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Cable Managment Help (horrible managment)

by dacamell / September 6, 2013 12:13 PM PDT

Prepare you jimmys its bad
http://i.imgur.com/Pr9p8m6.jpg

I had my friend build it for me and he didnt really manage the cables. So im gona do it my self. I have no clue how to build a computer I was told to unplug all the Psu cables and put them all in the back and try to replug them in. How easy will that be Is it pretty obvious what cords go where? I have cable ties and everything Im just afriad ima **** my computer up.

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Not difficult
by Bob__B / September 7, 2013 1:33 AM PDT

Do them one at a time if possible.

Get out your sharpie and mark the plug and jack.

1 goes to 1.........2 goes to 2.....etc.

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by dacamell / September 7, 2013 3:05 AM PDT
In reply to: Not difficult

Ok im gona try to watch some videos and take a few pictures.

My other problem is I dont have much space to reach things since i have everything in there. Gpu/heatsink ect so should i try to remove them? Or just try to replug them in with the minimal space for my hands.

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If possible
by Bob__B / September 7, 2013 4:22 AM PDT
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Don't remove the parts.

Just unplug/move/replug the cables.

Other than you don't like the way it looks is this causing a problem?

Consider the possibility that if you muck around you might cause a problem.

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Yeh
by dacamell / September 7, 2013 5:01 AM PDT
In reply to: If possible

Hopefully i dont screw it up but if i do i can probobly get a friend to help.

Like idc how it looks but having a case be that cluttered is really bad
http://i.imgur.com/Pr9p8m6.jpg

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Questions
by dacamell / September 9, 2013 8:31 AM PDT
In reply to: Yeh

How important is cable management i understand mine is ****** up and I need to fix it but normally how important is it?

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IMO
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 9, 2013 8:59 AM PDT
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It's only as important as the management decides. Our closet is a bit better but only to the point where we can find what goes where. As we are driven by return on investment there is nothing here to make money.
Bob

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Cable manage
by Bob__B / September 9, 2013 10:33 AM PDT
In reply to: Questions

Unless it's causing a problem.......it's not.
The innards of my machine would not win a prize for neatness.
It works and I'm not going to muck with it.

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Looks like a bogus picture
by Steven Haninger / September 10, 2013 12:24 AM PDT
In reply to: Cable manage

It appears to also be stuffed with chunk of a brown braided rug and maybe some cable pieces from another PS. Here are the cables from that PS.

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/fullimage.php?image=28966

Lots of wire but not as bad as the picture is showing. As well, all black. The ones shown in the installation look multicolored to me. It's phony baloney to me. Wink

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by dacamell / September 10, 2013 8:03 AM PDT

There for the front stuff like 3 led lights or some **** theres a few wires coming from the front that are colored.

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Just for yuks
by Bob__B / September 10, 2013 10:15 AM PDT
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You may have some cable that is not being used.
If so....coil/bundle and tie wrap.
Move it to the bottom of the pile.

You may have some cable that is much too long for where it connects.
If so.....coil/bundle and tie wrap.

That will just make the mess a little neater.

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