[mythtv-users] [SPAM] Re: Another take on large-capacity disk enclosures
raymond at wagnerrp.com
Tue Jun 16 00:10:45 UTC 2009
Glen Dragon wrote:
> Another nod for the addonics stuff. I run their 5 hdd hot swap bay
> in my master backend/fileserver, connected into there 5->1 PM,
> connected to a 1x PCIe card. I think the 1x lane of PCIe is the
> bottleneck, but I don't notice. Been running that setup for 18 months
> Also agreeing with the fact that you don't need crazy power for
> drives... i have 11 seagates humming, with a 2.66 GHZ c2q and an
> nvidia 8600 all running off of a 550W powersupply.
Yeah, 15 disks and an opteron using maybe a third of my 650W. The
problem is that you end up with a maze of power splitters.
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