And besides, the current exhange is $459 for one coin, so there might be a chance, given time.
Plus this way, If I only convert a set amout of bitcoin to USD per month, I can better control my own spending.
Just to be clear, when you said it wasn't profitable anymore, did you mean GPU mining or ASIC mining?
Whatever, might be an interesting experience anyhow.
The actual goal of this is to have some money set aside, not to be a primary source of income. Also, thanks for the PSU reccomendation, I'll look into it and make some changes.
The Asus ROG Maximus VIII Impact, and maybe some other ASUS boards, has the SAS connector soldered directly to the motherboard. I don't think the missing compatibility will be an issue, but correct me if I'm wrong.