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1 - I noticed the SM8-X had 10 flex-bays. It appears to be the same physically as the SM8. Is this just a different front assembly? For my own OCD reasons I would like a SM8 with this many slots, is this an option?

2 - I really don't like where the built in hard drives are positioned. They look like they will bake in that side compartment. Do you offer any hard drive mounts that could utilize the unused PSU bay or the fan mounting holes positioned at the top or bottom of the case?

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The SM8 has 11 flex bays.
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Yes, but the SM8-X had 10....and appears to be the same size.

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The SM8-X had 11 bays (It was an SM8 with accessories). It used a different 120.2 rad mount (7 bay) so that might be the cause for some confusion.

You can mount up to 12 HDD's with forced air cooling in the Flex-Bays with the MAC-102 mounts.
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Thank you for the clarification. I must have eyeballed the number wrong from that picture.

Could you mount MAC- 113 cages on the bottom fan mounts?
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