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I think you did pretty good job. It looks clean. I am sure if you stare at it/ think about it long enough, you will find ways to tweak it even more.
BTW You can get zip-ties at any hardware store. I like to use the ones that you can unlock and re-use.
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post #12 of 24
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Well, someone posted an ad for Fry's electronics and I am like 10 mins driving the freeway distance from a Fry's. Apparently 100 Zip ties are on sale for $1 but limited to one per person I believe.
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is there enough space at the back of the motherboard mounting plate?If there is you can mode it....you can put holes for the wiring to fit and place the wires at the back so you can have a much neat cable management.
post #15 of 24
is there enough space at the back of the motherboard mounting plate?If there is you can mode it....you can put holes for the wiring to fit and place the wires at the back so you can have a much neat cable management.






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No there isn't, there is barely any clearance. I went to Fry's and got a 100 pack of zip ties. They work so much better but it's looks about the same. I think I tried my best with this case, I could probably drill a hole on the motherboard tray but then there is a quarter inch clearance between the side panel and the motherboard try so I doubt I can fit a bundle of cables.
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post #18 of 24
Nice find and yes good lookin case.

Much better with the cable ties
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post #19 of 24
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yeah, it's hard to beat $50 for a solid brushed aluminum case. I took some foam packing material and placed it around the hard drive cage in hope of dampening the HDD noise, I haven't dropped in the CPU yet so I don't know how effective it will be. What do you guys think?
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Originally Posted by matrix2000x2 View Post
yeah, it's hard to beat $50 for a solid brushed aluminum case. I took some foam packing material and placed it around the hard drive cage in hope of dampening the HDD noise, I haven't dropped in the CPU yet so I don't know how effective it will be. What do you guys think?
Just make sure that you aren't blocking airflow over the HDDs and monitor the temps.
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