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Thanks so much guys Id be pissed and breaking stuff if it wasn't for OCN!!!
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Originally Posted by The_Punisher View Post
Amazon 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
Im going to flip my PSU as well not sure how its going to work out..or if its even elevated enough off the ground for the air to escape ? I also bought this from Home Depot today not sure if it can be used to outline the rim of the cut.



But Im going to keep it simple going to use a black/white/blue/grey theme to go with the motherboard nothing too fancy
Edited by nachielous - 3/21/11 at 5:39pm
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post #13 of 18
If extenders aren't an option, do what I have to do on occasion; snake it tight to the motherboard.


Run the CPU power cable before you put in anything, tuck it under your heat sink, under the GPU and other add in cards, etc. It's not invisible, but it's not floating through the middle of your case anymore. I've even had a few that I could snake it along the back corner of the case on top of the MoBo, underneath everything.
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Im going to flip my PSU as well not sure how its going to work out..or if its even elevated enough off the ground for the air to escape ? I also bought this from Home Depot today not sure if it can be used to outline the rim of the cut.
The U-channel will work, not exactly necessary since you won't see the underside of the case but it will work. This is the underside of mine, the feet are 1" dowel rod painted black with felt tips. You can get just about anything from Home Depot




More pics of stuff I did in my build log if you're interested.
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post #15 of 18
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hahah nice looks like ill be making a return trip... im excited

Checking out your build right now
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post #16 of 18
Are you wanting to sleeve your psu also?
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post #17 of 18
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Sorry for the late reply but yes I plan on sleeving the PSU Ive already gotten in contact with Fuirry Letter alot of ppl suggested him guessing ill be ordering 1/8 clean cut and 1/4 for fans ?
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post #18 of 18
If you are planning on flipping the PSU you will need to raise the case off the ground, otherwise you will get no airflow.

Also, I modded my Antec 900 a bit, and didn't need to make a cut at the top of the mobo to route the 8 pin power cable. I was able to route the wires for the cable through the cpu cutout in the mobo tray up to the top of the mobo to plug it in. I would try that before making a cut, as there is not much room for another hole above the motherboard. Also, I think it looks cleaner coming up from behind the motherboard.

I would recommend making two additional holes in the 900 for cable management. One at the bottom right beside the PSU to feed all of its wires behind the motherboard tray, and another at the very for the wires going to you optical drives.
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