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Unread 11-10-2012, 07:25 PM   #2
Max8
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Default Re: Upgrading From SAS drives to SATA Drives

The HBA is supposed to support both sas and sata; even if it didn't I'd assume that the backplane would....?

http://www.lsi.com/downloads/Public/...3442X_r_pb.pdf

Here's a comparison with the Adaptec
http://www.adaptec.com/nr/rdonlyres/...8300lsi_13.pdf

Out of interest to anyone that owns a 520; is the backplane SAS Cable connected straight to the Motherboard?

Whenever an old snap 4x00 comes to me with boot issues the first thing I do is pull out the SCSI HBA and in many many cases that move allows the Snap to boot properly....
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