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    Shuttle expandability

    anyone that says shuttles ain't got the full expandability of an atx case is lying tbh, just finished squeezing in my 3rd hdd giving me 280gb of space.

    Running those three plus a 9700pro, and o/c'd xp2700 and a cd-rw/dvd combo drive all off a 200w psu.

    And there's still space for another hdd. Space for expansion gets thrown up as one of the bad points to owning a sff system all too often and imo its complete rubbish.

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    3 HD's ?

    where ?

    aint that putting some strain on the PSU ?
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    2 in the drive cage and one mounted upside-down underneath it. It doesn't seem to be putting a huge strain on the psu as the rails still look fine, i did have to come down from 2.3 to 2.2ghz though to make it stable.

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    Can take some pics if yah want, difficult to see anything for all the cables though :/

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    yeah get some pics dude, must be chuffin hot in ur case...

    Get some pix of some random fit birds as well while ur at it

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    I have 280GB in mine - 1 * 120 + 1 * 160 oh and an 80GB benchmark drive on the desk

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    Only downer that I found was I can't fit a Zalaman which I require as I can't stand those little 5000rpm fans ... they drive me up the wall!

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