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Hey could you post some pics of your new cable management? I am curious to see the before and after. Also to answer your question about dust filters. For 200mm and up fans you can use the Panty hose method, search it on here and you will see what I am talking about.
post #42 of 46
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Well my cables arent much different from before to be honest, they just don't have the reach to be put in any other arrangement. The CPU power connecter is probably the worst as it doesn't have enough length to go down and under before coming up through the hole above and to the left of my cpu. So it has to come all the way across my board. The PCI-E cables cant be put in any other arrangement nor can the Molex going to my disk drive. The worst thing is the IDE cable for the disk drive. I gotta get a round one. Just about the only thing that isn't in the way are the HDD cables which are hidden lol. Here:http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/...t=IMAG0161.jpg
I don't think moving the cables there would do too much anyway. For me I think it's more my cpu cooler, lack of side dust filters, and the fact that my comp. is on a carpet. I'm gonna get something and raise it off the dusty ground soon.
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post #43 of 46
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Well my cables arent much different from before to be honest, they just don't have the reach to be put in any other arrangement. The CPU power connecter is probably the worst as it doesn't have enough length to go down and under before coming up through the hole above and to the left of my cpu. So it has to come all the way across my board. The PCI-E cables cant be put in any other arrangement nor can the Molex going to my disk drive. The worst thing is the IDE cable for the disk drive. I gotta get a round one. Just about the only thing that isn't in the way are the HDD cables which are hidden lol. Here:http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/...t=IMAG0161.jpg
I don't think moving the cables there would do too much anyway. For me I think it's more my cpu cooler, lack of side dust filters, and the fact that my comp. is on a carpet. I'm gonna get something and raise it off the dusty ground soon.
Your wires are ok, not the best but its not going to hinder your OC much.
200 mm dust filter frozen CPU is a good place to order from. I have used them befor filters that large are not cheap!
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I'm just going to use the nylon stocking method. By the way, any idea if another 200mm fan on the side pannel door would be able to fit with the new cpu cooler?
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I'm just going to use the nylon stocking method. By the way, any idea if another 200mm fan on the side pannel door would be able to fit with the new cpu cooler?
Use a fan on the lower section. I tell people (and do it myself) to block off the top fan section. it dose nothing unless you have a top mount rad.
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Well right now my comp. is on the floor so putting a fan there probably wont do much lol, plus my wires are sorta in the way...

Edit: Also, just food for thought, would my psu fan orientation have anything to do with the heat transfer in my case? I mean, HAF 922's are supposed to use bottom mounted psu but I wanted this one which is supposed to be for the top. So I just flipped it over and it's fine on the bottom. I'm wondering if the psu fan is supposed to vent hot air or bring in cold air. Because if it's venting then it's adding hot air to my case interior...plus btw: I added the nylon stocking filter to my case and I'm idling 4C hotter, did that much cool air really drift in through the side pannel?
Edited by geek12 - 8/25/11 at 4:21pm
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