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- Motherboard: ASRock Z97 Extreme6 (that supports up to 10 SATA drives)
- Memory: F3-12800CL9D-4GBNQ (2x2GB) or F3-1600C9D-8GAB (2x4GB)
- SSD: Crucial MX100 Series 128GB/256GB/512GB
- HBA: Supermicro AOC-SAS2LP-MV8 x 2 (supports 16 SATA drives in total)
Thanks Rene

I see Microcenter has an older version of this board that has 4 instead of 10 sata controllers @ 3gbs but not the one you suggested is there another board option and would I use the same memory?

Will the Supermicro AOC-SAS2LP-MV8 be compatible with larger 4-6 TB HDD

What size ssd would you suggest with window server 2011 and flexraid? Was the PSU enough for this server build? Is the i7 overkill or should I be okay?

Last question which HDD do you prefer in servers like this?
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ASRock Z97 Extreme6, Z97 Extreme4, Z87 Extreme6, Z87 Extreme4
ASUS Z97-PRO, Z87-PRO, Z87-PLUS

Memory should work with any mb.

Yes, AOC-SAS2LP-MV8 supports any 4-6TB HDD.

MX100 256GB SSD is a good choice, it's only $110 at Micro Center, I guess.

750W PSU is enough for 20-25 HDDs.

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Several others:

ASRock Z97 Extreme6, Z97 Extreme4, Z87 Extreme6, Z87 Extreme4
ASUS Z97-PRO, Z87-PRO, Z87-PLUS

Memory should work with any mb.

Yes, AOC-SAS2LP-MV8 supports any 4-6TB HDD.

MX100 256GB SSD is a good choice, it's only $110 at Micro Center, I guess.

750W PSU is enough for 20-25 HDDs.
Thanks Rene

I really appreciate your help
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