Drive bays

  partyboy17uk 09:26 29 Mar 03

Hi all, just a quick question.
I am buying a new PC soon and was looking if this PC had expansion, i was just wondering what this means;

"There are two spare 51/4" and two spare 31/2" drive bays"

Not really sure what 51/4's and 31/2's are. Which one can you put soundcards and videocards in? and what is the other one for then? Thanks.Dave

  €dstow 09:31 29 Mar 03

Five and quarter are for CD players/writers etc and three and a half for small things like Floppy drives (if accessible from from front) or hard drives if not accessible.

Cards go in PCI slots inside the machine


  Gongoozler 09:36 29 Mar 03

Hi Dave. This probably means that there are 2 spare spaces at the front for 3.5 inch wide drives such as floppy disk drives, and 2 spare spaces for 5.5 inch wide drives such as cd or dvd drives.

  partyboy17uk 09:57 29 Mar 03

ahh I thought when it said drive bays i thought they were talking about PCI slots or so, I cant really see anything on the site about them.
.....The PC I am looking at is the Multivision Ionix R95. I found out that it comes with a MSI K7N2-L motherboard, and also found a picture of it, looks like it has plenty of possible expansion. Thank you.

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