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Not much to improve on that one.
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post #392 of 2487
I will never understand why I absolutely love this case, yet hate the antec 900 and thermaltake m9.
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Here is mine I just finished it last night.
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post #394 of 2487
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Not much to improve on that one.
on which one?
    
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post #395 of 2487
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on which one?
Your recent ones, the cables are pretty flawless. The last post on the last page.
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post #396 of 2487
Just keeping things lively.










I wish My camera took good flashless shots :/

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post #397 of 2487
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Just keeping things lively.










I wish My camera took good flashless shots :/

Looks better! but I'm surprised you haven't flipped your psu yet? You will get more length out of your cables and might be able to hide them better. Intaking outside air from the botton is usually better then intaking the hot air from your case throught the psu. Plus it just looks cleaner when the cables are against the back panel. The only reason IMO to run it that way is if your case sits on carpet. Have you tried that config before?
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Looks better! but I'm surprised you haven't flipped your psu yet? You will get more length out of your cables and might be able to hide them better. Intaking outside air from the botton is usually better then intaking the hot air from your case throught the psu. Plus it just looks cleaner when the cables are against the back panel. The only reason IMO to run it that way is if your case sits on carpet. Have you tried that config before?
Thanks for the comment. I haven't rewired or anything though, I just did some 5-second tucking.

Well, I considered it when I was beginning the part transfer. I just feel like the tempest doesn't sit high enough for there to be sufficient air. I know it sounds weird, but two fans pulling away from eachother (the way it is with my video card and PSU) works well actually, and there's just a larger amount of space for it to gather air facing up than down. The side panel fan also brings fresh air into the area, and there's also the vented expansion slot cover.

That being said, it would probably look better if the cables were closer to the side panel. But I still think I prefer it face up.

I still have a lot more to address though. That bottom hard drive should be moved to the top cage, and both hard drives should be moved closer to the farther side. After that, I need to get that IDE cable out. Then I can worry about wiring up the slack tighter behind the tray. All in good time.
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post #399 of 2487
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Thanks for the comment. I haven't rewired or anything though, I just did some 5-second tucking.

Well, I considered it when I was beginning the part transfer. I just feel like the tempest doesn't sit high enough for there to be sufficient air. I know it sounds weird, but two fans pulling away from each other (the way it is with my video card and PSU) works well actually, and there's just a larger amount of space for it to gather air facing up than down. The side panel fan also brings fresh air into the area, and there's also the vented expansion slot cover.

That being said, it would probably look better if the cables were closer to the side panel. But I still think I prefer it face up.

I still have a lot more to address though. That bottom hard drive should be moved to the top cage, and both hard drives should be moved closer to the farther side. After that, I need to get that IDE cable out. Then I can worry about wiring up the slack tighter behind the tray. All in good time.

Well I can't say I agree with you too much. Since the fan from the card is pulling and the psu fan is pulling as well and that they are so close together it is creating a negative airflow in static pressure. I know what you mean about the case sitting low to the floor and not allowing good airflow, but it's nothing some higher foot pegs cant fix.

Looking at your case I can see a few cable management idea's you. You probably already know what your doing, but if your interested I can give you some tips? I cant wait to see what the new re-build will look like.
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Here is mine I just finished it last night.
Where's your graphics card bro you just running onboard?




sorry for the double post
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