Now that I have described the reasons for the choices made so far, it is time to fully describe the new 'Monster' with all the specs in one handy overview. It includes all the old parts that will be used in this system, like the case, the PSU etcetera. For reference, links to the manufacturers site for each component are included.

 Component  Link (opens in a new tab)  Remarks
 Chassis  CaseLabs Magnum TH10A  
 Drive bay  Chenbro SK33502 Hot-Swap HDD 5-bay 3.5" Enclosure  2 x for 10 HDD's
 Drive bay  Icy Dock ToughArmor MB996SP-6SB 6-bay SSD Enclosure  3 x for 18 SSD's
 Multicard  RaidSonic IB-867 multi-card reader with USB2, USB3, eSATA  
 BDR/DVD  LG BH12LS38 BD-R DVD burner, now discontinued  2 x
 PSU  Corsair Professional Series Gold AX1200W modular power supply  
 Dust Filters  Customized dust filters for the CaseLabs Magnum TH10A case  
 Case fans  Noctua NF-P12, low sound 1300 RPM fans with high CFM  10 x
 Drive bay fans  Noctua NF-R8, low sound 1800 RPM fans with high CFM  2 x for Chenbro drive bays
 Raid controller  Areca ARC-1882ix-24/4G Gen3  24 + 4 ports, 4GB cache, BBU
 Motherboard  Asus X99E-WS USB3.1  
 CPU  Intel Core i7-5960X Processor Extreme Edition  
 CPU Cooler  Noctua NH-D15 2011v3 CPU cooler  
 Memory  G.Skill Ripjaws 4 F4-2800C16Q-32GRK  2 x
 Video card  Zotac GeForce GTX 980 Ti AMP! Extreme  
 Boot disk  Samsung 950 Pro 512GB SSD m.2  
 Media cache disks  Samsung 850 Pro 256GB SSD  4 x in Raid0
 Media & project disks  Samsung 850 Pro 512GB SSD  9 x in Raid3
 Export & backup disks  Seagate Constellation ES ST1000 Enterprise 3.5" HDD 1TB  15 x in Raid30 (2 x 7R3 + 1 HS)

When all the components have arrived, the building will start. It will be documented here.

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