[mythtv-users] USB Hard Drive Lifespans and power usage question
beww at beww.org
Tue Aug 5 03:14:15 UTC 2008
David Brodbeck wrote:
> Brian Wood wrote:
>> I try and stick with server type cases when I can. Even the cheapest 1U
>> rack mount case has better cooling than most consumer units IMHO.
> But you pay for that in noise. Oh, boy do you pay. Every 1U server
> I've dealt with has sounded like a jet engine. I have a rack at work
> with two dozen of them and I wear hearing protection when I have to work
> around it.
Agreed. Mine are in the garage for that reason (as well as the space
issue). Doesn't everyone have a 19" rack in their garage?
Silence and small size seem to cost a lot, not worth it to me.
You can't have everything I guess.
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