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Can anyone recommend a case with ten 5.25" bays?

post #1 of 6
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Question's in the title, really.

As to why I want such a case, I'm looking to rebuild my file server and this time go with hot-swap bays. So this case would not require many 3.5" bays (in fact, none). Hard drive cooling will be provided by the hot-swap bays, so the case doesn't need to cover that - although a vented or mesh side panel would be nice.

Any recommendations?
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Antec 1200...I've used one for a server build and didn't have any complaints
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Originally Posted by hokeyplyr48 View Post
Antec 1200...I've used one for a server build and didn't have any complaints
I second that. I still miss mine after selling it such a great case with very good air flow.
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post #4 of 6
Haven't used it myself but that antec 1200 does seem to be a great option for your use..

A second option could be this lian li pc-80 case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-159-_-Product

although the fans wouldn't be very helpful since you've got cooled hotswap bays, you could use those for, say, a radiator if you're going that route..

Good luck on the server!
    
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I heard the AZZA Solano 1000 is a very nice case. It's worth checking out IMO.
    
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post #6 of 6
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jaguarbamf View Post
I heard the AZZA Solano 1000 is a very nice case. It's worth checking out IMO.
never heard of this one but looks pretty cool. It's also a couple bucks cheaper than the 1200 too.
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