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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
But the thing is, even all of these cables can fit behind the motherboard tray.
I'm just saying, for those who really can't, or simply don't feel like doing it, they can do what this guy has done and it will still look good and have good air flow. It's an alternative.

Just sayin'
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post #10342 of 19729
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Originally Posted by xlr8ter View Post
I'm just saying, for those who really can't, or simply don't feel like doing it, they can do what this guy has done and it will still look good and have good air flow. It's an alternative.

Just sayin'
It's a cable management method that CM obviously thought was a good option. I've never had any trouble fitting all of my psu cables behind the mobo tray though. It's probably a tad easier to shove them all into those clips though.
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It's a cable management method that CM obviously thought was a good option. I've never had any trouble fitting all of my psu cables behind the mobo tray though. It's probably a tad easier to shove them all into those clips though.
And it also looks hideous to me. But I've always been an All-or-Nothing type of person. That means that when I began working on my cable management (on the day I put my system in the case), I quickly found myself going from saying "I'll just hide a couple of cables" to spending 3-4 hours making it as perfect as humanly possible (at least on the interior; but it's a total mess behind the tray). So that means I began by using those clips and then quickly found myself removing them altogether as I continued to hide more and more cables behind the tray. I couldn't help myself!
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post #10344 of 19729
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
And it also looks hideous to me. But I've always been an All-or-Nothing type of person. That means that when I began working on my cable management (on the day I put my system in the case), I quickly found myself going from saying "I'll just hide a couple of cables" to spending 3-4 hours making it as perfect as humanly possible (at least on the interior; but it's a total mess behind the tray). So that means I began by using those clips and then quickly found myself removing them altogether as I continued to hide more and more cables behind the tray. I couldn't help myself!
You sound just like me xD I'm a cable management nazi. I'm really hating my temporary setup atm because the cables are messy in my view. Others would probably consider it to be really tidy!
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You sound just like me xD I'm a cable management nazi. I'm really hating my temporary setup atm because the cables are messy in my view. Others would probably consider it to be really tidy!
Exactly! Every time I show my rig to somebody, they're like "WHOA!", and then I go "yeah, but that cable's not perfectly straight, and that one needs to be hidden a little better, but it's not possible...etc."
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Yeah she's a 690. The 690 2 doesn't have a HDD cage like that, or 5 ODD bays
Well I feel stupid. I saw the black screwless drive bays and didn't looks twice. I assume KG did the same
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That's the CM 690 II, not the CM 690
2C and others are correct, it's the 690. If he didn't paint it, then it's the 690 Pure
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post #10348 of 19729
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Exactly! Every time I show my rig to somebody, they're like "WHOA!", and then I go "yeah, but that cable's not perfectly straight, and that one needs to be hidden a little better, but it's not possible...etc."
Haha I know what that's like You should check out my build log and see what my plans are for extreme cable management

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Well I feel stupid. I saw the black screwless drive bays and didn't looks twice. I assume KG did the same
Yeah it takes me a few seconds to work it out tbh. It shouldn't since I know both like the back of my hand lol

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2C and others are correct, it's the 690. If he didn't paint it, then it's the 690 Pure
Yep
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Well I feel stupid. I saw the black screwless drive bays and didn't looks twice. I assume KG did the same
lol, That's EXACTLY what I did. I, too, feel stupid
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Guys, how good is a CM 690 in terms of cable management?
Look at the PSU in my sig rig.. And my current case.
Now that doesn't total up right
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