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Old 12-05-2005, 10:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What do you use your bays for?

Assuming the average is 4, what do you use your bays for on your PC? I (will) use 1 for the DVD writer, and I can't really think of anything to use the others for.

I was thinking, since a DVD writer or CD writer will only last so many hours (of writing time) about putting in a DVD ROM or a CD ROM (or combo). Looking for something here, lol...

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Old 12-05-2005, 10:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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2x dvd burners
1x floppy with power
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Old 12-06-2005, 12:37 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I've got three.

#1 is a DVD drive, #2 is a DVD burner, #3 is a floppy drive.

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Old 12-06-2005, 12:49 AM   #4 (permalink)
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1. dvd/cd combo cd-rw
2. dvd burner
3. floppy drive

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Old 12-06-2005, 01:18 AM   #5 (permalink)
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1. cd
2. dvd burner
3. nexus fan controller
4. switch for light's

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Old 12-06-2005, 05:47 AM   #6 (permalink)
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1. dvd
2. cdrw
3. fan controller
4. floppy
5. cpu fan controller

only 1 5.25" bay to fill
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Old 12-06-2005, 06:10 AM   #7 (permalink)
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1) JVC Lite-On DVD-ROM (16x48x) (sucks, has trouble reading some CD's and CD-RW's)
2) Aopen CD-RW w/JustLink (24x10x40x) (no complaints, burns just fine)
3) empty
4) empty
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From top to bottom.
1) Empty
2) Will have a res once I order the rest of my water cooling gear.
3) CD-RW drive
4) DVD drive
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Old 12-06-2005, 04:59 PM   #9 (permalink)
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2)cd rom
3)cd rom
4)cd rom

2 3.5 drives, w/1floppy drive, and 1 logiskeys fan-temp controller...i have usb-ide adapters so i have 4 cd drives....:0
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Old 12-06-2005, 05:57 PM   #10 (permalink)
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1. cd rw
2. dvd rom
3. 3.5 in usb hub
4. harddrive

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