SSD installation - newb question

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  1. Turbonium

    Turbonium Golden Member

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    So I'm installing a 64 GB Samsung 830 SSD into a new system. I don't have a bracket for it, and there is nowhere in the case that the drive "fits" into, so I put it into the floppy drive bay with a single screw. The drive is installed at an angle. Does this matter? SSDs have no moving parts, right?

    I've heard of people just letting the drive dangle inside the case, so I'm assuming this should be fine.
     
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  3. mlc

    mlc Senior member

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    right.. no moving parts.. so as long as its not bouncing around . .that should suffice
     
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    double sided sticky tape would be your friend here.
     
  5. Turbonium

    Turbonium Golden Member

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    I just picked up a 3.5 inch to 2.5 inch bracket so that I could install the SSD in the floppy bay "properly", but for some reason, nothing on the bracket lines up with the case so that I can fasten it. I might end up gluing the bracket in there with some basic glue or something I got lying around.
     
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    Turbonium Golden Member

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    Actually, I'm going to use duct tape instead of glue. Makes more sense and easier to remove.
     
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    ^^^^^ This.