I'm about to pull the trigger on this tomorrow but if anyone would be so kind to double check everything is compatible. Things look good to me but a 2nd set of eyes would make me feel more relaxed.
Thanks for your time and your thoughts.
How do you plan to run that Seagate Cheetah SAS HDD on that motherboard?
Yeah, if you want to run that HDD you'll have to get a PCIe SAS card. I would pick out a different hard drive, since that one is an enterprise drive. WD Blacks are a pretty good choice, as are Seagate Barracudas.
Nice catch, I failed to notice that SAS. Replaced it with another Seagate. Already you guys have saved me a headache thanks. Here's a pic of the updated build, let me know if I missed anything else. Thanks folks.
Uhhh, the 1.5TB drive you got is a 7200.11 drive, which has had a history of suddenly dying out on its users.
It's either go for a 7200.12 drive, or Caviar Black. Some would even suggest the Spinpoints.
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