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Old March 16, 2009, 02:54 PM
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big? probably not. But it might make a small difference and that could be worth it.
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Old March 16, 2009, 07:27 PM
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Is there a big advantage of facing your CPU heatsink so that the fan is blowing to the top of your case?

Not really sure cause with the am2 board I can only mount the true as is. temps are at 55C on the cores with 1.45vcore.

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nice TRUE, did it help?

Haha, didn't even notice that was you at first, Load temps dropped by around 15C. So I'll say it does the trick
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Old March 16, 2009, 07:48 PM
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big? probably not. But it might make a small difference and that could be worth it.
well thats enough to convince me to redo my heatsink! lol, if only i could buy a bolt thru kit sooner >.>..
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Old March 17, 2009, 10:54 AM
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my media server



Tried to keep the interior some what clean. However having 13 SATA cables things do get a tad messy.
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Old March 17, 2009, 10:57 AM
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holy harddrives!
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Tried to keep the interior some what clean. However having 13 SATA cables things do get a tad messy.
good job considering all the cable to deal with!
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Nice, lowfat! How long are those cables...gonna need some long ones for my Raven build...
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Old March 17, 2009, 11:03 AM
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Nice, lowfat! How long are those cables...gonna need some long ones for my Raven build...
1 meter, they'll reach anything in any system
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Lowfat: whats the total size of that array?
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Old March 17, 2009, 11:36 AM
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~6TB of usable space......so far...

Its a RAID6 setup if you didn't look at my sig.
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holy harddrives!
Let me rephrase that: holy harddrives Batman!

Got a few questions, this looks really interesting.

What carts are those? They look like they hold 4 HDs each, are they hotswap?

That raid card is a monster, with a monster price. Wondering where you got it, and what sort of price break you may have got?

Are the drives in a raid? If so, what type of array?

Do you have some benchmarks you can show of them?

What power supply are you using? That's a lot of power connections, not many PSUs have that many sata power.

What OS are you running for this? WHS by any chance? If so, wondering how the raid card works with it.

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