8 8tb 12gbs sas hdd's

opinions on the best configuration please

Option C is my favorite. But you might get better performance with Option A. :+1:


…and if you want a more useful answer than Winnie’s, you’ll need to ask a better question. Because you’ve given literally no information which we could use to advise you.


Dual 22 core Zion.
256 gig ECC memory.
LSI 9305 24i hba
8x seagate exos 8tb 12gbs sas

I want both security and performance

Depends on your use case.
RAIDZ2 or a 4x2-Wide Striped Mirror would be ideal.

What are you planning on doing with this storage?

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