What SATA-Extender PCI-e card?

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I have a custom built XPEnology with the latest version of everything:

DS918+ , loader 1.04b, DSM 6.2.1-23824 Update 1


Im planning to buy a PCI-e card for extending with 4 Sata6 ports to be able to put 2 HDD's and 2 SSD's more in my RAID system (or maybe the SSD's for cache).

My motherboard is already maxed out on sata connections.

So what cards will actually work with drivers and whatnot..? can you recommend some good cards with good reliability? I have no own experience with these cards and have no idea what to look for.



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I use a LSI SAS 9207-8i , with 8x 6gb sata ports, on a PCIE 8x 3.0 and it works well baremetal with loader 1.04b, no drivers added.

you can find it on ebay for around 60$.


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