I'm curious as to why everyone that wants to hide SSDs behind the motherboard doesn't just Velcro them back there? That would negate the whole screws issue.
Given that there is 26mm (or just over 1") free space between it and the side panel, it should even work if you use the 2.5" to 3.5" adapter tray that comes with many SSDs.
My relatively ancient first generation Corsair Force 120 SSD came with the tray and I just used Velcro to hang it vertically on the back of my 5.25" bay.
It's been there for 3yrs....
I'd forgo the tray, but I thought perhaps the adhesive from the 3M brand Velcro might take some paint or anodizing off from my SSD housing if I ever wanted to remove it. It probably won't, though.
However, if you use the tray, you could simply screw it in before installing the motherboard.
Then the SSD itself would be installed onto the tray by simply removing the back side panel of the case without ever taking the motherboard out!
No Velcro that way...
Link to similar adapter tray:http://www.frozencpu.com/products/9323/hdc-67/OCZ_SSD_25_35_Adapter_Bracket_-_OCZACSSDBRKT2.html?tl=g12c273s906
Heck, those unneeded screw holes on the bent up side of the tray could even be used to run additional zipties for cable management assistance...Edited by stratosrally - 2/26/13 at 10:10am