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There is some kind of SAS/SATA multiple PORT adapter?

I am seeking a good cheap RAID card, i found this one:


its says that have 8 SAS/SATA connectors, but in picture is only visible 2!

In ebay we can see the same card with the same picture, its same product


So, the logic appoint to me a need for some kind of SAS/SATA mutiple port adapter, in other words, a plug that you connect this in RAID Card, and with it, its possible to connect another four HDs.

I found this:

Its that what i ll plug in LSI MegaRAID SAS 8708EM2 ?

I am always open to suggestions and recommendations

Thanks for the attention
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andyalderSaggar makers bottom knockerCommented:
There are 4 lanes on each connector, can be split with cable similar to the one shown or if goes to an external enclosure with a SAS expander in it can trunk 2 or 4 lanes together for higher bandwidth.

There's more than one type of SAS cable, the card listed has SFF8047 connectors so you need cable with that plug end.
DUX_NEKRONAuthor Commented:
Good solution, just a detail to close topic, the cable model needed is SFF-8087 not 8047. Thank you

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