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The PC-V1010 isn't exactly great for cable management. I've added some tie down points and replaced my red SATA cables with black ones. Looks better. I'm waiting on a 8Pin CPU extension to route that cable behind the motherboard and then I think I'll have done as much as I can.

I do have 2 SSD, 3 HDD and 3 optical drives in this system so there are a lot of rights taking up space.

Please offer me any suggestions and feedback!

Back of MB tray:


Closer view of SSD and HDD and PSU area:


SSD and HDD and PSU area other side:


Main side:


Windowed panel installed:
 
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The PC-V1010 isn't exactly great for cable management. I've added some tie down points and replaced my red SATA cables with black ones. Looks better. I'm waiting on a 8Pin CPU extension to route that cable behind the motherboard and then I think I'll have done as much as I can.

I do have 2 SSD, 3 HDD and 3 optical drives in this system so there are a lot of rights taking up space.

Please offer me any suggestions and feedback!

Back of MB tray:


Closer view of SSD and HDD and PSU area:


SSD and HDD and PSU area other side:


Main side:


Windowed panel installed:
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can you run the yellow marked on the back of motherboard tray?
 
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Get a U shaped aluminum profile. They are cheap. Screw it along the board and you can hide the cable there. It will look superb. They have many shapes and sizes. The ATX header must go the same way.

Pcie ones also need a hole just aligned beneath.

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The PC-V1010 isn't exactly great for cable management. I've added some tie down points and replaced my red SATA cables with black ones. Looks better. I'm waiting on a 8Pin CPU extension to route that cable behind the motherboard and then I think I'll have done as much as I can.

I do have 2 SSD, 3 HDD and 3 optical drives in this system so there are a lot of rights taking up space.

Please offer me any suggestions and feedback!

Back of MB tray:


Closer view of SSD and HDD and PSU area:


SSD and HDD and PSU area other side:


Main side:


Windowed panel installed:
I bought some of these in various sizes from my local Home Depot:

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Unbranded-1-4-in-Plastic-Cable-Clamps-Black-18-Pack-PPC-1525UVB/202878268

I used the holes for standoffs on the motherboard tray to route the cables in a neat, but visible manner. Why buy a cable kit if you are going to hide it?



 
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Is this thread still alive. I wouldn't mind some advice on my cable management with my new build..

Thanks

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Oh Hey Jetster, Im currently in Programming class right now. Will get pictures to you later this afternoon. Will that be ok?
You dont need to ask permission. :laugh: just post pics when you can
 
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I bought a footpump to inflate the kids rubber dinghy, which promptly sank, through rough seas and poor management.



I was able to salvage the kids and the pump. The pump cost £ 1.20 and has a rather funky hose. The kids cost a lot more and have a funky smell....:)


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i used it to make "Blue Bubbles" bluer and to conceal the other cables.

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I cant see those pis of your's Gregory
 
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pictures are up. Any way I could make my cable management cleaner
Get rid of that fan controller. Or what is that thing? And any odd color wires. And you appear to have more modular cables then you may need. ? not sure

And never use tape
 
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That thing is for the light i have in my case, Yes I know, Very cheap lol I need to upgrade to a better lighting system. Something like the Hue+ by NZXT. And with colored wires, any brand suggestion?
Get rid of that fan controller. Or what is that thing? And any odd color wires. And you appear to have more modular cables then you may need. ? not sure

And never use tape
 

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cable management is pretty complicated sometimes, but with some cases things have been made simple,
take put psu and all cables and Fans,
then just put the fans with the wires pointing an specific point, such as Back panel or case's motherboard panel, there should be some kinds hooks for starting the cable management, if your PSU has modular cables gonna be easy,
as soon as you have all the wires almost together or In the same sp0t you could start with case's front panel cables, also try to follow just one direction for making the clear look and lines, then you start adding Molex converters or connectors for fans if you have or need!
then startwith PSU cables, the thickest one always is 20+4 pins conector, which could be hidden from behind too, motherboard tray have the specific hook for doing the proper management, if possible try to add Sata and Molex connectors using the same line, this way you could easily tighten them together, and if possible add VGA's power cable [PCI-E ones!]
las cables could be the SATA data cables, those are less important cause they aren't related to a big unit like PSU,
here is a pic:



examples,
Back panel or behind the motherboard tray!


front, the clear look case!


Regards,
 
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I think this is the best which can be done for my rig? Behind the MB tray is a hell of a mess, but that's not a thing I care.

 
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