HP Proliant 150 g6

how many sata drives can i install in hp proliant ml150 g6 just on the motherboard
PoppygbAsked:
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KimputerCommented:
Default drive cage houses 4. If you ever had a drive cage PLUS controller upgrade, it could house 8 disks.
See official HP quickspecs on the ML150G6 http://www8.hp.com/h20195/v2/GetDocument.aspx?docname=c04285936
PoppygbAuthor Commented:
Thank you for the quick response. I have 2 500gb sata drives mirror using os ms she 2008r2. We are running out of space. I added 2 1TB sata's and it will not recognize the 2 1TB drives. I went to BIOS to see if they showed up there and watch they didn't. Am I doing something wrong?
Thanks
KimputerCommented:
Depends if you have a RAID controller card installed or not. If so, then watch the BIOS sequence more carefully, it will tell you about a key combo (like F8 or SHIFT-S or something) to enter the RAID configuration page. There you will see the two 1TB drives, and make them RAID1.
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PoppygbAuthor Commented:
I don't have a raid controller card.
PoppygbAuthor Commented:
Kimpiter
This is a bad link. I thought my question was simple.
HOW many sata drives can I install on using the mother board controller only.
Thanks
KimputerCommented:
Default, lowest entry model, 4 drives.
Even the entry model has  B110i SATA RAID controller, which you may call the motherboard controller, but it's still a RAID controller, and needs a key combo to be accessed. IN this case I think it's F8 (it will show this message during booting).

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PoppygbAuthor Commented:
Thanks so much
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