Joined on 08/28/01
Pros: This is of course a good card. I have 2 servers running this card and everything is working good.
Cons: You might be buying this card because of the 9260i-8 and its different connector location. Beware, this card DOES NOT support audible alerts. The 9260i card (both -4 and -8) support this feature but I think they left the speaker off the 9261i-8. Had to get confirmation from LSI because I find this really hard to believe. This is a 500$+ card and does not have audible alerts, but its cousin does.
missed the mark by FAR
Pros: it works - see below
Cons: memory slots too close too cooler no usb2 ports only 4 usb3 ports long startup time memory compatibility can be an issue m.2 slots are running at the expected PCIe3 x4 speed SATA dongle port is not really that - super micro has them much better implemented
Overall Review: I am a huge fan of asrock, I have many boards of theirs and their support is fantastic - however - on these boards, they missed the mark - I should have done better research