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I like it. While it is brushed aluminum and doesn't offer many advantages that Case Labs do, I think it's pretty nifty. I'd mod the hell out of that thing and put so much watercooling gear in it you could take a bath in it.
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seriously, what is the fascination with hard drive slots
how many people actually have more than two or three drives in their systems? even for home media servers. 2tb and up drives are cheap these days. who the hell wants to get a couple raid cards and run 20 drives? it's ridiculous
also not sure what the big deal is with aluminum cases. not like you're going to take this behemoth to the lan
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seriously, what is the fascination with hard drive slots
how many people actually have more than two or three drives in their systems? even for home media servers. 2tb and up drives are cheap these days. who the hell wants to get a couple raid cards and run 20 drives? it's ridiculous
also not sure what the big deal is with aluminum cases. not like you're going to take this behemoth to the lan

I'm only a gamer and I have 5 2TB drives along with an SSD from awhile ago

I'm kinda regretting buying the RV-02 Raven compared to RV-03 since I have to constantly swap out drives if I need something that stored somewhere else. Hell my Steam folder is too big for one of those drives

I don't know about you but the LAN's i've been to there have been some fellas with big tower servers... tongue.gif
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A MountainMod case is just steel. Sure its OK, but your breath will be taken away when you see and feel a Lian Li in real live. It's brushed aluminum. You can't get better than that.

MM makes their metal cases out of aluminum wink.gif

I owned an Extended Ascension and it was massive! Gotta have lots of space for a case like this. I do like the brushed look and crazy hdd capacity smile.gif
post #35 of 48
I'd still much prefer Case Labs over this Lian Li case ( and MM cases ).
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seriously, what is the fascination with hard drive slots
how many people actually have more than two or three drives in their systems? even for home media servers. 2tb and up drives are cheap these days. who the hell wants to get a couple raid cards and run 20 drives? it's ridiculous
also not sure what the big deal is with aluminum cases. not like you're going to take this behemoth to the lan

I've got 40TBs in 2TB drives in my file server right now, and that's pretty tame for a lot of the home servers I've seen on multiple forums ( here, xs, hard, etc ). And that's an upgrade from my 15TBs of 500gb-1tb drive pool.

I think you'd be surprised how many people have this much storage.
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I'd still much prefer Case Labs over this Lian Li case ( and MM cases ).
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seriously, what is the fascination with hard drive slots
how many people actually have more than two or three drives in their systems? even for home media servers. 2tb and up drives are cheap these days. who the hell wants to get a couple raid cards and run 20 drives? it's ridiculous
also not sure what the big deal is with aluminum cases. not like you're going to take this behemoth to the lan

I've got 40TBs in 2TB drives in my file server right now, and that's pretty tame for a lot of the home servers I've seen on multiple forums ( here, xs, hard, etc ). And that's an upgrade from my 15TBs of 500gb-1tb drive pool.

I think you'd be surprised how many people have this much storage.

that's a lot of vacation photos...
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Looks like a CaseLabs aluminium clone. And why do people keep speaking about weight as an advantage. It's not like you gonna drag it to a lan party or anything.

This thing is pretty much the successor to the Lian Li PC-343b, which has been out for quite a long time. Which if anything makes Caselabs the clone. The weight may not seem like a big deal but its nice. In my case (no pun intended) I fill and test my watercooling on a different floor of the house than the PC resides in, so saving 10-15lbs that I don't have to worry about when lugging $2000 of hardware up the stairs is handy.
    
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I'd still much prefer Case Labs over this Lian Li case ( and MM cases ).
I've got 40TBs in 2TB drives in my file server right now, and that's pretty tame for a lot of the home servers I've seen on multiple forums ( here, xs, hard, etc ). And that's an upgrade from my 15TBs of 500gb-1tb drive pool.
I think you'd be surprised how many people have this much storage.

but why ? how much illegal stuff u can download to eat up all that data ... i bet 10 HDDs of 2TB will be enough to like ... store all the games made from 2000 up to 2012 (just leave them there even though when u stop playing a game , specialy single player , u will delete it and move on , and save the installer JUST in case lol)

drop in another 2TB hd for music

and i bet the rest will be porn ? ( when i was younger i had lots of HDD because of this , but times chages ... and there are websites that u just stream biggrin.gif


... i know there are some extremist that will have them , but its not the common denominator here
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Meh. I'll go with Case Labs or rackmounts, but that's subjective.
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Wow that's HUGE!
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