Need a raid controller that can handle 20x S-ATA disks. Price class: 800-1600 USD.
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It needs to be 20 for sure? I've got a great 16 port I'm trying to sell in the Classifieds section for under 800.
Yes. The rack unit we are looking at has 20 slots and we want to utilize every one of them. Edit: A 24p would also suffice.
3ware 9650SE-24M8 - 24 lane - with battery backup - around $1200 3ware 9650SE-16ML - 16 lane - with battery backup - 600 - 850 ( I have one and I am doing the same with supermicro case with 24 HD bays). Many reviews out there (Amazon..newegg..)