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Here's an idea that worked for me ...

Although I do agree the cable management is a PITA, I *did* find a way to hide some cables by removing the non-windowed side metal panel ... and running all of my unused power supply cables onto that side ... then replaced the metal panel.

Looks messy, but once the metal panel is back in place ... nobody will know.

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I used masking tape Same idea though, I had to put the SATA ones right by the 5.25" bays because the connectors are so deep.
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Yep, next thing to do is cut some holes in the mobo tray and route wires. But I do agree with you, best $200 case I've ever bought(ONLY one I bought ). I love my Armor.
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My only suggestion aside from what I've done in my case mod log is to remove the screws for the side panel that doesn't have a window and replace them with the thumb screws for the window door. That allows for easy access to the area behind the motherboard - which has plenty of room to hide cables, I might add!

Nice job!

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Yep, next thing to do is cut some holes in the mobo tray and route wires. But I do agree with you, best $200 case I've ever bought(ONLY one I bought ). I love my Armor.
Only the aluminum version is that expensive.
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"Impeach W" sticker..... how lame can you get. Otherwise, for the rest of you nice work.
    
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Only the aluminum version is that expensive.
I bought mine in store, I wanted it NOW So I paid $213.49 for the black steel with fan. It does have a $30 mail in rebate though, so I get my tax back
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ive always wanted one.. seeing your progress putting it together makes me want to get one NOW....

screw it.. ill take everything out of my case now put it back together to satisfy my urge to get one....for the mean while..
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ive always wanted one.. seeing your progress putting it together makes me want to get one NOW....

screw it.. ill take everything out of my case now put it back together to satisfy my urge to get one....for the mean while..
Silviastud is selling an Armor Jr. for $65 shipped. It's almost the same experience as it's big brother
http://www.overclock.net/sale/195125...tos-added.html
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yeah, i saw that.. tempting, but i want a full case this time.. i want to be able to put a fridge in there..
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yeah, i saw that.. tempting, but i want a full case this time.. i want to be able to put a fridge in there..
Hmm, chiller mod. A little box in a few of the 5.25" bays that can hold a can or two of soda (or beer), cooled by TECs...
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I bought mine in store, I wanted it NOW So I paid $213.49 for the black steel with fan. It does have a $30 mail in rebate though, so I get my tax back
There are absolutely no stores around here that sell computer parts aside from graphics cards and hard drives (and the selection of those two are very limited as it is), so it's either ordering online or nothing.
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