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HAF-X PSU Cable Length?

post #1 of 5
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I got the HAF X case as a Christmas gift and before I buy a PSU for it I am worried about the PSU cables being too short because of how massive the case is. Would 135mm cable length work, or do they need to be longer? I'm most concerned about the CPU and motherboard power connectors.

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post #2 of 5
You will be fine. HAF-X is massive but not that massive that your PSU wires shouldn't be long enough. Your CPU power connector will most likely be short but guess what HAF-X comes with an attachment to extend your CPU cable, so you can nicely route it behind the motherboard to the top with plenty of length. I have yet to really have problems with the HAF-X as far as cable management is concerned. The only cable that I wasn't able to route behind the mobo is the SATA cable to my DVD-Drive... just wouldn't happen. Oh well
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i have a corsair hx1000 and it fits perfectly and well hidden, but if anything you could get sleeved extensions and make it look nicer
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post #4 of 5
13-14cm in my opinion really is short, I think you will be able to route the 24pin cable properly behind the mobo tray and out through the hole but I think your CPU auxiliary cable is going to have quite a lot of trouble.
post #5 of 5
There is a 8pin cpu extension that comes with the case. All the other cables should be long enough and a good sata cable should be able to reach the top dvd drive with some effort . at least i managed to plug it in without snapping anything (nicely hidden away behind everything, not hanging infront of anything).
Edited by skyravr - 2/8/11 at 12:02am
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