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No, sleeving jsut makes it look betetr and theres better wire management.
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Performance wise, not at all ... personal preference, then sleeving is great!! Makes the inside of your case look a whole lot better! All companies should include sleeving in their mid-high priced PSUs.
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My PSU's ATX wires are sleeved. And I picked it up for $22 off eBay!
    
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Well, If you used air cooling, I guess it can lead to better air flow in your case.. but it's mostly for people who want nice looking cases.
    
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well i want a good air flow and coo i dont mind of the looks
    
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it doesn't really matter at all. I've used both unsleeved and sleeved psus and noticed no difference in temps at all. In fact I sleeved my Seasonic S12-600 and put it back in my case so the only thing that changed was the sleeving and I didn't notice any difference, sure it looks better but that's it.
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post #8 of 17
Its good for wire management and dose help some who needs better air flow.
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It's purely aesthetical.
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post #10 of 17
I think sleeving only looks good if you do it right...and you can get your airflow just as good by twising your wires (IE take molexes off, twist, and reattatch)
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