[mythtv-users] Another take on large-capacity disk enclosures

Boleslaw Ciesielski bolek-mythtv at curl.com
Tue Jun 16 19:12:08 UTC 2009

Brian Wood wrote:
> On Tuesday 16 June 2009 10:31:54 Raymond Wagner wrote:
>> 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... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816118100
>> 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.
> Looks like a nice unit. It's more expensive than the SuperMicro card because 
> it's a PCI-Express SAS controller the S/M is a PCI-X SATA controller, apples 
> and oranges.
> But it's the best PCI-Express card I've seen, thanks for the pointer.

This one is very similar (same chipset, I think) but cheaper:


>>> 2x SUPERMICRO AOC-SAT2-MV8 64-bit PCI-X133MHz SATA Controller Card ($99)
>>> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815121009

Anyone know what SATA chipset is on this card?

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