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So stupid question for a noob. Other then looking kool why sleeve your cables?
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So stupid question for a noob. Other then looking kool why sleeve your cables?
Some say it'll increase airflow, but to be honest I think that's just bull****. It adds bulk for the most part.

I just did it because I love to work with my hands, especially with computers and I couldn't work on my yard in the winter (besides shoveling snow lmao). Wanted something to do. This doesn't cost a lot and is pretty fun and satisfying once you're done and you have something to show for it!

That's just me though, I'm sure others will share their reasons.
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Some cases don't have much room behind the mobo tray for cables... sleeving them individually allows them to go flatter and hide better behind the tray for cable management. Plus it looks cool... Isn't that reason enough? I know on my next build it'll look the business for sure and I don't even have space to hide *any* cables on this one... So I decided for aesthetic purposes I'd rather look at sleeved wires than colorful ones. Same reason people powdercoat or paint, get led fans instead of black ones even though the led fan plastic is more often than not complete crap (leads to more noise and less airflow), or almost any other computer mod. Why do it? Why not?
post #374 of 14577
Can sleeveing the wires prevent noise and alien crosstalk?
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Are you having problems with something specifically?
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he probably does combined shipping
eBay combined shipping... Apparently not enough though...
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Some cases don't have much room behind the mobo tray for cables... sleeving them individually allows them to go flatter and hide better behind the tray for cable management. Plus it looks cool... Isn't that reason enough? I know on my next build it'll look the business for sure and I don't even have space to hide *any* cables on this one... So I decided for aesthetic purposes I'd rather look at sleeved wires than colorful ones. Same reason people powdercoat or paint, get led fans instead of black ones even though the led fan plastic is more often than not complete crap (leads to more noise and less airflow), or almost any other computer mod. Why do it? Why not?
Agreed +1
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Is this the only tool I will need to do an entire PSU and fans?
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Is this the only tool I will need to do an entire PSU and fans?
That is only good for molex connectors. You'll need either some staples or a tool like this to get the rest out.
post #380 of 14577
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Can sleeveing the wires prevent noise and alien crosstalk?
Nope. Unless your sleeving is metal.

No practical benefits, it's all for the looks. (If you want to make wires flatter, you wouldn't sleeve them, just part them)
    
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