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Cable Sleeving Here You'll need some heatshrink for the end tips of the cable, to prevent the sleeving from scrinching back up.
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Any computer mod store... www.svc.com, www.frozencpu.com, www.performance-pcs.com, etc.

If you are planning to buy a lot, check www.mcmaster.com for better prices.

You need cable sleeving and heat-shrink tubing. You use heat-shrink tubing to hold together end sleeving ends.
how much does that sleeving stretch? will it fit over the plugs or am i going to have to cut and re wire things because i dont want to have to do that.

but i know heat shrink doesn't stretch so i might not be able to sleeve all the cables i want too.
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how much does that sleeving stretch? will it fit over the plugs or am i going to have to cut and re wire things because i dont want to have to do that.

but i know heat shrink doesn't stretch so i might not be able to sleeve all the cables i want too.
You have to remove the plugs when you sleeve cables so make sure to pick up a tool to do that. Also, read up on pinouts of your PSU connections. You do NOT want to reverse +12v and +5 on a plug.

Sleeving is very expandable. You have to check with each size to see what they will fit. Heatshrink tubing ususally comes in 2:1 but 3:1 can be found as well. 2:1 will shrink to 50% of the original size.
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You have to remove the plugs when you sleeve cables so make sure to pick up a tool to do that. Also, read up on pinouts of your PSU connections. You do NOT want to reverse +12v and +5 on a plug.

Sleeving is very expandable. You have to check with each size to see what they will fit. Heatshrink tubing ususally comes in 2:1 but 3:1 can be found as well. 2:1 will shrink to 50% of the original size.
can you link me to where i can buy the tool to remove the plugs.
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Turn your hard drives around?

Run wires that need to exposed at a 90 degree angle, it looks much better than curving wires.
Uniformity is key.
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can you link me to where i can buy the tool to remove the plugs.
http://www.xoxide.com/sunbeam-psu-tool-kit.html

Other sites have the kit as well. Make sure read learn the pinouts of all your plugs.
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here is my old computer. i did some cable management to get it ready to be sold. what do you all think.


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