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Im modding the Antec 900 Im sure most the members are tired of reading and hearing about this case honestly im tired of asking bothering people but Im new at this...So Ive taken everything apart looked over guides purchased all the materials now Im going over hard ware placement. I have a 890FX and I dont have room to route the 8 pin connector under and over. What should I do...running it over the board is just going to look like crap and defeats the purpose. Ill attach pictures


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post #2 of 18
You can buy Cable extenders.
Newegg should have some, but im sorry, I dont know for sure.
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post #3 of 18
get an extender. it would be the easiest and simplest way to do things.
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post #4 of 18
svc has them for cheap
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post #5 of 18
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Either way there isnt any space for me to make a cut for the 8 pin to come up?
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post #7 of 18
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Ohh awesome I wonder if I can get those from Frys or a local store and do you know good place to snatch up some white sleeves
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post #8 of 18
Make a cut underneath the board, and get an extender. the cable is slim enough to squeeze underneath the board.
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post #9 of 18
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Originally Posted by nachielous View Post
Ohh awesome I wonder if I can get those from Frys or a local store and do you know good place to snatch up some white sleeves
Sleeves can be tricky to find.
However, Frys would most definitely carry PSU cable extenders.
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post #10 of 18
has the extender for $6.99 with free shipping for prime members. I have this and the 24-pin extender in my antec and am very pleased with that purchase.

What other mods do you have in mind? I extended the slot at the bottom of my case to let the cables from my flipped psu go behind the mobo tray easier. Not that it matters in my case since I have a metal plate/floor covering the whole thing anyways

Edit: changed link to white one
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