Custom Built NAS

I am building a NAS / Virtual Server. I have run into an issue with the raid controlers, the chassis supports 24 drives and I cant seem to location a hardware level raid controler that can support this many disks. Is it possible to hardware bridge any controlers so they act as one? If so what are your recomendations? Below is what I have speced thus far. Thanks.


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813182348
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SUPERMICRO MBD-X9DR3-F-O Extended ATX Server Motherboard Dual LGA 2011 DDR3 1600
Item #: N82E16813182348

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811321022
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Habey ESC-4242C 4U Storage Server Chassis with 24 hot-swap SAS/SATA Bay - OEM
Item #: N82E16811321022

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817147126
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iStarUSA TC-1200PD8 1200W Single Server Power Supply
Item #: N82E16817147126

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820239235
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Kingston 32GB (4 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 ECC Registered Server Memory DR x4 Intel Model KVR16R11D4K4/32I
Item #: N82E16820239235

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819117269
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Intel Xeon E5-2620 Sandy Bridge-EP 2.0GHz (2.5GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 2011 95W Six-Core Server Processor BX80621E52620
Item #: N82E16819117269
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  1. For supporting that many Drives their are only really 2 options

    1. Multiple raid controllers
    2. Sata Port Multipliers (if your controller supports FIS switching)
  2. yea i was thinking about raid controler with 2x3 mini SAS ports or 3x2mini SAS ports but are there any controlers out there that integrate so they can act as a single contoler across 2 or 3 cards?
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