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Old 04-19-2005, 07:53 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default antec sonata capabilities

I was wondering if i could have 5 hard drives seated in the antec sonata, keeping in mind that it has a 380 watt power supply.

i was thinking of going for some sort of RAID configuration doing redundancy and speed at the same tim(RAID 0 + 1 ??)

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Old 04-19-2005, 08:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
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What is the rest of the systems specs, If you don't have a top of the line graphics card than you should be fine with the psu

The case has 4 internal and 2 external, so you could have 4 in the hard drive cage, and have one where the floppy drives go.


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Old 04-19-2005, 10:02 AM   #3 (permalink)
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yeah i guess i could use one of the floppy drive 3.5 inch bays.

i got a NVIDIA 5700 Ultra (that seem to be pretty power hungry, requires a molex cable plugin)
gigabyte 81875 ultra mobo

do different hard drive types have different power requirements, e.g. SATA, PATA, SCSI?
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