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Can anybody give me any suggestions on where to buy SFF-8087 to SFF-8484 SAS cables?

I'm looking to connect a PERC 6i to a NORCO 4220.

I've seen them as low as $13 + shipping on eBay but they are from Hong Kong and I'd like to get the cables soon than three weeks...

Thanks for any help!
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Originally Posted by sofakng;13214722 
Can anybody give me any suggestions on where to buy SFF-8087 to SFF-8484 SAS cables?

I'm looking to connect a PERC 6i to a NORCO 4220.

Can't help with where to get them from, but make sure you get SFF-8484 - SFF-8087 cables (not the other way around), or they won't work. Multilane cables are directional, so you need to get the correct ones.

You might struggle to get them anywhere other than eBay for reasonable money though, they aren't common really.

What are you going to do with the other 12 drive slots? Or do you have a second PERC?
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Thanks for the replies... I did see them on Dell's website but it says they don't ship for 1 - 2 weeks. Not terrible I guess but I'll keep looking...

Right now I'm only going to be using the 8-drives, but I'm looking for a SAS expander (but it looks like I might need to "upgrade" to the PERC 6/e) or move to software RAID and remove the PERC altogether.

However, the SFF-8087 to SFF-8484 is fairly standard for expanders and such, right?

EDIT: How can I tell which direction the cable is made for? That link to the Dell site looks like it's the opposite (backwards) from what I need?
Edited by sofakng - 4/21/11 at 7:49am
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