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Installing sas drive in my pc

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I just got a MZILT960HAHQ-000G3 960gb 12Gbps drive and, assuming I don’t need to spend much money on parts, would like to install it in my computer. But from my understanding, this is a sas drive and I therefor can’t install it on my motherboard’s sata slot. From googleing around, i understand I need a sas control card, and those I found is very expensive (multi hundred $), even those on eBay. That is if for 12Gbps. Is there a cheaper way to get it connected with full speed? And will a 6gbps sas controller work instead?

 

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A 6 gig SAS controller should work (but at 6 gig speed, of course.)

 

Here's a 12 gig SAS controller for under $100:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/174592838328

 

Will you connect more of these SSDs in the future? For the price of a SAS controller, plus the breakout cables, and how much you could sell that SSD for on eBay, you could get a SATA SSD with triple the capacity:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/304580547821

Dell owns my soul.

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25 minutes ago, Needfuldoer said:

A 6 gig SAS controller should work (but at 6 gig speed, of course.)

 

Here's a 12 gig SAS controller for under $100:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/174592838328

 

Will you connect more of these SSDs in the future? For the price of a SAS controller, plus the breakout cables, and how much you could sell that SSD for on eBay, you could get a SATA SSD with triple the capacity:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/304580547821

Thanks for the reply. Think I will just sell it and buy some m.2 nvme. Got it for free from my dads work, didn’t realise the value.

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