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    Which case has the most HDD slots?

    Hi guys im looking a case which holds ALOT of HDD's. At the minute my server has 8HDD's but i need more room . Money isnt overly important but not ridiculous please

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    Re: Which case has the most HDD slots?

    Lol the 10 one is ok priced but the other is out of my league. No other cases like tower ones for around that £100 price mark that hold more than 10?
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    Re: Which case has the most HDD slots?

    Or something cheaper
    Sharkoon rebel 12, takes 6 hdd's inside, but the 9 of the 11 5.25" bays can be converted eaisly with drive cages
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Rebel...wless-mounting
    + 3 of these
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Silve...wap-black-RoHS
    So that's 18 HDDs

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    Thanks Pob255! 18 is impressive....
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    Re: Which case has the most HDD slots?

    No other cases like tower ones for around that £100 price mark that hold more than 10?
    I've not seen any. but you could buy two of the cheaper rack ones and make them one case just drill a hole through the top one for the sata power cables to go through for an extra 10 hdds.

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    Re: Which case has the most HDD slots?

    Depending on the size of your current drives would it be better to migrate to larger drives instead? You could then also sell your old drives to recoup some of that cost. You could even do it in stages.

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    Looked for secondhand coolermaster stackers! Wonderful cases, especially for that purpose.
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    Re: Which case has the most HDD slots?

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    Re: Which case has the most HDD slots?

    Quote Originally Posted by Pob255 View Post
    Has anyone fitted one of these bays into a case that isn't made by Silverstone?

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    Re: Which case has the most HDD slots?

    Should fit into any case with 3x 5.25" as drive bays are a standard size under ATX specifications.

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    Re: Which case has the most HDD slots?

    ^^^
    Thanks, I might have to invest in one.

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    Thanks for the replies guys. Definetly going to check out the sharkoon but need to see what cooling is like.
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    Re: Which case has the most HDD slots?

    I have an Akasa case with 11 5.25" bays, 3x 5-in-3 cages and a 3-in-2 cage. The cages are the IcyDock ones from Scan.

    Very tempted with the Rebel 12 as I could either put an optical drive in there or another 5-in-3 cage. It also has a power button on the side, where with the Akasa one I have right now I'm using an external power button.

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