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Yeah keeping all the wires straight seem like the hard part, once I'm done I might try sewing them to keep everything nice and straight.
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Yeah keeping all the wires straight seem like the hard part, once I'm done I might try sewing them to keep everything nice and straight.

Doesn't look as easy as it sounds after watching a couple of guides on it frown.gif I might give it a shot one day though, but zip ties will do when I neaten all the wires up
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post #23 of 27
Zipties probaly won't work if you want to keep the cables side-by-side. It's not easy to bend PSU cables so they stay in place. These premade cables are bend so hard and for so long when sealed in their box that it's almost impossible to change the shape of the cable. It's way easier to do this with selfmade cable extentions.
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post #24 of 27
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Zipties probaly won't work if you want to keep the cables side-by-side. It's not easy to bend PSU cables so they stay in place. These premade cables are bend so hard and for so long when sealed in their box that it's almost impossible to change the shape of the cable. It's way easier to do this with selfmade cable extentions.

I'll work something out biggrin.gif Going to be making my own SATA power cables though I think, seems easy enough just need to buy the terminals and a crimping tool at some point.

I may try cable stitching for the PCI-e and the 24pin, watched a video in this section of the forum and it looks much easier than the other guides I watched.
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post #25 of 27
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Tried heatshrinkless on one cable just as a test, looks great in my opinion! Going to try a full 6pin now and if I do well I might have to redo all my others.

Will be doing heatshrinkless on the graphics card side and heatshrink on the PSU side as the PSU side doesn't need to be as neat, just needs to hold.

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post #26 of 27
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Think I might have to redo all of mine without heatshrink biggrin.gif

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post #27 of 27
Looks good!
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