Most energy efficient (home) setup

Andrew Wentzell awentzell at
Thu Feb 23 15:55:52 UTC 2012

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 10:29 AM, Leo Bicknell <bicknell at> wrote:
> I'd love a low powered motherboard with 6-8 SATA, and a case with
> perhaps 6 hot swap bays but designed for a low powered, fanless
> motherboard.  IX Systems's FreeNAS Mini is the closest I've seen,
> but it tops out at 4 drives.

Look at Supermicro's X7SPA-H. It's an Atom board with the ICH9R
chipset, and 6 on-board SATA ports.

That one has been out for a while, so there may be something newer
available now too.

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