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Old 04-07-2011, 04:23 AM   #1
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[FONT="Verdana"]Hi,

I am in the process of building a server for myself, but at the moment I am trying to find a means by which I can add an additional 8 drives.
All my SATA connections on the Mobo are used, and I have two x 4 bay enclosures ready to go....however, anything I have seen to get the additional drive working I have drawn a blank on.... I have seen a 5 port SATA hub but the company only accepts American Paypal (??????) (I'm in OZ) and I bought a card that supports up to 10 drives, but you could only connect two drives to it.

I am after a means that I can attach these two enclosures so I can use them at any time.

Also do I have to raid these drives???? I am somewhat worried about one of the drives may crash and I would loose a large portion of my data.

Any ideas/input will be greatly appreciated
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Old 04-07-2011, 12:48 PM   #2
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Old 04-08-2011, 12:03 AM   #3
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Thanks JCB,

I have the drive enclosures but need a controller card/hub to connect them to the MOBO.

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Ps. Wow that is some unit you suggested.
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