5
votes
1answer
3k views

Does Dell Permit 3rd Party Hard Drives on Perc 6/i?

I have various Dell servers (all 2950's) I would like to put some SSDs in. I have spoken to Dell on the phone and asked for a quote for 128GB SSDs for 2950's, they told me they don't sell them for ...
2
votes
3answers
555 views

PowerEdge Servers - Is the HotSwap Caddy Required? [closed]

I have a: PowerEdge 2970 Server Currently has just 1 160GB 7.2K RPM Serial ATA 3Gbps 3.5-in HotPlug Hard Drive I need to add 1-2 more hardrives. I found this one: ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Issues with non-HP harddisk in HP ML 350 server?

I'm looking to buy some extra disk space for a HP ML 350 G5 server. It is for simple file-serving - not OS/system stuff. HP harddisks are insanely expensive, so I'm tempted to buy some other brand ...
-1
votes
2answers
840 views

How do I know if a SATA HDD controller is compatible with my computer?

I recently acquired a NASA-surplus server to use as a NAS server for my household. It's the perfect computer for the job; it has two Xeon 2.4Ghz processors, 2Gb of ram, and 7 front-mounted hard drive ...
0
votes
2answers
98 views

help finding compatible hdd's for a server

I'd like to expand the storage in my server. What should I do to best ensure that the new hard drives will be compatible with my current system? eg. storage size, dimensions, rpm, manufacturer, ...