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Originally Posted by i7monkey View Post

Nice case George, but why is there only 4 5.25" bays? My 800D has 5 and I need all 5 (2 for the res, 2 for the fan controller, and 1 for the DVD drive).
Will every fan space come with a 120mm rubber fan silencer?

Why not just buy an external DVD drive? They have got to be dirt cheap at this point.

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Nice case George, but why is there only 4 5.25" bays? My 800D has 5 and I need all 5 (2 for the res, 2 for the fan controller, and 1 for the DVD drive).
Will every fan space come with a 120mm rubber fan silencer?
Sorry it won't accommodate your setup but if you look at the market, the majority of fan controllers out there are single bay units. Also like George mentioned in the video, many users have ditched optical drives altogether or use an external unit when necessary. The market between bay reservoirs and internal reservoirs is also probably split. I doubt the majority of 900D buyers will occupy all the drive bays on this case (for example I just need 1 for a fan controller, maybe another if I add a blu ray drive). You'll notice not many people are bringing up the drive bay issue. Sorry to say you're in the minority in this case.
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Why not just buy an external DVD drive? They have got to be dirt cheap at this point.

That's not the point, it needs to fit in side the case. I can't lug around something else just because they didn't have just 1 extra drive bay.

That's like saying, why complain about not enough rad space when you can just mount them externally.

To be honest I'm a little disappointed in this...I wanted everything to fit.
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Well then buy a 1 drive bay fan controller. There are many that are available at all price ranges.
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They can not accomadate everyones every need with a single case. It is just impossible.
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Sorry it won't accommodate your setup but if you look at the market, the majority of fan controllers out there are single bay units. Also like George mentioned in the video, many users have ditched optical drives altogether or use an external unit when necessary. The market between bay reservoirs and internal reservoirs is also probably split. I doubt the majority of 900D buyers will occupy all the drive bays on this case (for example I just need 1 for a fan controller, maybe another if I add a blu ray drive). You'll notice not many people are bringing up the drive bay issue. Sorry to say you're in the minority in this case.

I am more of a dual bay res guy since it looks cleaner to me and i would prefer 5 lots here but its no big deal.

I have to put my fan controller in the top slot now below the I/O panel so i can have room to fill my bay res but its no big deal.
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Sorry it won't accommodate your setup but if you look at the market, the majority of fan controllers out there are single bay units. Also like George mentioned in the video, many users have ditched optical drives altogether or use an external unit when necessary. The market between bay reservoirs and internal reservoirs is also probably split. I doubt the majority of 900D buyers will occupy all the drive bays on this case (for example I just need 1 for a fan controller, maybe another if I add a blu ray drive). You'll notice not many people are bringing up the drive bay issue. Sorry to say you're in the minority in this case.

I am more of a dual bay res guy since it looks cleaner to me and i would prefer 5 slots here but its no big deal.

I have to put my fan controller in the top slot now below the I/O panel so i can have room to fill my bay res but its no big deal.
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why is it being released so late george? I really wanted it to be released late janauary/early feb... :S
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I am more of a dual bay res guy since it looks cleaner to me and i would prefer 5 lots here but its no big deal.
I have to put my fan controller in the top slot now below the I/O panel so i can have room to fill my bay res but its no big deal.
Ah but the cleanest look is not having anything installed in the front bays at all. tongue.gif

A Lamptron touch would look so clean on or off.
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* is a great guy, I had dinner with him and the Corsair guys in Boston. He's hilarious.

I know you mean well - but I'm not sure how he feels about this; it seems inappropriate to throw out personal information.
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