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    SAS cabling and power

    As recommended in another thread, I bought an LSI SAS9211-8I card to burn-in test my SAS drives in a non-production machine. This card has two internal x4 SFF8087 Mini-SAS connectors. So I looked around for a cable (it doesn't come with any) that converts the SFF8087 to a SAS connector (29 pin)...
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    SAS to SATA breakout cable length and angled connectors

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    SOLVED Supermicro X10SL7-F and SAS Drives not found

    So this is my first post, so please excuse my ignorance. Little about me - I've been putting together desktop PC rigs from scratch since the 1990's - but the server class hardware is fairly new. So here is the new NAS rig I threw together for the home network based on some recommendations I saw...