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Hey Guys

My new HDD Arrived today from US and I open my rig to mount it...........................Not gonna happen

Wires everywhere, GPU is touching HDD, Management is just crazy



I Told you!

Does anyone with this case(Soprano) have any tips on how to manage this bad boy

Thanks Guys
    
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post #2 of 21
You just got owned!
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is it me, or is the fan on your big typhoon the wrong way round?
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post #4 of 21
The fan should be blowing in... I say tear it apart, and build it again, this time being careful with the cables.
post #5 of 21
The space between the motherboard tray, drive bays and the side of the case is your best friend. wire through there..... I did my old ****ty case (new rig in progress (DOA vid card) is in acrylic) and i ran everything behind in there so like no cables.... I also mounted my hard drives the other way around and the IDE and power cables plug in from the other side so its like wireless hard drives.

on another note, hows that case? I was lookin at buying it

EDIT: The BT could have just been mounted upside down but it makes no difference to cooling the fan is still the same and such. it can be mounted 2 ways because of the H bracket. Mine was mounted sideways so after i just unscrewed the fan cage and flipped it
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post #6 of 21
zip-ties like there is no tomorrow!!!1 First, tuck the IDE cable into the 5.25 bays, and have just the necessary amount sticking out. Isn't your PSU modular? Anything 12v connectors that aren't being used, tuck ABOVE the top CD/DVD/5.25 drive..they should stay up there...Its easiest if you uplug absolutelet everything.....and start from there. That way, you can mount the IDE so you can barely see it, you mount the power so you can barely see it, and so forth...it usually ends up cleaner
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post #7 of 21
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I used all these hints and tips and it looked alot better BUT........

Theres always a but, I turned on the rig to find the diagnostic LEDs wouldnt go past GPU found so I havent pluged in a certain wire......... Super fun times to come along - building from start again.........
    
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post #8 of 21
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Originally Posted by Mad_Handlez89 View Post
Hey Guys

My new HDD Arrived today from US and I open my rig to mount it...........................Not gonna happen

Wires everywhere, GPU is touching HDD, Management is just crazy



I Told you!

Does anyone with this case(Soprano) have any tips on how to manage this bad boy

Thanks Guys
While mine is not a soprano, cable management is just that cable management...Sleeve the cables and start from scratch...Here's my rig before and after... the guides in the case mod area and archers guide were helpful.

http://www.overclock.net/gallery/sho...ser/25040/sl/d

P.S. Are those yellow sata cables???If so where did you get them?? Are they UV??
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post #9 of 21
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P.S. Are those yellow sata cables???If so where did you get them?? Are they UV??
Yeah they are

They came with my DFI Lanparty - Sexah
    
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post #10 of 21
Well you could paint the inside black ...go all yellow and call your rig the stinger or killah B
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