The Disk Drive Bays

The Enermax Hoplite comes with four external 5.25” bays, four internal 3.5” bays, and two internal 2.5” bays, plus the two external 3.5”/2.5” with hot-swap connectors and the external 3.5”/2.5” docking bay. The 5.25” devices are fastened using big thumbscrews, but other devices are installed using regular screws, except, of course, the drive to be installed on the external docking bay located at the top panel.

Enermax Hoplite caseFigure 16: Disk drive bays

To have access to the internal 3.5” and 2.5” bays, you have to unscrew a thumbscrew and open the door that protects these bays first.

Enermax Hoplite caseFigure 17: Two 2.5” bays and four 3.5” bays

In Figure 18, you can see the drawer of one of the external 3.5”/2.5” hot-swap bays.

Enermax Hoplite caseFigure 18: External 3.5”/2.5” drawer

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