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    Tidy up SATA cable!

    Pretty weird request I know but I've spent some time over the last week or so tidying up the cables in my PC but the damn SATA cable at the bottom of the case just look untidy. The main problem is that the cable that came with the Gigabyte mobo just seem really inflexible and am a bit wary of trying to bend them. Cause I have a windowed case you can see them lying at the bottom of the case.

    I have some red Asus cables which flex a bit more so could use them. So what have you done, pics would be nice.

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    This isn't what i'm using but I have done some like this..probably the worst one actually

    EDIT: (removed pic need space)

    this is how mine is done at the moment though

    Last edited by staffsMike; 08-04-2007 at 03:32 PM.

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    As my DVD drive is near the HDD and the IDE cable and as my IDE cable is nicely routed round and UV reactive ive just stuck the SATA cable under it with a tiny piece of clear tape.

    Cant see the SATA cable no more untill it splits off to go into HDD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    this is how mine is done at the moment though

    that is a very tidy case

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    damn your cases are so tidy i used to have hiper modulkar psu now i got an ocz powerstream complete with 20ft cables now my case looks a mess


    any chance you can come round and tidy my case up for me staffsmike


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    The pics above have inspired me and I can't believe I hadn't thought of the most obvious which is to hide the sata cables behind the hard drive cage, DOH!

    Will post some pics of before and after when I get round to doing this.

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    I did this with mine.

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    that is awesome clunk, must have taken some time and careful planning.

    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33 View Post
    that is a very tidy case
    thank you it's taken some time but its worth it..

    The one mistake I made with it is..I didnt get a side panel with a window

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    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    that is awesome clunk, must have taken some time and careful planning.



    thank you it's taken some time but its worth it..

    The one mistake I made with it is..I didnt get a side panel with a window

    Thanks, its filled the swearbox anyway, bloody thing

    I have a sidepanel window thing, but its rare that it ever goes on, or the front panel come to think of it
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    Which 8800GTX did you get in the end?

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    Cheapest POV one, turned out to be green, but not to arsed now
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    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
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    The one mistake I made with it is..I didnt get a side panel with a window
    Windowed side-panels for the Eclipse/Mirage are cheap enough.
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    Yeah but I did buy the panel with the extra fan..be a waste to get the window now.

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    That looks bloody awesome Clunk

    Wish I had the money for water cooling

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