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Hi mate,

No experience with sleeving yet, I bought extensions too but they are falling apart a little. Corsair do a complete kit for my PSU for £26.99 which is a bargain (all wires sleeved) but the blue is a deep sea blue which im not sure about. The problem with extensions is all the surplus cable you need to hide and manage at the back of the motherboard tray. It looks so much neater with normal sleeved cables

Here's the kit they make for my PSU, What do you guys think? It would be much cheaper than making my own but making your own you can have exactly what colours you want.



I cant find anywhere in UK that does black computer connectors to make cables, theres plenty of sleeving available on ebay.

My extensions are a plastic kind of sleeving which has freyed and is coming away from the heatshrink so id like something more flexible and soft.
I have the white kit for my psu and they are very good imo, does look a lot better than extensions. I'd say go for it.
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It would be a different blue to my setup though, not sure what it will look like? I do like my blue / black cables, I just wish I could get some that were more flexible without heatshrink as soon as they are bent, the sleeve comes out of the shrink and is freyed at the ends making it really hard to put back in!



I have finished my side panel fan mod too. After experimenting with a lot of expensive fans, filters and adaptors, I ended up using a metal grill sprayed matt black, the surround from a round filter, a rubber shroud, and an AP-15 (Sprayed blue) with Akasa Rubber Mounts. Its much quieter now the fan isn't hard up against the grill...max temp on my GPU is now 67c thumb.gif I also replaced the TIM on both of my cards with IC Diamond.



Also anyone know if this fan will fit when an Internal USB 3.0 connector is fitted? Its going to be very close as the connector is right next to the memory bank clips.




Edited by Darylrese - 5/10/13 at 7:24am
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Hi mate,

No experience with sleeving yet, I bought extensions too but they are falling apart a little. Corsair do a complete kit for my PSU for £26.99 which is a bargain (all wires sleeved) but the blue is a deep sea blue which im not sure about. The problem with extensions is all the surplus cable you need to hide and manage at the back of the motherboard tray. It looks so much neater with normal sleeved cables

Here's the kit they make for my PSU, What do you guys think? It would be much cheaper than making my own but making your own you can have exactly what colours you want.



I cant find anywhere in UK that does black computer connectors to make cables, theres plenty of sleeving available on ebay.

My extensions are a plastic kind of sleeving which has freyed and is coming away from the heatshrink so id like something more flexible and soft.

Go for that man, its better and neater, to be fair though, I'm quite happy with extensions. I tend to curl the cable to save some space.
The only things ruining my cable management is the cables coming from my Cathodes and Digital Thermometer. ( They have really, i mean really long wires.)

The fan? I think it will fit. The "clips" goes smaller as it goes down, so you're all right there!

Edit: IC DIAMOND FOR THE WIN! I clocked my 7950 to 1150/1550, NEVER goes above 65 wink.gif. Stock is 880/1200
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post #9774 of 18197
Personally I think that your current ones will look better than the Corsair ones. The mixed black and blue really ties all the colors together quite nicely. I have all red cables for mine but I want to do a mix when I get around to getting some custom sleeving. At the moment I do think you have a quite nice balance of blue and black. One color doesn't take over the other.
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Guys

I have a question. The 600T's top removable fan grille allows for fans to be installed between the removable fan grille and the actual chassis. Usually this is used for 240 rads as I am sure all of you would know, which means it has enough space to fit 120mm fans which are usually 25mm thick (height). With 25mm of clearance (at least) in mind, can one fit a BitFenix Spectre PRO 200mm fan in this "fan compartment" as these fans have a profile of 25mm as well? Do you perhaps know if anyone has attempted this at all?

Thanks
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Yes you can fit 2 120mm fans up there, but I personally havnt tried a 200mm there. I dont see why not though, maybe someone else will chime in on that.

But from what you said, you cant fit a radiator up in the top compartment without doing some modding to the case. It mounts to the underside of the chassis of the case
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Yes you can fit 2 120mm fans up there, but I personally havnt tried a 200mm there. I dont see why not though, maybe someone else will chime in on that.

But from what you said, you cant fit a radiator up in the top compartment without doing some modding to the case. It mounts to the underside of the chassis of the case

Thanks. I am aware that you cannot fit a rad in there without modification, yet you can fit 2X 120mm fans, but that isn't really my question. I am only interested to know if a BitFenix Spectre PRO 200mm will fit in there as it too has a 25mm profile as 120mm fans and could most likely fit in there. Need to know if someone actually tried this and if they were successful.

If no-one has tried this, can I ask anyone with a front mounted BitFenix Spectre PRO 200mm a huge favour to please test this for me if it isn't too much trouble and possibly even a pic. Attention also needs to be paid with regards to the removable fan grille - if it fit properly afterwards without catching somewhere or pushing against something as it may cause vibrations and/or rattles
Edited by CTV - 5/10/13 at 11:20am
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Guys

I have a question. The 600T's top removable fan grille allows for fans to be installed between the removable fan grille and the actual chassis. Usually this is used for 240 rads as I am sure all of you would know, which means it has enough space to fit 120mm fans which are usually 25mm thick (height). With 25mm of clearance (at least) in mind, can one fit a BitFenix Spectre PRO 200mm fan in this "fan compartment" as these fans have a profile of 25mm as well? Do you perhaps know if anyone has attempted this at all?

Thanks


The mesh in the top compartment is not wide enough to fit a 200mm fan on top. The top clearance isn't the problem it's just that it's only made for 120mm fans.


As you can see in this picture it would hit the edge of the lowered section.

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Thanks. I am aware that you cannot fit a rad in there without modification, yet you can fit 2X 120mm fans, but that isn't really my question. I am only interested to know if a BitFenix Spectre PRO 200mm will fit in there as it too has a 25mm profile as 120mm fans and could most likely fit in there. Need to know if someone actually tried this and if they were successful.

If no-one has tried this, can I ask anyone with a front mounted BitFenix Spectre PRO 200mm a huge favour to please test this for me if it isn't too much trouble and possibly even a pic. Attention also needs to be paid with regards to the removable fan grille - if it fit properly afterwards without catching somewhere or pushing against something as it may cause vibrations and/or rattles

I can test this for you tonight if you wanna wait.
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My Corsair 600T Rig, i went with the color blue as my team in the build. Going to do more thing to it like Custom watercooling and stuff like that. biggrin.gif


Edited by Norbozz - 5/10/13 at 12:54pm
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