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In the area that was posted for, I don't doubt that high of a mark up... in the US, I am thinking like half that.

That would be more than fair. Anything south of $600 bucks makes this board an absolute steal for anyone wanting to run a large SATA3 raid array without having to purchase a raid card.
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That would be more than fair. Anything south of $600 bucks makes this board an absolute steal for anyone wanting to run a large SATA3 raid array without having to purchase a raid card.


Iirc the LSI SAS chip isn't a full blown RAID card, meaning it can't do 5/6, only 0/1/10 but it is hardware for the levels it does do. If it were capable of 5/6 and higher, it would add 400 bucks at least to the board.
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Iirc the LSI SAS chip isn't a full blown RAID card, meaning it can't do 5/6, only 0/1/10 but it is hardware for the levels it does do. If it were capable of 5/6 and higher, it would add 400 bucks at least to the board.

Good clarification, and you are correct. I'm actually putting in an Areca 1882ix to handle the parity raid array, and plan to use the LSI chip to do a Raid 0 for my scratch drives.
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As much as I would like to agree with a lot of that. No matter how good the onboard raid might be for certain types, it's still onboard raid. I'd much prefer an actual raid card in case that mobo ever went south.
 
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I think i found the board i want to put my tax return into... How many components are crammed onto that thing? It looks like a miniature city in comparison to my previous boards.
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Good clarification, and you are correct. I'm actually putting in an Areca 1882ix to handle the parity raid array, and plan to use the LSI chip to do a Raid 0 for my scratch drives.


lol, that's gonna be some fast scratch drives.
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turn the fanboy down a little. you don't know what the extreme 11 can beat or not beat so dont be dumb. and also rive is debatable on being the best board.
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turn the fanboy down a little. you don't know what the extreme 11 can beat or not beat so dont be dumb. and also rive is debatable on being the best board.
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[offtopic] ... 'cause of this thread.. i now know what RIVE means xD (i think) thumb.gif
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and also rive is debatable on being the best board.

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