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    Supermicro 3x 5.25" to 5x 3.5" HDD enclosure (sas or sata) ~ $106.25-$125 (new'ish)

    This, the norco are extremely subpar, especially on back-plane design and quality.
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    Supermicro 3x 5.25" to 5x 3.5" HDD enclosure (sas or sata) ~ $106.25-$125 (new'ish)

    You do have to mode the case, cut or bend the 5.25 guiders on the case flat, other than that it works nicely.
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    Supermicro 3x 5.25" to 5x 3.5" HDD enclosure (sas or sata) ~ $106.25-$125 (new'ish)

    Im using mine as a giant tower hdd enclosure for unraid (need one more to replace the 2.5” unit I have)
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    Supermicro 3x 5.25" to 5x 3.5" HDD enclosure (sas or sata) ~ $106.25-$125 (new'ish)

    I noted that in the inital post that it was a 2-4 week dropship, compu source has them too for similar: https://www.compsource.com/buy/CSEM35T1B/Supermicro-428/CSEM35T1-Mobile-Rack-CSEM35T1B/
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    Supermicro 3x 5.25" to 5x 3.5" HDD enclosure (sas or sata) ~ $106.25-$125 (new'ish)

    Good to know sounds like I hopefully avoided that issue replacing the fans
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    Supermicro 3x 5.25" to 5x 3.5" HDD enclosure (sas or sata) ~ $106.25-$125 (new'ish)

    cray, I've had 0 issues with 4 used ones (though i did replace the delta fans with noctua reduxes)
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    Supermicro 3x 5.25" to 5x 3.5" HDD enclosure (sas or sata) ~ $106.25-$125 (new'ish)

    These are usually about 130$ plus tax/ship on top of a 2-4 week drop ship time purchased new. From the looks of it they are new'ish in box for most of them and discounted heavily if you buy multiples. https://www.ebay.com/itm/363521719362 I have a bunch of these in my antec twelve hundred and...
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    Cheap 16-core build with IPMI: what's possible currently?

    Pretty sure the 5950x is 16c/32t and is 200$ less (750$ US) unless you get either used, that said I expect a new AMD cpu announcement soon so might be a new option soonish too.
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    Hardware Failures in 2020 - Post yours!

    technically user/wetware error but it'd be a hardware problem if reporting for warranty/repair purposes
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    6in1 cage?

    I personally took off the cover/fan to plug everything in, it was a pain in the ass to get SAS cables in there. I just used a SAS 8643 to 4 SATA/SAS break out cable with no side band: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00RB758TS/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 You could easily...
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    6in1 cage?

    Its awesome I have some HGST thick boi 15mm SAS SSD in mine keeps them nice and cool, (i did put a noctua fan reducer on it though)
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    Looking for Xeon E5 v3 and v4 (2697A v4, 2680r v4, 2697 v3 etc )

    I have a single 2690 v3 if you're interested
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    EU WTB: EVGA GTX 1080 Ti KINGPIN and water cooling stuff

    I dont have a kingpin but I have a 1080ti hybrid ftw3 if that might interest you.
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    UK [WTB] Seasonic SGX-650 PSU (SFX-L fully modular PSU)

    TBF part of the issue is chinese new year, hopefully stock will get a bit better then next few days/weeks now that it's ended.
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    Rough Content Plan March 2021

    Take care of yourself and your family first, we'll be here when you're able.