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It's old school. I might have a few kicking around.... I have some of the new huge flames for sure.



-snip-


Also, Looking for cable manager near Hamilon, Ontario lol.... I'll pay you!
I know its old school, that's why I want one, lol. All I've got is the current gen ones, and a few lanyards laying around.

I'd move to Ontario for a paid job (assuming it was more than a one time dealy). Especially if it meant I could live near you. (Just kidding about that last part...or am I? )
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post #102 of 113
That's just disturbing, it looks like a jungle in there.
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post #103 of 113
I like jungles...


PS: pioneer I looked for you and the two I thought were old are actually the new logo.
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post #104 of 113
Are those 2 DIMMs in separate coloured memory slots?
Just noticed it was addressed on the second page
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post #105 of 113
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I like jungles...


PS: pioneer I looked for you and the two I thought were old are actually the new logo.
I've already got 2 of the new ones, one's spare, one's a tramp stamp on my car.

I'm going to have to remember to buy an applique pack when I send my rig to Smasher for modding.

Oh wait, this thread is about cables!

Yeah, the first picture is a mess, second one is cleaner. Although let's face it, any PC Shop has to worry about time. So the first one is just fine for a PC Shop build honestly.

I know if I was getting paid by the hour, I'd spend as little time on it as possible to save the customer some cash.
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post #106 of 113
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And any real gamer would also know that the new parts would have cables in roughly the same spots making your cable management fairly usniversal. I seldom have to dicg into the cable stash areas when i add new hardware
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^THIS^^^^^^^^^^^^^

If you do it right, you never have to F with it again. Unless you add something new of course. Nice job to the OP by the way. What a rat's nest to begin with. I am just OCD enough to get mad at looking at that first pic.
 
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post #107 of 113
That almost looks like mine currently...been meaning to open her back up w/ some zip ties lol. Its not thaaatt bad tho...
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post #108 of 113
Every now and then, bad air flow will bite me in the arse. I'll get complacent, thinking everything is good, then the mesh in the front of my case will get too much dust and my GPU starts running hot as hell and freezes. I've had a motherboard catch fire because no air is hitting the voltage regulators. Cable management does help, but it is only part of the equation. Overall air flow is important, even if you are water cooling, because you normally don't water cool everything. Good job on tidying up that case.
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post #109 of 113
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Originally Posted by bigvaL View Post
The honest reason I don't do it is because my armor doesnt have much space to tuck, it's all open space so the cables don't exactly stay where you put them.
It's still possible even with a case that wasn't made for it.





The unused ones are tucked into the small bit of space above the DVD drive, and there's quite a bit of them, so you don't need all that much room. If you notice in the second picture, there's a molex connector in the bottom corner. I have fans on the side, and that's what it's for, so it's possible.

Sorry about the blurry and sharpened quality of the first one. I took a terrible picture there.

Even that's not the best by far with this case.

You do have a point though. There's two types of cable management. There's something like mine, tidying them out of the way, and then there's hiding/perfecting it, which I don't do. I'd never leave them clogged/nested though, even if temperatures aren't much higher. You can always tuck them into the optical disk drive bays and have them come from there, even if it's a bit unsightly and it doesn't look sharp. It takes all of no time really.


Edited by Princess Garnet - 4/27/11 at 8:53pm
post #110 of 113
I take pride in extreme cable management. I took my rig home last weekend over Easter break and sat my rig on my desk with the side off so i could enjoy my handiwork.
    
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