Topic Title: Do you put your optical drives on the top, or bottom, of your tower?
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 10/02/2012 06:37 PM
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Remember that toilet paper commercial where they asked you to vote on if you put your toilet paper so it unrolls over the top or under the bottom? Well, here's a fun little survey, do you put your optical drives at the top or bottom of your tower? Convention tells us that optical drives go at the top, floppy (anyone still use those?) drives and card readers in the middle, and hard drives/SSDs at the bottom. But what do you do, follow or break convention?

Personally I mount my ODDs at the bottom (both of them), hard drives at the top (until I replace them with SSDs in the next few weeks).

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 10/02/2012 07:22 PM
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Since my whole computer is in the floor and screens on table, so my optical drive is on top.. Imagine to crouch every time I have to insert a CD/DVD on it..

Floppy???..

A fan controller right in the botton of the optical drive..

And my HDDs on the bottom.. More because my case it's a MID one, not FULL tower, and no much room to spare with 5 drives..

But, since you ask, for now, I'm into the conventional way...

 

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 10/02/2012 07:38 PM
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I have one USB optical drive which I plug in wherever I need it.  The rest of the time, it's stuffed in a drawer somewhere. 



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 10/04/2012 09:11 AM
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Hi yes same here I gave up on internal dvdrws a long time ago. I have 2 lacie 22x dvdrw's and one lacie bluray external all usb. If i had a internal dvdrw where would I shove all the unused cables LOL.

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 10/04/2012 12:35 PM
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top. I have nowhere else to put'em
 10/04/2012 01:09 PM
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On top,   I think..... yap it is. I had to check since I don't remember the last time I used it.



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 10/04/2012 01:30 PM
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Mine is sort of in the middle.....I have a huge case though so it looks like it is on top. 



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 10/23/2012 05:09 PM
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I defied convention by mounting the drive at the bottom of my case, and facing inward.

I voted, "Top."



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 10/23/2012 08:48 PM
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you mount your optical drives backwards and still get power?, I need you to teach me that
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