[Closed] 8TB Hitachi Ultrastar Enterprise SAS3 HDD - $100 each, minimum order 4 [round #2]

Round #2 - 50 drives available

We’ve been working with vendors directly to provide you with some really neat deals!

This time it’s RhinoTechnologyGroup, offering Hitachi HGST Ultrastar HUH728080AL5200 8TB SAS3 drives at really good prices! You may recognize the seller, they’re based out of Minnesota and are well known around here for the F40 / F80 Flash Accelerators!

If you have questions, please contact RTG via email at eric.o@rhinotechgroup.com. DO NOT CONTACT RTG THROUGH EBAY.

Item information

  • This first group buy will have a quantity of [50] available
  • Hitachi / HGST Ultrastar
  • HUH728080AL5200
  • SAS3 12Gbps (backwards compatible with SAS2)
  • 7200RPM
  • Helium
  • 128MB cache
  • 512e sector format (RTG sampled a few of the drives to verify)
  • Retail price at almost $300

Pricing

  • Minimum order quantity 4
  • [4 to 10 drives] $100.00 each
  • Maximum 10 drives per person
  • Hard drives may not include disk bracket as pictured (99.99% of us will not use it)
  • Free FedEx Ground shipping to continental US
  • Other shipping options outside of con-US will be quoted on the invoice

How to order

  • Log in to your PayPal, verify your shipping address is correct
  • Fill out this google form
  • You will receive a PayPal invoice from RhinoTech
  • Confirm invoice details - correct number of drives and pricing
  • Pay the invoice

Notes

  • All products are sold directly through RhinoTechnologyGroup
  • serverbuilds.net is simply organizing the group buy
  • If you need to make changes to your submission, please contact me on discord ASAP.

How do I use these drives?

  • You need a SAS HBA such as LSI 9201-8i, 9210-8i, or 9211-8i
  • Use these SFF-8087 to SFF-8482 cables to connect up to 8 drives per HBA (4 drives per cable, 2 cables per card)
  • You may need to do the 3.3v power mod, same as WD Shuckable drives.
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Just found out about this. Will there be another one? I’ll have to figure out how to be notified if there is.

Not sure, keep your eyes peeled here and on discord!

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