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It's a NZXT TempestEvo in Artic Camo finish mid-tower case.

I ran the cables from PSU (modular) behind the mobo tray. I used some of those adhesive sticky backs and a zip ties to really hold down the cable to make it easier to slide on the side panel.

I see people use other tools like velcro wrapping? I have everything hidden but still have some spaghetti visible.

ALSO: DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW TO REMOVE ANY OF THE FINGERPRINTS, FOR EXAMPLE, on my CPU cooler?
post #2 of 12
umm maybe a little more cable management? annd as far as the fingerprints go, use rubbing alcohol, works wonders =)
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Are you asking us aesthetically what could be improved?

As far as cable management, that's a rather nasty sight behind the PSU...yuck. Velcro ties are your friend, lots and lots of them!!! And if there's space on the HDD rack, could you space the drives out so you could tuck that huge loop between the SATA connectors between the drives?
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My god man the fingerprints! lol aside from that a little cable management won't hurt
    
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post #5 of 12
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Lol, yeah, I'm pissed off at myself, I should have worn gloves building my computer.

I will use a lint free cloth to wipe it down. BTW, what gloves would work? Plastic, latex, OR??

Do you recommend I zip tie or use velcro ties on the cables coming out of the PSU????

I used zip ties before, but I always feel like I am going to cut one of the PSU cables when I'm going to snip them off.

AND YES, I will space out the Harddrives to get rid of that loop, thanks you so much!
post #6 of 12
Sleeving would make things look cooler.
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post #7 of 12
This thing would look pretty nice water cooled...
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Can you recommend me a sleeving kit?

Water cooling, lol, yeah, I think water cooling looks AWESOME on any computer, especially with multi-colored tubes....

...About what would a basic set up cost?......

Do you recommend taking the CPU cooler off to remove fingerprints with alcohol and cloth, or can I just do it when I take it out of my case but still seated on the CPU? (with everything unplugged of course)

thanks
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if you use alcahol and don't go overboard then you dont need to remove the cooler because of the high evaporation rate of alcahol.. Use 90% isopropel (sp?) And use something that wont leave residue behind, I think I've heard coffee filters work quite well.

As for WC get a rasa kit for 120, add distilled water, new clamps, and killcoil, 135. Multi colored tubes would be a little extra..

It kinda looks like you burned the fingerprints into the metal though... not sure if it will come off... Looks like potato chip oils or something got on it and then got real hot and burned... LOL
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Here are some system sleeving kits, a tad overkill but this is OCN
    
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