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I'd suggest going with 3TB HDDs 7200rpm. They are around 115 bucks for a Seagate on Amazon right now. Tue cheapest 7200rpm 4TB is like 200 bucks and is a hgst deskstar or something like that. I've decided to go with the 3TB for that reason. For 30 bucks more I can get 2TB more. Better value imo. I realize you've got limited space to work with so that might not be your best option, but just throwing it out there in case I can help. thumb.gif

Edit: because mobile makes me look like I have the spelling skills of a three year old.

 

Yeah i know that 3TB's are much cheaper. I'm trying to make the most outta the limited space tho. If i wasn't building in an XB i'd probly go another way with it. I agree about the 3TB being the smarter buy tho

    
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Yeah i know that 3TB's are much cheaper. I'm trying to make the most outta the limited space tho. If i wasn't building in an XB i'd probly go another way with it. I agree about the 3TB being the smarter buy tho

I figured that is why you were going with 4TB. I wanted to use them myself, but since I have both drive bays open I can use a dual drive bay to 3 HDD converter and then I still have one of the hot swap bays to use in my 540, so I can potentially have 12TB of storage on the main system. It works out better for, but surely with as much as you've modded, you could figure out a way to have more HDD space. thumb.gif
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Yeah i have a bunch of ideas for HD space. I actually plan on mounting the 4TB and SSD's probly with velcro and acrylic and then using my Thermaltake Max 5 Duo for a 2.5 + 3.5 Hotswap.

    
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Yeah i have a bunch of ideas for HD space. I actually plan on mounting the 4TB and SSD's probly with velcro and acrylic and then using my Thermaltake Max 5 Duo for a 2.5 + 3.5 Hotswap.

I still cant get my head around why you have 500 dollars worth of dremel tools and no HD or SSD for you OS???? headscratch.gif

Should have told me I have several 1 TB HDD's and a couple of SSD's I may sell and could have spared to help a man out!!! biggrin.gif

Need to get priorities right you can run the computer sitting on a box with the rads and everything around it while you are working on case. that way you can be having so fun also. I will be home Sat. wheee.gif so let me know and we can work something out.

Cant wait to Friday cheers.gifdrunken.gifsmil3dbd4e4c2e742.gifband.gif
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Thanx brotha. OS is installing now =)

 

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I still cant get my head around why you have 500 dollars worth of dremel tools and no HD or SSD for you OS???? headscratch.gif

Should have told me I have several 1 TB HDD's and a couple of SSD's I may sell and could have spared to help a man out!!! biggrin.gif

Need to get priorities right you can run the computer sitting on a box with the rads and everything around it while you are working on case. that way you can be having so fun also. I will be home Sat. wheee.gif so let me know and we can work something out.

Cant wait to Friday cheers.gifdrunken.gifsmil3dbd4e4c2e742.gifband.gif

 

I have a ton of HD's already, just not the ones i'm gonna be using for this particular build.

Modding the case was my main priority for this build. Then after that having a PC to turn on (mobo, cpu, ram, first gpu). Then next i focus on all the extra stuff i need (2nd & 3rd 290x's, SSD's, Big HD, Bluray Burner, Good Keyboard, a few nice monitors)

Without the Dremel stuff, this build log wouldn't even be worth subbing to :p

 

That being said, if you have an SSD you're not using for the time being that you'd let me borrow I definitely would be very grateful :D

 

Almost have Windows 7 Installed :wheee::wheee::wheee::wheee:

    
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Nice one Kpoeticg, 20tb, thats a lot of pron :-P good luck in whatever drive you use.
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Lol, that would be a whole lotttttta pron. I really don't know exactly how much data i have, it's alot though. I'm just a packrat. Definitely not pron :p I used to own a recording studio and attempted to start an indie record label at one point. So alot is music.

 

Right now i'm just using an old 250GB WD Scorpio Blue 2.5". The plan is to get 2x250GB SSD's and a 4TB Mechanical. It's not written in stone or anything tho. Now that i have a running PC finally, the next thing i'm gonna focus on will probly be some of the acrylic mods i'm planning so i can move TRiCLOPS past the test-bench state he's in right now =)

    
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Cool, anyone we know use your studio. it's a good idea to have your build plan all thought out before you start, this is coming from the guy who is just about to order another case to rebuild his build after changing direction several times 😕. Had a look on coolermasters European website and they are selling the side and roof panels off for around €10 each. Don't know what that is in dollars, or pounds for that fact. Funny looking foreign money, it'll never catch on in England.

As for Ramdisk, I've not used it. I like Asus's hardware but not their software, leaves a lot to be desired and never seems to work right. You get a whole load of cr@p on the start up disk with their formula board. Apart from Realbench, I didn't bother installing any of it. Less software and more PCIe slots would have been nice. With the Raidr pcie ssd, it leaves me 3 slots. 2 for gpu's and one for a soundcard. For now 1 290x will have to do, with another in the pipeline. Have fun and hope that RMA goes smoothly.
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The studio was local underground hiphop. Possibly if you were a hiphop head.

 

I hear you about planning out the build, but it's just impossible for me. Every single last thing about this build has changed since i started it except that it's based off the XB. The more build logs i read on here, the more my plans change :D

 

When i originally ordered my XB i bought extra top, side, front panels, & mobo tray :thumb:

 

I've never used ramdisk either. I've considered getting an extra 32GB of ram to try it out on this build, but haven't decided yet. I needed to just pull the trigger on the 32GB kit so i could get my PC booted up =)

 

The panels were like 10-15USD a piece

 

Edit: Sorry to flake on you guys, but i've been up all night getting Windows 7 running, starting to get aquainted with the bios, and installing all my drivers. I thought for sure i'd have time left to take a few pics, but its 530am and i need some sleep badly. Tomorrow i'll have alot of time to take pics, mess around in the bios, and get my aquaero up and running. I'll take a few pics of my rig as it sits now, along with maybe some CPUID pics even though i'm just running stock right now. :wave2:


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