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Swapped out my Red Vengeance for black - so things match. Still looks clean. =)

 
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Thanks Y'all! I'll try some of tips...because I have to redo the case to fit a video card in the near future
 
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Your rear fan is sucking in air.

I don't know muich about the cable management of the case you have, but it would be a shame if there are no holes to run the cables through and no vent at the base of the case to point the PSU fan down.

Seems pretty cheap of Antec to make a window case with poor cable management chassis.
There is a vent at the bottom, so I'll remember to fix that.
Also it is a Cooler Master Case ;) Yeah this case is a pain when it comes to cable management xD
 
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Right well i have some plastic which ill cut to shape to fit the bay, ill mount that on some car stereo dynamat, then mount the pump on some sponge ontop, does that sound okay? Also are there fittings you can get so when u disconnect a water pipe from a block the water doesnt leak??

yeah the dynamat sounds a good idea um not to sure about the fittings I'd say you must be able to get something like that
 
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this may sound dumb because i asked this before but forgot. how do you upload pics so i can get help with cable management?
 

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i don't know how to use either of those to put a picture on this thread sorry if i sound so dumb.
 

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i don't know how to use either of those to put a picture on this thread sorry if i sound so dumb.
TPU's image uploaded is easy. Click that link, then select the file you wish to upload, likely clicking "select image file" to choose a pic in your computer to upload. After that, hit "submit" and once it uploads in the following page, copy the and paste in this thread.

Badda bing, Badda boom!

There is a 2MB limit, and notice the file formats accepted.
 
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this is my huge mess that i want to clean up its in a coolermaster stacker case and the type of cables that i have to my psu makes it hard to deal with. i got lost in my case for 5 hours once lol
 
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whats your case? if your case has cable management feature you can put some cable behind your motherboard tray :toast:
Looking in his System specs, it's an old style top mounted PSU case.

I am using a top mounted PSU case as well.
Yes it is harder to hide the cables but not impossible to have a respectably tidy case.
Some if not all cables can be ran from in behind the HDD area of the case instead of over the front of the motherboard.

I fold my cables near the PSU and cable tie them to remove excess cable length.
Also avoid using unnecessary cables when hardware can be powered from other cables already powering hardware.
 
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That case isn't very cable management friendly

so really your only option is a butt load of cable/zip ties or using the left over tray holes and two zip ties by joining them together to make a slightly longer one by passing one end through the hole from the backside of the tray and the other through the front then partially join the two behind the tray then bunch the cables together and join the front side ends together



and try using some 1x 4 pin molex to 2x SATA power cables that should get rid of atleast one cable

or use a dremel and get cutting and make some cable holes in the mobo tray
 
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just want to share my Cable management with my QS-202

 
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http://img.techpowerup.org/120910/computer 004765.jpgthis is my huge mess that i want to clean up its in a coolermaster stacker case and the type of cables that i have to my psu makes it hard to deal with. i got lost in my case for 5 hours once lol
I have the same type of cables in my PC (PSU: CM SilencePro M500W) and I am really digging them. They are so nice to work with. In my opinion except zip ties, I would also or rather use Spiral Cable Wrap you won't believe how clean and mean it looks after that. Nice setup- 2xgtx285- classic.
 

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These could use some more work?

This could use some more work...tomorrow perhaps.

 
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subbed, i intend to make some of you proud when i do my rig swap/new build. Some of you have seen my handiwork before :p have plenty of zip ties for both the P280 and Tt Soprano.
 
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i got my new case about a month ago and here is what I've done so far

the case is huge and really heavy makes it very hard for me to work on.
here is a pic of the outside
 

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I think that you should be able to pull the 24pin and 6pin PCIe power connectors a bit tighter through the tray. And if you ditch the IDE optical drive that would help too. Otherwise, I think what you have looks fine.
 
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I think that you should be able to pull the 24pin and 6pin PCIe power connectors a bit tighter through the tray. And if you ditch the IDE optical drive that would help too. Otherwise, I think what you have looks fine.
the 24 pin cable is so stiff that if i try to pull it any tighter it would break the mobo and that ribbon that you see does not go to a ide optical drive it goes to a front i/o plate to the sound card.
 
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