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post #1 of 17
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Behold my majestic Rig!... err, if you ignore the cables...



But, tell me how to make it neat.
     
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post #2 of 17
get a new case?

but seriously take a dremel and cut some cable hole to route them after sanding the edge if you can .

also zip ties would be a plus if you want to manage anything
    
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post #3 of 17
3 options really

Option 1: Cut your own cable management holes.

Option 2: Buy a new case with good cable management

Option 3: Ignore it and put a solid side with no window.

Sorry
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yea... holes? what can i do with this case?
     
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post #5 of 17
If possible take a dremel and cut some holes in the mobo tray and route cables around the back.

If you cant do that I would recommend using the fewest amount of power cables coming out of your PSU. Also try stuffing the cable slack in empty drive slots. Other than that try to route cables along inconspicuous spots and ziptieing them together and to parts of the case if possible.
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post #6 of 17
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huh... with my cables... how bad is air flow?
     
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post #7 of 17
They definitely hurt it, but as long as your temps are fine then dont worry about it.
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post #8 of 17
Zipties
Lots and LOTS of zipties
post #9 of 17
No to zipties! They are a real biznitch, especially when it comes to taking apart your rig for cleaning.

My advice is to get a case with good cable management, it does a world of good. My case doesn't have the best cable management, but it sure helps:



Yes we have the same PSU

I have zero zipties in my case, it's good because I need to take everything apart for a monthly clean with all the dust.

Cheap case with good cable management: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-216-_-Product

Also, resize your images to 1024x768 or 800x600 before uploading. They will look better and take up less bandwidth, and screen space
post #10 of 17
Definitely cut some cable management holes and use zip ties as suggested above and flip that HDD if you can. Check the guide in my sig for more stuff too
    
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