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    Senior Member gharris999's Avatar
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    I would echo Syburgh's suggestion about using a 2nd SATA drive for the OS. That's the route I've gone. I'm waiting for solid state drives of decent size / performance / longevity to come down out of the price stratosphere. In the mean time, I'm using the cheapest, smallest 2.5" laptop SATA drives I can find for the OS drive in the WindPC. I've been putting them in the DVD drive bay, secured by a single screw with a bit of anti-static bag underneath to insulate the bottom of the drive. Not ideal, but it works fine.

    I've built 4 WindPC systems this way and they are all performing satisfactorily.

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    Quote Originally Posted by syburgh View Post
    this is somewhat similiar to what I am using. Working the the I.T. world lets me get my hands on some older things that sometimes become useful for other things. It is similiar to this - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811993007.
    Last edited by cburbs; 2009-05-21 at 14:35.

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    At work we bought Icy Box Mobile Racks. They were the shortest internal caddies we could find. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Mobile-Rack-...992947&sr=1-10

    Dimensions (WxDxH): 14.6 cm x 18.8 cm x 4.2 cm

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