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i have no other way to describe my installation of my corsair 750TX into my antec 900 last night.

my 900 is the 1st gen without the cable management holes in the motherboard tray.

the only thing i had on my side was the fact that have a blood iron motherboard instead of a full size atx motherboard.

how have others managed cables from a large psu in their 900's?
 
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post #2 of 12
Cut holes in the mobo tray and wire the cables behind the tray.
If you don't have access to tools to cut, take a couple of zip ties and stuff all of the unused cables into the drive/HDD bays.
Edited by xHassassin - 6/18/08 at 5:08am
    
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You are going to need a dremel with fiberglass reinforced cutting discs, or a drill and a jigsaw with atleast 18 TPI. Here is a good guide on dremel cutting, http://www.mnpctech.com/Dremel.html
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or small holesaw for power drill, and get some gromet or c-channel
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You mean U-channel right?

Anyways, if you don't have access to materials, simply take some zipties, and tie the unused cables in the drive bays.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xHassassin View Post
You mean U-channel right?

Anyways, if you don't have access to materials, simply take some zipties, and tie the unused cables in the drive bays.
U-channel and C-channel are both similar.

As for the OP, I would highly recommend you getting some tools to cut the holes. I'm pretty sure it will be a big mess with those cables.
    
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post #7 of 12
Might want to check out CyberDruids post on A900 Cable Management, it's a pretty nice guide for what you're trying to do. It will give you an idea on what you'll need and whatnots
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post #8 of 12
Your rite the blood iron is the best size mb for that case.When i switched mbs and so i did cases to,just to crampted,imo
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post #10 of 12
Can you rotate the drives, so the cables run in the front?
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