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LF HD Mounting orientation help

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Sorry if this has been asked a bazillian times...

Is there any reason why i should not mount my new RaptorX drive
verticaly on the side of the case instead of the traditional horizontal location in a drive bay?

Can a drive function 100% mounted in a un traditional position ?

I would like to display the clear window of the drive directly facing the side of my clear case just like WD did in this photo.

Im just not sure if this is for display purposes only




Thanks muchly for your advice !
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yea it can work
a hdd can work in justa bout position as long as its not submerged or the cover is taken off
    
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Originally Posted by el mailman View Post
yea it can work
a hdd can work in justa bout position as long as its not submerged or the cover is taken off
Ahhhh ....the best news i could hear today...thanks !!
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