[rescue] Sixteen bay SATA chassis available

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Mar 5 08:40:51 CST 2008

Phil Stracchino wrote:
> Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I've got a 16 bay SATA rackmount chassis that I honestly won't be able 
>> to use, though I have held on to it for over a year hoping I could 
>> make it useful.
>> It has 16 trays (four rows of 4 bays), has no locking front (so you 
>> can see all 16 trays ;^) and accepts a full ATX MB. The chassis has an 
>> older Intel MB and a Power Supply that I plan on removing before 
>> shipping (I bought a smaller chassis to stuff the bits in).
> That'd make a lovely shiny NAS server.  I'd be interested if I could 
> afford to populate it, but I can't right now.  That could be, what, a 
> 10.5TB RAID5 with a hot spare?

I just picked up an Antec Nine Hundred case.  It's a gaming case with 9 
5.25" HH drive bays in it.  With 5-in-3 drive cages, I'm fitting 15 
drives in mine, for a total of 12TB.  Also going to be used as a NAS. 
And the case is purrrty.

Peace...  Sridhar

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