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Hey Guys - I've used DrivePool + Scanner for a few years now after switching to it from a similar product and it's worked great overall. Just wanted to ask three quick questions, please. Question #1 When posting this, I found out that I'm actually a few releases behind on DrivePool. Given my setup (below) and current version (220.127.116.111 Beta), is an uninstall then install of 18.104.22.1686 (latest) still the suggested route? Would I need to reinstall the plugin afterwards and/or reconfigure any balancing settings or will they remain intact? I see that Scanner is still at the same version so any need to reinstall it afterwards? Question #2 The PC I currently have my pool in is my primary workstation at home which I use for everything including hosting web services, gaming, Oculus VR, office apps, file server, Plex host. and much more. As you can see in the below specs, it has a good amount of hardware therefore gives off a ton of heat - enough to where I must keep a fan in the room constantly or it almost gets unbearable. It seems obvious to me that all of the physical disks generate the majority of the heat, so am looking to separate them from the server and put into another case in a separate room which is less frequently used. My question is, what would everyone suggest be the best way to go to do this? What software and/or hardware would yield the best result with the smallest cost? Anything else it could host besides being a file share like Plex would be icing on the cake. Examples of what I'm looking for include: Move pooled disks + SAS Controller to new case with Windows Server/Workstation & DiskPool + Scanner installed Move pooled disks + SAS Controller to new case & run a specific linux distro Move pool to a NAS (Doubt will do this as a NAS for the # of disks I have is too expensive for me ... Question #3 Given my pool's specs, what would be the recommended resources needed / suggested for a system which would only run DrivePool + Scanner (and an OS of course)? I'd just request minimum specs, but still want it to perform well and be stable. I've got enough spare parts to throw something together, but want to make sure it's worth it. Current System / Pool Specs Quad Core Intel Core i7-3770K (Slightly overclocked to 4000 MHz) 32gb RAM (x4 - 8gb DDR3-1333 SDRAM) Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H Motherboard HighPoint RocketRAID 2720 SAS Controller (With x2 SAS -> SATA break-out cables connecting 7 of the pooled disks below) GeForce GTX 970 (4 GB) NZXT H630 Ultra Tower Case (CA-H630F-W1) /w x3 200mm fans & x2 120mm fans Oculus Rift CV1 (Plus Touch Controllers & 3rd Sensor) Windows 10 Professional x64 (1709) Logical Drives C:\ - 256mb SSD - Samsung 850 Pro SSD (OS + Apps) D:\ - 43.7tb Disk Pool (details below) E:\ - 1tb Hybrid Disk (Game installs + Plex Media Server Cache) G:\ - 256gb SSD - Samsung 850 EVO (Oculus Installations) Specs for the 43.7tb Disk Pool 327gb of 43.7tb currently free(almost time to add or upgrade a disk!) Total: x10 Platter disks + x1 SSD x4 - 4tb Seagate ST4000DM000-1F21 x1 - 4tb ST4000VN000-1H4168 x2 - 4tb HGST HDN724040ALE640 x1 - 4tb WDC WD40EFRX-68WT0N0 x1 - 8tb ST8000AS0002-1NA17Z x1 - 8tb Seagate ST8000AS0002-1NA x1 - 120gb OCZ-VERTEX4 DrivePool 22.214.171.1241 Beta / Scanner 126.96.36.19903 Beta SSD Optimizer Plug-in (188.8.131.52) used with SSD to cache and balance files All drives are connected to a SATA III interface I think that's about it (as if it wasn't enough). Thanks!!