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Cannot find the SSD slot for my Ostrog Enermax Case

For the life of me, I can not figure out where I am supposed to put my 2.5 in SSD in the Ostrog Enermax Case. The case has ssd support supposedly, but I have no idea where it is. ...
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How to add a 2.5" drive to a desktop computer case?

I'm changing my computer case to the Fractal Design Define R3. It looks like a nice case, and it seems to have great reviews. I've got a 2.5" SSD drive that's kind of wedged in above my CD drive at ...
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What is the safe temperature limit for a consumer SATA hard drive?

Background My personal desktop system at home has 5 SATA drives racked up inside. Recently my system started failing in odd ways like random kernel panics and I eventually traced it to random ...
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Lower HHD temps Vs. higher case vibration

I´ve finished a recent build which has two CM fans (top - rear) as exhaust and two non-branded A.K.A cheap fans in-front as intake. The temps with the two front fans cooling the two HDDs are: (min ...
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External Hard Disk not showing up

I have got an external hard drive Seagate 320 Gb that I use inside a Trust 3,5' case. Device is not showing up in Computer folder, nor in Disk management. I tried to look for partition with Active ...
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Use an eSATA to a SATA drive HDD caddy

I have run out of SATA ports on my motherboard. But I have a free eSATA port that I can convert using an eSATA/SATA converter cable & direct the cable back into the case. Does anyone have any ...
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chassis external sata X-dock (HDD Dock) use for an OS installation

My case have a external sata X-dock (HDD Dock) that, I suppose, could be used to working with a new HDD whitout to open the case side panel. I would unconnect my primary HD (Western Digital 1TB ...
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Did my case fan damage my harddrives?

I just had the weirdest problem: I installed two new fans (Zalman ZM-F3's) in my Antec Sonata II case, one as a replacement (at the back) and a new one for additional airflow (at the front). The weird ...
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Hard drive does not fit correctly, what to do?

I have recieved an old computer minus the hard drive. I had a hard drive lying around to put into it. However, when the previous owner removed their hard drive, they also took the clips required to ...
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How can I cram more harddrives into a case?

I have a Cooler Master Elite case, with 6 hard drives in the normal drive bays, and 2 more velcro'd to the floor of the case. I'd like to add 1 more drive to the system now, and the floor is just ...