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#1 Sanosuke_Sagara

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Posted 09 November 2006 - 08:13 AM

Just as the title says, i need some good guides on tucking i want this case to look as clean as possible.

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Posted 09 November 2006 - 08:25 AM

Buy some zip-ties?

I don't know of any guides because I don't really know how you'd write a guide. Every case is different. The best advice I can give is get zip ties, tuck wires anywhere they'll go, and zip tie them to a hole in the case.

If you really need help, I think the best thing to do would be to post pics of your case as it is right now.
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Posted 09 November 2006 - 01:54 PM

The spare 5.25 CD drives are your best friend :) and running cables behind the motherboard tray also helps (depending on the case)

and you can also run cables (especially fan cables) underneath and around the edge of the case so it will be covered up by the lip :)

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Posted 09 November 2006 - 02:01 PM

behind the motherboard try can be a pain in the butt if the cables are somehow bent and don't want to go the way you want them to go!

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Posted 09 November 2006 - 02:18 PM

Electric tape has been my best friend in this department. I have put a ton of wires behind my motherboard, and it looks pretty good now.

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Posted 09 November 2006 - 02:36 PM

Buy some wire sleeving and ties, and just tuck those wires out of sight. :)

Or if for some reason you can't tuck the wires away under, or behind something, just group all the wires together and make them look neat and tidy.

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Posted 13 November 2006 - 05:38 PM

Any extra wires from the PSU I try to tuck into an empty bay. I run some wires behind the motherboard tray (I don't know why the case manufacturers don't provide more space between the tray and the removable side panel) and tape them in place. The wires that you can't hide you sleeve (for molex extensions I buy fancy) ...

Maybe you can get some ideas from these pics. Considering that it has two watercooling circuits, nine internal fans, and 5 lights, it's pretty neat: :0

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Edited by thespin, 13 November 2006 - 05:43 PM.