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If either will work, and you're only connecting 7200RPM SATA drives to it, I doubt you'll saturate a PCIe 2.0 1x lane. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI_Express States that it should be able to perform at about 500mb/s, per lane (the 4x connector would offer about 2gb/s). PCI Express 2.0 has about a 20% overhead, so your actual maximum throuput is about 400 ...


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You can build up a hardware Raid 5 with 4 disks. That will give you a drive with 6 TB. Do whatever you like with that drive. And no - that Raid 5 will not normally be slower than a Raid 10 with 2 x 2 disks, because you will have 3 instead of 2 concurrent drives doing read/write-work. Hardware controllers nowaday can handle the type of load involved with ...


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RAID5 is unsuitable full stop A good explanation (from 5 years ago) is here: http://storagemojo.com/2010/02/27/does-raid-6-stops-working-in-2019/


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You can't buy enterprise equipment (HP ProLiant) and just toss random components into the box and assume it will all work. Really. What have you tried so far? You didn't indicate any error or POST messages from the server. I wouldn't be using SATA drives these days for a variety of reasons, but performance and consistency are real issues. You went into ...


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You can rebuild the array but only one time. READ IT, do it save your data and be carefull for the future I did it for HP MSA Storage so I think this option you have also on other NAS devices, so it worth to do it: this is the magic command and info how to bring your array back to life: Login: manage Password: ******* HP StorageWorks MSA2012i System Name: ...



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