When I am ready, I will contact you. Why not for example change to a dual Xeon system? And part of the reason that ultra-high-end stuff isn’t discussed here as much as the more affordable stuff is that not only is the affordable stuff more common to us geeks, but the high-end stuff tends to be bought preconfigured from major vendors rather than pieced together from components. Crucial does stand behind their memory. The point is that the OS can be rebuilt but the data cannot so why bother putting the OS on the fault-tolerant array while the data sits on the array with no fault tolerance whatsoever?

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I do some side projects. Tue Apr 01, The paging file is striped across several drives. That’s what i’d do if i had more than the meager 3 SCSI devices i have.

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Jul 19, Posts: The reason that many people here might advise you to hold off is not because it is expensive – it’s rather that the benefit gained is minimal at best. My games are taking up GB each with saved files. Why on earth do you use that many SCSI channels? That’s potentially more than devices. I need accuracy for these projects.


I can go to RAID 5 with by adding megaraidd more drive.

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After you do that, you could transfer over the mearaid drives to the LVD connector on the and boom you’ve freed up your for space or sale. A flame would be me calling you an idiot for continuing to add cost and complexity to a system that does not stand to benefit from same. I had rounded cables.

I spend too much time studying for my certs to have a box go down. When I am ready, I will contact you.

What are you saying? Remember, I have been declared seriously insane on this site by Primeous. I say the as I have one and use it in such a manner with similar drives, I don’t know much of anything about the I agree to some extent.

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I built this box from the ground up. Tue Apr 15, 4: I use the workstation day after day. The workstation is on a maple floor. Up to you, anyway.


The Enlight SCA chassis will be available later this month. Brantford, ON, Canada Registered: I can upgrade to 3. It helps having my own network of server grade hardware to practice on for my certifications. It megzraid not difficult to convert a chassis to a SCSI tower. I do not burn many CDs. I have the pin to pin cable converters. The new Seagate drives are U It is not a waste of money.

Here’s my most cluttered case, the server: Yes, if I run one thing at a time.