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post #1141 of 6398
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Originally Posted by farkle0079 View Post
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.

Actually the best combination would be a lot of cable clamps and then just a few sticky mounts. Probably 2-3. The sticky mounts are there for the areas wherein a cable clamp cannot screw into the M/B holes that aren't empty.

I'll post a shot of how I did mine soon. It's not the best, but using these things really prevent the side panel from bulging with the cables.
    
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All updated, thanks Admiral for the reminder, and the new FT02 is looking very cool indeed.
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here are some pics of my main computer. i will eventually be modding my raven once i am done my haf 922 build on a spare computer i have

swapped out the fan under the video cards for an AP181









i need to take some pics of it plugged in/hooked up. the cables at the top make management sooo easy
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post #1144 of 6398
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I had the same problem with mine. I placed my case on a piece of cardboard and set the computer on its side overnight. The weight of the case smashed the cables down and the side panel doesn't bulge anymore. My bulge wasn't as bad as yours though.
I did that and it helped some, but not enough. Thanks for the suggestion, though.

My Cable ties and mounts arrive tomorrow, so I should be able to correct it myself then.
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Just got the FT02 with my build today, it looks beautiful. Will post some pics up later.

The H70 isn't installed, but I am assuming it will fit?
post #1146 of 6398
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The H70 isn't installed, but I am assuming it will fit?
Yup, you'll need to put a fan in the pull position though (assuming you're mounting it in the top exhaust spot).
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post #1147 of 6398
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Yup, you'll need to put a fan in the pull position though (assuming you're mounting it in the top exhaust spot).
I've heard the lid requires some modding if you want a fan to be in the pull position mounted outside the metal case. You just need to trim the palstic frame of the lid a little bit. I saw it done somewhere, perhaps a different forum.

The example Im talking about had a H70 with one fan in push and the H70 rad mounted directly to the case frame. The pull fan was placed on top outside the frame.
    
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post #1148 of 6398
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I've heard the lid requires some modding if you want a fan to be in the pull position mounted outside the metal case. You just need to trim the palstic frame of the lid a little bit. I saw it done somewhere, perhaps a different forum.

The example Im talking about had a H70 with one fan in push and the H70 rad mounted directly to the case frame. The pull fan was placed on top outside the frame.
You probably saw my post about it on [H]. You may also have to grind down a bit of the side panel depending on the frame of your fan. San ace fans I didn't need to, but for gentle typhoons I had to.

I modded the top of my FT02 so I could put a fan on the top of where the 120mm exhaust is. This ended up not helping because my 120 radiator (MCR-120) is fairly wide and there's a rivet on the inside of the case that wouldn't let me situate the radiator flush with the top of the 120mm exhaust spot. I'm not sure if the H70 is the same, but I imagine so.
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post #1149 of 6398
i had to cut up the top cover of my rv01 a bit to fit the fan external on my h50. also since its now pushing hot air through the rad, expect 3-5c increase in temps too. a tower heatsink might actually work better in this case design.
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post #1150 of 6398
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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.
Nice! Another silver FT02! I love mine in silver, and can't imagine going black.

To be honest, I don't really mind the black drive look against the silver, that is how I have mine.

Oh and that bulging is ridiculous! Did you consider NOT tucking the 24-pin under the motherboard tray? It shouldn't block much airflow, and it should still look fine.

EDIT:

Also, you could coil the stock 24 pin and tuck it in the back, and then use a flat extension cable to run around the back of the case. Here are some long ones:
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=28632
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=28543

The coiled cable shouldn't be very noticeable, or at worse ugly if done neatly.
Edited by AMW1011 - 12/7/10 at 8:41pm
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