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esata port multiplier with Gen8


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All my drives are full on my Gen 8 and i need to expand


Can i use a ESATA card to my DAS with esata port multiplier ?


If so which card works best

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I don't see why not, as long as the card has a driver for Server 2008 R2. I've used the StarTech cards successfully; don't recall which model but it was a 2-port. These days I use USB-3, because it allows me to eject the enclosure properly, and is pretty much the same speed as eSATA III.

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