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Will running sleeved cables behind the motherboard cause any problems?
Also, I'm using 5mm standoffs. I'd lile to install LED strips behind the motherboard which are .1 inches (2.54mm) tall. Is that enough clearance? These aren't cheap LEDs so I can't imagine heat would be a problem.
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The LEDs would be fine. I personally would try to find a different solution for your cables. They probably wouldn't conduct, but I'd rather be safe.
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You'd be fine to run wires under the motherboard, but do be aware of abrasion and how much the cables might be moving. If one of the solder points on the back of the motherboard were to happen to rub through the wire insulation, then you would have some serious issues. The sleeving helps with that problem. I've done this quite a few times in the past
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You'd be fine to run wires under the motherboard, but do be aware of abrasion and how much the cables might be moving. If one of the solder points on the back of the motherboard were to happen to rub through the wire insulation, then you would have some serious issues. The sleeving helps with that problem. I've done this quite a few times in the past

this , i had some grounding issues with this problem , one of the soldering points was rubbing a cable to the point that it cut it and was close to the wires inside

... but then again , it was a simple unsleved cable smile.gif

it wont do any harm pass cables behind motherboards , i passed some SATA cables behind the motherboad and the front panel connectors ( i did some holes for them )
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