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Cable management + NZXT Tempest EVO + Corsair 750TX?

post #1 of 12
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When I run all the cables of my corsair 750TX behind the motherboard, the side panel still won't close, I have to do undo everything and only leave the 24pin cable and 4 pin cable to mobo so it can close...

The cables of the PSU are really thick, and I really wish now I purchased the HX750 (modular) version.

Any tips on what I can do? I ziptied everything and it still won't close; there's holes for the cables to go through the motherboard tray, but the problem is there is no room on the back clearance.
post #2 of 12
You can't really do much with a case that isn't built for supreme cable management. I'd save up for modular PSU or a bigger/cable-management friendly case.
 
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post #3 of 12
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Ugh lame. I bought this case with the intention of cable management. I really do want to buy a modular power supply, I bought this corsair750 when I was still new to computers.

How long does it take for Powersupplys to die lol? I don't want to feel guilty buying another one, when this one works just fine haha.

Also, I want a new GTX480 or 5870
post #4 of 12
Ha, for a second there I was thinking Beta Evo and those are pretty narrow with not much room but the Tempest has the bulge on the side. If your 750 is anything like my 850 TX it has about a mile and a half of cables with enough connectors to power a couple computers LOL. I have the TX in my Sniper which is plenty roomy but I am still like WTH am I supposed to do with all this. Lame but I ran all the excess to the hard drive tray area where I "tried" to somewhat neatly bundle it up and lay it as flat as I could at the bottom. Then use the lowest removable harddrive tray to keep it compressed and out of the way. Won't win any awards but it works.
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post #5 of 12
Buy a new one and resell the old one.
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post #6 of 12
I have the same setup and i don't have this problem. Granite my back panel wont shut easily, but i get it done..... ill post up some pics in a bit.....
post #7 of 12
you could cut the sleeving corsair puts on the cables to make them thinner and easier to tape down
post #8 of 12
Here are those pics i promised, A warning as they are large but i opted for them that way so you could see everything.....

Inside the case, backside still on:

Back of the case, still on:

Wiring in the back:
post #9 of 12
you need to spread the power cables out, that way you dont have an overlap of cables and make it double thick. then when its time to close it you are going to have to put alot of weight on the panel, i had to set it on its side and push very hard
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post #10 of 12
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thanks for the replies guys!!!
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