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Perfect board 12/30/2010
This review is from: SUPERMICRO MBD-X7SPA-HF-O Mini ITX Server Motherboard DDR2 667
6 Sata connections, USB plug directly on board. Overall quality product.
Manual that came with a board could be confusing for someone who is used to working with other well known brands. Front panel connectors are located in somewhat strange place. Read the manual.
This a perfect mobo for somebody looking to build quality home server. I am running unRaid from USB stick, but you should not have any problems using FreeNas, or even WHS. I recommend installing single RAM in upper bank, when I installed RAM in lower bank, motherboard did not want to boot. Rather strange
If you are still looking for a small factor case, your options are rather limited, to Lian Li PC-Q08 and Fractal Design Array R2. Both can house 6x3.5' hard drives and SSD. PC-Q08 will require however PSU (single rail, 12V) for your server. Array R2 comes with SFX PSU already, but it would have to be shipped from Canada (google it). Newegg please include Fractal Design products in your inventory.
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