Hi,

Okay I have 8 x 300gb SATA II drives 3.25" (<$80 each on ebay)

I have a RocketRAID 2220 card ($120 - eBay)

So now I have a working 1.5TB RAID Array for under $800 - Excellent!

BUT I have this whole mess as a frankenstein (frankenstien?) across 2 PC enclosures (its a long story)

What I want is a CHEAP enclosure for all 8 drives - I do not want a motherboard, cards, or anything else in teh case - just the drives. I can hook it up to the PC with cables and an "Internal to External SATA Port Adapter"

When I look for empty RAID enclosures I see crazy prices of $200 - $400 and even $1,000+ For goodness sake - its just a METAL BOX!

I could strip all the junk out of a current, old PC case but it would be nice to have a new one. Obviously I'll need a power supply and a couple of fans but that's it.

Any suggestions?

Thanks

Lewis