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Some good ideas here,i'll post when I'm back from school,running out the door ATM...
    
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It also helps to have a larger case designed to handle the cable management.

My CM590 is great but behind the motherboard is tiny and cable management has gotten to be a hassle.

Also, recommend some cases with great cable management in the first post and the guide will be complete.

(I must say, the Corsair Obsisdian is the best case for cable management I have ever seen. Too bad it's 300 USD.)
Masking tape is your best freind for flatening cables behind your motherboard.You can also get these self adhesive sqaures that you can put your cable ties,great idea for some who dont have a huge amount of space behind the mobo.

Sleeving is good too,but that costs quite a bit.
    
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I also have a very small space behind my case and I can tell you masking tape wouldn't work. The 24-pin connector just won't let the case door close, at all.
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I also have a very small space behind my case and I can tell you masking tape wouldn't work. The 24-pin connector just won't let the case door close, at all.
hmmm,I have an idea...give me a few minutes and ill post back
    
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I also have a very small space behind my case and I can tell you masking tape wouldn't work. The 24-pin connector just won't let the case door close, at all.

I have that same issue. Had to force all my cables into really funny positions.

Love to hear your solution here mate
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Yea, hopefully it doesn't include spreading out the cables as I really don't want to ruin my brand new Corsair braided cables!
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Or you can simply do what I do:

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I'll keep my 1250MHz Overclock.
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Or you can simply do what I do:

I lol'd,that got a 10/10 from me
    
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Right,Ive came up something.I cant personally try it but I will post the way to do it,if someone tries it and it works,I'll add it to the OP
This is only guarenteed to wrok on Corsair PSU's,although braiding is usually the same .

1.Cut the Braiding.Have it braided where you can see it,but as soon as its out of sight (ie. behind the mobo)cut the braiding with a blade of some description (I used a stanley blade,but anything can cut through this stuff).

Dont start ripping off anything yet,make another cut just before the 24pin comes back into sight.

2.Then take the braiding off the section.And spread out your 24 pin cable and cable tie them (so your cables are flat,dont tie them too toght,so the cable ties just hold the cables in place.Some people will find masking tape easier to use than cable ties for this part)

3.Rinse and repeat for anyo other cables you wish.

4.Cable tie the braiding where you cut it off,just to keep the existing braiding in place (at both ends)

5. See step 4 of the OP

*Hopefully someone will try this out and let me know if it works !*
    
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