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Ok so i see that many people run wires behind their mobos via hoes to behind the tray... My question is could this short out your mobo or cause any damage just like a mobo touching case or is that just due to case being metal??
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as long as your wires are insultated, your fine. as long as you dont have any bare wires, there wont be a problem.
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post #3 of 7
Wires are insulated for a reason
The worst case scenario would be that the sharp edges of the holes could cut into the wires and short something... but that can easily be solved by taping up the edges with electrical tape (if you're cheap) or using some sort of foam edge dealy (forgot the term for it)
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alright cool, thanks guys
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Originally Posted by killa_concept View Post
some sort of foam edge dealy (forgot the term for it)
you mean the U-something?
dang I just forgot the term too (GERRRRR)

I'm thinking of doing some cable management mods to my mobo tray, even though it came with some holes already in it, I don't think they were meant for wires
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gasket, grommet, door trim molding ??
    
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Originally Posted by nategr8ns View Post
you mean the U-something?
dang I just forgot the term too (GERRRRR)

I'm thinking of doing some cable management mods to my mobo tray, even though it came with some holes already in it, I don't think they were meant for wires
U-Channel or C-Channel
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