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SuperMicro Backplane Confusion

SuperMicro Backplane Confusion


SuperMicro BPN-SAS-826TQ SAS826TQ SAS / SATA Backplane SAS-2 compatible

SuperMicro Backplane Capacitor

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SFF-8087 Port on Disk Backplane

... Supermicro Backplane BPN-SAS-826TQ SAS / SATA 12x LFF 2U Superchassis SC826TQ ...

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Supermicro SAS846-7EL1 4U Backplane

Supermicro SAS826TQ-NI015 12x SAS/SATA Backplane f/ Netgear ReadyNAS 4200

Supermicro SAS846TQ 24-Disk Array Backplane with 3 8-Disk SAT2-MV8 PCI

I have some SATA 3 drives in the chassis bay currently. They spin up because the board is powered, but since I'm missing the data cables they aren't ...

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Supermicro SAS-743TQ SATA-SAS Backplane For Server SC743 TQ-R760

Supermicro SAS747TQ 8-Ports SAS/SATA 4U Backplane Board BPN-SAS-747TQ

Supermicro CSE-SAS-743TQ 4U SAS Backplane for-SC743 with AMI MG9072

SUPERMICRO COMPUTER Supermicro Computer Bpn-Sas-823T 823 Sas Tq Backplane WO Ami

ZFS - Building, Testing, and Benchmarking

Supermicro BPN-SAS-825TQ 825 Sas Backplane with AMI MG9072 Chip OEM

SuperMicro BPN-SAS-825TQ SAS / SATA Backplane SAS-2 compatible | eBay

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SuperMicro BNP-SAS-815TQ SAS815TQ SAS/SATA 1U 4x Server Backplane U4 R

Supermicro BPN-SAS2-216EB 2U SAS Backplane 2.5" BPN-SAS2-216EL1

Supermicro SAS826 2U Server SAS/SATA 12 Bay Backplane BPN-SAS-826A + Frame | eBay

#zfsonlinux IRC Archive for 2015-03-28

... United States Supermicro SuperChassis CSE-846BE1C-R1K03JBOD

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This picture also reveals an earlier mod of mine: I removed the "magnetic transducer", which is the noise-making device that actives when one of the PSUs is ...

#freenas IRC Archive for 2016-05-30

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In 2009 I swapped out the Asus with a SuperMicro x7dwn+ and also added a Areca 1680 controller and a 2nd 846 chassis (with the dreaded SAS1 expander).

Supermicro X8SIL-F next to the HP-SAS Expander and PCMIG setup with both

I had thought the same when looking at the BPN-SAS2-826EL1 backplane manual (I think it says 3 pin) but it has a 4 pin connector as see here;

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Bottom of modified PE-2SD1-R10-1 PCMIG 1U Backplane with PCIe Slot

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Supermicro X11SPH NCTF Six Plus Two RAM Slots

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Every step-by-step guide I've read was nearly the same, and I suppose what confused me was that after erasing the controller firmware in the UEFI, ...


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... the installation in those slots. You can sort of see what I mean here (same case exists on the other side); notice the RAM slot just under the edge of ...


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Also, in some scenarios, ...

Icy Dock MB322SP-B front three quarter with drives


Supermicro CSE-847E26-RJBOD1 SuperChassis, 4U Rm Chassis 45BAYS HDD SAS2 Jbod 1400W


Confused to hell and back with SAS adapters/expanders/backplanes. Need some guidance on whether an older supermicro server can be made to work with my ...

So the only thing missing at this point is a slot loading CD/DVD drive to mount in the back before I'll rack the server.

I guess that's what I get for adding a saltwater fish room next to where my equipment racks are. The constant airflow through the SuperMicro chassis must ...

A view of the front and back of the rack. From top to bottom, I have my home network equipment, my Windows 10 desktop, the FreeNAS server, ...

Supermicro X11SPH NCTF Internal USB 3 Type A Header

Supermicro X11SPH NCTF Overview With RAM And Heatsink

PE-2SD1-R10-1 PCMIG 1U Backplane with PCIe Slot

SUPERMICRO MBD-X10SL7-F-O Micro ATX Server Motherboard LGA 1150 Intel C222 DDR3 1600

Supermicro 2U ZFS Server Build

SuperMicro PDB-PT937-SG Power Distributor Backplane

There is only one chassis fan header on the back of this particular X10. I'll either have to extend the wire on the 2nd fan, or get a splitter.


And it also has 3x 5.25" drives which with simple adaptors could do 3 x 3.5 drives or with a more elaborate adaptor, hold 4x 3.5" drives for a total of 16 x ...

Each board has four SATA connectors, but only two of them are connected to the storage backplane. That means that in reality, you are limited to two SATA ...

Haven't decided exactly what I want to do here yet.. set it up as a x60 drive storage server, or do something a little more off the wall like dump the 10G ...


So the only thing missing at this point is a slot loading CD/DVD drive to mount in the back before I'll rack the server.

Supermicro SuperChassis 514-R400C (No Paint)


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It was delivered around 9.30pm just when I gave up all hope. Was packed very nicely and appears in good shape. But I won't have any time to play with it ...

The chassis did not come with HDD screws, so I got a baggie from Amazon for a few dollars. I picked up the SAS cables from Monoprice via Amazon.

Here are some pics of that contraption:


Supermicro Computer Cases 2U Rackmount Server Chassis Black CSE-826BE16-R920LPB

Below is the image of the 2 SAS backplanes I took out to swap. Are the missing bits just LED's ?

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The PWM extension cable is run out of one of the side vent holes and along the bottom of the chassis (covered with black tape).

Supermicro CSE-813MTQ-350CB 1U Rackmount Server Chassis w/ 350W Power Supply


Front Bay HDD Backplane for 4x 3.5" SATA/SAS HDD/SSD from Icybox

There is other options such as:

Here's the board after installing the 32GB ECC RAM and the Xeon CPU with fan. One minor annoyance on this board is that there are no fan connectors right ...

4U Supermicro Storage Expander 3.5" 45 Bay Server JBOD CSE-PTJBOD-CB2

The strip on top of the fan wall helps to seal off the two sections of the chassis, making sure air flows through the drive bays rather than back over top ...