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Antec Twelve Hunred (1200): Cable management suggestions?

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For those of you with an Antec 1200, how are you managing your cables?

The inside of my case is extremely clean looking (sorry, no pictures yet) but the "backside" (the other side where you're supposed to hide the cables) is completely a mess.

I've tried to flatten the cables as much as possible but that side door has a huge bulge to it but I can force it shut by holding it tightly while I screw it in but that can't be good for the cables.

Is it worth resorting to duct tape to make sure all the cables are flat? I've zip-tied the heck out of them but there are just a LOT of cables and some are very thick (mobo power, etc).
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Hey man wondering if you could take a pic of the back panel with what you have now? I'm also interested in buying the case and wondering how to cable manage it as well.

Thanks.
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Originally Posted by sdfx;14367642 
Hey man wondering if you could take a pic of the back panel with what you have now? I'm also interested in buying the case and wondering how to cable manage it as well.

Thanks.

I have that case, and yes, pics would be nice.
post #4 of 7
I hate the hard drive placement in that case.
post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by Methos07;14367741 
I hate the hard drive placement in that case.

Yeah, coming in from the side would be better, but once they're in it doesn't matter.
Edited by fuloran1 - 7/27/11 at 7:43pm
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Here is mine, and yes wire management isn't the best...
I added two tri cools (front mid for GPU's without any hard drives and side fan)
5 hard drives total, 3 lower mechanicals and 2 SSD's on the top front fan.

To get superb wiring, you'd need to drill holes and turn the drives around and sleeve all cables... I don't have time for that...kookoo.gif

But all my temps are excellent and airflow is extremely good...

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post #7 of 7
Chris your management looks like mine the first time around, I've since re-did it and it's worlds better. Don't worry OP, the back of mine is a mess too. Who cares aslong as it shuts xD.

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I'll take a different side picture without the case side on sometime soon.
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