What do mSAS ports do? Tags: NAS / RAID SATA Connection Fan Cable EVGA Storage Last response: January 26, 2013 8:17 PM in Storage Share darkspartenwarrior January 24, 2013 11:13:00 PM The EVGA SR-X has 2 such mSAS ports, what do they do exactly, do you connect fan out SATA cables for extra SATA connections, or what? More about : msas ports darkspartenwarrior January 26, 2013 6:39:30 PM help? m 0 l Dereck47 a c 542 G Storage January 26, 2013 8:17:06 PM darkspartenwarrior said:do you connect fan out SATA cables for extra SATA connections, or what? Correct. You can connect a mini-SAS to SATA fan-out cable to each port so you can have up to 8 additional SATA drives connected. Any drives connected to the mini-SAS ports are limited to SATA 2 (3Gb/s) speeds. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedwhat is the standard current output for USB ports on an HP notebook? Forum SolvedWhat Ports can I use to connect fans Forum SolvedWhat are these VelociRaptor ports? Forum Solvedwhat ports best for eyefinity Forum SolvedHDMI ports on my Toshiba seem to "go out" They work if I unplug the TV and reset it. What makes this happen? Forum SolvedWhat can I use to cover my unused USB 3.0 ports (or any vacant ports) in general? Forum SolvedI need network diagnostic help for blocked ports.cannot figuire out what is blocking ports Forum SolvedWhat is the advantage of having two Ethernet ports on your motherboard? Forum Solvedwhat to do with extra SATA ports? ideas... Forum SolvedHow to set up multiple monitor with EVGA Card 760 4GB;What ports? Forum Is my motherboard frying? What could cause the ports to stop working until a replug? Forum SolvedMotherboard SATA ports faulty or what? Forum Solvedwhat cause sata ports to run slow ? Forum Solvedwhat is the different between those usb ports Forum SolvedWhat do these ports on the side of my computer for? Forum what is the standard current output for USB ports on an HP notebook? Forum SolvedSwitched SATA ports now my RAID1 says Plex Missing, Redundancy Failed...now What? Forum All USB ports stop working randomly, what's wrong? Forum My USB ports don't work so I dont know what to do Forum Asus G51J (no usb ports work) what should I do? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !