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What the trick to ssd in 800d hotswap bay???

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I have my vertex 2 mounted on the adapter that comes with it and then mounted into the 800d hotswap tray and it won't go in.

It is very close and I got it in once but had to pull it out and now I can't get it to go back in. What's the trick
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The hotswap caddies have two holes in the bottom of the frame, that's where you should attach 2.5" drives, mechanical or otherwise.
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Right on. Thanks. Never noticed the bottom holes. I was just trying to install using the side holes on the adapter. Hopefully I'll have some luck when I get home and make it work.
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post #4 of 6
Use the two screw holes on the bottom, it's a little tricky, it'll work.

Trust me my raid 0 array is in the hotswap
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Right on. Thanks. Never noticed the bottom holes. I was just trying to install using the side holes on the adapter. Hopefully I'll have some luck when I get home and make it work.
Yup, they'll work- you'll need some finer screws, probably included with your drive- I have a 2.5 mechanical that I salvaged from a laptop riding along in the hotswap bay. Or rather, I used to, now I have a 2TB in there instead
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BTW SATA 2 u can use the hot swappable, I have a SATA 3 6 gb C 300 and I mounted it to the case itself
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