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I'm considering the Magnum TH10 Case for it's 32 3.5" HDD capacity. I have a few questions regarding how I would get to that capacity.

1. I would need 4 x MAC-101 which would be mounted on the right side of the case. I assume the drives will be horizontally mounted is this correct?

2. For the left side of the case I would require 4 x MAC-102 Flex-Bay Mount. It appears using this cage the drives are mounted vertically is this correct? If so is there a way to orientate them horizontally?

3. Anyone know the size of the ventilation holes?
post #2 of 7
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I'm considering the Magnum TH10 Case for it's 32 3.5" HDD capacity. I have a few questions regarding how I would get to that capacity.

1. I would need 4 x MAC-101 which would be mounted on the right side of the case. I assume the drives will be horizontally mounted is this correct?

2. For the left side of the case I would require 4 x MAC-102 Flex-Bay Mount. It appears using this cage the drives are mounted vertically is this correct? If so is there a way to orientate them horizontally?

3. Anyone know the size of the ventilation holes?

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(1) Yes

(2) They are vertical only (not enough room to mount 4 drives horizontally in 3 bays).

(3) All the holes are standard 120mm fan mounts.
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Thanks, regarding the left side is there any adapter plate to mount them horizontally or anything I can do? I really prefer to mount the horizontally as I already had a bad experience losing part of my raid due to vibration and mounting issues.
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There are some hot-swap units that will allow you to mount drives horizontally and they may be preferential for a RAID setup anyway.
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I like your case designs as they allow for lots of space between drives = easier cooling less issues.

I came across this http://www.caselabs-store.com/hdd-side-mount-tx10/ on the website it states: "This part fits: TX10/TX10 Pedestal" Do you mean (TX10 V or D) or (TX10 and TH10) pedestal
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That mount is for the TX10 only (V or D) - either one of the cooling chambers or the pedestal. It won't fit in the TH10.
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Mounting drive vertical is fine. In fact most storage server mount the drives vertical, as do most SAS expanders racks. Proper mounting is everything, and Case Labs HDD cages are more than adequate.
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