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It's kind of hard to tell how good the wires are with the lighting and the side panel on, but it looks cool.
Alright, I'll take some new ones as soon as I am feeling less lazy.
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post #1742 of 27664
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Can you run the extra wires behind the mobo tray? Also you could cut holes to pass the wires through to plug them in. That would clean it up a lot.

I would say it's like a 5-6/10
I could if I had a way to cut it. the back side of the case is the motherboard tray

what is a cheep dremel cost 40ish?
post #1743 of 27664
Don't forget that you need to get blades too cause they wear down or break. I think I went through 14 of them modding my first case. I can't remember how much they cost though.
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wow that is a lot of blades. I don't know if it would be worth it then because it would just be for looks... but what would this whole thread be about if we didn't care about looks
know of any good covers for the holes sides?
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Here's an update on my sig rig. Added the 7900GS (which meant 6pin connector is now visible), and I flipped my hard drive around. What do you guys think?





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post #1746 of 27664
looks good, IDE cables are hard to hide
by the way nice power supply (I personally hate mine but it might be different for you)
post #1747 of 27664
pioneerisloud, very nice. 8/10

I'm in the same position as rancor. I need to make holes to my armor to hide the cabled. But I don't have the tools either.
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pioneerisloud, very nice. 8/10

I'm in the same position as rancor. I need to make holes to my armor to hide the cabled. But I don't have the tools either.
they do look sweet though, I might try to mod it when I get a new PSU
post #1749 of 27664
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looks good, IDE cables are hard to hide
by the way nice power supply (I personally hate mine but it might be different for you)
Yeah, I've learned about them IDE cables, lol. My next build is going to be SATA only...however the floppy cable will still be visible, hmmmm.....(yes I have an IDE and a floppy cable you can see in my pics).

To the PSU:
Well...I hated my original one, but I love the one I just got back from RMA. I sent it in because the warranty was almost up (yes I know...bad me), and I got one back that has PCIe connectors on it (2 of them), so I can now SLI if I wanted. My old one had no PCIe connectors, so a pretty nice upgrade. Other than that...its the exact same. Its been running strong for me for almost a year now, I have no complaints cept that its not a Thermaltake, lol.

And finally...8/10? Lol...have you guys seen this case in person before? Lol, there is absolutely no way to hide these wires any better...not even with a dremel. The only thing I could still do is a SATA DVD drive...but that'll still leave the floppy cable perfectly visible. I mean considering the case its in, and a non-modular PSU...I thought I did pretty darn well. Jeez...I even did what was asked of me (turning the HD around). When I first posted my rig people said I'd get 9/10 or 10/10 if I turned it around. Oh well....not going to get butt-hurt over my ratings of my cable job. I know I did good, lol.

Oh, and BTW....thanks for the rating, lol. Didn't mean to sound like such a whiner.
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post #1750 of 27664
The best way would be to fold the IDE and Floppy cables. If you look at my latest pics, you pretty much don't even see that I have an IDE optical drive.

http://www.overclock.net/3315002-post1729.html
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