Cable adapter needed to connect SAS hard drives to "YK838 - RAID Controller PCI-E SAS 2-Channel SAS6/IR PowerEdge R510 Dell" PCI adapter

I purchased a "YK838 - RAID Controller PCI-E SAS 2-Channel SAS6/IR PowerEdge R510 by Dell."

The Amazon URL of where I purchased this adapter from is here.

What kind of cable adapters will I need that will allow me to connect two Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard drives to this PCI controller card?
IT GuyNetwork EngineerAsked:
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David Johnson, CDRetiredCommented:
That is a rather old controller and only supports Serial ATA-300 / SAS.. it will work though just slower than newer controllers and drives.
You need a Mini SAS 36Pin (SFF-8087) Male to 4 SATA 7Pin female Cable

Each raid port will handle 4 drives
Older than that David, it is SFF-8484.

Do you want Molex or SATA power connectors on your SFF-8484 fanout cable? is no use in a new PC because you would not be able to get any electricity to the disks to make them spin.
IT GuyNetwork EngineerAuthor Commented:
So then what kind of cable adapters do I need to connect these two Serial Attached SCSCI (SAS) drives?
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A  SFF-8484 fanout cable but you have not said whether you want old Molex power or newer SATA power.
The one I pointed out would only work in an old PC because newer ones do not have the legacy Molex power connectors in them.
IT GuyNetwork EngineerAuthor Commented:
I would like to have the newser SATA power.
Several years ago I could not find any with SATA power, and used molex to SATA power adapters

There is a HP fanout cable that did not cover power, but from memory it was to take individual SATA feeds from a motherboard and connect to a drive enclosure backplane, and does not work the other way around.
They make SFF8087 to 4x SFF8482 with SATA power nowadays, you can't use the unpowered ones like that example because SAS disks don't have a notch.

Startech SAS808782P50 will do, you can get them with just 2 connectors as well, cheaper but you may want to add more disks later.
@andyalder, the startech one you suggested is SFF8087 rather than SFF-8484
Oops, you're right. guess they are stuck with Molex power as in
Bumps the price up a bit having to use the Molex to SATA power adapters as well.
IT GuyNetwork EngineerAuthor Commented:
Does anyone know of any other places to buy a "0.5m SFF-8484 to SFF-8482 x 4 Fanout SAS Cable" where it doesn't cost as much as the URL above?
IT GuyNetwork EngineerAuthor Commented:
Is there any place to buy this for less in the United States so I don't have to wait for it to be shipped from England?

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