Newegg.com - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.
If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message.
iStarUSA 4U industrial rackmount chassis D Storm D-410-DE12 combines with BPN-DE trayless series to enable hot-swappable storage capability. It also supports up to seven full-length and full-height add-on cards and total storage capacity up to 12 storage drives for RAID configuration. Two 120mm cooling fans on sides provide the best ventilation to prevent critical equipment from heat damage. D-410-DE12 provides server or cluster maximum reliability and performance.
This review is from: iStarUSA D410-DE12BK Black Steel 4U Rackmount 10-Bay Stylish Storage Server Rackmount Chassis 2 External 5.25" Drive Bays
Pros: The hotswap bays are slick. They have a very cool brushed metal look to them. The exterior of the chassis is very attractive in general. There is a very bright blue power LED and blue LEDs for each hotswap bay (which change to purple during drive activity). The hotswap bays feel high quality, although, a couple of them took me a few tries and a little force to get the drives to seat properly.
Cons: Unfortunately the positives begin and end with the hotswap bays. The rest of the chassis is cheap and haphazard feeling. Sharp unfinished edges everywhere, a mishmash of screw holes for various form factor motherboards and none of them are labeled -- one needed for micro-ATX was actually missing but I had enough to secure it with the rest. They didn't include enough hardware; I'm actually short one expansion slot cover so I have this ugly open hole in the back. That's unacceptable for a chassis this expensive. No manual included. Newegg description was very poor; I didn't know that the hotswap bays were tray-less and that I would need to buy icydock cases to get my SSDs in. The two front 5.25 bays are pointless, unsightly, and would be better suited for a couple more hotswap bays. Hard drives run hot (36-38c) because the fans are very unimpressive even on their highest setting.
Other Thoughts: A really bad value. I got this chassis because I wanted something top quality, but the cost is way higher than what it's worth. I wish I had gone with a Norco like everyone else. I sent an email to the manufacturer asking them to replace the missing expansion slot cover.
Did you find this review helpful?
Your request will be processed within the next 24 hours.
Please add "firstname.lastname@example.org" to your address book to ensure delivery.See Today's E-Blast Promo