My motherboard died so I have temporarily downgraded to the previous mobo with i3 CPU which I still had in the attic.   Looking for mITX motherboard, need 7+ drives on board, though one could be M2 for cache as long as there would still be at least 6 SATA for my 5 data + parity. I am hoping to keep the expansion slot free for possible graphics to play with some VMs. My previous mITX builds have always needed to use that slot for additional SATA.   I will also need a CPU to go