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What is a fancy way to hide cables in a pc case ?

Posted on 2006-07-23
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Can somebody show me a facy way to hide power supply cables, IDE cables ect. I have a silverstone TJ06 case, Most of my cables are pritty long. Pictures would be much apprieated.
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by:garycase
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I don't have a handy link to pictures, but you should do two things:

(1)  Replace your IDE and floppy cables with round cables  (you can buy round ones from www.newegg.com or many other online supplies).

(2)  Buy some cable ties, and simply tie the cables in neat runs.

You can't "hide" them -- but you CAN make them neat, and keep them out of the way of the good airflow I'm sure you'd like to have in your case.
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by:jhn431
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I Already have a 24 inch round cables + cable ties. I'm more curious about placement. This case is pritty big I have a bit of flexibility.
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Here is a side view of my case, http://www.silverstonetek.com/products/tj06/interior/tj06.jpg
I also have a silverstone powersupply. This powersupply lets me take out unused wires which is already done.
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by:enfz
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What you can do is if the cable is long is to wrap it around the bottom side of the case. What I usually do is to get longer cables, run them behind the drives and behind motherboard/mb tray (if the space permits) and then back out again next to the connector.

For those loose wires, I group them together using a wire loom (An example - http://www.ocmodshop.com/tidy/mobopsu.jpg)
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