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PERC H700 controller does recognize 4TB NAS hard drive

Dell PERC H700 does not recognize Seagate NAS HDD 4TB SATA 6GB NCQ 64 MB Cache Bare Drive ST4000VN000

tested through PERC H700 Adapter BIOS Configuration Utility 2.02-0025.1
Update 5/25/2014: If the drive cage is properly seated in the backplane both Seagate NAS HDD 4TB SATA 6GB NCQ 64 MB Cache Bare Drive ST4000VN000 and Western Digital WD40EFRX 4 TB WD Red, 3.5 inch, SATA III 5400 RPM 64 MB Cache Bulk/OEM NAS Hard Drive 4TB NAS drives are recognized.

The PERC H700 controller from Dell™ is in the third generation of Dell SAS RAID Cards and provides support for SAS, SATA and SSD (specifically SATA SSDs) drives.

The drives that might work are $900 each (Dell 4 TB 7200 RPM Near Line Serial Attached SCSI Hard Drive for Select Dell Poweredge Servers / PowerVault Storage) or $319 each from Amazon (Dell – 4TB 7.2K 6Gb/s 3.5″ SAS HD -Mfg # DTK38 (Comes with drive and tray))




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