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Spoke to an Enterprise Associate at Dell and there are two solutions to this: The older H200 card has a different protocol that may not be compatible with the newer R330 server and should be replaced with either a PERC H330, PERC H730 or PERC H830. Disable "Press F1 to Continue" message in BIOS Settings -> Miscellaneous Options. I will try to disable ...


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To give an anecdotal response; the 840 Pro did work on the H310 when I tried them. The problem is, especially the firmware of the H310 has a ridiculous low queue depth preset and because of this may (depending on your work load) suffer from a terrible I/O performance. You have a chance to change that, through cross-flashing the controller to get rid of the ...


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First of all - backups. RAID is not a replacement. Second - I would not go with hardware raid any more. On Linux you have ZFS, on Windows you have storage spaces. Both can provide a Raid 6 level security, but both can handle rebuilds a lot more gracefully. And both are cheaper - the cost of a decent hardware raid controller is not trivial. It was worth it ...



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