samsung PM1643 1.92TB SAS3

    Hi everyone, selling a Samsung PM1643 1.92TB SAS3 The SSD has not even 17 power on hours and 1.69TB written. Cause for the writes was a reformat to 4k sectors (the drive's native) from the shipped 512e Otherwise the SSD has not seen any real operations; the SSD was bought as a read cache for a...
  7. Sleyk

    The Versatile SAS3008 Chipset: My Vendor Crossflashing Adventures

    Refresher/Primer (You can skip this and go further below for the meat of the stuff if you already know all of this!) To begin, let’s talk about some definitions and applicable terms. This is not meant to be PERFECT. It is only meant to give a basic level of understanding (explained in a very...
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    Is It possible ? Supermicro AOC-S3008L-L8E mix sas2 sas3

    does mixing sas2,sas3 in the controller (flashed in IT mode) cause drop speed for all to sas2?
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    Disk shelf supporting SAS3 ?

    What are currently best economical options for disk shelves supporting SAS3 and 12 or more drives ?
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    [Help] ServeRaid M5210 no longer working after firmware upgrade

    Hi All, After years of no issues I decided to check for a firmware upgrade and stumbled upon: Version: 24.12.0-0039 , 09/01/2017 and figured hey it's a recent one. Went over here: IBM Support and downloaded the .exe Ran the .exe and selected 'update'; two minutes after pressing update it...
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    Enterprise SAS and Consumer SATA on the Same Backplane?

    I have a bunch of consumer SATA disks but I need more space and I'm looking at enterprise disks. The price premium to go enterprise isn't that much at the larger sizes. I have a Supermicro SC847 with SAS3 backplanes. My HBA is an m1015 but I plan to upgrade to an SAS3 HBA at some point. My...
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    Supermicro 847BE1C Build - Need Help

    I'm migrating my NAS from a Rosewill RSV-L4500 to a Supermicro 847BE1C chassis. This is the one I will use: Supermicro CSE-847BE1C-R1K28LPB I will reuse the the cpu, memory, SAS HBA, and disks from the current system. Motherboard: Supermicro X10SLH-F HBA: IBM M1015 Requirements R1)...
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    Intel RES3TV360

    Can anyone direct me to a port map for this? I am interested in specifically which "inputs" map to which "outputs". Its been frustrating.. I have been unable to find any relevant documentation on either the board or the expander chip it uses. What documentation that is available engages in...
  14. Alfa147x

    FS: $75 (SOLD) - LSI 9300-4i 4-Port SAS3 SATA 12Gb/s HBA

    For sale LSI 9300-4i PCI-Express 3.0 SATA / SAS 4-Port SAS3 12Gb/s HBA Card only. The cable can be sourced from eBay for cheap. Single SFF-8643 port SAS3008 based controller See this post for more info Running P9 firmware released 10/07/2015 Required for FreeNAS compatibility Tested with...