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XPS 8940, add 2nd 3.5" HDD

My new XPS 8940 has a 256 GB SSD and a 2 TB 3.5" drive. I would like to add a 2nd 3.5" Hard Drive to the enclosure. The chassis currently has a couple of unused Hard Drive cages. One of them is 2.5" and appears to be riveted to the chassis. The other unused cage is slightly bigger and held in place with screws, but still looks to be too small to fit a 3.5" hard drive. 

Is there any way to replace one of the smaller unused hard drive cages with a 3.5" cage?


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So just checking, you just plugged them into the available SATA and power cables already in the box, fired it up with no BIOS modifications, and MS's Disk Management module recognized them? I tried adding a 4TB WD red pro and neither the bios nor MS/DM detected it. I'm sending the drive back for a replacement, but just thought I'd ask in case there was a special nuance that bypassed me. Thanks, GB

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