What to put in my spare drive bays / pci slots? Tags: Pci Components Last response: May 3, 2012 7:29 PM in Components Share will011 October 15, 2011 5:13:18 PM I have a load of 5.25 and 3.5 drive bays and some pci slots spare with nothing in them. Any ideas what to put in them? (not including fan controllers) More about : put spare drive bays pci slots | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove jockey October 15, 2011 6:30:45 PM I've found this to be pretty handy: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... | Report abuse Thegeek October 15, 2011 11:46:44 PM How about RAID to take up the 3.5" bays? | Report abuse Outlander_04 October 16, 2011 12:03:14 AM will011 said:I have a load of 5.25 and 3.5 drive bays and some pci slots spare with nothing in them. Any ideas what to put in them? (not including fan controllers) How about buying a m-ATX system next time ? | Report abuse Related ressources New Presario tower, no spare drive bays - Forum I only have pci slots - can I get USB 3.0 on my PC - Forum pci -e x1 card into pci -e x16 slot ? - Forum what to build out of spare computer? - Forum External case for spare SATA drives. Suggestions? - Forum Ask the community Publish JackNaylorPE October 16, 2011 12:04:02 AM Card Reader ? | Report abuse jonboy79 May 3, 2012 7:25:15 PM Who here still uses card readers?? I'm trying to fill a bay at the mo, the only thing i might have use for is a usb 3 bay. Most of my cards that would go into my reader go via usb. Hope this helps | Report abuse amuffin May 3, 2012 7:26:39 PM Watercooling dual bay res/pump from XSPC? loll OR mod it and add a 120mm fan. | Report abuse Andrewcba May 3, 2012 7:29:31 PM Maybe a Blue ray player? Or how about for your pci-e a good sound card? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Components>What to put in my spare drive bays / pci slots?> Related ressources: ForumThe external 3.5 bays : any ideas ? ForumASUS A8N-SLI: Where's the PCI Slots ??? ForumPics and stuff of a spare parts build, as it comes along. ForumNeeding more Software-Controlled Fan slots ForumMaking use of spare computers ForumI am curious if this would work... PCI to 48TB of drives ForumBF3 Sucked Initially. Spare Your Opinion On My New Build? Thanks! ForumNeed help putting together a complete $600-$830 budget gaming rig ForumWant to install pci slot fan for cooling GPU(HD 6850) ForumHot spare on RAID I controller with 2 SATA II ports ForumDo 5 1/4" drive bay fans exsist? ForumPut together my build the other day, Doesn't recognize GFX card ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumWhat are the best parts for a Windows Home Server 2011 build ForumWhat do I Upgrade? More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !