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post #1131 of 6404
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Got a new baby, gaiz. Upgrade from the RV02.



Gonna repaint those drive faces just as soon as I figure out how to get 'em off.

The only other problem with this case:



There's only about a quarter of an inch of space between the side panel and the underside of the motherboard tray. Unfortunately, the 24-pin ATX mobo power cord is 3/4 of an inch thick alone. And that's only the start of it. The other cables jumbled up in there definitely add to the depth. I need more space.

I'm thinking of having a section of the panel cut out, then 'raised' about half an inch. Thoughts?
I have my 24-pin behind the mobo tray as well. The key is to zip tie that f***er in as many places as possible so it doesnt make the panel bulge. Take some time and really get creative with the back and youll be ok, I have TONS of cables back there as well as a fan.
 
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I'm looking to buy a black tj07 so if anyone want to sell, let me know
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post #1133 of 6404
Really, guys, it's more than just the mobo power cable. I've also got about a dozen data and power cables right behind the HDD area... those can't be so easily moved about.
post #1134 of 6404
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Really, guys, it's more than just the mobo power cable. I've also got about a dozen data and power cables right behind the HDD area... those can't be so easily moved about.
Using cable clamps you can put those at a different elevation so they don't interfere with other cables.

Another example:


You can see how I have multiple rows of cables going across my case so that no one row has too many cables causing the side panel to bulge.
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post #1135 of 6404
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Originally Posted by farkle0079 View Post
Using cable clamps you can put those at a different elevation so they don't interfere with other cables.

Another example:


You can see how I have multiple rows of cables going across my case so that no one row has too many cables causing the side panel to bulge.
Ooooh oooh oooh cable clamps. Nice idea. I got one with my SSD Sata cable, but thought it wouldn't be much use... where can I get more, and for how much?

Nvm, getting and .
Edited by AblueXKRS - 12/5/10 at 8:35pm
post #1136 of 6404
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Ooooh oooh oooh cable clamps. Nice idea. I got one with my SSD Sata cable, but thought it wouldn't be much use... where can I get more, and for how much?

Nvm, getting
these
these and
these
these .
Personally I don't like zip ties and sticky mounts. Cable clamps are cleaner IMO and reusable.

I paid $2.50 per pack at my local hardware store (got one pack of 1/2" and 3/8" diameter clamps). I have plenty extra.
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post #1137 of 6404
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Personally I don't like zip ties and sticky mounts. Cable clamps are cleaner IMO and reusable.

I paid $2.50 per pack at my local hardware store (got one pack of 1/2" and 3/8" diameter clamps). I have plenty extra.
Well I still have time to cancel the order. Not. At least I can return them.

Can you show me some of these cable mounts of yours? And what store did you get them at? Do they have adhesive backing?
post #1138 of 6404
are the cable clamps I bought from Ace Hardware. You mount them by screwing them into the unused standoff holes on your mobo with the same screws you'd use to secure your video card. The screws have enough clearance and wont touch the back of the mobo.
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post #1139 of 6404
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These are the cable clamps I bought from Ace Hardware. You mount them by screwing them into the unused standoff holes on your mobo with the same screws you'd use to secure your video card. The screws have enough clearance and wont touch the back of the mobo.
Ah, okay, I thought they looked screwed in. I'm not going to do that. Too many wires, not enough holes, and I'm worried about doing something silly. At least with the adhesive tabs I can choose what goes where.
post #1140 of 6404
You guys are getting fancy with those cable ties. I just used duct tape to hold everything in place back there. It is black duct tape though so it doesn't look too tacky. I even cut it with scissors to make it look extra clean. If you can't duct it f*** it!
    
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