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    Converting 3 x 5 1/2 inch bays into 3.5 inch bays

    Hi guys,

    Is there anyway to do this? My server has ran out of hdd bay spaces and i have a 1tb drive to go in!

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    Re: Converting 3 x 5 1/2 inch bays into 3.5 inch bays

    Thanks very much Salazaar
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    Re: Converting 3 x 5 1/2 inch bays into 3.5 inch bays

    Scythe have a very nice one that converts 3 5.25 inch bays into 4 hd bays. Seen it at quiet pc

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    Re: Converting 3 x 5 1/2 inch bays into 3.5 inch bays

    Hi guys. Thanks again for the replys. I went for three of the Skythes

    Seems the current 2.3 tb of storage in my server aint enough So this 1TB drive and another two in the coming months should be plenty for a while lol.
    Home Entertainment =BenQ W1070, Samsung 65" HDTV, Denon AVRX6300H, Playstation 3 and Monitor Audio Silver RX 5.0, Monitor Audio CT265IDC(x4) Dolby Atmos and XTZ 12.17 Sub
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