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post #11 of 34
8 hard drives lol try a full tower armor.
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post #12 of 34
Cases you can find cheap over at Xoxide.com

I've picked up a couple of $37 shipped cases from there that do the job.


As far as PSU, THE best bang for the buck out there is this unit:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104901


EDIT:
8 HDD's?
Nevermind...
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post #13 of 34
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Originally Posted by KarmaKiller View Post
8 HDD's?
Nevermind...
lol no, the 8HDD case would be for a new sig rig. I'm thinking of getting the rocketfish since the best buy over here still has it cheap. Yeah it holds only 6 but I'm sure I can find a way to mount 2 extra on top of the brackets or something.

Now, that looks like a good psu for the job. I just checked a couple of reviews and it seems safe enough to leave running 24/7. I may buy the weaker 300W version though.

And that antec sonata is awesome, I REALLY like that case. It just doesn't have the space for all the drives, and its a waste of money for a P-III shoved in a closet.

So thats two down, $75 spent. And since it looks like I'm buying a PSU anyway, I'll just pickup the cheapest case on newegg or something.

Thx guys.
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post #14 of 34
That PSU is a bit better then the 300w version. It has 2x 12v rails rated at 18amps and 16amps.
I have that same PSU powering my gf's rig. Sigged E6320,2xHDD's,EVGA 680i board, 7800gt, and a crap load of case fans(7 total) and it's never missed a beat since day one. Runs 24/7.
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post #15 of 34
i would have gone with this:

Case:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119152

PSU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153057

125$ though

My friend owns that same case and he's in love with his since it keeps all his temps low but he had also spent about 20-50$ just in quality 120mm fans .
Edited by //.DK - 5/24/08 at 11:06am
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post #16 of 34
Why are you going to need 8 hard drives?
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Why are you going to need 8 hard drives?
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Can I sig that?
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post #20 of 34
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Originally Posted by //.DK View Post
i would have gone with this:

Case:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119152

PSU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817153057

125$ though

My friend owns that same case and he's in love with his since it keeps all his temps low but he had also spent about 20-50$ just in quality 120mm fans .

+1


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Can I sig that?
+1

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