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I like logos, it keeps my PC from looking bland.
That's what stickers are for.
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post #62 of 102
Pioneer made some slot loaders back in early 2000ish. Of course they were high then.
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post #63 of 102
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Cool that it's a slot loader, sucks that it's half height. Now we all need filler panels.
Or two drives in a single bay.
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Or two drives in a single bay.
Great idea...
except that I think it has already been said that most of us hardly ever use our optical drives. Why would we want two?
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post #65 of 102
Seems a waste and redundant for anything but enterprise.
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wait...so you can fit two in one 5.25 bay?
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post #67 of 102
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I like logos, it keeps my PC from looking bland.
I hate logos, they prevent my PC from looking sleek.
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That's what stickers are for.
Distaster.
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Or two drives in a single bay.
Let's just hope that the old 5.25 bay is a dying breed since it's such a waste of height IMO.
Though I don't even use my 3.5 slots in any of my PCs
5.25 only.
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post #68 of 102
if these are going to be smaller in height then they are going to look weird on current cases as there will be a gap between drives :/
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I don't mind slot loaders. I've used a "mini" CD only once, 6 years ago, for a digital manual. The inability to use them will not be missed by me.
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if these are going to be smaller in height then they are going to look weird on current cases as there will be a gap between drives :/


Cover plates or double up on drives.
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