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Originally Posted by Cncrcmoto View Post
Cool setup ManOnFire but I am curious what your hard disk temps are like? With them hanging like that are they stable enough to move your pc around?

I have had my original 690 for something like 2 years so I figured it was about time I checked in here.

What do you all think?

Here it is at my desk, printer is below my side desk


Window that I did about a year ago


Inside


Also cut black cardboard to block light from coming out the drive bays and ditched the cheesy CollerMaster emblem
Where abouts is your radiator mounted ? Im looking at watercooling but dont particulary want to mod my case
Edited by bello - 5/31/11 at 1:23am
    
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Hey guys,

I tried to re-do my wiring of my chasis. It's looking better than what it did but i'm still not happy with it. I've seen some really clean setups here and i want to achieve the same.

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images...527212302.jpg/

My big stumbling block is with the wiring going around the back of the chassis and then coming around to the front to avoid clutter in front and below the mobo. But when i route the cables around the back I'm unaable to close the back plate. This is because of the thick psu cable(btw i have no idea what it's called) that plugs into the mobo. So to the guys who got it right, how did you do it or to anyone who can give me tips to route it better.

And how do you guys get the pics in the post itself? I only know to load it to imageshack and paste the link.
Edited by OuPoot - 5/31/11 at 3:05am
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The cables should be between the mother board and the back side panel.
    
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I have tried that. Please look at this next photo:


http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images...531122004.jpg/

There's a beam that makes a ridge that prevents met from routing it through the hole underneath the mobo and along the side to where the opening is. The only 2 options i can think of to make it work is by either buying a new case or trying to cut open a gap so my cabling can come through.
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There's a gap along the bottom of the case, at the bottom of that "beam", have you tried feeding cable through this?
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Yeah i have, it's a very small gap and i can get anything through there without damaging the psu's cabling or the sleeves they are in. I actually thought of cutting open a gap there. But in doing this im not sure whether im damaging the structure of the case which might lead to excess vibbration etc.
post #15117 of 19729
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Where abouts is your radiator mounted ? I'm looking at watercooling but dont particulary want to mod my case
He has a Zalman reserator bello...its an external radiator, pump and reservoir. Its the silver cylinder you see behind his rig
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post #15118 of 19729
Just cut a gap in the beam. Looks to be the trend around here. OR buy a 24 pin extension that is flat.

here's one that is fully customizable, but rather expensive.
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=25152

Sent from my HTC Evo 4g
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Or use a big pair of pliers or Channel Locks to bend the ridge down towards the mobo tray to provide more room.
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post #15120 of 19729
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Where abouts is your radiator mounted ? Im looking at watercooling but dont particulary want to mod my case
Like ManOnFire said its the big air filter looking thing behind my pc. Also there is a 120rad on the bottom intake. Not the most convenient solution but it was a deal.

OuPoot I also had problems with the motherboard tray beam. Just cut a small section of it off.

After looking at all these new 690s I am really inspired to paint the inside of mine black, ninja some more cables and cut out my hard disk cage. Plan on doing this within the next week or two
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