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    need more disk drives cheap

    been looking at raid controllers and they just cost stupid money which i don't have at the moment.

    someone said i need something like this but again it costs a fortune and i take it dont come with any hdds

    http://www.scan.co.uk/products/proav...-expansion-bus

    so is there any way to diy one of these things to get the costs down and still keep performance?

    i need a system that can play 200 audio tracks @192khz at the same time say 10-15 tracks per drive.

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    Re: need more disk drives cheap

    would 2 of these be any good

    http://www.microdirect.co.uk/home/pr...ource=googleps
    also can you use 2 off 1 pcie card for 16 drives

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    • jetfire's system
      • Motherboard:
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      • CPU:
      • 2x E55230 2.4GHz quad
      • Memory:
      • 24gb ddr3 1333mhz
      • Storage:
      • 2tb
      • Graphics card(s):
      • ati hd5850+hd4350
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      • 1200w be quiet dark power pro nuclear power plant
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      • custom built
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      • 20mbps virgin ubiquiti unifi wifi 300mbps netgear gs724t

    Re: need more disk drives cheap

    also can you use 2 off 1 pcie card for 16 drives
    no ;(

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