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    First, I love my case. It's only got one problem; it's huge. The height is fine, the number of drive bays is fine, all of it, save one thing; the depth. It's 2 feet front to back. I am considering getting another case, and would be open to a mid-tower, as long as it fit my needs. I would like four 5.25" external bays, if possible, and one external 3.5" (more is fine, I just have a 3.5" drive bay USB 3.0 card reader I like) bay. Going back to a case with a window might be fun, but it's not a deal-killer if one doesn't have it.

    I'm not dead-set on getting a new case, but would like to know what people like.

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    4x 5.25" bays is a tough request for a recent case.

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    Hmm Rosewill might have some with 4 5.25" bays.

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    Is the Cooler Master Storm Trooper still available where you live?
    That has, in theory, 9x5,25"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Silk_the_Absent1 View Post
    I am considering getting another case, and would be open to a mid-tower, as long as it fit my needs. I would like four 5.25" external bays, if possible, and one external 3.5" (more is fine, I just have a 3.5" drive bay USB 3.0 card reader I like) bay. Going back to a case with a window might be fun, but it's not a deal-killer if one doesn't have it.
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    So, doing a bit of digging, I could get away with fewer 5.25" bays (kind of liking the Deepcool Kendomen) if I get a 5.25 to 3.5 adapter, or even better, something like
    this, and just use a laptop optical drive (I have a few extras around here) and my card reader in one 5.25 bay.

    Of course, the adapter is nowhere to be found. My luck, eh?

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    I found another one, here. That'd work with my Panasonic UJ141 and USB 3.0 card reader. I'll probably pull the LED fans out (bedroom), but it looks like the Kendomen will fit all of my needs, looks good (to me, at least), and is affordable. Now to save up a little bit more.

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    i have one of these sitting in my closet
    https://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...-032-_-Product

    its not huge but has alot of room inside,plus all your wires are in the back and out of site,i use a custom water loop so i needed a much bigger case but when i used it,it did fit everything i had in it,just was a bit cramped lol

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