choosing the maximum number of bays for the storage box

Hi guyse,

I am looking for a storage enclouser which can be attached to my media server. my range is 1500$ without any disks  and i found this one

 http://www.tynex.com/item.asp?PID=3714&CID=418&menutype=N

First of all , can i attach 2 tera disk in each bay or not in this model?
secondly, can you guyse tell me and advice if i can get better or more capacity with in this amount of money?

i dont mind having two boxes if i can get more space with in this cost.

Also it should support future speeds lets say if we got in future a disk with 3 tera for example.

Thanks in advanced to whom going to replay.

Regards
uaeabudhabi
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BigSchmuhCommented:
I will go with a 2U 2.5" 24x hot-swap rack with SATA only drives
Example with SuperMicro SC216 2U racks

In this 2,5" drive market, depending on your IOPS and capacity needs, I will choose a mix of:
  • 500GB SATA drives at 5400 rpm ($90)
  • 500GB SATA drives at 7200 rpm ($140)
  • 300GB WD Velociraptor at 10000 rpm ($300)
  • 120GB SSD OCZ Vertex MLC ($380)
  • 64GB SSD Intel X25-E ($780)
  • 120GB SSD OCZ Vertex SLC ($1350)
500GB x24 in raid 10 are 6 TB usable and 1700 IOPS for $2160 (or $3360 with 7200 rpm drives and 2000 iops)...where 6x WD2002FYPS (2TB RE4-GP) 3,5" drives are $3300 for 6 TB usable and 900 iops
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uaeabudhabi77Author Commented:
Hi  Bigschmuh,

thanks for the replay, but it is not clear.

The   SC216 2U racks  will cost arround 1000$ and it has a 24 bays only but if i choosed  this product
http://www.tynex.com/item.asp?PID=3714&CID=418&menutype=N
i will be having  with the same amount of money two devices for 32 bays.

Is there some thing spicial i am not aware about which let me choose the 24 bay one which you recommend  other than taking the one i mentioned.

i am looking more into expandabality, speed and stabality. is your option is better in some part  than the product i mention which i am not aware of . please advice

thanks in advanced
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BigSchmuhCommented:
My advice was about going to 2,5" drives bay

SC216 2U rack was an example.

The point is you can deliver more IOPS with 2,5" drives
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uaeabudhabi77Author Commented:
tThanks
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BigSchmuhCommented:
Btw, did you notice the iStarUSA 3U 16-Bay $550 rack was shipped with no PSU ?
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uaeabudhabi77Author Commented:
thanks man
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