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You need a bigger case
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"You need more zip-ties... A zip tie every 20cm should do. Make that every 10cm. Nice and tight."

"Sorry for the outburst... I'll try to keep it under control. Also maybe get some of those sticky things with the holes in them for you to run zip-ties through, so you can stick them to the backplate and then that makes sure your cables are flush against it."

"Zip ties, zip ties, ZIP TIES!"

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post #33 of 40
much better then my cable routing. but then again I think having a floppy, 1 IDE hard drive, 1 IDE dvd drive, 1 sata dvd drive, 5 sata hard drives, a 2900pro, 3 120mm fans, 1 92mm fan and 1 donimantor ram fan all kind of add up to just 1 too many wires for me route.
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much better then my cable routing. but then again I think having a floppy, 1 IDE hard drive, 1 IDE dvd drive, 1 sata dvd drive, 5 sata hard drives, a 2900pro, 3 120mm fans, 1 92mm fan and 1 donimantor ram fan all kind of add up to just 1 too many wires for me route.
mmmkay, well TBH i kind of cheated on my HDD's and fans. They're all daisy chained off of one molex. Then i crammed all the others into the crevice between my mobo tray and side panel.

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You need a bigger case
funny that you should say that, i'm trying to buy one actually, but the seller is making me wait (lol).
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funny that you should say that,i'm trying to buy one actually, but the seller is making me wait (lol).
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Here's an idea...just take your side off of the case, spray paint the plexiglass black from the inside, put back on case....and VOILA! Cable management complete! No unsightly cable mess at all!
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Here's an idea...just take your side off of the case, spray paint the plexiglass black from the inside, put back on case....and VOILA! Cable management complete! No unsightly cable mess at all!
This is a budget case i've got here, no plexiglass. And besides it helped my temps. by like 2 deg on my hottest GPU.
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Here's an idea...just take your side off of the case, spray paint the plexiglass black from the inside, put back on case....and VOILA! Cable management complete! No unsightly cable mess at all!
thats why im getting a P182 now
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This is a budget case i've got here, no plexiglass. And besides it helped my temps. by like 2 deg on my hottest GPU.
Than who cares if its managed?
2C wont make a big dif
    
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Than who cares if its managed?
2C wont make a big dif
Because... I'm not sure. Honestly this was just a killing time project that got out of hand.
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mmmkay, well TBH i kind of cheated on my HDD's and fans. They're all daisy chained off of one molex. Then i crammed all the others into the crevice between my mobo tray and side panel.
so are mine but I haven'te cramed them over behind the mobo. I might have to try that.
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