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 Post subject: ServeMi v2, 29TB Storage Server
PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:28 am 
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The time has come to finally move the server to the new case, this is a build that i avoided doing for almost a year, if you wish to see the old build check ServeMi, 23TB Server. Specially since 7/8 Hitachi 5k3000 had bad sectors, i had to run the outside with HDD Recover for days, interestingly the samsung all were fine. Either way this is the main reason i avoid raid or parity based server solutions, as if i had raid, i would have lost all my movies, or i would have to re rip them...

The idea initially was upgrade some drives to 4tb, and get a bigger case, but upon checking the hdds decided transfering the hitachis and the samsung are too small to be worth using, will continue to add more 4tb as the storage needs increases.

Hardware used,

MOBO: SUPERMICRO MBD-X9SCM-F-O
MEMORY: Kingston 4GB ECC Unbuffered DDR3 1333 KVR1333D3E9SK2/4G
Memory Heatsinks: Enzotech Pure Forged Copper Memory Heatspreaders
CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1230 3.2GHz Quad-Core Server Processor
CPU Cooler: Thermalright AXP-140 RT Low Profile HTPC Heatsink
Fans: 7x Noctua NF-S12A PWM + 6x Noctua NF-A14 PWM
PWM Fan Splitters: 2x Swiftech 8-Way PWM Cable Splitter - SATA Power (8W-PWM-SPL-ST)
SSD / OS: Crucial m4 256GB Solid State Drive CT256M4SSD2
HDD / Storage: 8x Seagate Desktop HDD 4 TB SATA 6Gb/s NCQ 64MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare Drive ST4000DM000
HBA: 2x IBM M1015 46M0861 LSI 9240-8I Flashed Bios/FW to LSI 9211-8i IT
Sata cables: 4x Monoprice 1m 30AWG Internal Mini SAS 36-Pin Male with Latch to 7-Pin Female Forward Breakout Cable, Black (108188)
Sata power: 4x Silverstone Four-in-one SATA Power Connectors with Power Stabilizing Capacitors Model CP06
PSU: SeaSonic Platinum SS-860XP2 860W
CASE: LIAN LI PC-D8000 Black Aluminum ATX Full Tower Computer Case
OS: WHS2011 + Stablebit Drivepool and Scanner

Here is a picture when i started to transfer components from the Antec1200, flashing the bios and HBAs.

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Here is a prime95 1 hour run, with the case closed, all fans idle at 350rpms where they are inaudible and ramp up to around 850rpms where they are audible, depending on the CPU temp.

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I leave you some pics of the finished build,

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This is the pool and scanner, that manages to read smart attributes behind the HBAs, like temperature =)

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GameMi >> MSI Z87-GD65 | Intel Core i7-4790K | Thermalright Silver Arrow IBE + 3x Noctua NF-A15 PWM @500rpms| Crucial Ballistix Sport 32GB DDR3 1600 | nVidia GTX780 + ARCTIC Accelero Xtreme IV | Samsung SA850 27'' 2560x1440 | Samsung 840pro 512GB | Hitachi 7K1000 1TB | Fractal Design Define R4 + 4x Noctua NF-A14 PWM @450rpm | SeaSonic SS-860XP2
Other builds ---> ServeMi | CamMi | MiniMi | HTPCMi


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 Post subject: Re: ServeMi v2, 29TB Storage Server
PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:18 am 
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Are you sponsored by Noctua or actually paid for all these fans? :)

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