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Hi all,

What exciting product can we put in 5.25" drive bay?

I have Antec lan boy air and I just hate those 5.25 drive bay covers and I want to replace them with some new 5.25 drive stuff.

Well, I have already bought NZXT sentry mix 6 channel fan controller buy still have 2 drives to go.

I am using external dvd writter and dont want to buy those logo havinf dvd writers in there.

Please suggest.

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Hi all,

What exciting product can we put in 5.25" drive bay?

I have Antec lan boy air and I just hate those 5.25 drive bay covers and I want to replace them with some new 5.25 drive stuff.

Well, I have already bought NZXT sentry mix 6 channel fan controller buy still have 2 drives to go.

I am using external dvd writter and dont want to buy those logo havinf dvd writers in there.

Please suggest.

below is my system
Fans are a good filler
 
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Fans are a good filler
But I have no space for fans now I have beautiful fan controller with 6 led colors.
EDIT:----however i would have also loved card reader to go there , but i hate text or and logo written over it.
 
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radiator, fans, disco ball, rad or res, pc safe or flat panel display for temps facing in.
 
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radiator, fans, disco ball, rad or res, pc safe or flat panel display for temps facing in.
pc safe ?????
disco ball ???
rad ???
res ????
 
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yea pc safe... a safe that fits in the pc lol

disco ball... check youtube for LED/laser disco ball

not sure if youre watercooled but theres plenty of water stuff that would fit
 
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LCD display... but seriously, you don't need ANYTHING else on that case just the pictures gave me a headache :laugh: jk matey each to their own :toast:
headache ???
How is my case. you did not like it? LCD which one ???
 

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Hi all,

What exciting product can we put in 5.25" drive bay?

I have Antec lan boy air and I just hate those 5.25 drive bay covers and I want to replace them with some new 5.25 drive stuff.

Well, I have already bought NZXT sentry mix 6 channel fan controller buy still have 2 drives to go.

I am using external dvd writter and dont want to buy those logo havinf dvd writers in there.

Please suggest.

below is my system
If you can't think of anything, you don't need to put anything there.
 
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If you can't think of anything, you don't need to put anything there.
I have thought of key bay and even glass cut bay, but I need to know others view too.
by the way why do you always comment harshly:shadedshu:shadedshu:shadedshu:shadedshu
 
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by the way why do you always comment harshly
He's just being pragmatic... and snarky. Looking at the pics, I couldn't even see where the bay was.
 
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yea pc safe... a safe that fits in the pc lol

disco ball... check youtube for LED/laser disco ball

not sure if youre watercooled but theres plenty of water stuff that would fit
still dot understand what is pc safe is , any link showing the same ?

EDIT:- IS THE ANYTHING LIKE VOLUME CONTROLLER WHICH I PUT IN THERE?
 

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I think you will need to find one used, I do believe that is an EOL product.
 
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yes. it is, I want to have something in black.
I would to have either of 2 things.
1. internal speakers bay
2.volume controller.
 
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I'd save your money for a video card since you don't have one listed in your specs.

I used to have one of these in one of my bays, it was great to keep all my USB cords, thumb drives and such.

 
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I'd save your money for a video card since you don't have one listed in your specs.

I used to have one of these in one of my bays, it was great to keep all my USB cords, thumb drives and such.

http://www.cyberguys.com/images/prod_images/p45421a.jpg
Hi all thanks for your valuable replies. (I must say this techpowerup.com has done massive help in buying right stuf for me right from MB decision.)
Well Antec Lan boy has front drawer to keep small stuffs like scews and all. I wan to keep stuff like a gadget.
I would have liked to go or card reader but none card reader which I surfed does not come with cover:banghead:
I want to make my system more of show case gadget which will have most of the things to show off. I am also planning for remote start stuff. had I been in your country it would have damn easy for me, here in India I almost have to pay double the price of gadget.

Moreover this Antec Lan Boy air as suggested is really a modular cabinet, ohhhhmy we can change its positions many time to make different look, had it been liittle taller ad wide,it would have been master piece.

WELL yes, I am going to plan for graphics card after 5 months or so ,not needed now ,not game lover as of now.(I will at least invest $300 in it.)

What erocker mentioned in latest post is also hard to get here in India.

EDIT:- Well I really dont know whether the NZXT Sentry mix shown as below put off the fans completely or not as I am yet to buy 4 pin molex to 3 pin female adapter. IF NOT THEN WOULD ALMOST BE A WASTE OF MONEY FOR ME. do you know about it?
 

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Wait are you talking about that empty space between and under the giant fans? I think not having anything there adds to the look.