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You can mount SSD anyway you want. Its light and no moving parts. The way I had mine is the only way to have a decent look to it. Now this is temp position once I get my H220 and mount it up front.

Right, though I was more specifically interested in whether there are proper holes in the clip in HDD trays to mount the SSDs so that the power connectors are in the same horizontal location as HDDs would be.

I know a lot of manufacturers only have holes to mount them in the center of the trays, which is why I brought up the question. From your first picture it looks as though it would be feasible to line an SSD against the side of a HDD tray, but the holes in the bottom of the tray look a tad big.

This mounting position is what I'd be aiming for:

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post #92 of 287
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Right, though I was more specifically interested in whether there are proper holes in the clip in HDD trays to mount the SSDs so that the power connectors are in the same horizontal location as HDDs would be.

I know a lot of manufacturers only have holes to mount them in the center of the trays, which is why I brought up the question. From your first picture it looks as though it would be feasible to line an SSD against the side of a HDD tray, but the holes in the bottom of the tray look a tad big.

This mounting position is what I'd be aiming for
Oh that what you mean. Fractal uses center mount. As you see in my case, you see the bottom on being SSD and off from the 2 HDD. I wouldn't worry to much. cables has some give to shift a bit.
    
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Oh that what you mean. Fractal uses center mount. As you see in my case, you see the bottom on being SSD and off from the 2 HDD. I wouldn't worry to much. cables has some give to shift a bit.

Gotcha. +REP thumb.gif
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are those plastic trays or metal?

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post #95 of 287
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are those plastic trays or metal?
They are metal, fits in very tight with very little or no room to wiggle.
    
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Love the case. The smoke window dims the fan lighting, which is great at night. Everything fits nicely. plenty of room.


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I'm looking at the back feet on your case, are they half rubber, half silver? Or is some silver missing from your case feet? I agree though, the case looks great.
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I'm looking at the back feet on your case, are they half rubber, half silver? Or is some silver missing from your case feet? I agree though, the case looks great.
It is just smaller, due to the dust filter. So it dont have the full metal around rubber.
    
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post #98 of 287
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It is just smaller, due to the dust filter. So it dont have the full metal around rubber.

So the silver covering doesn't extend to the bottom of the feet, like the front feet do? It looks odd to be honest. When I look at Lian-Li case feet, they aren't like that:

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It looks like that top rubber grommet on the right side isn't even close to the normal position of the 24 pin connector
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It looks like that top rubber grommet on the right side isn't even close to the normal position of the 24 pin connector
There is one above and below. There is enough space to go around the back panel as I have it.
    
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