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Originally Posted by Tator Tot;14135076 
An 8pin PCIe connector only has two more ground sources than a 6pin PCIe connector.

That's the only difference; though regulations state that a 6pin is only supposed to deliver up to 75w with the 8pin supposed to driver 150w's.

EDIT: Also, ATX Spec only defines the 2A per pin as a recommended standard, but not required.

Thanks for clearing that up - I got a bit worried there for a sec as I'm currently using 2x 6+2 PCIe's to power my GTX 590. I was a little dubious at first but as stated by NVIDIA the LED logo on the side of the card would flash if it wasn't getting enough power. So far it's been fine though!
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here's mine that I finished today... nuffink spektakular!IMGP1419.jpg
The Gpu area looks a bit lame but the 5870's dead and with XFX who I believe make ****e cards, But that's another thread!!
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Finally, a picture!
9/10. Excellent job, just need to make the cables look more linear instead of just sagging around.
    
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Updated my system. Went from an EVGA E757 X58 SLI LE to an EVGA E768 X58 FTW3 that i got on ebay for $50, and just upgraded with another 5870 for CF. was then able to complete my redone Cable management. here is the finished product:
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I like your management Nemesis, it just seems like if you plan on adding more stuff to your system, you might want to get a bigger case. wink.gif
 
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Originally Posted by Nemesis158;14142351 
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9.5/10 Great cable management in that case with that PSU!
    
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Thanks guys. Behind the motherboard tray it isn't nearly as elegant, but it gets the job done without being seen thumb.gif
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Yeah, I don't know why people want to see how it looks behind the motherboard - all anybody needs to know is that's where all the cables are hiding. The point of management is to make what you see look nice and neat. You don't gain any kind of benefit from having the back of the motherboard "managed"; as long as it doesn't compromise what the front is capable of looking like, it's all good. wink.gif
 
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Updated my sig rig slightly...
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Edited by qwertymac93 - 9/8/11 at 6:41pm
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