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What's the thing called to hold HDD and let us slide it into slot? Is it safe

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User Info: TheChosen0ne-

3 years ago#1
without one? I thought it would come with my new HDD however it doesn't. Can we just put the HDD anywhere? Same with SSDs?

User Info: WerdnAndreW

3 years ago#2
You can put it anywhere you like as long as the circuit board underneath the HDD doesn't touch anything and it doesn't move around while in use.
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User Info: juscallmeehx

3 years ago#3
Some cases just let you screw the HDD in. SSDs usually require a mount as a 2.5" don't usually fit in a 3.5" bay
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User Info: Lady Une

Lady Une
3 years ago#4
Might wanna post pics.

Some cases use rails (often without screws) or trays but many older cases simply use screws to hold the HDD in place.

There's no real standard.
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User Info: y3kman

3 years ago#5
HDD rack mount? Those come with the PC case.
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User Info: skychan

3 years ago#6
hdd dock
sata dock
usb dock

idk lol
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User Info: Snadados

3 years ago#7
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User Info: KamenRiderBlade

3 years ago#8
I think you're talking about SATA backplanes that you can fit into your 5.25" drive bays for easy HDD hot swap.

Here are my recommendations to you:

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ICY DOCK FlexCage MB973SP-1B Tray-less 3x3.5" HDD in 2x5.25" Bay SATA Hot Swap Rack / Cage / Module

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