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What is the best fan/airflow configuration to keep dust out for this case if temperature is no problem?

Should all available fan openings be filled?
post #2452 of 10491
How difficult is it to install four 3.25in drives in this case? Is the 2.5in drive bay removable?
    
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post #2453 of 10491
It is indeed removable, there are 4 screws underneath the case and 2 screws on top of the 2.5" bay, underneath the motherboard tray. To install 4 3.25" drives, you'd have to improvise a bit. Look back in this topic, if I recall correctly, a few have done that in the past.
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Has anyone had a problem with their mobo I/O shield not lining up correctly? I made sure the mobo was secured down correctly but i still looks out. I know its a small thing but ya'know it being my baby and all...

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Has anyone had a problem with their mobo I/O shield not lining up correctly? I made sure the mobo was secured down correctly but i still looks out. I know its a small thing but ya'know it being my baby and all...


Not a problem with mine, Asus M5A97
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post #2456 of 10491
Any idea's if i can modify it at all? I mean if it was a problem i could just take it out biggrin.gif
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post #2457 of 10491
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Any idea's if i can modify it at all? I mean if it was a problem i could just take it out biggrin.gif

To be honest, if you can get your plugs in, then there is no need to modify it
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Yeah just about thumb.gif
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post #2459 of 10491
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To be honest, if you can get your plugs in, then there is no need to modify it

Exactly, and with the I/o shield they have a tolerance of about (+/-) 1-2mm
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How difficult is it to install four 3.25in drives in this case? Is the 2.5in drive bay removable?

I have done it. I have two in the hot swap bays then removed the 2.5" bay and actually bought another HDD cage from here: http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=130_314&products_id=25526
I painted it black to match and even cut down the 2.5" cage to be able to mount my SSD on top of it.....Also Performance-pcs has a couple discontinued cages for ~$5 here: http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=37126 (also available in white)

Anyways to answer your question yes it can be done and theres actually enough room to put two HDD cages side by side so you can have 6 HDD
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