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Best SAS controller card for Seagate Cheeta 15.7 that will work with windows xp

I am looking for the best SAS controller card for Seagate Cheeta 15.7 that will work with windows XP.

Non raid.

Asus Z87-K motherboard. PCI Express 3.0/2.0 slot.

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8/22/2022 - Mon

The best? Buy a brand product and you will be fine. As with most professional stuff there is no 'best' form a certain level on, they all do their job very well. Choices are made by interoperability and compatibility (when you need to migrate your RAID to a new controller).

There are not many adapters on the market, the most common is the LSI MegaRAID SAS 9260-4I - this a server SAS raid controller for up to 4 disks. (I think only LSI makes internal SAS adapters nowadays, and the Intel one's may be LSI OEMs as well)

But this would be a waste of money - since you only want to connect one disk of course.

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