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What about a double ended SSD 馃

So, the Samsung 2.5" sata ssd (& likely many others,) takes up less than half the space of it's case, has anyone ever modded an SSD case to put a second SSD in the back & double the storage in that footprint?

I ask because the case I'm considering the most has only 2 2.5" & 2 3.5" slots but the motherboard I want has 10 or 12 sata ports. Maybe not right away, but in the future I'd much rather mod simple SSDs than overhaul my case and/or set up an external hardrive case/rack

Video where I saw the SSD & the space inside the case

https://youtu.be/PQXKm-WL6s4

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the reason they only fill half of the 2.5" enclosure is because it's a standard size, but making the guts smaller is cheaper.

in the same way, making a "storage space times two" single SSD will be cheaper than putting two seperate SSD's in a single enclosure.

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2.5" SSDs can be put basically anywhere inside a computer. It would be far easier to find somewhere to tuck another drive inside the case than it would be to modify the case of a drive.聽

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1 hour ago, Beat_my_Laptop said:

So, the Samsung 2.5" sata ssd (& likely many others,) takes up less than half the space of it's case, has anyone ever modded an SSD case to put a second SSD in the back & double the storage in that footprint?

I ask because the case I'm considering the most has only 2 2.5" & 2 3.5" slots but the motherboard I want has 10 or 12 sata ports. Maybe not right away, but in the future I'd much rather mod simple SSDs than overhaul my case and/or set up an external hardrive case/rack

Video where I saw the SSD & the space inside the case

https://youtu.be/PQXKm-WL6s4

I'm guessing it only took up half the space because of the capacity, I believe a larger SSD will need more space.

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