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post #21 of 31
Why not just put your ssd in the dedicated ssd cage just before your power supply? (circled in red)


Edited by OV3RKiLL - 4/4/14 at 1:27am
post #22 of 31
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Why not just put your ssd in the dedicated ssd cage just before your power supply? (circled in red)


I just realize that, that thing is missing as well. If i were to use the bottom space, what do i need to buy exactly?
post #23 of 31
What you need is one of these. Did you not get one of these in the little brown box with the case?

post #24 of 31
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I came to the conclusion I threw it all away accidentally, even though it is highly unlikely. I can't find it mad.gif
post #25 of 31
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I came to the conclusion I threw it all away accidentally, even though it is highly unlikely. I can't find it mad.gif

lol... almost easier to take your case back from where you bought it because it was 'missing parts'
post #26 of 31
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Anyways I'm really excited for this new SSD. It's my first time with this technology. I feel like a badass. Anyways Is there a list of what I need to buy?

-Sata cable
-Sata power cable
-2.5-3.5 bracket

Does this seem about right? Is there more? Is something missing.
post #27 of 31
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Originally Posted by gOerila View Post

Anyways I'm really excited for this new SSD. It's my first time with this technology. I feel like a badass. Anyways Is there a list of what I need to buy?

-Sata cable
-Sata power cable
-2.5-3.5 bracket

Does this seem about right? Is there more? Is something missing.

It works like that:

The SATA power cables belong to the PSU. If it's not a modular PSU, they are fixed on it, you can't lose them.

The SATA data cable, you usually get at least two in the box with the motherboard. Check the motherboard's box.

The mounting bracket for 3.5", you can work around it. Check out the case to see if there are holes in the right spacing for 2.5" drives somewhere in the metal at for example the bottom. If you have holes that fit, you just need screws and you might have some somewhere.

You can also really put the SSD wherever you want. It does not have to be installed perfectly horizontally or vertically like an HDD because it has no spinning discs inside. To make that look nice and not that ghetto, people like to buy Velcro strips and use that to put the SSD behind the motherboard tray for example. These are Velcro strips:

post #28 of 31
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Originally Posted by gOerila View Post

Does this seem about right?

If you have a power supply, you probably don't need another SATA power cable, unless it was a modular PSU and you lost all of that stuff too.

And as people have repeatedly stated, you can put an SSD anywhere and attach it with almost anything.
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Originally Posted by deepor View Post

It does not have to be installed perfectly horizontally or vertically like an HDD because it has no spinning discs inside.

Most HDDs don't care about orientation either. You can have them at any angle without risk of damage or loss of performance/functionality, as long as they are stable.
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post #29 of 31
stuff it out of sight anywhere you want.
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post #30 of 31
Lol My strong suggestion is just to buy a bracket that does not have a converter circuit board on it. Just buy the little metal 2.5 to 3.5" Piece and screw it in. OR velcro as suggested above tongue.gif. I had one of those ICY DOCKS and it was garbage. Going straight to SATA is the best option to do
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