Well its been another week and i have finally managed to sleeve most of my cables.
I was going to only sleeve the PSU-MB cables for the last 20cm...but decided better of it and went the whole hog. This required me to completely void my warranty and open the PSU...not so fun.
However, I'm quite pleased with result. I decided that since I had 32 individual wires in total i would follow my theme with my previous cabling of the GPU cables and group cables together in one big piece of glued heat shrink. Since the cables ended in an 8 pin and 24 pin plugs, grouping 8 wires in each loom seemed like the best idea.
(I have since fixed the stray sleeve that has pulled out of the heat shrink)
I also decided to revisit the GPU cables to try and address the issue with having a ferrite choke on the cable, as recommended by Corsair. I was originally going to use 2 of the supplied chokes for each cable, running 4 wires through each (extra chokes salvaged from the other cables provided with the PSU). However, after visiting the local Jaycar store (now the only place to get electronic components on the Gold Coast
) i came up with what i think is a better idea. Since the wires are individually sleeved, why not put individual chokes on them too...
Lastly, i painted the SATA data cables black and sleeved them blue;
removed the power, reset, on/off and HDD activity lights from the HAF I/O panel, then sleeved and heat shrunk them to connect easily to my switch panel and fit neatly on my MB;
and changed the spacing on my SATA power cables and sleeved those too
Now all i'm waiting for is for some LEDs to arrive so i can finish modding my fans (thought i had it sorted, but after some research found that i didn't and that LEDs don't like having their legs soldered, un-soldered and bent too much) so that i can fit them to my case and start transferring my gear from present case to the HAF (finally).
I will eventually also sleeve the fan cables etc...but am waiting for the fan controller that i want to be available in Australia, the Aerocool Touch 2000 (http://www.aerocool.com.tw/peripheral/touch2000.htm
). Funny thing is, is that i have seen it available in NZ but not here.....which is stupid.Edited by MIH - 12/4/09 at 4:03am