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Put SATA Drive in Floppy Cage?

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#1 jimlau


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Posted 11 October 2011 - 04:23 PM

i have an empty floppy drive cage, with dimensions of 4" x 1", which are the dimensions of the SATA drive. is it safe to put the drive in there? any problems with static or shorting?


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Posted 11 October 2011 - 04:49 PM

You can put a hard drive...anywhere that space in a case permits.

Floppy drives and internal hard drives for desktops...are 3.5 inches wide.


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Posted 11 October 2011 - 04:50 PM

Floppy drive bays are purposely the same dimensions as standard 3.5 inch hard drives for just this reason. As long as the hard drive is secure (i.e. 4 screws holding it in place firmly) everything will be fine.

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