How To Video: PC Cable & Wire Managment

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  1. mnpctech

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    Jay and I perform cable management to PC with PCP&C PSU in just over an hour with zip ties and bases.

    PC Cable Management Video

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    Jay's "Opeth" Tribute system specs

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    Ah I watched this before when it popped up into my subscribed video's. Nice vid bill.
     
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    Thank you!

    Awesome! I'll pass this along to people, 2 guys around asked about their 900s
     
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    nice guide to cable management, but the thing is, everyone's cases are different with different cables and power supplies. so it really boils down to what you have to work with and what kind of space you have.

    good video though :thumbup:
     
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    Thank you, I agree 100% ...I'm happy to just hear it will inspire people to cable manage their own computers :)
     
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    i did mine long ago lol. once i get my new cpu heatsink, i'm gonna have to do it again due to me taking out the motherboard to install a backplate =/. pain in the ass really since there is just so much to do. even with a modular psu lol.
     
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    How about cabling a CMStacker 830SE! haha its a pain in the ass to try and hide the cables in the CMStacker!
     
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    Tricky Indeed, how about the roof of the 5.25 bay or alongside the bay on the right side.
     
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    Heres another case I did cabling on

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    Very helpfull.. going to attempt my case now xD

    Man I love your mods :tongue:
     
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    Thank you exphoid! Please post your results!

    Ralf Hutter who reviews for silentpc-review, performs the cleanest & most air flow efficiant cable jobs I've seen yet.

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    Thats how you use ribbon cables!

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    Almost embarrassing to post this lolxD

    However I still need more time to work on it with some cable ties etc.
    I need a more working mind to do this I think as well but I'm getting somewhere I hope..

    I have a Thermaltake 520W Power Station which seems to frustrate me now and my music hard drive and burner are still IDE which adds more chunkyness..
    I need to find somewhere or figure something to do with my main power fat cable thingy but for now i just tied it all together..

    Since I've done wat u see below (inc adding the fan) my system is slightly cooler and more quieter than before..

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    I've got an original stacker, and it's just a bloody mess in there. The main problem is finding the time to do the job well.

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    As you can see, I have the PSU down the bottom, to make room for the 240mm rad (to be purchased) Any tips and hints?
     
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    Here is a recent one of my v1100+

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    For a case that doesnt have a window, I made the rationale that whilst having it stay neat it is probably more important just to have things in a way that makes hardware easy to change out, rather than completely void of visible wiring.
     
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    yeah cases with holes is easy to make neat...but there are small things..why are your sata cables twisted?
    what is with the wavy cable above the psu?
    try and hide the cpu fan wire along the pcb of the motherboard.
    fixing up small things like that improve the look of a case heaps
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    here is mine

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    Err, was that an answer to me?? Little confised... :) If so, the 'wavy' cable above the PSU is the P4 power cable. The Sata cables aren't really twisted, but I am considering moving the HDD's and DVD/RW down so give more slack on the Sata cables (make 'em easier to hide). I'm going to heatshrink (black is less visible) the CPU fan cable today, and I'll do as you suggested, hide it along/under the mobo PCB :thumbup:
     
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    sorry was talking about the case above my post.. the aussie dude :p
     
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    AHh, cool. I'm still going to use some of your 'ideas' :)
     

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