This Build uses our RM 212 Pro V2 , With this we can connect drives directly to motherboard or Part motherboard and part Raid/HBA card.
Options include an 8 port HBA/Raid card or 16 Port. The 8 port willconnect to the bottom 8 drives, the top 4 and rear 2 x 2.5" will connect to the SATA ports. The 16 port we will connect to all 12 Hotswap and the rear 2.5". This is ideal if you need true hardwae raid on all drives including the rear 2 x 2.5" O/S