Solved Difference Between Internal and External HD Bays in Case? Tags: Power Supplies HD Disk Drive Components Last response: April 2, 2011 9:32 AM in Components Share silentmemories April 2, 2011 6:13:46 AM NZXT Lexa-S http://www.nzxt.com/new/products/crafted_series/lexa_s It says: 3 DRIVE BAYS --> HD drive bays, optical disk drive bays, ...??? 4 EXTERNAL 5.25" DRIVE BAYS 7 INTERNAL 3.5" DRIVE BAYS What are the differences between the external and internal drive bays? More about : difference internal external bays case Reply to silentmemories Best solution Emerald a b ) Power supply April 2, 2011 7:09:23 AM external bays are accessible from the outside (usually used by CD/DVD drives) internal bays are inside the case (usually used by hard drives) Reply to Emerald jaguarskx a b ) Power supply April 2, 2011 7:17:25 AM You can slide a drive into the PC with an external bay, but you still need to open the PC to connect the cables. Internal bays requires you to open the case to insert the drive and connect the cables. Reply to jaguarskx Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer silentmemories April 2, 2011 9:32:06 AM Best answer selected by silentmemories. Reply to silentmemories Ask the community Post an answer Related resources: ForumIs it possible to use internal HD in one pc as an external in another? ForumDifference between mid & full case ? ForumBest case for internal water cooling loop? ForumPossible to mount internal HDDs in external drives bays ? ForumExternal HD or Internal in a Enclosure? ForumWhat is the big difference between Antec 300 and DF series cases? ForumIs it possible to make an internal HD into external ? ForumExternal HD of Internal HD in enclosure? ForumNoob question about external 3.5" Drive Bays ForumSpeed of 2.5" HD : External USB3 vs. Internal SATA ForumUltra M923 case drive bays ForumESATA or USB 3 external HDD enclosure ForumInternal hard drives versus external hard drives ForumInternal and External TV Tuner ForumPSU Help Forum[Solved] Case Maintenance ForumAfwul (case) airflow ForumBest full tower case ForumNew full tower case ForumLuggage case for carrying a gaming computer? More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !