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Old 06-25-2012, 09:06 PM   #1741
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I am using a Seasonic SS-850AT non modular PSU on my FX rig and it wasn't easy trying to organize the cables. But I rolled up my sleeves and hunkered down organizing them because if I did not do it then, bought a new case, I figured I never would. So, I ended up with this -
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...621_200257.jpg

Not exactly the neatest, but at least when I post the pic, I don't comments like, "Do something about the cables!" or "My eyes, my eyes!". Most who have seen it have no bad comments actually, so I figured it is a win.....please don't say otherwise, my fragile ego can't take another mauling...
Which case is that? The red version of the HAF? or? Looks very good by the way. Also since viewing your picture I decided to try my own, I was lazy the first time around with cable management but I just tried again and without any cable ties I did pretty decent if I say so myself

Pic 1(Left Side Panel);
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/...ics/photo3.jpg

Pic 2(Cable "Management");
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/...Pics/photo.jpg

Pic 3(Close up of drive cage with hiding wires );
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/...ics/photo2.jpg
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Old 06-25-2012, 09:35 PM   #1742
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Which case is that? The red version of the HAF? or? Looks very good by the way. Also since viewing your picture I decided to try my own, I was lazy the first time around with cable management but I just tried again and without any cable ties I did pretty decent if I say so myself

Pic 1(Left Side Panel);
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/...ics/photo3.jpg

Pic 2(Cable "Management");
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/...Pics/photo.jpg

Pic 3(Close up of drive cage with hiding wires );
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/...ics/photo2.jpg
Yes, that is so much better! Would you believe that I had done exactly the same thing? I hid the remaining clutter of cables in the lowest drive cage. But, it sort of bothered me, so I moved them all to the back and secured them with cable ties. If you have a side panel window, you can really enhance the look by adding a strip of LED, here is a pic with side panel off and the aforementioned red LED, note that you can still see a molex sticking out at the bottom drive cage (it has since been shifted to the back)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...523_210445.jpg

Oh yeah, the case is a Sharkoon T28 Red, mine is the first gen case with old skool USB3.0 at the front panel hooked up to the rear USB3.0 port on my mobo. It has since been revised to have two USB3.0 ports at the front, with internal USB3.0 header. It is a mid tower case, but fits my cards with ease. Here is what it looks like from the front
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...523_210253.jpg
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Old 06-25-2012, 09:44 PM   #1743
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Which case is that? The red version of the HAF? or? Looks very good by the way. Also since viewing your picture I decided to try my own, I was lazy the first time around with cable management but I just tried again and without any cable ties I did pretty decent if I say so myself

Pic 1(Left Side Panel);
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/...ics/photo3.jpg

Pic 2(Cable "Management");
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/...Pics/photo.jpg

Pic 3(Close up of drive cage with hiding wires );
http://i1221.photobucket.com/albums/...ics/photo2.jpg
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Yes, that is so much better! Would you believe that I had done exactly the same thing? I hid the remaining clutter of cables in the lowest drive cage. But, it sort of bothered me, so I moved them all to the back and secured them with cable ties. If you have a side panel window, you can really enhance the look by adding a strip of LED, here is a pic with side panel off and the aforementioned red LED, note that you can still see a molex sticking out at the bottom drive cage (it has since been shifted to the back)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...523_210445.jpg

Oh yeah, the case is a Sharkoon T28 Red, mine is the first gen case with old skool USB3.0 at the front panel hooked up to the rear USB3.0 port on my mobo. It has since been revised to have two USB3.0 ports at the front, with internal USB3.0 header. It is a mid tower case, but fits my cards with ease. Here is what it looks like from the front
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v3...523_210253.jpg
Nice work MEN
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Old 06-25-2012, 09:45 PM   #1744
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Yes, that is so much better! Would you believe that I had done exactly the same thing? I hid the remaining clutter of cables in the lowest drive cage. But, it sort of bothered me, so I moved them all to the back and secured them with cable ties. If you have a side panel window, you can really enhance the look by adding a strip of LED, here is a pic with side panel off and the aforementioned red LED, note that you can still see a molex sticking out at the bottom drive cage (it has since been shifted to the back)

Oh yeah, the case is a Sharkoon T28 Red, mine is the first gen case with old skool USB3.0 at the front panel hooked up to the rear USB3.0 port on my mobo. It has since been revised to have two USB3.0 ports at the front, with internal USB3.0 header. It is a mid tower case, but fits my cards with ease. Here is what it looks like from the front
Hah! Funny man, my HAF 922 is one of the older ones so all I have is USB 2.0 in the front. I was thinking of changing them myself with USB 3.0 but meh doesn't really matter to me since I can plug in my USB 3.0 flash drives in the back into the motherboard! Also when I rearranged my cables I took the top exhaust 200mm fan and placed it on my side panel instead as an intake since all my components are just there. I was thinking of getting a H100 and doing a push/pull config on the top!

I only have a 550ti, plays well enough, even on Battlefield. I'm waiting for the 660's to come out so I can compare them. Want to upgrade to a 660 if it's worth it, if not then GTX 670 Gigabyte Windforce cooler here I come! I was thinking if I get a 670 then I should keep my 550ti and use it as a physics card as I'm going to get Borderlands 2 when it release and I need a new monitor, only have a 19" Viewsonic(1440x900) and was thinking of a 24" or a 27" Viewsonic(1920x1080)

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Nice work MEN
Thanks!
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Old 06-25-2012, 09:53 PM   #1745
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Nice work MEN
Thanks, bro!

Elijah, don't bother with the GTX660 Ti, only real men with hairy chest get the GTX670 2GB/4GB! And yes, since you already have the GTX550 Ti, might as well use it for PhysX. My FX build has the MSI GTX670 2GB OC Ed, and a GTX460 768MB as PhysX PPU.....looks like I am 100% BL2 ready!
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Old 06-25-2012, 10:00 PM   #1746
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Thanks, bro!

Elijah, don't bother with the GTX660 Ti, only real men with hairy chest get the GTX670 2GB/4GB! And yes, since you already have the GTX550 Ti, might as well use it for PhysX. My FX build has the MSI GTX670 2GB OC Ed, and a GTX460 768MB as PhysX PPU.....looks like I am 100% BL2 ready!
Indeed! I was thinking of getting my SSD changed out, I have a OCZ Vertex(256gb), one of the original ones that first came out, I was thinking of changing it for a Samsung 830, Crucial M4, or a Corsair GT. Same size or 120b versions. All nice but I'd rather spend that money on a monitor or a new GPU
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Old 06-25-2012, 11:26 PM   #1747
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finished this a few weeks ago

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/k.../09_cooler.jpg

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/k...gpusleeve4.jpg

http://i283.photobucket.com/albums/k...pciecables.jpg
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Old 06-25-2012, 11:30 PM   #1748
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^ slick but id like to see full side pic's
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Old 06-26-2012, 02:26 AM   #1749
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I finally got some reasonable pics of mine. The H80 is set to intake and has a magnetic dust filter stuck on the back. You can also see the USB 3.0 cable coming out the back and plugging into a socket there to transfer access to the front panel.
The front 200mm fan has been replaced by a 200mm Coolermaster Megaflow and the standard 200mm Corsair fan is on the side panel. It doesn't fit there and has to be cable tied on.
My Crucial M4 is now velcroed to the top of my HDD cage but I'm thinking of getting a Lian Li 5.25" HDD mounting kit and putting the HDD's up there, out of the way.
The 600T's notoriously flaky fan controller has already given up on one channel but the 2 x 120mm coolermaster sickle flow top exhaust fans are still connected to it as is the front fan. Filters are good with a minimum of dust build up compared to my old case.
My other 4890 is still out on loan but I'm thinking to drop a 670 in there soon and may just sell it
https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resi...K6wkdau78W7bKk
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Old 06-26-2012, 03:38 AM   #1750
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Nice doc ya need to spin that front fan so the power lead goes to the top rear then you can hide it behind the HDD/DVD cage..
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Old 06-26-2012, 04:26 AM   #1751
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Nice doc ya need to spin that front fan so the power lead goes to the top rear then you can hide it behind the HDD/DVD cage..
Cheers Borg. . . . now, why didn't i think of that
Great idea - I will definitely do that when i next open her up
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Old 06-26-2012, 04:44 AM   #1752
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Sometimes it just takes a different eye to see what's right in front of you.

Cheers doc looks great BTW...
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Old 06-26-2012, 08:50 AM   #1753
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old photos

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Old 06-26-2012, 10:17 AM   #1754
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Liked the HAF 922 at first, now find it pretty hideous.

http://i.imgur.com/M9Nui.jpg

The back of the case is a messy bundle of unused cables, so no point showing that. The cables behind the HDD cage could be cleaned up a bit more, but there's no real airflow required so I probably won't end up doing it.

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Old 06-27-2012, 02:33 AM   #1755
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Liked the HAF 922 at first, now find it pretty hideous.

http://i.imgur.com/M9Nui.jpg

The back of the case is a messy bundle of unused cables, so no point showing that. The cables behind the HDD cage could be cleaned up a bit more, but there's no real airflow required so I probably won't end up doing it.
I would give them a good tidy up myself.
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