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For a basic Intel Celeron z68 build, using onboard everything, SAS card, and 7 hard drives?

Antec Basiq 350 for the record
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post #2 of 8
It should be fine with cable splitters / adapters to actually be able to plug everything in.

I hope that's VP350P and not BP350 though. The latter's very cheap, and I wouldn't even want to run seven drives on the VP350P. Is it something you already have?
post #3 of 8
Yup, the VP350P is a pretty good PSU too. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by mikeaj View Post

It should be fine with cable splitters / adapters to actually be able to plug everything in.

I hope that's VP350P and not BP350 though. The latter's very cheap, and I wouldn't even want to run seven drives on the VP350P. Is it something you already have?
Ninja'd. Didn't consider the BP350, it's not a hazardous power supply but like you said, it's not great.
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http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Antec/VP350P/9.html

Looks fine to me, the review is good but the reviewer didn't like the usage of Mike & Ike caps. So what like 12W per a drive and 7 drives that's like 84W?
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Yeah, actually, a question that should be asked is whether the SAS card does staggered spin-up or not.

Also, which drives?
post #6 of 8
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I'm not sure. Looking at Toshiba 3TB drives that are $99 on newegg.

Trying to get a NAS setup with 7 or 8 drives at about $1000. I have a thread up for server questions, but nobody has answered, lol.

No, I don't have the PSU yet. Not even sure if my motherboard I have will work. -_-
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post #7 of 8
I'd get Seasonic SSR-360GP or Roseill Capstone 450W then. I wouldn't try to cheap out that much on the power supply for a storage server.

With those drives it should be under 12W a pop though.

JBOD or RAID or what? Be careful if you need TLER or whatever else.
post #8 of 8
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I don't know to be honest. I'm about to give up on my idea, lol. I keep getting differing thoughts and opinions, Freenas this, unraid that, no go windows. What RAID card or controller card to get? What PSU. Will my C2D be enough (yes it will, no it won't). Ugh. sozo.gif
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