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That about £250 Uk pounds frown.gif

Im considering selling mine as im looking at getting a S5,

im also in the uk wink.gif
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Im in your boat mate, its the S5 im after really, for flexability and water cooling space.

I have also seen an X79 mATX board that Asus Do, may like that idea some day.
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Im in your boat mate, its the S5 im after really, for flexability and water cooling space.

I have also seen an X79 mATX board that Asus Do, may like that idea some day.

Im only after the S5 because i have a 2011 8 core xeon and intel dont do a 2011 mitx board and ive got a rampage iv gene
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Can the S3 fit the flex bay hard drive racks in the front? I'm thinking about picking up two of these cages and putting it into the S3 and creating an 8 Drive little server. I know the S5 has enough space for the hard drives but do the S3 have enough space as well?

http://www.caselabs-store.com/flex-bay-hdd-cage-assy/

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Can the S3 fit the flex bay hard drive racks in the front? I'm thinking about picking up two of these cages and putting it into the S3 and creating an 8 Drive little server. I know the S5 has enough space for the hard drives but do the S3 have enough space as well?

http://www.caselabs-store.com/flex-bay-hdd-cage-assy/


I dont see why you cant, you should be able to have two of those (each rack=120mm fan effectively) and still have 1 bay spare
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Im in your boat mate, its the S5 im after really, for flexability and water cooling space.

I have also seen an X79 mATX board that Asus Do, may like that idea some day.

its amazing smile.gif

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Can the S3 fit the flex bay hard drive racks in the front? I'm thinking about picking up two of these cages and putting it into the S3 and creating an 8 Drive little server. I know the S5 has enough space for the hard drives but do the S3 have enough space as well?

http://www.caselabs-store.com/flex-bay-hdd-cage-assy/


I dont see why you cant, you should be able to have two of those (each rack=120mm fan effectively) and still have 1 bay spare

My only concern is if there's enough space behind for the drives and cabling since the S3 is such a small chassis.
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Can the S3 fit the flex bay hard drive racks in the front? I'm thinking about picking up two of these cages and putting it into the S3 and creating an 8 Drive little server. I know the S5 has enough space for the hard drives but do the S3 have enough space as well?

http://www.caselabs-store.com/flex-bay-hdd-cage-assy/


Yes, they'll fit (it's close) but it was one of the design criteria for the case.
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Yes, they'll fit (it's close) but it was one of the design criteria for the case.

as expected, caselabs thinks of almost everything,

this is good news to me aswell as I was looking at building a fileserver inside this case with 8 drive storage array upfront,


also @caselabs, the "HDD side mount - Mercury S3" where does that go? ive been looking at the pictures trying to figure it out and i cant seem to see where the hell this goes?
     
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Image 33 of 34 on the S3 listing shows it very clearly.
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