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RR2720 in Dell PowerEdge T20

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Joe_Miner

Anyone try a Rocket RAID 2720 in their T20 yet?

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ikon

Don't own either of them, but I would be shocked if it didn't work.

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LoneWolf

Not a real fan compared to what's out there.

 

The RR2720 is already around $150.  For slightly more, you can get a four-port caching hardware RAID controller from Adaptec.  If you need all eight ports, you can pay about $90 more and get an eight-port caching one.  IMO, they're more reliable solutions.

 

Alternately, you might find a Dell RAID controller as a system pull on Ebay.  Look at this H710P for $200 with cache and battery; that's what I'd get.

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Dell-Perc-H710p-Raid-Adapter-Card-0JJ8XD-1GB-Cache-/111321920760?pt=US_Internal_Port_Expansion_Cards&hash=item19eb4db4f8

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Joe_Miner

Thanks LoneWolf for the link!

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Joe_Miner

I've removed the off topic portions of this thread and think it best to lock it down.

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