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Need PCI-x SataII card

Posted on 2011-03-25
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I have a server running Windows Server 2008 R2 X64.  I want to hang a 2TB Sata drive off the server for backups.  I have purchased two different SI controllers, but none of the SI drivers for Windows Server 2008 R2 work.  I get a blue screen when I try to install.  Can anyone recommend a PCI-X SataII card that will work with Windows Server 2008 R2 x64.
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I would look at raid crds like the PERC's but for what you are doing they are pricey... are you really needing a ESata or is this just an internal drive?
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just get yourself icybox SATA drive caddies which have USB/eSATA all in one and use USB on your server, far easier, or if you want icybox make a docking stations where you just push the hdd into it and it connects via usb

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Icy-Box-Ib-390stus-b-Aluminium-Interface/dp/B0013SLJCG/ref=sr_1_12?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1301096951&sr=1-12

http://www.amazon.co.uk/IB-110StU3-B-Docking-Station-inch-Interface/dp/B00335NZU6/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1301097206&sr=1-4
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Was looking for the 3GB speed.
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Didn't really answer the question, but have decided to abandon the question.
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