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post #9921 of 27669
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Originally Posted by thlnk3r View Post
Veblen, run every single power cable and sata cable through that bottom hole. There is plenty of room behind the motherboard tray. Same goes for the top fan cables. Run those through the top hole. Not sure how you have your fans connected via power but I used a 4-pin molex to fan header and left that behind the motherboard tray. I never use the onboard fan headers. As it sits right now I'd give it a 7.5/10. It's still cleaner then most of the cases out there

Good luck
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post #9922 of 27669
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What does your box look like?
I've seen you rate lots of people in this thread, but I'd like to see yours
Dilyn, haha no problem buddy. This is my old CM690. I now have a Tagan Black Pearl that needs modding

http://www.overclock.net/album.php?a...pictureid=8984
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post #9923 of 27669
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Dilyn, haha no problem buddy. This is my old CM690. I now have a Tagan Black Pearl that needs modding

http://www.overclock.net/album.php?a...pictureid=8984
I love how you're not a hypocrite, Lol! 10/10 on the cable management.
post #9924 of 27669
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I love how you're not a hypocrite, Lol! 10/10 on the cable management.
Nolonger, 10/10 are you sure? LOL. For me I'd give myself a 8.5-9. The cables needed sleeving and the inside would have looked nice with black paint
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post #9925 of 27669
Well yea, sleeving, but you're using a non-modular PSU with no cables in sight, that's pretty damn impressive.
post #9926 of 27669
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Dilyn, haha no problem buddy. This is my old CM690. I now have a Tagan Black Pearl that needs modding

http://www.overclock.net/album.php?a...pictureid=8984
Very clean! The problem with my 850HX is that it covers more than half of the bottom hole in the CM 690. I'll try and see if I can squeeze the cables harder per your suggestions.
    
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That is indeed an awesome job mate.
Paint the inside and it'd be quite the awesomeness, it would
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post #9928 of 27669
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
I'd have to say a 7.5/10

While it's a good job for using such a large PSU, I would say your only real option is to cut holes in the bottom so you can route cables better.

Also, get some ZipTies or TwistyTies so you can bundle cables together to make them look more seamless.
Thanks for the tip. I'll get to work on zip-tying. As for cutting the bottom hole, I'll have to go hone my metal-cutting skills a bit lest I mess up my case. I should do some research here on how to proceed too.

Or I could save up for the CM 690 II but it's so difficult to sell used cases.
    
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post #9929 of 27669
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Originally Posted by nolonger View Post
Well yea, sleeving, but you're using a non-modular PSU with no cables in sight, that's pretty damn impressive.
Thanks. My CM690 is now my VMHost so the management inside is very similar except for my Seasonic S12 which was not sleeved from the factory.

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Originally Posted by veblen View Post
Very clean! The problem with my 850HX is that it covers more than half of the bottom hole in the CM 690. I'll try and see if I can squeeze the cables harder per your suggestions.
Cool..keep us updated
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post #9930 of 27669
here's my more updated pc. i hid the fan wires to a little better so you cant even see them now.



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