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Question for you big case labs owners, as an owner of a TH10A. To me there are two main reasons to have such a case: graphics cards, and therefore water cooling, and lots of 3.5" HDDs. I love the idea of making full use of my case and filling it up.

However, AAA gaming on Linux is a non-starter, and giant RAID arrays on Windows are poorly supported. It's a real catch-22 that makes it hard for me to fully utilize my system. Have you guys encountered this predicament?

My M8 is loaded with HDDs and running Windows but no RAID, I have a separate dedicated Linux machine with only an SSD for the OS.
I have all data stored on a non-RAID Windows machine and again on a NAS (Synology and homebuilt FreeNAS), approaching 70TB total now.
I don't like onboard RAID on Windows for performance and reliability reasons, so I simply don't use it.

As I live in quite a big house I have machines all over the place (and even a full size 19" rack), but if space is an issue and you absolutely want RAID: have you considered going dual-boot? Or even 2 different HDDs/SSDs with each their own OS and changing the boot order in the BIOS?
post #10262 of 22189
For all of our members down under, Scorptec is now our official Distributor in Australia!

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post #10263 of 22189
Im getting Anxious @XNine

I want my Sma8 So baD!!!

THe Cautious One wheee.gif
     
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post #10264 of 22189
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Im getting Anxious @XNine

I want my Sma8 So baD!!!

THe Cautious One wheee.gif

Unfortunately.... you can't have it. I saw a couple of the Lab Chimps carting it off to their atomic discombobulator chamber.... not sure what they're up to, I just find getting answers to be too much trouble so I've just resorted to shrugging off whatever shenanigans they're up to.
post #10265 of 22189
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Unfortunately.... you can't have it. I saw a couple of the Lab Chimps carting it off to their atomic discombobulator chamber.... not sure what they're up to, I just find getting answers to be too much trouble so I've just resorted to shrugging off whatever shenanigans they're up to.


blinksmiley.gif you... you... saw it

The Cautious One

Put in a good word for a Brother!


Edited by TheCautiousOne - 12/30/14 at 10:29am
     
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For all of our members down under, Scorptec is now our official Distributor in Australia!

http://computers.scorptec.com.au/search#w=caselabs

Mechanical keyboards and now this...I'm going to go broke downunder now tongue.gif
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I still haven't come up with a name for my TH10A build yet, so I'm just referring to it as the Albino Penguin until I come up with a better one.

On a more positive note, I did get all my custom PCBs done and tested.

Here they are with the auxiliary PSUs layed out about as they'll go in the PSU side of the case.

Once I get a build log going, I'll detail what everything does.




One little step at a time . . .


Ohhhhhh,

Did I forget to mention . . .


Power doors are working exactly as planned . . .





Darlene
post #10268 of 22189
Posted the video to our Social channels. Looks awesome, Darlene!
post #10269 of 22189
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Posted the video to our Social channels. Looks awesome, Darlene!


Once all the electronics are all hooked up, I'll do another one showing them working with the remote control. . . . Like the big gull wing side panel on the Stretch build.

The doors control individually, but I set them up for simultaneous operation for the video, so it would be a bit shorter.

They open between 100 and 110 degrees and the actuators pop off the pins at the bottom where they hook to the doors, so the doors can be as easily removed as original.


Darlene
post #10270 of 22189
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Originally Posted by XNine View Post

Posted the video to our Social channels. Looks awesome, Darlene!


Once all the electronics are all hooked up, I'll do another one showing them working with the remote control. . . . Like the big gull wing side panel on the Stretch build.

The doors control individually, but I set them up for simultaneous operation for the video, so it would be a bit shorter.

They open between 100 and 110 degrees and the actuators pop off the pins at the bottom where they hook to the doors, so the doors can be as easily removed as original.


Darlene

That

is

AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!
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