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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by DaMulta, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. ThE_MaD_ShOt

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    They are Cheiftec Dragons. The left one I bought around 2001 or so and the other one I bought back in 06 or so. I actually bough six of the one on the right around 06'. I still have 5 in the closet still in the boxes. 2 more blue ones and 3 Yellow ones. I also have a green one I bought when I bought the first blue one. It houses the 940be x4 system.

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    Getting there. I wish I could have shown you the cable management I just did on the CFO's desk when I moved him.

    My trick is using the black twisty wire ties we get off the network cables we buy. We stash them away until we need them, then break out 10-15 on one person's desk. Bundle all the cables neatly as they pass through the hole in the monitor, then over the back of the PC. Take all the wires from the back of the PC and do the same thing, Whenever you bundle the cables, keep them straight: don't let them twist of wind around eachother and you get nice straight lines. Take the wad of cables and use a big velcro strap to bundle them all up. We usually mount the surge protectors under the desk top or along the wall right under the desk, so the only cables coming down are the network and one power cable for the surge protector. If you have a standard desk with a modesty panel (ie: upskirt shot preventor) we try to move the desk along the wall, then drop a nicely bundled set of cables over the side to hide it.

    I never use zip ties to bundle wires, though. I know if I did, someone is going to come back the next day and say they want something moved 6 inches over to the left or whatever, and there's not enough slack in any of the c ables, so all of the zip ties would have to be cut. That's why we use the twisty wire ties, so they can be undone and redone easily.

    I've been doing these moves for about 2-3 years now, and I'm getting pretty damn good at hiding cables. :pimp:


    For you, I'd recommend t strapping some of the wires to the fram to heal conceal them ;)
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    Thats basically what I did T. I got those velcro straps and bundled the cables to the nearest part of the frame. My other desk has the surge mounted underneath and a cable management box on back side. It was a lil tricky trying to do it with this desk as its all open. I thought about those cable wraps but I didn't want one big black snake lookin there layin around. So I went this route. I think it looks somewhat better. Theres still a few wires around but Not enough slack in them to strap them somewhere hidden.

    To bad I don't live by Chi town anymore. I'd have you come by and do my wires for me. lol
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    If you did live by Chi-town, you'd have to pay me in italian beef on Gonnella bread :roll:
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    lol. I use to live almost 15 mins out depending on which way I go and if 294 wasn't backed up lol
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    lol why did you buy 6?
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    Nah it isn't to close. The sub is a good foot away from the hdd's. Plus you have the case two or three layers of metal and wood between them.
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    A steel case would be shielded on top of the shielding on the hdd itself. We're not talking about a CRT monitor, but to be on the safe side, I don't place my sub right next to my tower. My UPS and the leg of the table separates them in my case.
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    this is my PC as of last week, re-did some cables

    to stop my 12 inch 7970 from dropping i used a bread tie to tie it to my 500r so it was even and no more drooping. ghetto fix for the win.

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    he2 :D i just plan to get the same cooler
    you should rotare the fan so the cable on the bottom side near the board tray so the cable wont seen :toast:
    and to hold the cooler i guess try using black cable ties. its much better than you tie the fan cable
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    I don't have any spare black ties currently, and I don't know where to buy them on the cheap. Also, the cable management is fine for me, I know it is not perfect but I am just an amateur and this is my first computer build ever, hoping it lasts me a 3-4 years without anything dying.
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    :D yeah you did the cable well
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    You very well could screw up the space/time continuum by purchasing modern components and then traveling back in time. I bet you are owning everyone who are running Fx-55s and 6800 Ultras at the lan parties.
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    MT Alex, I am so confused by what you just said. o_O
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    lol I see. yes I never change my camera time stamp... xD
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    My setup has changed once again with my new rig and all. :toast: For the record I despise this case, but I had no choice as the friend I bought it from didn't want to part it out lol.

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    Installed some fan grills so i don't drop anything and break any fins on the rad.

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    @ random i think that case looks not bad at all, i like the shape of it.
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    yeah but that case looks too long :D
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    random.....trade it for a cougar evo???....oh hsit nvermind...aus huh


    @ Phusius....are you into r/c cars??? i used a ti-rod, ti-rod ends, and the lil ball joint's to prop up an asus dcu-ii 6970 in a build last yr. i put one ball in the exp. slot screw hole, drilled one in the shroud and had it set up as an angle brace.....worked like a charm.....wish i could show you a pic.....(f'n ssd's)
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    Look what i got, uhm sexy fans
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