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Is it important to have tidy cables on the back of the case?? New build.

post #1 of 36
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Just did my first build, relatively satisfied with the inside Of the case, no cables at all pretty much, back of the case is a complete mess of tangled cords, is that going to be a issue, should I start again? Temps are ok, case is 600t corsair. Will post pics if needed. Cheers.
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post #2 of 36
No, just makes it easier to put the back panel on thumb.gif

Do post picks.
post #3 of 36
the 600t is roomy compared to some other cases out there.
unless you're unhappy with the way it looks, it's not important.
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post #4 of 36
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moderately unhappy lol, but being my first build im kinda just happy i got it all working without breaking anything lol. Would feel really stupid if i took it apart and something went wrong when i didn't need to. keep in mind i know the cable management here is pretty poor, its a non modular psu, heres a few pics...


















What do you guys think? need to be done again for safety, or should be fine, just looks like poo on the back? Sorry bout the sideways pics on a couple of them. classic iphone.
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post #5 of 36
fix the inside cables first, lol
post #6 of 36
Only when youre OCD like me.
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post #7 of 36
I don't want to sound harsh but it's not looking nice at all. There will be no safety problems whatsoever. I have the same case, let me take some pictures to give you an idea.
post #8 of 36
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What's wrong with the inside ones? The main one running down the middle is the usb 3.0 that needs to be like that, and the other one is the side fan that isn't normally like that except for when its open. The PSU cords are pretty tangled, but not taking up much room , they go straight out the back.
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post #9 of 36
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Don't get me wrong, i know i haven't done a great job with the cable management, hence why im contemplating starting over. But im really not concerned about having the tidiest case in the world, i just want to have one that is safe, wont restrict airflow and you know, one that wont be damaged in the long run by me sucking with cable management.
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post #10 of 36
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Originally Posted by mboner1 View Post

What's wrong with the inside ones? The main one running down the middle is the usb 3.0 that needs to be like that, and the other one is the side fan that isn't normally like that except for when its open. The PSU cords are pretty tangled, but not taking up much room , they go straight out the back.

it's still messy if you ask me.

check this thread
http://www.overclock.net/t/96415/post-your-rate-my-cables-here/0_20
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