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post #1 of 12
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okay, so I decided to tidy my case up a smidgen. Heres a log.

Step 1:

Stripped out my case and marked out some holes to be attacked.

Front



Back



Step 2:

Attack.

I smashed all the cutting wheels, and whilst rummaging for more, I found a mini angle grinder with a big cutting wheel on it



It's suprising just how thick the steel on these cases is.

Step 3:

Grommit. I didn't want all the sharp nasties cutting my case, I covered it all up.



Step 4:

Organise. Mid-organised pics









Step 5:

Final Product. Here's some shots for you guys.







It's not sladesurfer good, but I'm pleased
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post #2 of 12
Very nice job, jester. My case has wires freaking everywhere...
post #3 of 12
Nice work! Reps for showing how it's done
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post #4 of 12
Awesome work Jester.

Did you mount the hdds backwards to hide the sata cables as they come from the front?

Overall looks very tidy and professional!
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sweet ****.
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post #6 of 12
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Awesome work Jester.

Did you mount the hdds backwards to hide the sata cables as they come from the front?

Overall looks very tidy and professional!
I did indeed. I had to maul the front of my case to get them damned power cables to fit.
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post #7 of 12
Yea... this is the next upgrade on my list... it's a good upgrade too b/c the only thing i'll need to get will be longer SATA cable Great job + rep!
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post #8 of 12
this should be stickied in my opinion
    
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post #9 of 12
i want to see the BACK !

i want the same thing with the cable mangement !
post #10 of 12
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i want to see the BACK !

i want the same thing with the cable mangement !
I dunno man. If I take the back off, all those cables I squeezed in may jump out and attack me!
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