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So the vertex 2 is here. Ive installed it onto the 3.5" converter that came with it. I slid the 3.5" into the HDD bays of my Antec 900. but i can't use the screws that came with the SSD to install the converter into the HDD bay. The antec 900 uses special thick long screws to install HDD's. These screws will NOT work with the 3.5" converter. Ive not a clue what to do. On the box of my Antec 900, it says SSD Compatible.
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post #2 of 35
ya....it won't work.....
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The antec 902 comes with a special SSD drive adapter I know because I used to have one.

Your sig rig doesn't make it very clear do you have just a 900 or a 902 ?
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post #4 of 35
put them on the right side panel when looking to front.

if you use thumbscrews to secure the drive bays then an SSD fits securely between the 4 thumbscrews of each drivebay, you have 2 drivebays so you can put 2 SSD's easely there.
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post #5 of 35
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Originally Posted by kiwiasian;11829327 
ya....it won't work.....

Bluetack? I can slide the 3.5 into the hdd bay. If i add some tack in places here and now, am sure it will do just fine. Or cable ties, whichever works best for me.

If it won't work, why does the box say SSD Compatible?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BradleyW;11829351 
Bluetack? I can slide the 3.5 into the hdd bay. If i add some tack in places here and now, am sure it will do just fine. Or cable ties, whichever works best for me.

If it won't work, why does the box say SSD Compatible?

Because the 902 comes with an adaptor for it!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Farih;11829350 
put them on the right side panel when looking to front.

if you use thumbscrews to secure the drive bays then an SSD fits securely between the 4 thumbscrews of each drivebay, you have 2 drivebays so you can put 2 SSD's easely there.

But one side won't be supported surely? Will it hold? It's a very good idea, though. Rep for you sir!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Wingzero;11829356 
Because the 902 comes with an adaptor for it!

Ive lost all the stuff that came with the case such as all the screws and gadgets. My own fault.
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post #9 of 35
I've also had that case, I just bought convertor from 2.5'' to 3.5'. No problem worked for me.
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I was lucky enough to have a 3.5" to 5.25" drive bay adapter from an old computer I had lying around. I mounted the SSD into the 3.5" adapter that Mushkin included, then mounted that into the 5.25" adapter. I feel like my SSD could take a bullet with all that metal around it.smile.gif
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