1. Z

    Supermicro SAS backplate, LSA 2208 and working with ZFS

    Hello and Happy New Year to Everyone, I'm going to put my hands on supermicro hardware to make a virtualization server, and I have a question regarding proper using it for ZFS. So first the hardware: motherboard: X9DRH-7TF Supermicro | Products | Motherboards | Xeon® Boards | X9DRH-7TF it...
  2. J

    RAID0 on motherboard's SATA not as fast as expected

    Hi. Forgive the newbie question! I have an 8 x 12TB disk Zfs RAID0 array running on the motherboard's SATA connectors on an AMD X399 motherboard. Read speeds top out at about 800 MB/sec. This is slower than I expected. Each disk can sustain over 200 MB/sec so the RAID0 array should, in theory...
  3. I

    [New Find] JEYI JMS585 - PCIe to 5x M.2 SATA3 Adaptor

    Just thought I'd share a new piece of tech I found while doing my weekly browse on AliExpress. I was quite intrigued when I found a PCIe to 5x M.2 SATA3 adaptor for $59.00. Link: US $59.0 |JEYI JMS585 X16 PCIE 5 m. 2 SATA expansion card turn PCIE3.0 SATA RAID array card 5*ssd 5*ngff 5*m.2...
  4. T

    FS: Enterprise HGST and Toshiba HDDs/SSDs

    Hi all, I cleared this with the admin. Below is the intro and sale information. Our business, Tekram USA has been in the data storage/controller/RAID industry for over 20 years. Our main products are controller cards and Thunderbolt 3/Type C RAID enclosures. We've built a good reputation with a...
  5. madLyfe

    what to do with these WD Raptors(10k RPM SATA) from back in the day?

    i have these four 36GB WD 10k Raptors from back in the day and im not sure of what to use them for? are they only good for their magnets nowadays? are they sellable?
  6. W

    SATA LTO drives?

    Alright, time for a stupid question - so right now I have 4x4TB HGST Deskstar NAS drives on a raidz1 setup (in a MicroServer G7 N40L via FreeNAS), and I realized that maybe I should've slapped an extra 4TB up top and ran it on raidz2, my guess is that it might be a little too late for that one...
  7. O

    DIY backplane pcb

    Hi. I have a bunch of those 5.25" to 3.5" SATA SAS HDD Hard Drive Cage Adapter Tray Caddy Rack Bracket For 3x 5.25" CD ROM Slot Internal or External PC DIY-in Computer Cables & Connectors from Computer & Office on | Alibaba Group in my storage servers. They are cheap, they work...
  8. V

    H2312JFJR and sata3 6Gb/s

    Hello, I have recently bought an Intel H2312JFJR node system and having problems with the drive speed. This system is supposed to support 6Gb/s SATA speeds but I can't get it configured this way, it always peaks at 3Gb/s. The ssd drives I'm using are Samsung 850 Pro and the installed OS is...
  9. F

    NZ - 2 x IBM M1015s and SAS SFF-8087 to Sata fan out

    I have two IBM M1015's available $45USD each. Can supply SFF-8087 to 4xSata fan out cables additional $5 USD each. Purchaser also pays for shipping - the cost of which will be dependent on what shipping option they choose.
  10. TheBloke

    Conflict between LSI in PCI-E 1.1 x4 slot and onboard SATA2 ports

    Hi all Firstly, this is possibly a motherboard problem so it might belong in the mobo forum; but my symptoms relate only to disks and HBAs, so I hope it's OK being here. I have a Tyan S7012 motherboard, LGA1366 chipset. This motherboard has 4 x PCI-E 2.0 x8 slots and 1 x PCI-E 1.1 x4 slot...
  11. S

    Replacement for Rackable SE3016 JBOD?

    Apologies if this turns out to be an FAQ, but I did go back at least six months in this forum and saw the MD1000 discussed: Dell MD1000 with non Dell hard drive, is it work? The PSU in my SE3016 died during a power outage a few months ago (swapped in an old HP MSA60 @ 1.5Gbps). Replacing the...
  12. djscal

    FS: Icy Dock MB674SPF-B Tray-less 4 in 3 SATA I & II Internal Raid Backplane $40 OBO

    Selling 1 Icy Dock MB674SPF-B backplane (used) fits in three 5.25" bays and officially accommodates four 3.5" Sata I/II hard drives (I found that it supports 6 gb/s Sata drives fine - even though it doesn't state that in it's specifications). I've used this backplane for a few years with...
  13. B

    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...
  14. J

    Issue with X10DRC-LN4+

    Hello, I bought a motherboard X10DRC-LN4+. I powered it on, CPU and memory are Ok, I can access the BIOS. But it doesn't detect any SAS and/or SATA driver. Also a red led is always on near SAS controller. The manuals says that it means : "SAS controller error". Can anyone help me to fix this...