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you should have no problem getting all the wires behind the tray and remove the black plastic clips, the back panel is a little tricky to slide on then some times but it really makes the case look nice. also you can remove the hard drive trays your not using to make it look a little cleaner too.




Yup,it can be tricky to slide it on.but you can get a lot of cables rid there.
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post #11862 of 19729
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Originally Posted by gotspeed View Post
you should have no problem getting all the wires behind the tray and remove the black plastic clips, the back panel is a little tricky to slide on then some times but it really makes the case look nice. also you can remove the hard drive trays your not using to make it look a little cleaner too.

before
http://louissuvoy.files.wordpress.co.../dsc083231.jpg
after
http://louissuvoy.files.wordpress.co...3020091018.jpg
http://louissuvoy.files.wordpress.co...6192009968.jpg
Before: (Well, mildly cable-managed)





After:



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post #11863 of 19729
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Hey everyone,

I posted a new rig and one of the members told me to join the club here. So here I am.
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After looking at some of the pages here I need to do a better job with Cable managment. I see some of you were able to run the cables in the back. I really didn't think there would be enough room to get the side panel back on if I did that.

Any way here is a pic of my new set up and a link to my OP.

http://www.overclock.net/intel-build...1st-build.html
Here are pics that show both my cable management and case management:

















And finally, here's the mess in the back which gives away all of the secrets:




Try to copy what we are doing with our cases and cables and you'll be good to go. But now even though it's more difficult to get that side panel back on, it's still easy. I mean, it requires more effort, but it's not impossible.
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post #11864 of 19729
Here's what my "rats nest" looks like:




I cut off some of the "metal lip" on the motherboard tray to make more room for the main 24pin power cable in order to reduce side-panel bulging. I also made some cuts to extend the lower hole in the motherboard in order to fit all my cables from my HX1000 behind the motherboard tray.

And the result:


I just need to find some way to clean up the cables behind the 5.25" drive bay... When I upgrade to a SATA optical drive it shouldn't be nearly as hard to keep clean!
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i got my first flame
    
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post #11866 of 19729
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i got my first flame
congratzzz im going for my 3rd xD
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i got my first flame
i thought u did something wrong lol
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Here are pics that show both my cable management and case management:



Try to copy what we are doing with our cases and cables and you'll be good to go. But now even though it's more difficult to get that side panel back on, it's still easy. I mean, it requires more effort, but it's not impossible.
That's super clean. Thanks for the pics.

I'll get to work on it this week. I think I need more fans LOL...
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post #11869 of 19729
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Thanks for the reply. I'm going to add that fan. I like that idea. The only issue is my case fits in a hole on my desk. The ends are open so there is air flow but I put the right side of the case (as you are looking at the front) against the panle so that the left side (as you look at the front) is as far away from the panel as possible so I get good air flow.

Did you happen to notice if that little fan actually helped at all?
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post #11870 of 19729
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Originally Posted by Michael Cox View Post
That's super clean. Thanks for the pics.

I'll get to work on it this week. I think I need more fans LOL...
You're welcome! And thank you for the compliment!!
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Originally Posted by Michael Cox View Post
Thanks for the reply. I'm going to add that fan. I like that idea. The only issue is my case fits in a hole on my desk. The ends are open so there is air flow but I put the right side of the case (as you are looking at the front) against the panle so that the left side (as you look at the front) is as far away from the panel as possible so I get good air flow.

Did you happen to notice if that little fan actually helped at all?
Keeping these systems in a deskhole is a huge no-no. Even though both ends are open, it's still very bad. I have the same kind of deskhole where it's very open and there are two walls on either side with plenty of room to spare. But the difference in temperatures between my system being in the hole and being out is about 15-20°C.

If you don't believe me, then just compare the difference for yourself: run a stress test such as the Small FFTs test selection in Orthos while your system is in the hole for about 10 minutes. And then take your system out of the hole and run it again for another 10 minutes. But use Real Temp or Core Temp to monitor the temperatures.

It won't matter what kind of fan setup you have really unless you like your system to make tons of noise. But this is true for just about everyone, even me.

In other words: if you plan to do any overclocking at all, then you have to keep the rig outside of that deskhole while it's overclocked. It's still bad for it to be in there while running at stock, but it least there isn't all that extra heat that's generated by an overclock.


If you think that it would be inconvenient to take it out, then I agree: I would strongly prefer to have my rig back in my deskhole, but I have to leave it in an inconvenient place thanks to the difference in temperatures. But if you can place it on your desk - or simply somewhere else - to avoid the inconvenience of taking it out of the deskhole, then please do so.

But if you have absolutely no choice whatsoever, then don't overclock anything until you have a choice.
Edited by TwoCables - 5/1/10 at 11:46pm
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