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    Areca 1882ix w/WD Green disks (Server 2008)

    Hey all, I constantly gain intelligence from everyone here, especially the storage moguls who always have input and advice with higher-end RAID-HBA's and troubleshooting. I must thank everyone here for making this forum what it is. I recently posted about an upgrade to an Areca 1882ix-12 card...
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    Areca 1882IX-12 (+ SAS Expander) - Emergency!

    Hey Guys, I'm looking to upgrade, and given the prices of HDD's I have saved up enough to pick a decent RAID HBA. A softRAID5 of six 2TB WD Green drives is on what appears to be a failing motherboard controller, as different drives are erroring and I have been re-rebuilding over half a dozen...
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    Norco 4020 Server Re-do

    Hey Guys, I have a nice big server that is due for a tune up and would love to get some input on some of my forecasted improvements. I have a: Norco 4020 with a 750W PC Power & Cooling PSU 6x WD10EAVS on Intel Matrix RAID5 4x WD5000AAKS on Highpoint RAID5 and a dying/dead Dell PERC 5i...
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    HighPoint RocketRAID 2760 | 24port SATA/SAS

    Has anyone had any experience with one of these cards? Thought I would open a thread for this product as its got 6 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS ports and is priced very nicely ($700) for a card of its size, it's only RAID5 capable, which is the only drawback I see here: RocketRAID 2760 Newegg US...
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    Data Corruption on PERC 5/i RAID HBA

    Hey All, I have a Dell PERC 5/i RAID card I purchased off eBay with a BBU. It is running in my Norco 4020 on an Intel-based Asus board (listed in my sig) - I had to block the SMBus pin on the card in order to have it function on this board. I am experiencing extreme data corruption across the...
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