I have a Dell Poweredge R720 without a RAID Controller and I want to add one.

I want to add an internal PERC controller to a Dell R720. Preferably one that doesn't chew up a PCI-E slot. My concern is I also need the cable to connect the back plane. And It needs to have a Battery Backup Unit. I'd rather purchase one aftermarket.

I think this might be the part needed with a BBU:

http://www.serversupply.com/CONTROLLERS/SAS-SATA/PERC%20H700/DELL/TTVVV.htm

But I have no idea what internal cable I'd need for the 8 Drive 3.5 inch bay.
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arnoldCommented:
That is one of the suported internal raid controllers for the R720.
H700 will not work, but the link points to h710p
http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/pedge/dell-poweredge-r720-spec-sheet.pdf


Search eBay for the pair of cables you need to connect the raid controller to the chassis.
You actually should have the cables connected into the MB presumably your current is s110
There 7 ports, are all currently in use that you can not use one for the RAID?

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CCB-TechAuthor Commented:
I got that one in and it worked fine. Thanks for the confirmation!
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