I looking at expanding my NAS and I'm after a way to use more SATA HDD's I have a PCI-e x4 and a PCI-e X16. Now I have seen some PCI-e SATA cards but not sure if they are compatible with freenas. If anyone knows which ones are and if they are any good. Im currently looking at a
Im not sure if the performance is going to drop on this as it supports 4X SATA 2 @ 3Gbps, although it is only a PCI-e running at X1. I believe that X1 is 2.5Gbps (correct me if I'm wrong) so if so will this bottle neck my RAIDz setup?