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Does such a case exist? I learned about CaseLabs elsewhere and posted on their forum here with some questions, but are there other options?

What I am looking for is,
- 20-24 bays. More = nice but not necessary
- Not a 4U rackmount variety. I already have a Norco. Looking for something in a tower or cube configuration.
- Prefer well-built case that will last a long time
- This is not a quad-GPU water-cooled application, so a case that is space-efficient in terms of storage would be nice. For example, something that has provisions to put drives where that third PSU goes, or where those three radiators go, would be nice

Currently using a Norco 4xxx with 20 bays filled, laying on a table making a racket and sticking out like an eyesore, and an older Antec 1200 with some 4-in-3s. Looking to consolidate.

Does such a case exist?
post #2 of 6
Hmm check this thread out, it has enough for 24 drives I believe.
http://www.overclock.net/servers/987...id-server.html
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post #3 of 6
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Um, thanks, but please check my post again. I'm looking for a non-rackmount case.

I'm already using the case in the link.
post #4 of 6
Lian Li PC-V2100
12 HDDs at the bottom.
7 bays = 7-9 HDDs
Space above PSU can be modded to hold 2-4 more.

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Not an exact match, but I'm currently building this (the HD "cage" is loosely based on Backblaze's design):




More project log pics here.
post #6 of 6
you can always get a lian li 343b 18 5.25" drive bays, with 3 to 4 bay converters
that'll give you 24 drives, if you get the ones lian li makes that can take 2.5" drives on the sides of the 3 to 4 converters, you could fit 24 3.5" drives and 12 2.5" drives
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