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Recommendations for Harddrives with UCS M4 & Dell 620


Dec 2, 2019
I have a Cisco M4 and Dell 620 servers.

Cisco C240 M4 with 128G DDR4 currently only one 900gb SAS drive.

I don't have the exact Dell Stats, but I can buy more RAM since it's only DDR3

I was going to dedicate one of them completely to FreeNas, based on which one will have an easier time of compatibility as well as best value. (ie. perhaps I should use the M4 for other means?

I was looking at either used SAS drives on ebay (.9 TB) or 2 TB 2.5" SATA HDD (2TB Blue WD)

Part of me wants to get it right the first time, and the other part thinks I should just buy some of the drives, get the ball rolling and work out the kinks over time.