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Thank you!

And whoa! You have quite a project planned there. I doubt I'd ever take my cleaning that far. But that just means that I'm jealous.

And I definitely agree: Swoosh's cable management is quite excellent! I love that attention to detail.
When it comes to cleaning, I am very thorough and picky about that.
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post #10892 of 19729
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When it comes to cleaning, I am very thorough and picky about that.
It's weird: I totally thought I was. I mean, I tend to start a really quick clean-up job that seems to always blossom into a very thorough job.
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sorry guys for the pics in quote just taken them out
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sorry guys for the pics in quote just taken them out
So I was curious: do you have any questions about my cable management? Or, do these pictures do an ok job of answering any questions you might have?
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yea a couple of question ive been lookin on a few of these builds and dont anyone use the external sata port ontop of these cases and i think i need to get myself a couple of them round sata cables look alot neater and is there really any need for me to use my extra 2 usb cables i have plugged into my board?
Edited by grazz1984 - 3/17/10 at 1:16pm
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post #10896 of 19729
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yea a couple of question ive been lookin on a few of these builds and dont anyone use the external sata port ontop of these cases and i think i need to get myself a couple of them round sata cables look alot neater
I remember reading about somebody using the eSATA port on the CM690 and they said that it worked as expected - but they had to remember to re-enable eSATA in their motherboard and plug the cable into the motherboards eSATA header. hehe

And yeah, I like those round cables. My only complaint is that they don't have a feature that locks them into place, and I could really use it right about now for my secondary optical drive. Take a look: you can see that it's not in all the way and it's actually being pulled upwards. The worst part about it is that there's hardly any pull in that direction. It just doesn't stay in all the way (if I push it in all the way, then it'll get pushed back out about a millimeter or 2). But if I had a locking one, then the problem would be solved.

Actually, now that I'm thinking about it, I might have to do some shopping.
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what about the 2 usb ports i have plugged into my board u can see them in my pics just above the power supply i dont think i will be needing them as my board has six on already and case has 2 so 8 usb ports is more than anough.... i think i will take it out cables look messy coming off the board too
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post #10898 of 19729
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what about the 2 usb ports i have plugged into my board u can see them in my pics just above the power supply i dont think i will be needing them as my board has six on already and case has 2 so 8 usb ports is more than anough.... i think i will take it out cables look messy coming off the board too
It's funny that you asked because prior to cleaning my rig and taking those pictures, I actually had that top-panel USB cable unplugged from my motherboard because I was planning on pulling it out through the hole and leaving it hidden and stuffed behind the motherboard tray. But I plugged it in for the sake of the pictures and then before I started taking pictures I realized that I was also going to be needing it for the camera. hahaha So I used one of the top-panel USB ports today which was the first time in over 6 months.

What's even funnier is that I have never used the top-panel Firewire port and my Firewire header is even disabled in the BIOS - but yet I have the cable plugged in!! You can see it coming out of that tiny hole above my PSU and it's plugged into the motherboard right beneath the video card (near the expansion slots - the other cable coming out of the big cable management hole is that USB cable).

I also never use the eSATA, so that's not even plugged in. But it certainly used to be! lol I guess I like everything to be complete. But then if I like everything complete, then perhaps I should install the ugly beige accessories that came with the CM 690. hahahaha But I think I leave the Firewire cable plugged in so that people can see a possible way to route that cable.

In other words: if you're not using it, then disable it in the BIOS (where applicable), and unplug it!
Edited by TwoCables - 3/17/10 at 2:10pm
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is any one here using the 690 with a k9n2 mobo. i got sum ?'s
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post #10900 of 19729
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is any one here using the 690 with a k9n2 mobo. i got sum ?'s
Ask them anyway.

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ok twocables..i'll try to find the pics of that...the white ones are for cable management also i just used to hold the sata cables in place..i'll posting pics of it also while doing the cable management...

ok found it its not 690 though
Is this a BTX board?
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