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post #11 of 20
If turning them around doesn't work, can you change the orientation of the cage so the wires would point into the case across the motherboard?
    
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post #12 of 20
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Yeah they go into a tray ( Second picture in the first post ) the tray in the bay has the two HDD's in it.
Ok, I see now. Just to see if there's any clearance in there. How do they fit without the tray?
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post #13 of 20
Does the case have a clear side and will you be moving the case around at all? If the answer is no then you can put one drive in the upper bay at angle, and the other in the lower bay the same way. This will be a work around until you have a budget for a new case.
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post #14 of 20
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Originally Posted by bfe_vern View Post
Ok, I see now. Just to see if there's any clearance in there. How do they fit without the tray?
Nope I assume you have to put it in the tray because there are no slots for the HDD to go in without the tray.

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Does the case have a clear side and will you be moving the case around at all? If the answer is no then you can put one drive in the upper bay at angle, and the other in the lower bay the same way. This will be a work around until you have a budget for a new case.
No clear side on the case
Won't be moving it around at all
I was thinking of just putting the HDD's on the bottom of the case standing up side to side or is this a bad idea?
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post #15 of 20
Ooooofff...the only other thing I can suggest is if your HD tray has extra screw holes so that you can slide your HD's further into the tray.
    
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post #16 of 20
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Nope.
I went out and bought this case
http://www.canadacomputers.com/produ...item_id=027983
Is this a good one or should I find a different one?
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post #17 of 20
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Originally Posted by maysam View Post
Nope.
I went out and bought this case
http://www.canadacomputers.com/produ...item_id=027983
Is this a good one or should I find a different one?
Its a lot better than what you have/had. It should work well for you. How much better you can get is subjective.
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post #18 of 20
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Ok thanks its either that or the antec 300
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post #19 of 20
I think you did good. 300 is entry level and it seems that this may be at least mid-level.
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post #20 of 20

Right-angle plugs stick out a lot less than standard connectors and would probably solve your woes...


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