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    1TB hotswap sata raid box

    Hmmm nice hotswap sata raid5 external network storage:

    750GB of storage, with hot swap, and raid5
    (one drive can die, and you lose no data)

    Insight

    ..if only it were cheaper.

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    • andyjhill's system
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    scan do it much cheaper £868.55 but the drives and storage controller are seperate items. the same items though

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    In what way is this a bargain? Or scan's price for that matter....lol

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    buy a SFF machine and make your own. Much more flexible.
    throw new ArgumentException (String, String, Exception)

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    I've bought one of these from Origin themselves in Basingstoke for work.

    FYI their throughput is poor compared to say a server with RAID and Windows installed, plus they're supposed to work with Active Directory but the support is flaky at the best of times.

    I think people are asking Thecus, the manufacturer, some difficult questions as the forum on their website is now off-line

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    and HEXUS reviewed them 2 months ago

    http://www.hexus.net/content/reviews...lld19JRD0xMzcy

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