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SATA Controller Card that recognizes 3TB HDDs in Linux

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I've been looking, but can't seem to find a relatively affordable SATA Controller Card that states it can recognize 3TB HDDs.  Speed really isn't a concern– I really just need the space. I am using 64bit Linux.

I found this one: HighPoint RocketRAID 2720, but 2 ports for $210 is a little out of my price range.  Are the drives just too new?

Thanks for any input.
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Your answer is here
HighPoint RocketRAID 620 this controller is shipped together with WD 3TB green disks. So, it support 3TB disks.

Source: http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1442/1/
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by:WickedShamrock
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Thank you for the answer.  The review you linked to was very helpful.  I will be building  a new home server soon and I think these will work.
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"RAID 620 this controller is shipped together with WD 3TB green disks "  GOING from this at left  I heard recently that "Green" drives operate at variable speeds, so may not be good for RAID application/use.

What do y'all  thnk?
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