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post #11 of 17
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Originally Posted by deathlikeeric View Post

order your self a 8 pin adapter so i can route the 8pin in the back of your mobo tray, thats what i did with my 500r and it looks more clean

Actually the AX850 8 pin cable was long enough to go through the back and back in to the PSU. Thanks.
post #12 of 17
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I've annotated your picture to include my advice. Cable ties are very useful when managing cables thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Kanivakil View Post

Thanks! Okay. I think I'm beginning to understand cable management now.

Cable management in the back is really hard!!

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Here's as you suggested. I couldn't wrap the USB 3.0 to the 24 pin though because it put a lot of stress on its connectors. It was out of line and loose.

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Edited by Kanivakil - 3/12/12 at 5:00pm
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Cable management in the back is really hard!!
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Here's as you suggested. I couldn't wrap the USB 3.0 to the 24 pin though because it put a lot of stress on its connectors, out of line.
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Not half bad! A few minutes of your time and it looks 10 fold better!
I'm definiately no pro when it comes to cable management but I would definiately take a look around the OCN for how others did theirs. Thats how I found the best spots for all my management, but mine definiately needs some more work...
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post #14 of 17
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Cable management in the back is really hard!!
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Here's as you suggested. I couldn't wrap the USB 3.0 to the 24 pin though because it put a lot of stress on its connectors, out of line.
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Definitely an improvement.
post #15 of 17
Absolutely an improvement.

Find ways to lay things flat in back and use zip ties whether that's tying cables together or tying them down to the chassis (there should be little loops you can fit zip ties into. Sometimes I bundle up cable excess up around the 5.25" bays if possible. Jsut whatever I can do to keep all the cables from being one jumbled mess preventing me from closing the side panel! thumb.gif
Edited by Sir Beregond - 3/12/12 at 3:28pm
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post #16 of 17
That's a massive improvement. You could try having the USB 3 cable come out of the same rubber grommet as the 24pin.
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post #17 of 17
Good job, very nice after the improvements for a first time build! thumb.gif
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