[CentOS] OT: Areca ARC-1220 compatible with SATA III (6Gb/s) drives?

Fri Sep 23 01:09:22 UTC 2016
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 9/22/2016 5:56 PM, Robert Arkiletian wrote:
> Running C6 fileserver. Want to replace 7 year old HDs connected to an Areca
> ARC-1220 raid sata II (3Gb/s) controller. Has anyone used this controller
> with newer 2TB SATA III (6Gb/s) WD Re drives like the WD2000FYYZ or the
> WD2004FBYZ?

sata III drives should work fine with a sata II controller, in sata II mode.

the big issue is if the controller supports drives > 2TB

john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz