Originally posted by Ridlyn
Dont go with conroe and raid 5, i saw at the inquirer that the conroe has troubles with raid 5. Just get like 5 of them in raid 0.
Would Like to see that article, I don't see how ANY cpu would have problems with any Kind of RAID.
And Most motherboards Do not support RAID 5, so you would need a PCI Card. And Since you seemingly have no Budget limit, then SCSI For the Harddrives and RAID 5 them, Invest in a good SCSI/RAID Card.
Of Course SCSI is harder to setup in a Home enviroment, but IMO well worth it if you have the money.
SCSI Harddrives are designed to Work 24/7 Therefore lasting Longer then EIDE or SATA ones.
And Do not forget one thing (Actually two things), you better have One **** of a cooling system and One **** of a power supply for all these Expensive parts to preform Correctly.
Not to mention a Very Large and Spectactular Case.
I would pick from this site, they Carry alot of Server cases, and Alot of Extra large Cases.