of the 3 RAID Controllers with embedded memory above 1GB (RSP3DD080F, RSP3MD088F, RSP3TD160F) it appears that none is compatible with S2600CW2R. Has anybody tried any of these 3 models in a Cotton Wood board, how strict is the compatibility list specified in Ark?
As you seem to already know the official compatible products list for every board is the one listed under ark.intel.com. Specifically for the S2600CW2R you can find it on the following URL: https://ark.intel.com/products/88278/Intel-Server-Board-S2600CW2R https://ark.intel.com/products/88278/Intel-Server-Board-S2600CW2R
More in depth about your question these RAID controllers that you detail has not been validated to work with the S2600CW family board. Even when it could be possible to be recognized and even to create RAID volumes there is no guaranty about stability nor be possible to get support about that setup.
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