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Originally Posted by SDBolts619 View Post

I've got another thread going with some sleeving questions. I posted up in here a while back, but would like to get some feedback on these questions:
  • Would it be worthwhile to redo the cables and sleeving to the HDD's/SSD's/Optical drives? I think the back of my motherboard tray looks decent, if not perfect and am not 'sold' on the reward vs. effort for redoing all those cables.
  • My PCI-E cables are a little too short for my taste - I'd like them to stay behind the motherboard tray and come directly out to each card. So I'm figuring on making entirely new custom cables. However, if I fully single sleeve them, I'm thinking that they're going to be even bulkier than the current ones behind the tray. What about single sleeving them only where they're visible from the front, and sleeving them together behind the tray?
  • Is this really clean enough and I'm totally going OCD trying to clean it up more?

Here's the current setup:
Front:


Back:


Thanks!

I would get cable extensions to tidy up the look of the inside of your case
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I obtained a length of this cable sleeving from a local hardware shop for my last build and it is great stuff - it takes a 15 mm diameter bunch of cables and is split down one side so it can stretch to nearly an inch.
post #25203 of 27689
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I would get cable extensions to tidy up the look of the inside of your case

Thanks for the feedback REAPER. I actually tried some extensions - for the PCI-E cables and ATX cable, but the PCI-E extensions weren't even long enough to get behind the mobo tray. Plus, they made for a lot of extra junk behind the tray. My ATX cable is too long as is, so the extension just made it way worse. That's why I'm considering shortening and sleeving the ATX and making new PCI-E cables from scratch...
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Thanks for the feedback REAPER. I actually tried some extensions - for the PCI-E cables and ATX cable, but the PCI-E extensions weren't even long enough to get behind the mobo tray. Plus, they made for a lot of extra junk behind the tray. My ATX cable is too long as is, so the extension just made it way worse. That's why I'm considering shortening and sleeving the ATX and making new PCI-E cables from scratch...

These cables are long enough..

http://www.frozencpu.com/cat/l3/g2/c537/s1534/list/p1/Cables-Bitfenix_Alchemy_Multisleeved-Alchemy_24-Pin_Ext-Page1.html
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It's actually the PCI-E cable extensions that weren't long enough. The ATX cable is already too long as is.
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Hi everyone!

There's a lot of nice rigs in here. smile.gif I'll attempt a shot at this, here is the cabling in my newly completed rig.
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post #25207 of 27689
Looks sweet xxxaksxxx - that's the sleeving color scheme I'm planning on going with as well. How long did it take to sleeve everything?
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That is one clean looking setup right there!

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That is one clean looking setup right there!

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I would have to agree
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post #25210 of 27689
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My gawd! It's so clean and uniform! thumb.gif

Have you made a build log of your case mods?! I want to know how to build that cage thing you've got going on inside the 600T. That is AWESOME! biggrin.gif
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