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Hi,

I have a Xigmatek Asgard.

I would like to no who has one and can they post pictures of there cable management as i want to sort out my cable management as it isnt very good.

Thanks

Alex
 
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I don't have one (although I almost got one once) but the general rule of thumb for Wire Management for me is:

*1: Start with your PSU and work the Main Power cable up the back of the Motherboard tray and use Zip ties to keep it still then route the rest of your Main PSU cables along side of that if possible. Once you have the following connected and routed/tied up move on to step 2.

*P1 Connector(20/24 Pin)
*P4 Connector(4~8Pin CPU power)
*Additional drives EX: SATA Power/SATA Data cables
*PCI-E Power Connectors (Graphics Card power)

*2: Move on to you Sub-Systems power connections EX: 4-Pin Molex and Fan connectors.

*Fan Connectors
*USB Ports
*HD Audio Ports
*Molex connectors
*Various smaller cabling

*3 Take as many of those Sub-System wires and Zip-Tie them to the main PSU Wiring you did earlier or if the Wire routing space is not available zip-tie the sub-Systems together and be creative with how you place them.
EX: Curving wires can help save space on the Back panel or piggybacking off of larger wires can also save space.

~TIPS~
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*1: Zip ties are your friend
*2: No cable routing is Perfect (especially on more powerful systems)
*3: As long as it looks good on the Inside then you're good to go, as bad cable routing can clutter the inside of your PC and can hold in heat and Obstruct good airflow.
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Now im far from being the best at Cable Routing as it can be very Frustrating but I hope these tips can help you.

Edit: I'm always taking my back panel off and trying to re-route my cables to get the best layout

Pics Below


Edited by Fateful_Ikkou - 7/21/11 at 3:30am
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I have uploaded my first ever cable management.

what do you guys think. Tell me things i can change please want it looking its best with the little tools the case has

Thanks

Edit: Sorry about the way the pictures have turned out i took them on my phone

 
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post #6 of 6
its better, but you can always try routing cables underneath the mobo tray (should you have clearance of course) like USB headers, fan cables etc. zipties are a cable management's best friend smile.gif
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