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post #11 of 21
ok...ok lets see an after picture!!!!1
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post #12 of 21
for me i moved my cd drive down 1 from the top and moved all my extra wires above there then i put my ide cables behind my hardrive chasis. I don't have any pics right now cause my computer is down and ive been using a laptop
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post #13 of 21
My soprano has all cable either above the dvd drive or behind the hdd rack
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post #14 of 21
Wow, and i thought my cable managment was bad! Lawl
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post #15 of 21
Yah one of the BEST things i've found for cable management is go to your local grocery store into the produce or sometimes bulk sections. They have the bags that you put your stuff you want in then they have thoes little twist ties there for you to tie the bag off, they work wonders!

Just keep going man eventually you'll find something that works, its just an art, takes time.

Attachment is quick wire management I did with old rig and old PSU (Not my x-connect). 20-pin was too short to reach around so its still out. good luck!
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post #16 of 21
not abd sidious....you can help me with mine!
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post #17 of 21
all i can think for the soprano is to hide cables on the side of the dvd drives and in the hd bay. i hide the cable for the back 120mm fan inside that little support bar
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post #18 of 21
That case might be constructed the same way mine is. This is what I did to cable manage it.

A: Take off the other side of the case (the one with no window)
B: Find out which cables you need to hook up and separate them from the ones you don't need.
C: The cables you don't need you should be able to fit on the other side of the PSU, the part on the same side as the door with no window. Zip tie them together so they are neat, and then use another zip tie to attach it to the case frame somewhere so its tight to the PSU.
D: Make sure the door still fits on with the cables hidden near the PSU
E: To organize the cables you do need first determine which side of the case you need to run them down, either the side with the drive cage or the other side near the back plate of the mobo.
F: For cables on the side near the back plate I attached them first to the board, then I bunched/shortened them with a zip tie so they were either flush with the PSU or hidden by the cpu fan.
G: The cables on the other side near the cage are basically well, hidden behind the cage, tied again with zip ties to parts of the frame so they are hidden, flush with the frame and don't move around.
H: Periodically check to see if the door (the one with no window) Still fits on, if not you will have to reorginize them till it does.
I: Attach the door and that should be it.

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post #19 of 21
^ great advice, thats exactly what i did
Dman, is it possible to install your HDD backwards on that setup you posted, if that's yours.
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post #20 of 21
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Thanks for all the advise guys - the main thing that was stopping the managment was the huge DFI IDE Cables. and the ugly fan cables.

All this will be fixed though I have just ordered -

AKASA CABLE MANAGEMENT KIT
IDE TO SATA CONVERTER


These should help my case looks nice again

Will post results when they arrive
    
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