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Mounting SATA SSD

I have a Bitfenix merc and have 2 sata ssd but how do i mount them?

Right now there just hanging from the cable and there too small for the hard drive mounts.

Does anyone know how i could mount them?

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Either 3.5 to 2.5 adapters or some double sided tape.

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The suggestions above... or better yet. Just haphazardly jammed somewhere in the case because it's flash memory and it doesn't give a fuck.

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25 minutes ago, 2TB Hard Drive said:

I have a Bitfenix merc and have 2 sata ssd but how do i mount them?

Right now there just hanging from the cable and there too small for the hard drive mounts.

Does anyone know how i could mount them?

You can get a drive caddy that will fit, possibly directly from Bitfenix. If you have a spare 3.5" bay, there are adapters out there that will let you stack two 2.5" drives into one 3.5" bay. Double-sided tape or velcro is also an A-tier method of mounting a SATA SSD or, for the ultimate godmode mount, just connect them to power and data and shove them literally anywhere they fit, because there are no moving parts and there's nothing to fry with static. Victory!

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Yeah, as stated, there's all kinds of adapters for this sort of thing. They make brackets to adapt 2.5" to 3.5" bays, as described above, as well as brackets to stack two into a single 3.5" bay. There are even expansion slot brackets for mounting 2.5s if it won't interfere with slot expansion or another device is not in the way. I just put a SATA M.2 drive in an old LGA1155 workstation with no physical space, mounting points or OEM cables for another standard sized drive... SATA M.2 plugged into an M.2 SATA adapter, with splitters for the power cables. Like so... Plugged right into SATA interface just as any other SATA and tucked neatly away between the chassis wall and the PSU. This only works with SATA M.2s, though -- most are PCIe3/4. This is just one of those one-off situations -- Others more to your situation are below.

 

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Expansion slot mount bracket for twin 2.5s

 

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2.5" drive to 3.5" bay adapter bracket

 

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21 hours ago, An0maly_76 said:

 

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23 hours ago, Motifator said:

You'll need something of this form:

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Are you 100% sure it will fit?

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You don't have to buy the Corsair, plenty of trays exist for cheaper. They're 3.5 inches so you mount the 2.5 SSD inside and then put the tray to the case bay area from the sides.

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23 hours ago, 2TB Hard Drive said:

Are you 100% sure it will fit?

As long as it's a 2.5" to 3.5" drive adapter, it'll work.

 

The SSD will screw into the adapter.

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Then the adapter will screw into the 3.5" drive bays at the front of your case just like a 3.5" Hard Drive. 

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