[mythtv-users] Another take on large-capacity disk enclosures
raymond at wagnerrp.com
Tue Jun 16 16:31:54 UTC 2009
Alex Butcher wrote:
> LSI MegaRaid SATA 300-8X
> More expensive, but can have battery-backed RAM and uses an i960 to
> hardware RAID IIRC.
The problem is they're not looking for hardware RAID at all, in addition
to the $400 price froogle comes up with. Better option might be this one...
It's fairly 'dumb' as far as hardware RAID goes, and about twice the
price of the Supermicro controller, but it's cheaper and will probably
give better performance than low end Promise and HighPoint cards. It's
also multilane, so you need breakout cables or a compatible backplane.
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