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PC Cord and cable management 101

#1neoamericanPosted 3/28/2014 12:04:52 PM
So I have my rig with my flashy windowed case but the interior looks like hell. Any advice on how to make cables look neater? I know this matters with regards to air flow and I try my best, but it always looks like I can do better.
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#2Lemur_HPosted 3/28/2014 12:05:49 PM
Proper case that allows cables to be tucked beneath the motherboard.
#3neoamerican(Topic Creator)Posted 3/28/2014 12:08:52 PM
Lemur_H posted...
Proper case that allows cables to be tucked beneath the motherboard.


Let me take a look at it. Any thing safety wise I should be aware of? (ie: Having the cord in contact with the motherboard itself.)
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#4Lemur_HPosted 3/28/2014 12:12:00 PM
Hard to imagine any problems, especially with most cases I've seen having a sheet of metal between the motherboard and cables.
#5neoamerican(Topic Creator)Posted 3/28/2014 12:13:35 PM
I have a project this weekend. Thanks!
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#6VIP86Posted 3/28/2014 12:13:59 PM
What case do you have? If it's a good case, there will be plenty of wire management room.
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#7EpicKingdom_Posted 3/28/2014 12:18:28 PM
*reads topic title*
*Doesn't care for OP*.

Let's get this topic going.

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#8neoamerican(Topic Creator)Posted 3/28/2014 12:20:12 PM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146070
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#9krazychao5Posted 3/28/2014 12:27:31 PM
Use zip ties. At least that's what I did last night so that my PCI cable wouldn't hit my fan since the 760's power sockets are right next to my case fan.
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#10LvthnPosted 3/28/2014 12:31:08 PM
neoamerican posted...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146070


See those slots near the drive bays? Those lead to the back panel. Take that back panel off, and whenever possible run the cables from one slot through the back and out another slot near where it ends up. Bundle the cables with zip ties and replace back panel.

If you already did that...well, some stuff just tends to stick out there. Fan cables connected to the mobo will likely just hang loose, at best be zip tied to something to keep it out of the way.