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How is the AX 760i for sleeving? any one know of double wires or spliced wires or any funny business like that?
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This thread is ridiculous (in a good way).

Here I am, thinking about how it would be cool to mod my PSU to perfectly fit my needs, I do some googling, find this thread and BAM! Never thought something as simple as cable sleeving could be actually so complicated.

A lot of reading to do...

Edit:

It's probably explained somewhere and I haven't reached that part yet, but how are cables attached to the PSU? I mean inside it. When you do cable sleeving, do you have to open the PSU? If you have connectors that you don't use, is it difficult to just detach them and don't use them at all? How about cable shortening? Is that complicated? And lastly, how much sleeves do you need for average PSU? Is 30.5 meters (100 feet) enough?
Edited by kazzjohnson - 2/2/13 at 4:34am
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Finally, got my sewing done. I was originally thinking of buying some clips/ making custom made acrylic cable holders to maintain the cable pattern/scheme, but I am glad I went with the sew. It might scrunch the cables a bit, but there is less of a footprint to hold the cables together and there are no bulky cable holders in the way. Much respect goes to FrankNSteinPC youtube channel for the great tutorial videos for sewing cables as well as Pongo for his great pictures and guide to help clear up visuals that the 480p on the youtube video couldn't show. One word for those who are thinking of doing this, Patience, for a great sew and look you'll need it.
This has got to be the single most beautiful PC interior I have ever seen. I wasn't aware something like this is even possible.

I find it funny and/or weird that you have SLI GTX 670 and stock CPU cooler, though.
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I find it funny and/or weird that you have SLI GTX 670 and stock CPU cooler, though.

It's just there until the water arrives wink.gif
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This thread is ridiculous (in a good way).

Here I am, thinking about how it would be cool to mod my PSU to perfectly fit my needs, I do some googling, find this thread and BAM! Never thought something as simple as cable sleeving could be actually so complicated.

A lot of reading to do...

In my opinion, sleeving isn't nearly as hard as it would seem. I have absolutely 0 artistic talent, and yet I managed to do an absolutely killer heatshrinkless sleeving job on my AX750. The AX power supplies aren't easy at all to sleeve either, but if you take your time (and study Lutro0s sleeving guides) I guarantee you or anyone else will have no problem getting the results you want.
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It's just there until the water arrives wink.gif
Thought so. smile.gif
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In my opinion, sleeving isn't nearly as hard as it would seem. I have absolutely 0 artistic talent, and yet I managed to do an absolutely killer heatshrinkless sleeving job on my AX750. The AX power supplies aren't easy at all to sleeve either, but if you take your time (and study Lutro0s sleeving guides) I guarantee you or anyone else will have no problem getting the results you want.
I've already watched some of his tutorials and you're right, it doesn't seem that complicated once you get the basics.

I didn't know you can sleeve without heat shrinks. Can you explain?

Also, can anyone answer my questions from last post?
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Originally Posted by PapaSmurf6768 View Post

In my opinion, sleeving isn't nearly as hard as it would seem. I have absolutely 0 artistic talent, and yet I managed to do an absolutely killer heatshrinkless sleeving job on my AX750. The AX power supplies aren't easy at all to sleeve either, but if you take your time (and study Lutro0s sleeving guides) I guarantee you or anyone else will have no problem getting the results you want.

Whats so tricky about the AX series?
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^^ All the double wires...
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This thread is ridiculous (in a good way).

Here I am, thinking about how it would be cool to mod my PSU to perfectly fit my needs, I do some googling, find this thread and BAM! Never thought something as simple as cable sleeving could be actually so complicated.

A lot of reading to do...

Edit:

It's probably explained somewhere and I haven't reached that part yet, but how are cables attached to the PSU? I mean inside it. When you do cable sleeving, do you have to open the PSU? If you have connectors that you don't use, is it difficult to just detach them and don't use them at all? How about cable shortening? Is that complicated? And lastly, how much sleeves do you need for average PSU? Is 30.5 meters (100 feet) enough?

Cables attached to the psu - you must mean a non-modular psu, that I don't know. But there are plenty of pix on here showing just that. Yes you have to open the psu, thereby voiding the warranty.
Say you have a video card that needs the 8 pin and a 6 pin - you can snip off the 2 extra cables at the other end, no problem. Unless you upgrade in the future to a card that needs 2 8 pins !
Cable shortening - that's another lookup - its done and doable, but by that time, you've learned to depin and crimp and solder.
How much sleeving is needed ? Measure your 24 pin harness cable length - a lot are 650mm. Then multiply that single cable length by 24 pin. Now do the same for your other cables. Then add 10% of the total to reach your total amount of sleeving.

And you haven't even asked about different types of sleeving !!

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Cables attached to the psu - you must mean a non-modular psu, that I don't know. But there are plenty of pix on here showing just that. Yes you have to open the psu, thereby voiding the warranty.

Or you can just sleeve right up to the PSU opening, and not void your warranty smile.gif
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