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Here you go guys. I think I have done just about everything I can think of in order to get my cables managed effectively.

Tell me what you think!

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Here you go guys. I think I have done just about everything I can think of in order to get my cables managed effectively.

Tell me what you think!

Short of modding your case to make an additional hole, your ATX 24 can't be shorter. Otherwise, everything is nicely hidden . . .except what's that congestion under your bottom HD?
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Cleaned it out the other day, stripped it all the way down, heres what I came up with. I know IDE's suck. And I want to extend the front panel cables soo bad, but i dont have the right size wire.

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Ripping/Burning.

I often burn Disk to Disk with CD's. Keep the original at home, and carry the copies in my car because they retain all the quality of the original disk, but you can't break them and loose your music.
This.
When I've got more cash I'll go out and buy a couple of SATA burners. Less mess.
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Short of modding your case to make an additional hole, your ATX 24 can't be shorter. Otherwise, everything is nicely hidden . . .except what's that congestion under your bottom HD?
Yeah, Behind my MoBo tray is so congested that when I put the back panel on, stuff just kinda spills over into my HDD cage.

I actually plan on cutting a hole for my 24pin and after I get better at soldering I plan to cut a lot of my PSU cables and basically taking out some of the length of some of the cables and adding length to others that need it. Im going to purchase shorter SATA cables and add a accessory panel behind the Mobo tray to hook all of my fans up to. Those additions should basically take me to the point of being 100% optimized, lol
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Yeah, Behind my MoBo tray is so congested that when I put the back panel on, stuff just kinda spills over into my HDD cage.

I actually plan on cutting a hole for my 24pin and after I get better at soldering I plan to cut a lot of my PSU cables and basically taking out some of the length of some of the cables and adding length to others that need it. Im going to purchase shorter SATA cables and add a accessory panel behind the Mobo tray to hook all of my fans up to. Those additions should basically take me to the point of being 100% optimized, lol
Y'know, hacking cables is so inelegant. If you take your time and keep your eye open you ought to be able to find a modular PSU that simply puts fewer cables into your case. The Antec in my sig, for example, stuffs my case with cables; it's a good thing the PSU is at the top, and the space up there would otherwise get wasted. But into my new case I am putting a semi-modular PSU. I will use most of the cables, and may add one Molex-holding cable. It's worth thinking about.
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Y'know, hacking cables is so inelegant. If you take your time and keep your eye open you ought to be able to find a modular PSU that simply puts fewer cables into your case. The Antec in my sig, for example, stuffs my case with cables; it's a good thing the PSU is at the top, and the space up there would otherwise get wasted. But into my new case I am putting a semi-modular PSU. I will use most of the cables, and may add one Molex-holding cable. It's worth thinking about.
Thats what I have. There is only 1 cable in my case that isnt used. What I was planning on doing is removing the cables pins from their connectors, hacking them, re-heat shrinking them all black, and putting the connectors back on so it looks 100% factory (except having nothing but black cables). I dont think that would look bad. It would just be time consuming.
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Mine seems pretty bad but Im not sure on how to make it much better. Any advice would be nice. With the aftermarket cooler on my GPU and 4 hard drives it makes it hard. Wish there was more space under the back panel.





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Mine seems pretty bad but Im not sure on how to make it much better. Any advice would be nice. With the aftermarket cooler on my GPU and 4 hard drives it makes it hard. Wish there was more space under the back panel.

have the sata cables coming off the motherboard go behind the hard drive rack instead of going down, hide them behind the hard drives, the fans on the gpu turn them so the fan wires are on the side closest to the motherboard and have them go behind the motherboard in the same hole as the sata cables, and post some pics once thats done
    
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I worked with it some.... Last time I got around 5, do you think I at least earn 7?

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