[mythtv-users] OT Hardware RAID 5 Recommendations
John P Poet
jppoet at gmail.com
Tue Dec 12 23:21:59 UTC 2006
On 12/12/06, Paul Hamm <paulhamm at verizon.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-12-12 at 16:13 -0600, James Oltman wrote:
> > Blammo,
> > Just out of curiousity, what case are you storing your 12 drives in?
> > I've been trying to find a good case for RAID and am not having any
> > luck. Thanks!
> Actually I like this one
> You need to get the 5 sled drive caddies separately put you should be
> able to install 3 caddies or 15 hard drives. You will loose space for an
> internal DVD drive but thats a lot of hd capacity. Cost is about $550
> for the case and $130 for each caddy. Not cheap but very much sever
> If you think that is to much take a look at the AeroCool Spiral Galaxies
> Full Tower case. Has 6x3.5 internal 5x5.25 external, and 2x3.5 external
> Get one of the caddies for the Supermicro and shove it in this. I have
> the case but not the caddy,yet.
> Paul Hamm
I can also highly recommend the Cooler Master Stacker:
It can hold 12 3.5" drives plus 2 5.25" drives. Each set of 4 3.5"
drives has a 12cm fan blowing over them to keep them cool.
The case comes with one 4-in-3 cage for the 3.5" hard drives.
Addtional 4-in-3 can be had for ~$25 each.
Newegg has a rebate going on this case right now which make it a very
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