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Old 02-24-2006, 07:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So heres the deal, I wanted to make more room for the inside of my computer and better airflow. I went to a local hardware store and bought flex tubing (blue - 3/8 ", black - 3/4 ") and some cable ties this is what I got.

Before, all the wires were tangled together, doing this mod really did open up the space a little bit in the computer. What do you all think?


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Old 02-24-2006, 07:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It's alot better than some i seen Maybe try and see if you can get those away from the heatsink a little more,You can also see if you can stuff those ide cable's some where.

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looks pretty good. I'd spend 10 or 20 bucks on newegg and get a few IDE round cables. They'll match your wire wrap and improve airflow a little more. They look nice too.


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Old 02-25-2006, 01:25 PM   #5 (permalink)
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i wouldnt want some wires getting too close to your CPU heatsink, buy some rounded IDE cables and shove them somewhere behind the optical drives or behind the mobo.

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Old 02-25-2006, 09:59 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Spend 10-20 bucks for some simple round ide cables, **** newegg for that. There i said it!

Get cables from hella cheaper

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