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He's saying is that all you did was install your components in your case and feed the wires through the premade holes.

It's not bad looking but it's not creative, just stock.

7/10 looks good IMHO. At least you took the time to run your cables behind the board.
I didn't know it was about creativity (or opinions on my taste in cases); I thought this was purely about management of cables. No point in doing (or modding) anything beyond "stock" if it's already as good as it could be...(edit: I've already made sure all my fans are sleeved (except for one) so I wouldn't really call it "stock")

It would just be nice to get some actual feedback as far as what to do better instead of just "muuu muuu how unoriginal!"

Something along the lines of this:
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Originally Posted by Dilyn View Post

So sleeve all those unsleeved parts and you'll have awesome cables mate.

Edited by flamingoyster - 2/23/10 at 12:44pm
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Looks bad imo. I hate how the cables just go threw those holes no imagination or mod you just put ugly cables threw ugly rubber gromits.
This is not a 'rate my cables aesthetics' thread, this is a 'rate my cable MANAGEMENT' thread. In this situation, his cables are managed perfectly. It is clean and tidy and he has simply made use of the stock cable management options in his case. Don't slam a man for going stock!


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I give it a 10/10 for cable management and an 8/10 for cable aesthetics. As was mentioned before, if you sleeved your cables or painted them black, they would be fairly invisible and look fantastic
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This is not a 'rate my cables aesthetics' thread, this is a 'rate my cable MANAGEMENT' thread. In this situation, his cables are managed perfectly. It is clean and tidy and he has simply made use of the stock cable management options in his case. Don't slam a man for going stock!


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I give it a 10/10 for cable management and an 8/10 for cable aesthetics. As was mentioned before, if you sleeved your cables or painted them black, they would be fairly invisible and look fantastic
Thank you, this is helpful I never considered the option of painting...hmm i haven't read all 1000 pages or so of this thread so excuse me if there are examples of it already, but has anyone tried painting cables? What kind of paint would be best to use?
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Thank you, this is helpful I never considered the option of painting...hmm i haven't read all 1000 pages or so of this thread so excuse me if there are examples of it already, but has anyone tried painting cables? What kind of paint would be best to use?
I tried it out on an old powersupply a little while back as a tester. I was using automotive paint at the time but if you like I can test it out with standard spraypaint too. As long as you give it a few coats, the paint should stay on nicely and if you accidentally chip it, you've still got the other layers of paint beneath it to save your ass
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I tried it out on an old powersupply a little while back as a tester. I was using automotive paint at the time but if you like I can test it out with standard spraypaint too. As long as you give it a few coats, the paint should stay on nicely and if you accidentally chip it, you've still got the other layers of paint beneath it to save your ass
Awesome! I just had another idea -- what about black electrical tape? It would solve the issue of peeling.

Edit: I know that ideally I would just sleeve the cables but...I really doubt my ability to do that without screwing something up. I guess sometimes you just have to take the dive, but I don't think I'm ready...

Although, I do have a corsair 650tx i'm not using, and I could test sleeve it! Hm...that actually might be a really good way to ease into it. Thoughts?
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9/10
that is very well hidden and doesn't hinder ANY airflow, and the cables look pretty sweet
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I'm still looking to clean it up a little but here is what it looks like.


 
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Help?? Dude, I couldn't even see any cables! 10/10

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I'm still looking to clean it up a little but here is what it looks like.
That looks like a difficult case to manage cables in, so I commend your efforts. It's hard for me to judge since I don't know what that case's potential is, but I'd say 8/10
Edited by flamingoyster - 2/23/10 at 1:08pm
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