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    How on earth do you get a case tidy??

    OK, so I have 7 case fans connected to a fan controller, all my PSU leads, my HSF fan controller, 2 rear USB additional ports, 2 front additional USB ports and some random IDE cables.... MY CASE IS A MESS!

    ANy ideas on the best way of tydying things up a bit? My first try with cable wrap isnt going so well... it almost looks worse than when I started! Argh!

    How does everyone else keep their case tidy?

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    You've got the Zorro case - Yes?

    Just shove all the excess wires behind the other side panel, and tape them down.
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    Re: How on earth do you get a case tidy??

    Originally posted by ab1385
    ANy ideas on the best way of tydying things up a bit? My first try with cable wrap isnt going so well... it almost looks worse than when I started! Argh!

    How does everyone else keep their case tidy?
    You arnt alone with this sort of trouble, I usually dont bother now as I try to use as few case fans as possible with usually only one exauhst behind the cpu fan.

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    I find that the best way is to line the wires on "insidees" of the case near the edge, trailing them around the back and taping em down
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    I don't keep my case tidy ... I don't have case fans, very few other cables although I don't have a window so doesn't bother me!

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    Yeah, a windowless case is the best solution for a tidy PC

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    go to Halfords and buy some hose pipe....the stuff we use on cars for water cooling....its all different thicknesses...

    only buy a few feet of a couple of different diameters...

    slit it up its length....dont slit it dead straight.....slit it roughly spiral.

    Hold it open, and put the cables into it.....where ever they need to exit, they can, cos its only reinforced with kinda string stuff....

    its works like a TREAT.

    I invented it long ago.......before the Hexus Crash their was piccies of it .....I took the PSU out, and bundled all the cables into these "pipes" and they dont always need taping up, cos they are very strong at holding together.



    So much better for air flow....immense improvement

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    use braiding and cable ties!
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    A couple of months ago I came across the best little things to keep the inside my case tidy and looking good, and best of all they were free........

    Introducing the "Little plastic cable clips"



    These great things were thrown away by this company, and there I saw my opportunity.

    As I have 5 fans and loads of cables inside my PC, these worked a treat; they also look very good and professional.



    Here are some pics for you guys, check them out.

    As you can see you can attach these to the inside of your case and clip your cable to them in any way you want....



    Trust me they are very sticky and will not drop off after time.



    They are great for CD power cables



    If you guys need any I will be happy to supply if you cover the p&p costs. I have 100's.

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