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post #1 of 11
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I can't seem to hide my cables. Ive tried hiding them behind the large metal surface area where the motherboard however the side panel won't fit on. (Not window side)

Ive also tried using cable ties and shuving them where the drive bays are, but it's not suitable. If anyone can post a image of their antec 900 so i can see the cables then i can sort of work from there.

Thank you.
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post #2 of 11
does it look like this? I had to upgrade my case to the Cosmos and it's much cleaner and no dust too
http://www.overclock.net/computer-cases/821388-help-antec-900-wiring-disaster.html
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post #3 of 11
Look up tjharlow on youtube he has some builds on 902 and 1200 you can have an idea of how to do it. Unless the 900 doesn't allow the cables to be routed to the back.
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post #4 of 11
Closing my A900 with TX750 PSU required my whole body weight to push it down.
The think is its a fan case to work with.119124d1249777924-post-your-rate-my-cables-here-pc2009.jpg
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post #5 of 11
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Well, my antec 900 has a square cut out so i can install and remove coolers without taking out the motherboard, so am not sure wether ive got a 900 or a 902. Anyway, i will check out youtube later. I wish i could thread them through the back but i don't think the panel goes on without a slight bend, which i don't want a constant strain on the panel. It's a lovely case. I want zero damage. Just wish i could get the cables tidy. Hopefully my 6970 comes on tuesday, then i will sort the cables out better.
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post #6 of 11
Mine's not the best, plus flash makes it look extra nasty. The hole next to the PSU really helps. I really just crammed everything in the back behind the mobo and drive cage, though it was really difficult to get the door on afterward. :V

Also! That's my 6970, to reference how it fits in the 900.

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post #7 of 11
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I don't think i have a hole near the PSU. That 6970 looks big. Where the end of the 6970 is, that's where all my cables are tied, so i have no option but to try and thread the cables behind the case some how. Thank you for that pciture mate.
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post #8 of 11
See my sig for my thread on what I did to manage my cables. I have since bought a different PSU that is semi-modular, so there are a few lass cables to cram in the back. It CAN be done though. Making the little holes throughout the case to run zip ties through helps a lot. Also, try to keep as many as possible towards the front, since there is more room there.
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post #9 of 11
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Not bad at all with those mods. My case looks a little bit more messy than that, without mods, so am on the right track. Like i said before, when i get my new card, i will sort all the cables out and use the pitures as a template to guide me. I don't have the tools to mod the case as of now.
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post #10 of 11
just cut out a few holes for running the wires through, in front of the psu, top right of the mobo, the hdd bays are a great place to cut a few holes aswell, just take a little time and it will pay off in the long run
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