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kennethk

Would it be possible to do a 50tb pc build?
Feb 16 2014 01:50 PM
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    EuroFight
    Probably using PCI SATA cards. 13 4TB drives would do it. Most motherboards have 6 or more SATA ports, so assuming 2 are used up for DVD/Blu-Ray drives and whatnot, you can get PCI cards with 4 SATA ports so you'd only need 2 of those and you'd easily be able to have 50TB of drives connected. Pair that with a decent PSU and you can get them running, I'm not sure about the BIOS/OS support for that type of configuration though...
    Feb 17 2014 01:29 PM
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    kennethk
    Bet you'd need a beefy psu for all that as well as a lot of cash.
    Feb 18 2014 11:50 PM
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    EuroFight
    I didn't realize you were planning on building a 50TB rig with pocket change ;)
    Feb 19 2014 09:29 AM