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so i got my HAF X Blue Edition case today, and i was looking around it and I pulled some of the 5.25" drive bay snaps off to see how they worked. When I took them off I noticed there are these metal pieces that block the drive bay.

What I am asking is, what are these pieces? do i remove them?
    
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Which pieces are you referring to? The ones that hold the drive in? Or the ones in the front? Those are just for looks/dust filter
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well if i were at home i would take a picture. But there are the snaps on the front, and right behind those are these metal pieces.
    
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Remove them if you are going to put something in the bay. They are there for airflow balancing (when you remove them and put a drive/bay device in their spot, the device does this job). Don't remove them unless you are using the slots - you don't want to have too much open air spaces like that - just where you have intake/exhaust fans.

Have a HAF-X for my AMD rig so I'm familiar with the ins and outs of the case.
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ah ok, i removed the top 2 on accident lol, cuz i didnt know what they were. But I am going to put my fan controller and optical drive in there so that's good.
    
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